The North End Development Team (NEDT) is an independent committee comprised of representatives from the North End Neighborhood Organization (NENO), North End Business Association (NEBA), North East Neighborhoods Development Company (NENDC), East Side Neighborhood Development Company Wards 1 and 5 City Council offices and City Planning and Economic Development (PED) staff and neighbors. The group exists to identify, rank and recommend projects for funding in order to enhance the economic climate and livability of the neighborhood.
North End funds can be used for interior and exterior improvements for commercial properties located in the North End with a percentage going to the Cultural Corridor (Rice Street)
Applicants may request both loan and grant money for their project. Outside funding to match loans and grants received are required.
Funding recipients must either own the property or have a seven-year lease.
Funding may require compliance with City policies-if required the City will work directly with you.
Since 2015 $670,779 has been allocated to local businesses:
Blue Bird Apartments
Half Time Rec
Up Front Styling
Angel Shoe Repair
Thai Street Market
Longs Auto II
Dars Double Scoop
Hmong Elder Center
Real Life Coffee & Yoga
Saint Bernard’s Parish-bell tower
Mu La Ya Phan Market
Assafo Arican Market