Build an Allapattah economy that works for everyone while preserving the neighborhood’s unique cultural heritage.
“In Allapattah, I found my people, my culture, my food, and the best home for my business. With the support of the CDC, the community can preserve the essence of our heritage and continue to be Little Santo Domingo.”
“The CDC are like the superheroes of Allapattah. They have proven to be a valuable resource for local businesses and residents, particularly in their heroic efforts to combat gentrification and preserve our cultural heritage.”
“The Allapattah Collaborative CDC has played a vital role in supporting the small businesses within our community. Thanks to their assistance, I have been able to persevere in my business despite the challenges of a global pandemic.”
Commerce is such an important part of the essence of Allapattah. This industrious place had its origins and sits on Seminole land, and today as Little Santo Domingo, we stand as the current caretakers of this legacy.
A documentary film that portrays the neighborhood of Allapattah, highlighting its history, resiliency, and entrepreneurial spirit through the stories of its people. The primary objective of this documentary is to preserve the history of Allapattah, from its humble beginnings to the present day.
The Allapattah Collaborative CDC helps matchmake and triage small businesses so they experience a higher level of success in obtaining grants, loans and technical assistance. We connect small businesses to information, resources and capital – in English and Spanish. Our goal is to ensure small businesses in Allapattah are thriving in the neighborhood, enriching the local community with sabor and stability.