Clark County Ohio's nonprofit organizations, governments, businesses, and faith communities have galvanized to change the trajectory of its poorest communities by working together and coordinating resources to address:
UpTurn Ohio is a 501c(3) not-for-profit Community Development Corporation that empowers neighborhoods to emerge out of poverty and thrive. We invest deeply in one south Springfield block at a time, building upon each neighborhood’s strengths and goals to create a flourishing community. We do this by aggregating and coalesce public-private
UpTurn Ohio is a 501c(3) not-for-profit Community Development Corporation that empowers neighborhoods to emerge out of poverty and thrive. We invest deeply in one south Springfield block at a time, building upon each neighborhood’s strengths and goals to create a flourishing community. We do this by aggregating and coalesce public-private-nonprofit resources.
UpTurn Ohio is the product of over 80 interviews and numerous meetings with community development experts, formal and informal community leaders, elected officials and pastors in Springfield Ohio. The team led by Ervin Gruia, Ashley Harris and Chris Wallace, local business, educators and community leaders, sought the guidance, trust and buy-in of key stakeholders vested in the future of Springfield.
To empower residents of South Springfield Ohio to end the isolation of poverty, and improve the quality of their lives to reflect individual God-given dignity and personal achievement.
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Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions for the most disenfranchised in our community.. While our 501c3 certification is being processed, all donations will be received by and processed through the Nehemiah Foundation.
A nonprofit Community Development Corporation is as strong as the collaboration between its public, private and nonprofit sectors . Together, we can do more than we can do alone. Let's bring our abilities and passions together to affect real change.
There are many ways to join us and support our mission. Contact us to find out more about our Flourishing Neighborhood Needs Assessment, volunteer opportunities, fundraising events, and ways that you can get our message to your friends and family.
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