Our Mission

 SGCDC’s Mission includes:

  • Community revitalization and the elimination of blight;
  • Economic development activities, assistance to local businesses, and redevelopment and enhancement of our Commercial Corridors; 
  • Improved safety and crime prevention; 
  • Development of housing opportunities for individuals of all income levels; 
  • Historic preservation;
  • The provision of sustainable parks, gardens, trees, green spaces, an improved Playground, and other recreational opportunities and social venues for residents of all ages and walks of life;
  • Additional educational, employment, healthcare, and recreational opportunities for area youths and families; 
  • Public-private partnerships to provide much-needed services for our public schools and Playground;
  • The provision of a storefront office for community outreach and a broad array of social services; 
  • Neighborhood greening, beautification and cleanliness projects; and
  • Many other community improvement projects, programs and services.


See the "Programs" tab above for more information on our ongoing programs and services.