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South St. Petersburg CRA

Save the Date: St. Pete Works Career Fair and Showcase of Services!
The St. Pete Works Career Fair and Showcase of Services will be happening on Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pinellas Technical College. Click HERE to register as a vendor or participant.

The South St. Petersburg Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) was established to promote reinvestment in housing and neighborhoods, commercial corridors, business development, education and workforce development and non-profit capacity building within the South St. Petersburg CRA.

The 7.4 square-mile CRA is the largest in St. Petersburg and one of the largest in Florida. The CRA is comprised of Greater Childs Park, more than 20 neighborhood and business associations, and two Florida Main Street Districts. 

View CRA Map Legal Description

View the Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) web page for information on meeting agendas, minutes and materials.

South St. Petersburg CRA Programs & Grants

The City of St. Petersburg has developed several CRA programs that are designed to support the “Three Pillars” of the South St. Petersburg Redevelopment Plan:

  1. Place-based opportunities
  2. People-based opportunities
  3. Housing-based opportunities

These programs provide direct funding to homeowners, property and business owners and developers. 


St. Pete Works Career Fair and Showcase of Services

The St. Pete Works collaborative, led by the Pinellas Ex-Offender Re-Entry Coalition (PERC), in partnership with the City of St. Petersburg and Pinellas Technical College, presents the 23nd Annual Showcase of Services and Career Fair with employers hiring on the spot! More than 60 social services agencies will be there, along with helpful resources, including:

  • On-the-spot Interviews 
  • Educational Assistance 
  • Mobile Medical Services 
  • Information and Referral 
  • Resume Help 
  • Department of Motor Vehicles 
  • Clothes Closet 
  • Identification Assistance
  • Employement Assistance
  • Expungement Information
  • Voter Registration Education
  • And much more!
The upcoming career fair will take place on Monday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pinellas Technical College Campus (901 34th St. S.). 

Register as a Participant or Vendor

St. Petersburg Main Street Districts

South St. Petersburg is fortunate to have two of Florida's forty official Main Street Districts. The Main Street program is an important tool for revitalizing commercial corridors, and has had demonstrated success throughout Florida and the United States. These two districts are:

Brownfields Program

Looking to develop a site in the South St. Pete CRA? There are grant funds available to help prepare a site inventory, conduct Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments (ESAs), conduct community outreach activities, and develop cleanup and reuse plans of eligible sites. For more information about the program and eligibility, visit the Brownfields Program website.

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