About GCP Brings together leaders of the private, public and non-profit sectors Promotes the revitalization of Camden through joint public/private ventures Anchor-Based Revitalization Projects: Camden Special Services District: Clean and Safe Kroc Center Broadway Main Street
My Role at GCP Policy Recommendation: Stabilize and improve neighborhoods surrounding Camden’s anchor institutions Problem = Disinvestment Diminishes the quality of the environment surrounding the anchors Quality of life Outward appearance Hinders the abilities of the anchors to recruit and retain employees
Collaborative Anchor-Based Employer Assisted Housing Program Research National Best Practices Designed Housing Survey Policy Proposal: appropriate anchor-base incentive municipal participation lender discounts additional funding sources housing counseling appropriate geographic restrictions data collection and measurement
Cooper’s Ferry Development Association Private, non-profit corporation 1984 MISSION: to coherently plan and implement high- quality urban redevelopment projects in order to help replenish Camden's depleted tax base and to create a significant number of jobs for city residents. CFDA also works to improve Camden's environment as a place in which to live, to work, to visit and to invest.
Main Project Involvement Cooper Plaza Parking Report and Neighborhood Analysis Grant applications Camden GreenWay and Rails to Trails Cramer Hill Park Plan Camden Home Improvement Project (CHIP)