Our Mission

The Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation (BGC) exists to improve the quality of life for all in Garfield and surrounding neighborhoods through active community engagement.

Community-based and board-driven, one of the BGC’s main goals is to get as many people in the community as possible to participate in the efforts aimed at physical revitalization, an improved economy and strengthened social well-being. Learn more about us…

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CALLING ALL HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS!

The Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation’s College & Career Readiness Program (CCRP) helps high school seniors gain employment, secure internships, apply to colleges and trade schools, and graduate from high school ready to face the world. Take charge of your life and enroll in this free program today! Follow the links below for more information about applications, relevant income guidelines, upcoming CCRP events, and other elements of the program.

♦ CCRP Application

♦ Income Guidelines

♦ West Penn Hospital Internship Night – Dec. 6th

♦ Program Outline

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Our 2016 Annual Report to Members is now available. Read about our efforts in youth development, affordable housing, public safety, green zoning, commercial revitalization, and more!

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The Western PA Conservancy and Evolve Architecture have completed their report on open spaces in the upper part of Garfield, inventorying the sites and assessing their relative condition. This report also contains input from members of the public who attended several community meetings. View the Green Zone Report here.

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