Dawkins applauds $500K grant for Frankford Community Development Corp.

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 20 – State Rep. Jason Dawkins, D-Phila., applauded today Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s decision to award $500,000 through the Keystone Communities Program to the Frankford Community Development Corporation for site preparation activities at 5113-17, 5119 and 5129-35 Frankford Ave.

Grant funds through the Keystone Communities Program are designed to foster relationships between the public and private sectors that work to support local initiatives that grow and support neighborhoods and communities.

“The Frankford Community Development Corporation is a great partner to the residents of the district,” Dawkins said. “These mixed-use developments will go a long way toward promoting and improving quality of life in the district. I’m glad to see the state investing in our community in this way.”