The NACD Mission

"People helping people"

We exist to advocate and promote a healthier environment, job creation, financial independence, safety and neighborhood revitalization. 

What's New

Our Strategies


Increase the number of resident owned businesses, particularly African American and Low Income residents.

Establish a Special Service Area (SSA)

Organize business and other resources to create jobs for youth and prepare them for careers in STEM.

Establish a Minority and Women Business Development Center

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Preserve existing housing and develop new housing to accommodate all levels of income and special needs

Encourage owners to reinvest in their properties

Establish partnerships with property owners to build new affordable housing

Provide intervention services for home-owners facing foreclosure, and provide financing and pre-purchase counseling for new home-owners.


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Develop health and welness prorgams that meet the expressed needs of the Northside neighborhood

Involve residents from the community in Urban Gardening Programs.

Increase the number of food retail options in the northside.

Give greater access to healthy food options.

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We love our community, so feel free to visit during normal business hours

Monday-thursday 9:00am to 3:00pm    

Closed  friday 

Northside Association for Community Development

612 N Park St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007, United States

Phone: (269) 344-5490