Jumpstart News

Eight Nonprofit Organizations Awarded Capacity Building Fund Grants

Equitable Wilmington Collaborative announces that eight nonprofit organizations have been awarded a Capacity Building Fund grant, a one-time grant made possible by the JPMorgan Chase PRO Neighborhoods program. In total, the Collaborative issued $100,000 in grant funds to nonprofits who support equitable development in one or more of the neighborhoods of Westside/West Center City, Northeast and East Wilmington to expand their ability to sustainably meet the needs of their communities.

True Access Capital & Cornerstone West CDC Launch West Side Corridor Revitalization Fund

True Access Capital and Cornerstone West Community Development Corporation have launched the West Side Corridor Revitalization Fund (WSCRF), a program offering grants of up to $10,000 for eligible small business owners and developers whose projects contribute to the economic revitalization of Wilmington’s West Side community. The fund is supported by Equitable Wilmington, a program created with a JPMorgan Chase & Co. PRO Neighborhood grant.

Jerry Deen’s Celebrates Grand Opening

Equitable Wilmington Collaborative extends our congratulations to Jerry Deen’s restaurant on a successful ribbon cutting ceremony to launch their opening!  True Access Capital, as a member of Equitable Wilmington, provided financial support and technical assistance to bring the family style restaurant featuring high-quality service and food to uplift Wilmington’s Eastside neighborhood.

Small Business Relief Programs Available in Wilmington

West Side Grows is a coalition of residents, businesses, churches, and community organizations on a mission to make Wilmington neighborhoods the best that they can be. They work to revitalize Wilmington parks, strengthen business districts, grow local jobs, create more opportunities for youth, promote quality housing for all and build a sense of community in the West Side neighborhood.

Equitable Wilmington

New Workshop: Introducing Equitable Wilmington And Understanding CDFIs

NCALL, Cinnaire and True Access Capital are members of Equitable Wilmington, a collaborative of CDFIs completing equitable development in Wilmington’s neighborhoods through the Chase PRO Neighborhood grant. Come to learn more about their work and how to access their services and programs.

Jumpstart Wilmington

Cinnaire Launches First Jumpstart Wilmington Cohort

Cinnaire, in partnership with the University of Delaware, has announced the launch of Jumpstart Wilmington, a program designed to help Wilmington residents become
developers of their own neighborhoods through quality, community-focused real estate development training and financing options.

Wilmington COVID Disaster Relief Loan

Small Business Relief/Recovery Loan Program Available From True Access Capital

True Access Capital is offering loans up to $20,000 for underserved small businesses. The Fund will focus on businesses that were unable to take advantage of the Federal and State relief programs. Small businesses that were forced to close or experienced reduced revenue as a result of COVID-19 are eligible to apply.

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