A National Model

Communities Across the Country Are Building On the Success of the East Lake Model

Other cities looking to transform their neighborhoods are looking to find success by implementing the East Lake model of mixed-income housing, cradle-to-college education and community wellness for best practices. Based on that model, Purpose Built Communities catalyzes and accelerates holistic community revitalization initiatives across the nation. Purpose Built Communities currently works with community groups in a number of cities, including:

  • New Orleans
  • Indianapolis
  • Omaha
  • Spartanburg, Sc.
  • Charlotte
  • Rome, Ga.
  • Birmingham
  • Columbus, Oh.
  • Oakland
  • Fort Worth
  • Houston
  • Orlando

For more information, visit Purpose Built Communities' website.

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James M. Cox Foundation Announces $2.5 Million Grant to Support Early Childhood Education at Charles R. Drew Charter School

March 13, 2017 - The James M. Cox Foundation announced a five-year $2.5 million grant to the East Lake Foundation to further early childhood education through Charles R. Drew Charter School. The...

The East Lake Foundation Honors Tom and Ann Cousins at Inaugural Party on the Green Event

March 7, 2017 - The East Lake Foundation will host the inaugural Party on the Green event on April 29, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the historic East Lake Golf Club. This signature event, proudly prese...

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