A Third Five-Year Strategic Plan for Tacony

Our longstanding client the Tacony Community Development Corporation has entrusted Heritage Consulting Inc. again to develop a third five-year Strategic Plan for this organization in Northeast Philadelphia.  Each of the two previous Strategic Plans we provided for them  were highly ambitious. Both times, the organization implemented more than 95% of the tasks they set for themselves in these plans. This time, the organization is more mature and will be wrestling with real estate...

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Fall 2022 Speaking Engagements

We have some upcoming speaking engagements this Fall. On October 19, we will be speaking again to old friends and new at the Illinois Main Street Conference in Bloomington, IL. This time we are speaking about “Better Recruitment Equals Better Boards” and “Boosting Net Revenue at Fundraising Events.” Both of these presentations focus on building a healthy organization by paying attention to basic truths about downtown work: the people and the money are critical components...

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Tacony Selects a New Executive Director

We have been a trusted advisor to the Tacony Community Development Corporation in Northeast Philadelphia since they first began their commercial corridor work in 2009.  During that time, they have taken on some really amazing projects.  Recently their longstanding Executive Director left for a new position, and they asked for our assistance to organize a search for his replacement. Over four months, we guided the board appointed Search Committee as they updated the job description...

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Job Description Tacony Community Development Corporation Executive Director Job

Here is the PDF of the Job description for the Tacony Community Development Corporation Executive Director job. It is open now, and closes on March 28., 2022 This is a great job for somone wth 7 years of experience who is interested in real estate and community development activities.  We are serving as the search coordinator. 

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Bylaw Review for Eureka Springs, AR, and West Memphis, AR

We often help downtown organizations to review and update their bylaws either because they are old and out of date, or because the organization wants to change particular bylaw practices that make no sense anymore. The COVID pandemic and its aftermath made the Eureka Springs Main Street board reconsider its bylaws. We worked closely with the longstanding Executive Director, Jacqueline Wolgan, to bring them up to date. West Memphis, AR’s long-standing Main Street program wanted to change...

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