MULTI-PURPOSE
MULTIPURPOSE
COMMUNITY
CENTERS




MULTI-PURPOSE

MULTI-TENANT NONPROFIT CENTERS

MULTIPURPOSE SENIOR CENTER (MSC)

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS (CDBGs)

MULTI-PURPOSE LINKS



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MULTI-PURPOSE
MULTIPURPOSE




Multi-purpose is something that has more than one purpose and may
more specifically refer to: Buildings, Vehicles and other uses.



Multi-purpose
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-purpose



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MULTI-TENANT
NONPROFIT
CENTERS




Multi-tenant Nonprofit Centers are buildings that house multiple
organizations and provide healthy, efficient, quality, mission-
enhancing workspace. More than just offices, these facilities can
become sustainable centers for strength for communities to dream
together, work together, and grow together.

Nonprofit centers come in all shapes and sizes and serve many
different kinds of communities. All centers, however, share
three basic features:

Composed of multiple (2 or more), primarily not-for-profit,
tenant organizations

Exist as a physical site (one or more buildings)

Provide affordable, stable workspace, build capacity for the
nonprofit sector, and support the various missions of its
tenant organizations.



Financing and Fundraising

Creative, solid financing is one of the key factors in developing
a stable center with affordable leases. Things to consider in your
financing and fundraising:



Types of Funds Required

There are many different types of funding required to develop and
operate a center.

The purchase of a building

Development and renovation funds

Tenant improvements

Ongoing building management operations

Periodic capital improvements

Program and service delivery


Funding Sources

Usually financing a center will require a combination of sources
such as:

Capital campaigns

Traditional bank financing (mortgage)

Community loan funds

Private loans

Program Related Investments (PRIs) from foundations

Historic tax credits

Tax exempt bonds

Organizational reserves



Ongoing financial management considerations:

Insurance (liability and property)

Accumulating capital reserves for renovations, expansions,
tenant improvements, and repairs

Staffing costs

Loan repayment deadlines

Refinancing

General/annual maintenance costs

Unexpected program or project opportunities

Tenant vacancy reserves

Rental market fluctuations



Multi-tenant Nonprofit Centers
http://www.nonprofitcenters.org/centers/what-is-a-multi-tenant-nonprofit-center/



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MULTIPURPOSE
SENIOR
CENTER
(MSC)




A multipurpose senior center (MSC) is a community resource
which not only organizes social activities, but also provides
a useful information service for senior citizens. Grants
towards construction and running costs of MSCs are available
from a variety of sources, including federal and state
ommunity development programs.



Grants for Senior Citizen Centers
http://www.ehow.com/facts_7811295_grants-senior-citizen-centers.html



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COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT
BLOCK
BRANTS
CDBGs




The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a flexible
program that provides communities with resources to address a wide
range of unique community development needs.



Community Development Block Grants (CDBGs)
http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/comm_planning/communitydevelopment/programs



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COMMUNITY
MULTI-PURPOSE
LINKS




10 Considerations for Designing Multipurpose Rooms
http://www.religiousproductnews.com/articles/2011-November/Feature-Articles/10-Considerations-for-Designing-Multipurpose-Rooms.htm

Community Development Block Grants (CDBGs)
http://www.goodjobsfirst.org/accountable-development/community-development-block-grants

Community Facility Grants
http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/HAD-CF_grants.html

How to Find Funding for a Church Community Center
http://www.ehow.com/how_5824459_funding-church-community-center.html

How to Start a Senior Cohousing Community
http://www.ehow.com/how_7591990_start-senior-cohousing-community.html

HUD: Community Development Block Grant Program
http://www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/communitydevelopment/programs/

MacArthur Foundation
http://www.macfound.org/

MULTIPURPOSE SPACES IN SCHOOL BUILDINGS
http://www.ncef.org/rl/multipurpose_spaces.cfm

Rural Youth Development Grants
http://www.csrees.usda.gov/nea/family/in_focus/youthdev_if_grants.html


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