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Bedford Downtown Alliance

Building Bedford's Ongoing Story

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aka Bedford Downtown Alliance

BEDFORD, OH

Mission

To preserve and revitalize downtown businesses in Bedford, Ohio and to bring the community together in maintaining the city’s history and improving its future. We will unify both the Downtown businesses and the Bedford community in order to revitalize and preserve our Historic Downtown. We will include the residents and neighboring communities, the arts, improvement of quality of life in Bedford and the Bedford culture and history. When possible, we will work towards doing so through philanthropic and outreach means.

Ruling Year

2018

President of Bedford Downtown Alliance

Heather Rhoades

Treasurer of Bedford Downtown Alliance

Laura Hulett

Main Address

665 BROADWAY AVE

BEDFORD, OH 44146 USA

Keywords

community building, revitalization, family, business resource

EIN

82-4674963

 Number

8485451003

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Citizen Participation (W24)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (W01)

Neighborhood/Block Associations (S22)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-PF.

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We regularly collect feedback through: electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), community meetings/town halls.
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We use feedback to: to identify and remedy poor client service experiences, to identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, to make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, to inform the development of new programs/projects.
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
We share feedback with: our board.

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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