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East Columbus Development Company, Inc. (ECDC) is a not-for-profit Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) which has been mainstream in the community for the purpose of the revitalization of the Near East Side and King Lincoln District. ECDC has been empowering people and building communities one block at a time. Established in 1999 we continue to press forward and make change for the greater good of all residents of Greater Columbus, we recognize the need to create innovative partnerships and strive to impact change for a better tomorrow, today.





Rosaland M. Gatewood

Interim Executive Director,

Fairwood Commons

Project Corp., President

Rosita Booker

Vice Chair

Tracee Clayton Garrett



Nancy Gatewood



  Donald Hawkins    


Calvin Sowell

Joseph Baker

Michael Morman

Clyde Owens

Adreana Tartt

Charles Farmer


Honorary Members

Ambrose Moses

Sponsorships and Funders

PNC Bank

PNC Foundation

Huntington Bank

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority

Franklin County Department of Development

City of Columbus - Department of Development

Catholic Diocese of Columbus

For those who would like to volunteer with

East Columbus Development Company;

please send resumes to

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