CCWBE Report

Organization:
New Era Expansion Project
Reporting Period:
May 2024
Submitted on:
May 6, 2024
Submitted By:
Rozanna Rivera

Pre-Development Projects

Project Goals

What proportion of Goal 1 overall is complete at this point?

90%

What are the barriers and opportunities for completion that impacted goal 1 in the last month?

finding a location

What proportion of Goal 2 overall is complete at this point?

90%

What are the barriers and opportunities for completion that you impacted goal 2 in the last month?

We were able to hire a commercial real estate agent through Engberg Andersen and Associates

What proportion of Goal 3 overall is complete at this point?

90%

What are the barriers and opportunities for completion that you impacted goal 3 in the last month?

Still seeking a suitable location for the move

CWB Ecosystem

Did you access Technical Assistance for your CWB project last month?

No

Which TA provider(s) did you work with within the Phase I CWEB grantees?

Which TA providers did you work with OUTSIDE of the Phase I CWEB grantees?

Did someone from your organization attend the Working Group this month?

Yes

How would you rate the usefulness of the working group to your project last month? (on a scale of 1-5)

Very useful

How would you rate the usefulness of the Working Group for building community?

Very useful

What have been the two most valuable contributions of the Working Group this month?

Collaboration
Technical Assistance

Please share any comments about the working group meetings.

The working group meetings have been very helpful in understanding how to use the resources to our advantage and connect with other cooperatives.

How many TOTAL housing units did you preserve or create last month? (it is okay if the answer is zero)

0

How many TOTAL CWB businesses did you develop last month? (it is okay if the answer is zero)

1

Community Engagement

Number of stakeholder meetings held related to your Pre-Development Project?

1

Number of community meetings attended last month related to your Pre-Development Project?

0

Organizational Capacity

Service / Capacity

Service Capacity

Accounting & Financial Management

5 extensive ability

Advocacy

5 extensive ability

Conflict Resolution

5 extensive ability

Cooperative Development and Operations

5 extensive ability

Education & Training

5 extensive ability

Fundraising or Raising Capital

4

Governance / Legal

4

Marketing & Communications

4

Other

N/A

Project Management

5 extensive ability

Real Estate Acquisition & Development

3 some ability

Relationship Building

5 extensive ability

Research

5 extensive ability

Other (please describe and include ranking)

What constraints or limitations with internal capacity is the organizarion experiencing related to its Pre-Development Project?

clearing city debt

What opportunities, if any, did the organization take advantage of related to its Pre-Development Project?

we were able to reach out to an architechtural firm that referred us to a Spanish speaking commercial real estate agent. He provided some listings but we have not found the one with the capacity for our project.

Optional Space

Please use this space to elaborate, contextualize, or add any additional info about the details submitted in your report:

A few of our cooperative members had city debt that did not belong to them but we were able to remove it from thier name.