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The URA works with communities on a wide range of activities, from planning, capacity building and technical assistance, to direct project grants.

Ongoing Neighborhood Support from the URA

The URA supports Pittsburgh's business district groups through planning, capacity building, technical assistance and direct project grants. For more information about how we can help you to revitalize your business district, contact our Neighborhood Business District Manager at 412.255.6686, or email


Neighborhood Initiatives Fund Program

The Neighborhood Initiatives Fund (NIF) Program is intended to assist nonprofit and community-based organizations with neighborhood-scale projects that improve quality of life and maintain the neighborhood as a desirable place to live.

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Biz Buzz Program: Creating a Buzz About Your Business District

Please check back for information about the next round in 2021!

Want to put your neighborhood on the map? The URA's Biz Buzz Program is designed to help business district organizations, such as business associations, chambers of commerce, community based organizations and community development corporations, spur neighborhood business district revitalization through short and medium term achievable projects and activities.*

The goals of Biz Buzz are to bring newcomers into neighborhood business districts and create energy and excitement about the business district through media and word-of-mouth.

*This program is not available to individual businesses. For more information about Biz Buzz, please contact Josette Fitzgibbons at 412.255.6686, or email


For more information, please contact Josette Fitzgibbons at 412.255.6686 or via email.

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