Neighborhood Allies is a unique community development partner. We are part funder, lender, connector and consultant.
We believe that Pittsburgh’s future is built upon strong neighborhoods. We are a forward-thinking, solutions-oriented community developer that brings hope, fresh ideas, expertise, and resources to distressed and transitional neighborhoods. We accomplish this work by listening to the needs of neighborhoods and serving as a catalyst for change. Our approach to neighborhood revitalization is comprehensive and multifaceted. We take a holistic look at both neighborhood health and overall quality of life for residents in our neighborhoods, including economic opportunity and mobility, education, leadership and talent.
We are focused on improving 3 Issue Areas.
- ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY – Increasing people’s financial health and credit, net assets, employment skills, and connections to entrepreneurship opportunities and career paths that produce living wages.
- SAFE AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENTS – Increasing wellness and quality of living environments for residents including placemaking, good housing and strong schools, local health centers, fresh food markets and athletic programs, community police partnerships that reduce violence and new ventures that reduce blight and attract new neighborhood amenities.
- TALENT & LEADERSHIP CAPACITY – Increasing people’s confidence, motivation, hope, and willingness to take risks and become active in their neighborhoods; increasing their interpersonal, project management, teamwork, group management, ability to find resources and other skills in service to community improvement.