YNDC is proud to announce the publishing of its performance report from the 1st Quarter of 2024! The performance report highlights the work of YNDC from January to March 2024.

 An electronic copy can be downloaded below.

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On Wednesday, March 20, 2024, YNDC and project partners broke ground on the construction of two duplexes that will be located at 3017 and 3029 Glenwood Avenue. The new construction project will create four apartment units each with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open concept living, kitchen, dining area, and in-unit laundry. Each unit will also have covered and visitor parking. The units are approximately 1,100 square feet each.

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On Friday, February 9, The Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley awarded a $150,000 grant to the Glenwood Fresh Market. The market, located at 2915 Glenwood Avenue, provides year-round access to FREE fresh fruits, vegetables, and other healthy food items for residents of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley. 

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Price: $750/month
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Sq. Ft.: 913
Price: $825/month
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Sq. Ft.: 1,383
Price: $1450/month
Sq. Ft.: 5,125
Please visit or call Shawnice at YNDC at 330.480.0423 for more information on how to rent from YNDC.
Price: $140,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 1.5
Sq. Ft.: 1,747
Price: $175,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Sq. Ft.: 1,907
Price: $80,000
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Sq. Ft.: 1,170

The Taft Elementary School Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Travel Plan continues to pay dividends with the recent completion of a project to install pedestrian scale lighting on the streets adjacent to the school. YNDC developed the Taft SRTS Travel Plan in 2014 in collaboration with the City of Youngstown, Youngstown City School District, students, parents of students, and other stakeholders.

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Bonnie’s roof had a large hole in it, which was slowly leaking into her 2nd Ward home, causing the ceiling to unexpectedly cave in on her bedroom. Bonnie said, "I almost got seriously hurt. I heard water trickling, but didn't know the roof was messed up." 

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YNDC worked with the City of Youngstown, Councilman Julius Oliver, and the Mahoning County Land Bank to develop the Bernard Street project in 2023. Councilman Oliver supported the award of $725,000 in American Rescue Plan funding from the City of Youngstown to support the project.

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Registration is now open for The Raymond John Wean Foundation’s spring Resident Engagement Grant opportunity. The Foundation’s Resident Engagement Grants support initiatives aimed at fostering community engagement and empowerment in Warren and Youngstown neighborhoods. Complete the first step and register here for a workshop! Links to the online training and the full application will be emailed to you upon registering. Please register by Friday, April 5.

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YNDC is seeking candidates for a Community Engagement Manager Position. Under the direction of the Neighborhood Stabilization Director, the Community Engagement Manager will work with staff, partners, neighborhood leaders, and community volunteers to involve residents in YNDC’s work; activate community space; advance neighborhood safety; and keep residents and partners informed about YNDC’s programs, services, and activities across the city

YNDC is seeking candidates for a Housing Project Inspector Position. Under the supervision of the Housing Director, the Housing Project Inspector will screen properties for necessary repairs, write up project specifications, bid out projects, inspect completed repairs, and communicate deficiencies. 
Produce Distributed at  the Glenwood Fresh Market
Volunteer Hours
Linear Feet of Sidewalk Scraped
Press Coverage:
In March YNDC was referenced 10 times by news outlets! Click here to view our press coverage.
Funding Sources:
YNDC is grateful for the generous support from the following organizations:

Program Investors
Aimee and Lulu Seidel Foundation

Altrusa International of Youngstown

Bernard and Elaine Soss

Family Charitable Trust
Citizens Bank
City of Youngstown, American Rescue Plan
City of Youngstown, City Council Discretionary Funds
City of Youngstown, Community Development Block Grant
City of Youngstown, HOME Investment Partnership
Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley
Denise Debartolo York
Direction Home
Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation
Eastgate Regional Council of Governments
Farmers National Bank
Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati Affordable Housing Program

Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati Carol M. Peterson Housing Fund
Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh Affordable Housing Program
Finance Fund
First National Bank Community Foundation
First Energy Foundation
Florence Simon Beecher Foundation
Frances Schermer Charitable Trust
Frank and Pearl Gelbman Foundation
George and Virginia Pugh Foundation
Healthpath Foundation of Ohio
HUD Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant
Huntington Foundation
J. Ford Crandall Memorial Foundation
John S. and Doris M. Andrews Memorial Fund
John D. Finnegan Foundation
John F. and Loretta Hynes Foundation
Key Bank Foundation

Mahoning County Commissioners
Mahoning County Land Reutilization Corporation
Mahoning County Lead Hazard and Healthy Homes
Mercy Health Foundation
Ohio Housing Finance Agency

Ohio Housing Trust Fund
PNC Foundation 
Pollock Company Foundation
Pollock Personal Foundation
Premier Bank
Produce Perks Midwest
Project MKC
Robert H. Reakirt  Foundation
Ruth Beecher Charitable Trust
Schwebel Family Foundation
Senator Maurice and Florence Lipscher Charitable Fund
Seven Seventeen Credit Union

The William M. Neckerman, Jr. Charitable Foundation
The Youngstown Foundation
United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley
USDA Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Inflation Reduction Act Grant Program  

Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation

USDA Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program COVID Relief and Response Program

USDA Rural Housing Preservation Grant
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
W. and H. Bender Memorial Fund
Walter and Caroline Watson Foundation
Ward Beecher Foundation
Western Reserve Health Foundation
William Swanston Charitable Fund
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