NKCDC connects artists & business owners to financial resources, real estate opportunities and technical assistance.
Help during COVID-19
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Minority Owned Business Workshop. Learn about becoming certified and thriving as a small minority-owned business in Philadelphia. The Office of Economic Opportunity ensures that the city is working with diverse businesses to fulfill its needs for goods and services. Tuesday, July 21, 10 AM
Register to receive the Zoom link here.
COVID-19 Restaurant Re-entry & Profitability Workshop. Philadelphia Department of Commerce says this no-cost workshop “has been the single most helpful workshop for restaurants looking to reopen their business during COVID-19.” Tuesday, July 28, 2:30 – 4 PM. Register in advance here
Loans—The City of Philadelphia is maintaining a solid list of financial resources for businesses.
NKCDC’s Economic Development team is available to help support Riverwards business and connect you to available aid. Email Jessi Koch at email@example.com or Jake Norton firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 215-427-0350.
Business Directory & Neighborhood Resource Guide
NKCDC publishes an annual Business Directory and Neighborhood Resource Guide online and in print. Reach your target market in Fishtown, Kensington and Port Richmond—year-round—with an affordable ad or free listing.
Commercial Property Listings
Looking for a new business space? Here’s a running list of available commercial, industrial, and vacant land properties across the 19125 and 19134 zip codes.
You run your business while we make your life easier. We’ll connect you with free business plan development and small business consulting, local and low barrier financial resources and opportunities for training, networking and promotion.
Arts & Artists
From small shops and studios to world-class restaurants and music venues, the arts are at home in the River Wards. Let NKCDC help you with financing, marketing, networking, business skills, studio space and housing.
The NKCDC Garden is a breath of fresh air on Frankford Avenue. Located on the corner of Berks Street, the space regularly hosts community events and markets featuring local artists, musicians, and vendors. The Garden is also available for private rentals.