$675,000 in investments results in new logo, website and marketing campaign designed to spur community growth and development. The new marketing initiative focuses on the unique attractions of the neighborhood as a successfully designated Main Street and Healthy Neighborhood community, focusing on residents and small businesses.
Through a partnership with St. Ambrose Housing, BENI received an unprecedented $500,000 investment in 2015 for neighborhood revitalization efforts and marketing through NeighborWorks America. St. Ambrose was one of only 11 NeighborWorks network organizations in the U.S. to be awarded funding through their Catalytic Grant Program. In addition, BENI will be announcing additional funding of $175,000 from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative for the Belair-Edison Main Street and Green Sustainability Initiative at the event.