YNDC Holds Open House at 650 Clearmont

On Friday, November 16, YNDC held an open house for neighbors, city officials, and stakeholders to walk through a newly rehabilitated unit at 650 Clearmont in the Newport Neighborhood.The historic 4-plex apartment building was built in 1928 and has been fully rehabilitated.  Read more.

Community Celebrates Walking Trail Upgrades at Jackson Park

On Monday, November 19, YNDC, 7th Ward Councilwoman Basia Adamczazk, Seventh Ward Citizens Coalition President John R. Swierz, City of Youngstown Park Director Dawn Turnage, and neighborhod residents participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony, unveiling the newly paved quarter-mile walking trail at Jackson Park. Read more.

Glenwood Business Spotlight: Inspiring Minds Youngstown

Tanisha Wheeler and Stephanie Gilchrist of Inspiring Minds Youngstown sat down with us to talk about their first month at the Glenwood Business Center.  Inspiring Minds Youngstown is an after school and summer enrichment program that focuses on professional development, creative education, and college preparation for at-risk and underserved youth in the City of Youngstown. Inspiring Minds started in the Warren area in 2006 and the Youngstown branch was the first to expand about four years ago.  Read more.

Join us for the YNDC Holiday Party
at the Youngstown Playhouse!
You're invited to join the YNDC Team for a Holiday Party at the Youngstown Playhouse on Wednesday, December 19! The party will begin at 6:00 PM with food, drinks, and entertainment provided. Please RSVP here if you plan on attending. The party is open house-style, so feel free to stop by for ten minutes or stay the entire time. Come celebrate the past year of REVITALIZATION with us! We hope to see you there!
Homes for Sale
Under Construction
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
960 Square Feet
Under Construction
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
1,604 Square Feet
Under Construction
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
1,766 Square Feet
Under Construction
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
988 Square Feet
Homes can be purchased by buyers with bank financing or cash who commit to occupying the property. If you need help to improve your credit or financial situation to obtain a mortgage loan we recommend you enroll in our free housing counseling program. Please call Tammi at YNDC at 330.480.0423 for more information on how we can help you become a homeowner.

Volunteers Clean Up Properties on Clearmont Drive for Newport Neighborhood Workday

On Saturday, November 17, twenty volunteers participated in the Newport Neighborhood Workday and helped clean up vacant properties on Clearmont Drive. Volunteers from Tabernacle Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Tri-C Church, Valley Christian School, and YSU helped to remove 10 illegally-dumped tires, reclaim 700 linear feet of overgrown sidewalk, clean up 30 cubic yards of brush and debris, and install 11 LED security lights on homes.  Read more.

YNDC Seeks Candidates for Multiple Positions


Cubic Yards of Debris Removed

Tires Removed

Linear Feet of Sidewalk Scraped

Community Workdays

Vacant Homes Rehabilitated

New Clients Enrolled in HUD-Approved
Housing Counseling

Homeowners Created
Upcoming Events:
For more information on these and other upcoming events, please check our events calendar!

Neighborhood SUCCESS Grantseeker Orientation 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Neighborhood SUCCESS Grantseeker Orientation 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Newport Neighborhood Workday 8:30am - 12:30pm

Press Coverage:
Over the past month YNDC was referenced 13 times by various news outlets! Click here to view our press coverage.

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation Awards YNDC with $10,000 Grant

YNDC was awarded a $10,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation. The funds will benefit the HUD-approved Housing Counseling program at YNDC. The Housing Counseling program helps assist clients with identifying and resolving the barriers to homeownership in one-on-one counseling sessions
Read more.

Funding Sources:
YNDC is grateful for the generous support from the following organizations:

Core Funders
The Raymond John Wean Foundation

City of Youngstown

Program Investors

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps

Centers for Disease Control, Youth Violence Prevention

Chemical Bank

Citizens Bank

City of Youngstown City Council Discretionary Funds

City of Youngstown, Community Development Block Grant

City of Youngstown, HOME Investment Partnership

City of Youngstown Planning

Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley

Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley First Place Community Fund

Fannie Mae

Farmers National Bank

FHLB of Indianapolis Neighborhood Improvement Program

Fibus Family Foundation

Finance Fund

Florence Simon Beecher Foundation

Frank and Pearl Gelbman Foundation

Freddie Mac

Healthpath Foundation

Home Depot Foundation

Home Savings Charitable Foundation

HUD Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant

Invest Health

J. Ford Crandall Foundation

James and Coralie Centofanti Charitable Foundation

John and Denise York Foundation

John D. Finnegan Foundation

John F. and Loretta Hynes Foundation

Mahoning County Land Reutilization Corporation

Mahoning County Lead Hazard and Healthy Homes

Mercy Health Foundation

OCDCA Microenterprise Grant

Ohio Department of Transportation

Ohio Housing Finance Agency

PNC Foundation

Robert H. Reakirt  Foundation

Safe Routes to School National Partnership

Schwebel Family Foundation

Senator Maurice and Florence Lipscher Charitable Fund


ShellPoint Partners, LLC

The Huntington Foundation

The Youngstown Foundation

Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation

United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley

US Department of Agriculture Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant

US Department of Justice Innovations in Community-Based Crime Reduction

Walter and Caroline Watson Foundation

Ward Beecher Foundation

Wells Fargo Housing Foundation

Western Reserve Health Foundation

William Swanston Charitable Fund


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