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Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

U3 Ventures

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania



The organization specializes in projects that leverage the employment base, procurement volume, and economic impact of universities and medical institutions to improve their surrounding neighborhoods. This grant supports the expansion of U3’s research and analysis of opportunities for Midtown anchor institutions to improve their surrounding neighborhoods, specifically through the creation and support of initiatives to help the institutions and their employees “Live, Hire, and Buy Locally.”