Focusing on the Future

This spring, the Wilkinsburg Community Development Corporation (WCDC) invited 350 Wilkinsburg stakeholders to participate in a visioning process from June to August 2020. Because large community gatherings could not be held during COVID-19, participants engaged in a...

Lohr Building Grand Opening

Read the full Tribune-Review article HERE.  Community Leaders Join the WCDC in Celebrating the Official Grand Opening of the Lohr Building As demands for ‘high rises’ and downtown commutes become a thing of the past, the newly renovated historic Lohr building offers...

U.S. Small Business Administration EIDL Portal is Open

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program Reopened to All Eligible Small Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic. To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the...

Art All Over Artist Feature: John Burt Sanders

John Burt Sanders is the first artist whose work is being featured as part of the WCDC’s newly launched Art All Over Initiative. A partnership with the Sleeping Octopus Arts Initiative (SOAI), Art All Over supports local Wilkinsburg artists by promoting and...

Wilkinsburg Business Success Story: Computer Reach

Local Nonprofit Helps to Bridge the Digital Divide When Dave Sevick, the founder of Computer Reach, realized that the organization was going to need more workable space, he searched nearly every neighborhood in Pittsburgh for a new location. It wasn’t until he arrived...

List of Open Businesses in Wilkinsburg

The following businesses are currently open to the public  Updated: 4/1/2020 Food Distribution Sites Countywide Free Food Distribution SitesClick Here Wilkinsburg Community Ministries Food Pantry704 Wood StCall for assistance 412-241-8072 Convenience Store and Markets...

WCDC February 2020 Newsletter

Check out the WCDC February 2020 Newsletter Learn more about Global Food Pittsburgh- a local business success story. The application cycle for the WCDC 2020 Youth and Education Mini-Grant is now open! Learn how to apply Learn more about the confirmed dates for our...

Wilkinsburg Success Story: Global Food Pittsburgh

As a small business tax consultant, Moses Onwubiko expected to field dozens of client questions every day. He didn’t expect so many of those questions to be about bitter kola and ugu leaves. “My clients were constantly asking me where they could find an African food...