October Workgroup Recap

October workgroup meetings were heavily dedicated to preparing for the Grow Smarter Summit which will take place on December 6 at the Center for Health Equity. There was discussion at … Read More

Growing Smarter into 2020

With this year coming to an end, and the Grow Smarter Summit on the horizon, we must reflect the lessons learned through our unique collective impact journey. In tandem with … Read More

Grow Smarter Summit 2019

December 6, 2019 The Grow Smarter Annual Summit is an opportunity for us to engage with our community and to learn from each other. The Foundation for a Healthy St. … Read More

September Workgroup Recap

Entrepreneurial Growth: Discussion of putting together a meeting of workgroup leaders (Coordinated Education and Training, Entrepreneurial Growth, and Targeted Job Creation) A Survey Based on Barry Foster’s Handout (see basecamp). … Read More

St. Petersburg Area Manufacturing Pt. 2

As mentioned in our earlier series, manufacturing plays a key role in the St. Petersburg Area’s economy due to its high concentration and its higher wages. For perspective’s sake let’s … Read More

Intern with Grow Smarter

Grow Smarter is an inclusive, multi-sector initiative to create equitable economic growth in St. Petersburg. The initiative works is areas including District and Corridor Development, Coordinated Education and Training, Awareness … Read More

St. Petersburg Area Manufacturing Pt. 1

Throughout the months of August and September, Grow Smarter’s Targeted Job Creation Workgroup has taken a deeper dive into the St. Petersburg Area’s specialized manufacturing with the intention of better … Read More

August Workgroup Recap

Grow Smarter workgroups are steadily at work continuing the mission of equitable economic growth Below are the highlights from our District & Corridor Development, Targeted Job Creation, and Entrepreneurial Growth … Read More