Grand Forks created a vibrancy initiative to better engage the community, support local arts and events, and improve its relationship with UND. Through proactive engagement and committee planning, the vibrancy initiative increased downtown development and revitalized the area.
The city received a state award for its vibrancy initiative. Many residents have noticed that the downtown area has been more vibrant.— Project Succeeded
Alpharetta, GA recently finished a massive development project downtown to revitalize the area. The city center is a 26-acre walkable, mixed-use development. The city center features only locally owned retail and restaurants.
Irving, Texas, in partnership with specific branches of government, created Share Tank to provide a platform for Irving nonprofits to pitch project ideas benefiting the community to local business leaders who are interested in giving back.