Rise is a nonprofit developer, development consultant, and provides capacity-building technical assistance and training to other nonprofit community development organizations (CDCs), government agencies, and institutions in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Rise also plays a leadership role in community development policy and affordable housing advocacy locally and throughout Missouri and Illinois.

With a focus on sustainable success, we strive to create stronger communities and more desirable places to live. We help turn neighborhood visions into realities of vibrant living areas that attract people and small businesses. By pursuing opportunities to help foster thriving communities and local economies in St. Louis, we help advance the regional economy.

Rise provides capacity building technical assistance to St. Louis area community development corporations (CDCs). Our capacity building programs help CDCs successfully undertake the efforts needed to revitalize their neighborhoods.

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Things we don’t do

We do a lot at Rise, however we do not offer the public services such as housing assistance, counseling, or family support.

Click here to see an abridged list of the types of services which are not offered by Rise.