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Community Navigator, Supporting Underserved Businesses

“Through the Navigator program specifically, 1159 South is in a position to offer access to important business tools such as marketing, credit counseling, tax consultation, as well as assistance with starting, scaling and selling a business,” Beavers says.
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The Springfield Foundation

Community Catalyst

1159 South Community Development Corporation has started a significant, block-based neighborhood improvement program, called Rebuilding Blocks.
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The Hub

1159 South, Helping Small Underserved Businesses

New $1 million grant to support socially, economically underserved entrepreneurs.
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Springfield News & Sun

Honoring Youth & Civil Rights Icon

A Youth Walk of Fame honoring the excellence of seven south Springfield youth and a bronze plaque recognizing Springfield civil rights advocate Hattie Moseley will be unveiled at 1 p.m. at 1159 South’s Innisfallen Inspiration Garden, 1051 S. Yellow Springs St., according to a release.
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Springfield News & Sun

Health Equity Grant for Affordable Housing

1159 South – Rebuilding Blocks Program will receive $40,000 to rehabilitate a house for a healthy living environment. The program aims to rehabilitate at least 15 houses in five years in an area of the city where it’s harmful and there are unhealthy housing conditions.
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Springfield News & Sun

1159 South Volunteers Leading Clean-Ups!

Hunter and Stephens recently assisted 1159 South Community Development Corporation in creating two community spaces near South Yellow Springs Street.
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Springfield News & Sun

1159 South Awarded $10.450K For Grand Harmony

Out of 2,800 organizations that applied, 1159 South is one of 184 grantees selected from across the 50 states, Washington D.C, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, 1159 South said.
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Springfield News and Sun

Sense of Pride

“We hope these projects will bring a renewed sense of pride in the neighborhood,” 1159 South Community Development Corporation Co-Founder and President Lawrence Beavers said. “We hope that it inspires people to want to see the neighborhood uplifted and do better in the neighborhood.”
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