Vea el Informe de Impacto de Kendall Whittier Main Street 2023 en español aquí.
Kendall Whittier Main Street has released the 2023 edition of its Impact Report, which covers recent program highlights, specific projects and other organizational information.
The Impact Report can be downloaded from KWMS’ website, visitKendallWhittier.com, in English or in Spanish.
“The Impact Report is a great bite-sized document that quickly highlights the success of Kendall Whittier Main Street both in the last year and throughout our 13-year history,” said Jessica Jackson Seay, executive director of Kendall Whittier Main Street. “We are proud of what we accomplish each year!”
In 2022, more than $15 million private dollars were reinvested into Kendall Whittier, adding to a total of $173.6 million the commercial district has seen since KWMS began in 2010. The majority of the 2022 private dollars came with the completion of a few projects that were years in the making.
Last year, 13 new businesses opened in Kendall Whittier. Since 2010, there’s been a net gain of nearly 70 businesses and more than 360 jobs in the district.
Last year, there were 14 total façade improvements as businesses enhanced the exterior of the properties with a focus on historic preservation and aesthetics. In all, KWMS has seen more than 65 façade improvements, many of which used KWMS’ Façade Grant Program, which is currently open for its 10th year.
“Honestly, we can boast about these numbers all day long, but the true key to the organization’s success is our volunteers,” Jackson Seay said. “Without them, how would any of this be possible?”
In 2022, volunteers donated more than 1,000 hours to Kendall Whittier Main Street. To date, 18,000 hours have been provided by volunteers of KWMS.
The first page of the Impact Report focuses on the reinvestment numbers, a short description of Kendall Whittier’s commercial district and talks about Kendall Whittier Main Street’s six core values.
The second page shows committee projects and special events. It highlights the fact that Kendall Whittier is makers’ district and an Oklahoma Certified Cultural District; talks about the organization’s cultural and DEIA focus and discusses programs like the Façade Grant Program and the new Relief and Capital Improvement Grant.
Kendall Whittier Main Street is a nonprofit organization that inspires the ongoing revitalization and growth of a historic and cultural neighborhood in Tulsa, striving to transform it back to a thriving, walkable commercial district.
To learn more about Kendall Whittier Main Street, to download the report or to become a volunteer or donor of the organization, go to visitKendallWhittier.com. Inquiries may also be made by phone or text at 918-633-1934 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.