Community Development Corporation

Mission

The Saint Augustine's University Community Development Corporation’s [SAU-CDC] mission is to empower, transform, lead and excel in social and economic development in Southeast Raleigh & beyond.

Focus Areas:

  • Market Analysis, Business Planning & Project Management
  • Community Based Socio-Economic Development
    • Real Estate Development, Construction (Energy Star) & Asset Management
    • Solicitation of Business Academic & Public Private Partnerships
    • Small Business Technical Support (development planning & commerce consultations)
  • Financial Modeling and Capital Acquisitions
    • Pro Forma Development
    • Grant Writing (research and program development)
    • Capital Acquisitions Support (development tax credits/endowments/profit center request)
  • Workforce Development (Mentoring/Coaching/Skill Development)
  • Environmental Justice Concerns, Cultural and Artistic Promotions (Member of Raleigh’s North Central Citizens Advisory Council)
  • Ambassadorship – Liaison between Saint Augustine's University and Community at Large

Honors: Awards, Certifications and Letters of Support

  1. Certificate of Recognition – “Making a Valuable Investment in our Future Workforce” – Capital Area Workforce Development Board – August, 2009
  2. Making a Difference Award” Summer Youth Employment Program – Capital Area Workforce Development Board – August, 2009
  3. Letter of Support & Appreciation – Mr. Bob Robinson – Executive Director – Raleigh Business & Technology Center – June, 2009
  4. Citizens Participation Leadership Institute Certification – City of Raleigh Community Services – Director Kristen Rosselli – May, 2009
  5. Letter of Appreciation – Mary E. Phillips High School – Career Community Awareness - Principal McNary – May, 2009
  6. Letter of Appreciation – Mary E. Phillips High School Transition Fair – Ms. Lynne Taylor Career Development Councilor – April, 2009
  7. Certificate of Completion – Partnership of Healthy Communities – Landlord Training – Raleigh Police Chief Dolan & City Manager Russell Allen – February, 2009
  8. Letter of Support – Ms. Bernadine Walden – Martin Street Community Development Corporation – February, 2009
  9. Letter of Support – Pastor Charles Brown – Wesleyan Church of Deliverance – January, 2009
  10. Letter of Support – Dr. Norman Camp – South Citizens Advisory Council – January, 2009
  11. Letter of Support – Mr. Danny Coleman – Raleigh Wake Citizens Association – January, 2009
  12. Letter of Support – Dr. Frank White – Southeast Raleigh Assembly Capacity Building Chair & Pastor Antioch Bible Fellowship – January, 2009
  13. Energy Star Certifications (210 Seawell Ave & 201 Selwyn St and 220 Cooke Street in the City of Raleigh, NC, 27610) – David Lee & Sam Rashkin – Energystar.Gov – December, 2008
  14. Sir Walter Raleigh Community Appearance Award – Cooke Street Redevelopment Project – City of Raleigh – Mayor Meeker, 2007