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NDD Workshops & Technical Assistance
Workshops & Technical Assistance

Having strong local partners is key to implementing successful commercial revitalization initiatives. Therefore, in addition to support provided to Business Improvement Districts and critical funding provided through Avenue NYC, NDD offers community-based organizations a broad range of trainings and services aimed at building each organizations' capacity.

Website Development Program
NDD offers website development support to organizations to promote their services, as well as those of businesses in the community. Selected organizations receive a professionally-designed website as well as a series of trainings on how to manage and update website content. Since 2010, NDD has created approximately 40 websites promoting retail corridors across the City.  

Neighborhood Retail Recruitment Program 
A low commercial vacancy rate and a diverse retail mix are vital components of any successful commercial corridor. NDD provides consulting services, technical assistance, and training on how to recruit retail businesses to eligible neighborhood organizations to fill vacancies and promote a healthy retail mix. Contact us to learn more about NDD’s retail recruitment program.

Access the results of our nationally acclaimed Neighborhood Retail Recruitment Program to review in-depth market and demographic analyses, a district-wide retail leasing plan, and district marketing materials for our four pilot neighborhoods:


Bedford-Stuyvesant Harlem Long Island City Southern Boulevard

Targeted Training 
NDD provides training to staff and Board members of eligible organizations. Training and workshop topics include:

Non-Profit Management Training and Consulting Support

Workshops covering modules focusing on the following organizational development topics:

  • Fund Development
  • Non-Profit Financial Management
  • Board Development
  • Program Design and Evaluation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Marketing and Communications

Non-Profit Governance and Legal Training

Neighborhood Development partners with experts at the Lawyers Alliance for New York to provide training on a range of timely legal topics affecting the non-profit sector. The trainings cover the latest information on:

  • Human resources law and regulation
  • Board governance responsibilities
  • Fundraising legal considerations
  • Best practices in organizational by-laws

For upcoming trainings and workshops, please visit the Neighborhood Development Calendar. For more capacity building initiatives available in NYC, please visit the Neighborhood Development Resource Library.