Community Development

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

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For 50 years, Restoration has been Central Brooklyn’s anchor institution. Not only does Restoration hold the distinction of being the first community development corporation (CDC) in the country, it is the leading CDC to intentionally employ the arts to influence personal financial mobility and community vitality. Its Board of Directors recently embarked on a strategic [...]

Urban Strategies


Urban Strategies is a nonprofit subsidiary of the national affordable housing developer McCormack Baron Salazar (MBS). Together, they rebuild urban communities with a range of amenities and comprehensive service supports. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Urban Strategies and MBS were selected by the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development and the city of [...]

Coney Island Development Corporation


In collaboration with New York City’s Economic Development Corporation, the Coney Island Development Corporation sought to develop a strategy for the revitalization of the Coney Island community. TWG was selected to create a business plan and financial strategy for this initiative, which centered on the renovation and development of five “community anchors”—including the B&B Carousell, [...]

Acacia Network

Acacia Network is a Bronx-based, Latino-led community development organization that manages integrated health and housing programs and operates innovative social services programs. TWG, in partnership with the Alexander Development Group and Open Minds, conducted a comprehensive strategic planning process for Acacia Network. The resulting plan provided Acacia with a dynamic vision for its housing and [...]

Community Access


Community Access is a forty-year old community development corporation committed to providing affordable housing and appropriate support services for formally homeless people living with mental health concerns. TWG was asked by the CEO to help create a business plan for a new Office of Development and Communications.  TWG also worked with the board and senior [...]