North End Matters

North End Matters

Introducing the Microloan Program and Business Plan Writing Course

Introducing the Microloan Program and Business Plan Writing Course

January 20, 2019 Edward Akinyemi
You've always wanted to start your own business, but you don't know where to start. Or maybe you recently launched a business but don't have a business plan necessary to get the loans you need. To help you with these and other entrepreneurial aspirations, we''re launching the Business Plan Writing Course and Microloan program. If you complete the course, you will be eligible to apply for a microloan (of at least $500)!
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NECIC launches the African American Leadership Initiative (AALI)

NECIC launches the African American Leadership Initiative (AALI)

January 8, 2019 Edward Akinyemi
After several requests from business leaders in the community to create diversity programs, NECIC is excited to announce the launch of AALI, the African American Leadership Initiative!
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Mansfield City to discuss CDBG grants and consolidated plan at NECIC

Mansfield City to discuss CDBG grants and consolidated plan at NECIC

December 19, 2018
A presentation about the program and applications for CDBG and HOME funds will also be available at the meeting. Staff will be on hand to answer questions.
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North End Resident Spotlight: Meet the Hunter Family

North End Resident Spotlight: Meet the Hunter Family

North End Resident Spotlight: Meet the Hunter Family
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Gettin' Ahead in a Just Gettin' By World

Gettin' Ahead in a Just Gettin' By World

December 12, 2018
Join us for Gettin' Ahead in a Just Getting' By World
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CSR Certification class review

CSR Certification class review

December 7, 2018
See what a recent CSR grad has to say about this awesome class!
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Faith Based Advisory Council holds last meeting of 2018, looks forward to 2019

Faith Based Advisory Council holds last meeting of 2018, looks forward to 2019

The North End Community Improvement Collaborative, Inc. (NECIC) held their quarterly Faith Based Advisory Council (FBAC) breakfast meeting on Friday, Nov. 30, bringing 2018 to a close and announcing new ventures for 2019.
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Thanks for helping us reach our goal!

Thanks for helping us reach our goal!

November 29, 2018
A huge THANK YOU to everyone that donated to us via #RichlandGives! Not only did we raise $3,530 in donations, we received an extra $1,500 in matching grants from Richland County Foundation. This put us at $5,030! $30 over our $5,000 goal!!
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Community Organizer Kay Smith wants you to donate!

Community Organizer Kay Smith wants you to donate!

November 26, 2018
Community Organizer Kay Smith is here to share a few things with you about Richland Gives and why YOU should give.
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Now offering Customer Service Certification!

Now offering Customer Service Certification!

November 8, 2018
NECIC/Temp2Higher is now offering a Customer Service Certification program!
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Margaret Davis talks about why you should donate!

Margaret Davis talks about why you should donate!

November 7, 2018
Meet Margaret Davis. She's a regular at North End Neighbor Up Night, and she wants to share some of her favorite things about the program with you.
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Edward Akinyemi, Author, and why you should give

Edward Akinyemi, Author, and why you should give

November 5, 2018
Edward Akinyemi is now a published author, and we couldn't be prouder! Also, he says you should donate to NECIC - listen to Edward!
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Upcoming Events

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Business Plan Writing Seminar

The North End Community Improvement Collaborative (NECIC) is launching the 9-session Business Plan Writing Course! If you are looking to start a business or recently started your small business, this seminar is perfect for you!