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Partners & Funders

We couldn’t do half our work without a whole community of partners & funders.

Featured Partner

NeighborWorks America

NeighborWorks America is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization chartered by the United States Congress in 1978. Its network of over 245 member organizations—including NKCDC—spans all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

NeighborWorks creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their communities. It builds the skills, supplements the funding and amplifies the reach of organizations like NKCDC so we can leverage additional resources to achieve our mission.

NKCDC and NeighborWorks America

NKCDC is proud to be a NeighborWorks charter member since 2001. For us, NeighborWorks has provided staff development at NeighborWorks Training Institutes, and has advanced community leaders at the Community Leadership Institute. Kensington leader Gloria Cartagena won NeighborWorks’ national Dorothy Richardson Award in 2018 and is now a commercial corridor manager NKCDC. When our executive director, Felix Torres-Colon, died suddenly in 2020, the NeighborWorks network provided both community support and technical assistance for our executive search. 

“One of the primary reasons I joined NKCDC was their organization-wide commitment to addressing trauma and racial equity,” Executive Director Dr. Bill McKinney said soon after he was hired. “I was pleasantly surprised to find out that the vast majority of training and support the organization has received in those areas have come through NeighborWorks America.”


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Major Partners & Funders

Other Partners & Funders

As of June 30, 2020

  • Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Beneficial Foundation
  • Bryn Mawr Trust Company
  • Capital One Foundation
  • City of Philadelphia – Office of Violence Prevention
  • Finanta
  • First Presbyterian Church in Kensington
  • Four Son’s Pizza
  • Friends Fiduciary Corporation
  • Fulton Bank
  • J.P. Morgan Chase
  • Jefferson College of Population Health
  • Jefferson University Health
  • M&T Bank Charitable Foundation
  • MJH Home Help
  • Mural Arts
  • Network For Good
  • Penn Treaty Special Services District
  • Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
  • Pennsylvania Keystone Communities Program
  • Philadelphia Activities Fund
  • Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development
  • Philadelphia Federal Credit Union
  • Philadelphia Freedom Project
  • Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia – Philly Counts 2020
  • TN Ward
  • PNC Foundation
  • Regional Foundation
  • Rowan University
  • Santander Bank
  • TD Charitable Foundation
  • The Knight Foundation Donor-Advised Fund of The Philadelphia Foundation
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Washington Savings Bank
  • Independence Blue Cross