News Update


November 2016
December/January 2016/2017
February 2016

FRDC wishes to acknowledge the PNC Foundation for its recent grant award for the Innovation Square Project.

Thanks to PNC for your continued partnership with the Fairfax community and FRDC!

FRDC would like to thank the over 249 Volunteers for helping construct a Kaboom Playground on June 29, 2016

Awards and Distinctions

Renaissance at Fairfax Park Wins Award

FRDC is proud to have received the Platinum Award for most beautiful building by the Northeast Ohio Apartment Association. The award was given as part of the Beautiful Building Contest in June 2016. Congratulations to Constance Durrah in caring for the plants at the property and the residents at the 54 unit apartment building that help to keep it clean. Special thanks to Millinenia Housing Management and Patricia Allen.

FRDC wins Dominion Community Impact Award for Griot Village!

In this picture are Jeffery Patterson, CEO CMHA, Denise Van Leer, FRDC Executive Director & FRDC Board Chairman Steve Baucher.

Winners of the Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Developments of Distinction Awards were honored January 8 2015

The Land of Fairfax

FRDC hosted the Lend A Hand Launch Party for The Land of Fairfax fundraisingl-o-f initiative in its offices at Quincy Place on February 16, 2014. John Legend endorses and leads the effort and has given his music and resources to benefit the Fairfax neighborhood, and now we are asking for your help too! We're doing something very exciting and you will want to be a part of it. We invite you to lend a hand too and help to continue the revitalization of Fairfax!
More information is available on our website at Please share it with family and friends. Email us at or connect with us on Twitter: @LandofFairfax or on Facebook: TheLandofFairfax.

Louis Stokes Visionary Award

The Louis Stokes Visionary Award is presented to individuals who are committed to community development and have.

  • Demonstrated an ability to provide leadership and vision which promotes community development and strong community life;
  • Demonstrated a lifelong personal and professional commitment to improve the quality of life for those who reside and work in communities such as Fairfax;
  • Demonstrated a proven track record in working collaboratively with residents and other stakeholders to build partnerships; and
  • Promoted the initiatives of urban communities such as Fairfax to a broader constituency.