Category: Economic Development

Rainier Beach Economic Development Committee

EVENTS

December: RBMA Light up the Beach holiday challenge – meet business owners, experience their hospitality, provide outreach support

 

September: Urban Impact/HCBA partnering with Seattle Neighborhood Group to conduct a crime prevention workshop for businesses. Workshop led by SNG, facilitated by UI/HCBA

 

September: Urban Impact conducting mobile business consulting event (with OED) targeting Graham/ Rainier. Need other interested small businesses.

 

November/December: RB Community Club Rainier Beach Arts & Crafts Market with locally made goods

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Economic development is an ongoing community effort to improve the local economy and quality of life by building the area’s capacity to respond to and influence economic change. This includes sustainable increases in the prosperity of individuals, businesses and resources to increase the overall well being of the neighborhood.

VISION

Rainier Beach is an inclusive, culturally diverse community with a thriving, equitable local economy, responding to and influencing economic change for the benefit of all.

MISSION

We exist to support the local economy of Rainier Beach by strengthening existing partnerships and facilitating equitable collaboration for mutual benefit and success.

 

JOBS & ECONOMIC ACCESS COORDINATION

Intended to dramatically increase the communities’ access to information and opportunities.

SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Commitment to proactively support both opportunities to begin new ventures as well as grow and expand what already exists and keep neighborhood businesses in Rainier Beach

 

ALIGN DEVELOPMENT IN RAINIER BEACH WITH COMMUNITY

Provide a platform for early engagement with development projects

PARTNERS

Equity Alliance of Washington

HomeSight

Life Enrichment Group

Puget Sound Sage

Rainier Beach Action Coalition (RBAC)

Rainier Beach: A Beautiful Safe Place for Youth

Rainier Beach Community Club

Rainier Beach Merchants Association

Rainier Valley Community Development Fund

SouthEast Effective Development

Urban Impact

 

Infographics & Meeting Minutes

 

DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MATERIALS

 

JOBS & TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

 

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES