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Taking SCDC to the Next Stage

Stonewall Community Development Corporation (SCDC) incorporated in January of 2013 and received its official 501c3 designation in September of 2014. At our annual meeting in July of 2015, we expanded the Board of Directors, created an Advisory Board and established the committee structure that will move us to a new level of functionality. As we begin to scale up our corporation, it’s good to look back on where we have come from and how far. So here is an easy to read timeline that will give you a sense of what we have been doing and where we are about to go.

SCDC TIMELINE - January, 2013 through June, 2016

  • Founding Board convenes, refines Mission & Objectives & Incorporates

  • Initial outreach discussions, General Discussions with developers about potential approaches

  • 501c3 tax-exempt status obtained

  • First small public events, First staff hired, Begin professionalization of day to day operations

  • First Focus Group

  • First meeting with NYC Housing Preservation & Development

  • Creation of Project Viability Board Committee and process established to develop protocols for future discussions of specific housing development sites

  • Program Committee begins process for general program guidelines

  • Begin to entertain discussions on specific sites and partnerships


  • Develop Project Plan for Citywide data capture on LGBTQ+ senior housing needs and use this project to:

  • Gather critical data

  • Develop a grassroots network of organizations and community leaders

  • Build our base of support across the 5 Boroughs

  • Continue developing general programs plan

  • Launch a series of House party/ fundraiser/outreach events across the five boroughs for Winter/Spring 2016

  • Continue exploring potential development site partnerships

Thank you for your support. We are very excited about the progress we have made together and we are looking forward to the future with hope, enthusiasm and determination.

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