Neighborhood Development & Community Partners

Northeast Neighborhood Council, Inc. (NENC)

Founded in 1966 by a group of concerned Northeast Neighborhood residents, the NENC is now the longest continually operating neighborhood association in the City of South Bend.  Incorporated in 1971 as a non-profit corporation, the Council continues to hold regular meetings once a month to coordinate neighborhood project and to consider the concerns of neighborhood residents.

Northeast Neighborhood Revitalization Organization (NNRO)

The Northeast Neighborhood Revitalization Organization (NNRO) was incorporated in 2000 as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation for the purpose of planning, discussing, and coordinating the social, physical and economic revitalization of the Northeast Neighborhood.  The funding partners of the NNRO currently include:

University of Notre Dame
Madison Center

St. Joseph Regional Medical Center
Memorial Hospital
City of South Bend

The NNRO is governed by a fourteen-member Board of Trustees that includes seven representatives from the institutional funders and seven neighborhood resident respresentatives.  Click here for a listing of current Board Members.

South Bend Heritage Foundation

 South Bend Heritage Foundation, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit service and community development corporation that is committed to the stabilization, enhancement and empowerment of our inner city neighborhoods. Through physical development, advocacy and education, the Foundation creates an environment which promotes collaboration and embraces diversity to help assure an equitable and just future.

Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC)

Located at 921 N. Eddy St., the RCLC is a neighborhood center that offers a wide range of educational and recreational programs and activities, and strives to foster a sense of community in the racially and economically diverse Northeast Neighborhood.  The Center is the result of a 2001 collaboration between neighborhood residents and ND’s Center for Social Concerns