Resources for Small Businesses

Are you an East Falls small business owner, or an aspiring East Falls small business owner? We want to hear from you. Email to learn about small business resources, and how to get involved with EFDC’s efforts to support and grow our entrepreneurial community!

Department of Commerce

Storefront Improvement Program

Outdoor Dining Program

The Philadelphia Streets Department

Mural Arts Philadelphia

PHL Clean Corridors Program

Community Partnership Program

InStore Forgivable Loan Program

Startup PHL

Soak It Up Adoption

The Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations

City of Philadelphia Department of Planning and Development

City of Philadelphia | Plastic Bag Ban

Community Groups and Resources

East Falls Community Council

nonprofit, Registered Community Organization organization, established for the primary purpose of improving living conditions in East Falls through the cooperative action of area residents.

Contact: 267-514-4147
P.O. Box 12672 Philadelphia, PA 19129

East Falls Town Watch

resolve neighborhood complaints, neighborhood security patrols, promoting quality of life, and graffiti clean-up.

Contact: 215-848-2033
3540 Indian Queen Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19129

East Falls Forward

East Falls Forward (EFF) is a registered community organization (RCO) dedicated to making East Falls a walkable, sustainable neighborhood with attractive places to eat, shop, and do business.

East Falls Now

news & events for the East Falls Community.

The Old Academy Players

non-profit community theater located in the East Falls section of Philadelphia. The Old Academy building was constructed in 1819 and has been our home since 1932. Both Grace Kelly and Robert Prosky started their acting careers on our stage.

Contact: 215-843-1109

3540 Indian Queen Lane, 19129

East Falls Tree Tenders

Environmental organization

Contact: 215-849-2474

3114 W. Coulter Street, 19129

East Falls Historical Society

Maintains the historic past and enrich the present community of East Falls by establishing an historic presence in East Falls. The society shall seek to create an awareness and appreciation of our historic heritage and to promote the discovery, preservation, and continuation of the history of East Falls.

Contact: 215-848-8396

3304 Queen Lane, 19129

Falls of Schuykill Library

Serves the community of East Falls with a variety of programs for all ages.

Contact: 215-685-2093
3501 Midvale Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129


East Falls Community Fridge

The East Falls Community Fridge provides no-cost fresh, high quality produce and fresh stocked every day. 

If you know (or are) a family who could use some extra groceries this week, please swing by and grab what you need! There are grocery bags in the door of the fridge so you can carry out your food.

Location: 3507 Midvale Avenue, in front of Vault + Vine and across from the Mifflin School.


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