In September of 1992, a small group of concerned citizens met in a neighbor’s basement to discuss how to improve the community more commonly known as the Maple/Ogden Jackson Addition area of Fairmont.
The stakeholders chose to form a board of directors and start a nonprofit named The Fairmont Community Development Partnership (FCDP). This year marks the 25th year of neighborhood revitalization efforts, which now extend throughout blighted areas of Fairmont.
After decades of solid community and economic development feats, FCDP is tackling some new challenges while continuing the good work we have always done.
Efforts to improve community outreach and engagement, as well as plans for developing more community-oriented spaces, are a few new additions to our strategy moving forward…