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  • Our 18th Annual Bowling Ball was a success!

    Thanks to everyone who helped make our Bowling Ball benefit for the Collaborative a fun event on September 27. See team photos on Flickr.

  • DESIGN CHARRETTE | Reactivating Vacant Schools

    As the School District of Philadelphia closes schools throughout the city, communities are confronting a painful reality. How can longstanding neighborhood icons be reactivated—both temporarily and for the long haul? What’s next for these vacant public school buildings and sites? Join us to explore the possibilities on Friday, November 14.

  • Our 2014 Community Design Award Finalists

    Every year, the Collaborative recognizes a pro bono project with its Community Design Award. The award recognizes excellence in design, collaboration, and community impact. This year’s finalists illustrate the diversity of the community design needs that the Collaborative and our volunteers respond to through the Design Grants program.

  • Wellness, Environmental Awareness, and Wayfinding: New Design Grants

    Wellness, environmental awareness, and wayfinding are just some of the watchwords for our latest batch of Design Grants. The Attic Youth Center will receive a programming and site feasibility study to support their expansion and relocation. The Attic creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within a safe and supportive community and promotes the acceptance of LGBTQ youth in society.

  • 2013 Annual Report

    The Collaborative's 2013 annual report recognizes the names of the volunteers and donors who made it possible for us to strengthen neighborhoods through design during the year.

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