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FNDC Projects

Ethel Phillips RFQ

The Franklin Neighborhood Development Corporation
(FNDC), in partnership with the City of Sacramento Public
Works Department, is pleased to announce a Request for
Qualifications (RFQ) for an artist/team to work on a new
mural at Ethel Phillips Elementary School.

FNDC is requesting qualifications from artists based in Sacramento to complete a mural on the side wall of the site’s storage building. The selected artist(s) will lead this Ethel Phillips project to design a mural that is welcoming and representative of the school and surrounding neighborhood. It is expected that the artist(s) will obtain input into the mural design through meetings with students during class, lunch, or other forums, and involve students in the painting through paint day(s) or other opportunities.

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Emprende Sacramento

The Franklin Neighborhood Development Corporation, in partnership with the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a Spanish-speaking 10-week business training course that continues to be a pillar program of FNDC.

 

Over the course of two years, the program has graduated over 50 entrepreneurs from the program, with 45% of cohort graduates realizing their goals and starting a business venture.  

Franklin Markets

Our Monthly Markets are back!

Join us once a month from 11am -3pm

Interested in being a vendor at our Markets? Click the button below for registration.

¿Interesado en ser un proveedor en nuestros mercados? Haga clic en el botón de abajo para registrarse.

 

Email us at info@franklinblvddistrict.com with any questions.

Envíenos un correo electrónico a info@franklinblvddistrict.com con cualquier pregunta.

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TCC Playbook

Complete Streets Master Plan for Franklin Boulevard between Sutterville Road/12th Avenue and 38th Avenue. The project will provide a pedestrian, bicycle, vehicular, and transit friendly environment through improved roadway and streetscape designs. The results of this project will provide a framework for prioritizing future transportation investments and addressing mobility, safety, access, parking, street and landscape improvements along the project corridor. 

Food Trailers

In 2020, FNDC took delivery of food trailers to rent to our Latino/a Micro-enterprise Program graduates who are looking for an opportunity to enter the food industry without the high cost of signing a traditional lease. As we continue to look for opportunities to acquire land for a Mercado project and kitchen incubation space in the district, we are working in partnership with Alchemist Community Development Corporation and Sacramento County Supervisor Patrick Kennedy to rent these trailers at low cost, providing our minority entrepreneurs an affordable opportunity to grow their business.

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Murals

In partnership with 916 Ink, the California Arts Council, and Sacramento State University are proud to create this public art project in South Sacramento on Franklin Blvd. These dozen murals will represent the culture, heritage, history and future of our district (Fruitridge to 12th Ave). The art celebrates the cultural history of the Blvd with large scale reproductions of posters made by the Royal Chicano Air Force, as well as custom installations created by local artists and former alumni of CSU Sacramento. 

21st Ave Mural

The Franklin Neighborhood Development Corporation (FNDC), in partnership with the Sacramento Office of Arts and Culture, requested for qualifications (RFQ) for artists based in Sacramento for murals on the 21st Avenue underpass of Highway 99 and on the wall of a business on 21st Ave.

These murals’ objective is to help create a more welcoming environment along a key walking route between South Oak Park, North City Farms, and the Franklin District, and to and from Ethel Phillips Elementary School, and to help reconnect these neighborhoods that were cut off by the construction of Highway 99 in the 1960s.  

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