Mission

Common Wealth is a private non-profit community development corporation incorporated in 1979. Our mission is:

Common Wealth builds a connected community for all in Dane County through affordable housing, youth and adult job support and training, business incubation, and engagement.

Goals

Common Wealth works toward five goals:

1) Provide employment and financial education and opportunities for low-income and at-risk youth;

2) Promote the creation of new living wage jobs for low-to-moderate income people while improving the local business climate;

3) Create affordable housing for people with limited incomes;

4) Preserve and improve older housing stock while preserving the community’s socio-economic diversity; and

5) Involve our constituency in community-building activities.


Trivia

What year was Common Wealth founded?

Answer

Common Wealth was founded in 1979 to address affordable housing, business incubation and community development needs in Madison.

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