Sparking growth from within
The Thriving Communities program is an intensive creative placemaking course designed to enhance leadership and community development throughout the region. Participating teams learn strategic approaches to leverage their artistic and cultural assets in order to spark economic vibrancy.
At the end of the program, each team is eligible to apply for a seed grant from the Lyndhurst Foundation to implement their community vision.
The 10 month program guides leaders in revitalizing their communities, teaching them to:
IDENTIFY CULTURAL ASSETS
SPARK COLLECTIVE FEEDBACK
TEST BOLD IDEAS
REvise and repeat
Join the Thriving Communities network to ignite community vibrancy in your city!