Main Street Alabama / UrbanMain
Historic 4th Avenue Business District Revitalization
Creating Jobs. Keeping Character. In July 2019, the Historic 4th Avenue Business District was selected as a Main Street Designated Community.
Access to capital for Birminghamians
In April of 2019, UII became the first Trustee for Kiva, a nonprofit crowdfunded microloan fund that helps community entrepreneurs access up to $10,000 at 0%. In 2020, we became a "Kiva Hub".
Building Entrepreneurs. Building Economies. BE.
Our signature entrepreneurship training and capacity building program aimed to equip all of Birmingham's entrepreneurs. A cohort-styled program in the Startspark network, the network boasts over 20 communities dedicated to matching opportunity with the traditionally underestimated entrepreneur.
Leading. Building. Growing.
Urban Impact Birmingham - impacting people, place and business
Urban Impact is the economic development engine for the Historic 4th Avenue Business District and the greater Civil Rights District, a nationally renowned destination district in the City of Birmingham. Tourist and visitors to various parts of the district exceed 140,000 annually, this prime development area is home to the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame/Carver Theater, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham Foot Soldiers, Eddie Kendricks Memorial Park. Kelly Ingram Park and the historic Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. The team at Urban Impact provides services to private-sector clients who are considering to either locate or expand their business in the Civil Rights District of Birmingham.
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1721 4th Avenue North, Suite 102, Birmingham, AL 35203
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