The Comprehensive Guide to Starting a Merchants Association outlines the step-by-step process of organizing merchants in a commercial corridor and creating a merchants association to provide services and advocate on behalf of local business owners. Merchants associations can provide a commercial corridor with a stronger voice, greater resources, a stronger community, and improved quality of life.
Check out our Commercial District Needs Assessments to learn more about the work that we do to help organizations identify needs and opportunities for local neighborhood revitalization.
NYC Nonprofits offers resources by topic, including information, sample documents, and referrals to people who can help strengthen your nonprofit organization.
Below are additional resources for funding, services, and programs related to commercial revitalization.
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Additional Funding Resources
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Beautification and Streetscape Improvements
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