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1301 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA, 19122
United States

215-427-3463

Neighborhood help desk and catalyst for community engagement & action in the South Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia

Business

 
 

About Business at SKCP

SKCP works to connect neighbors to local businesses and neighborhood businesses to locals. We're launching new business programs in 2014-2015, and currently are involved in the neighborhood's local economy in the following ways: 

  • Our SK Works program that offers a variety of services to both businesses and job-seekers
  • Our bi-annual Business & Neighborhood Resource Directory
  • Corridor cleanups
  • New business spotlights and promotion
  • Stop-in referrals to local resources at our Help Desk

On the map below, you will find a helpful listing of local businesses, services, and neighborhood resources within or near South Kensington. To get started, click the menu in the upper left corner and select the category of business you're trying to find. Click the balloon for more information about the business. Happy hunting!

Click below for a downloadable version of the 2014-15 Business Directory and Resource Guide

If you're starting or growing a business, these are some citywide resources that might come in handy: 

  • Cooperative Business Assistance Corporation

The Cooperative Business Assistance Corporation (CBAC) is a nonprofit organization providing market or below market interest rate business loans and technical assistance to small businesses located in or moving into the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey region.
Click here for more information.

  •  The Merchant Fund

The Merchants Fund is a Philadelphia charity established in 1854 to provide charitable gifts to business persons facing financial hardship.
Click here for more information.

  •  The Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation

The PIDC is Philadelphia's city-wide economic development corporation that plans and implements real estate and financing transactions that attract investment and jobs to the City of Philadelphia.
Click here for more information.

  •  The Empowerment Group

The Empowerment Group is a nonprofit organization committed to building a better Philadelphia by spurring economic growth.
Click here for more information.

  •  Invest Philly

Invest Philly is a business funding campaign through the Empowerment Group that allows business owners to rally members of their business community to spread the word and raise funds for a particular item or project that they believe in is critical for their business to flourish.
Click here for more information.  

  •  The Enterprise Center

The Enterprise Center provides access to capital, building capacity, business education and economic development opportunities to high-potential, minority entrepreneurs.
Click here for more information.

  •  Entrepreneur Works

Entrepreneur Works is a micro-enterprise development organization focused on growing businesses and jobs in our local communities.
Click here for more information.

  •  Woman's Business Development Center

The Women's Business Development Center (WBDC) fosters the development and retention of successful business by delivering resources that enable individuals to start new businesses and grow existing ones.
Click here for more information.

  •  WORC

WORC provides entrepreneurial training, individual business assistance, incentive savings programs, and access to business and financial resources for economically disadvantaged women and their families.
Click here for more information.

  • Storefront Improvement Program

The purpose of the Storefront Improvement Program is to encourage businesses and property owners within eligible neighborhood commercial corridors to improve their storefronts, making these areas more attractive to shoppers and growing their vitality and economic performance.
Click here for more information.

 

1301 N 2nd St.    -    info@southkensingtoncommunity.org    -     215-427-3463