Campus Neighborhoods Revitalization Corporation (CNRC), also known as Sunnyside Up, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group based in Morgantown, West Virginia. With support of the City of Morgantown and West Virginia University, CNRC was created in October 2002 to assist or engage in developing, designing, financing and implementing urban land use plans designed to eliminate blight, improve conditions, and prevent future deterioration in the neighborhoods surrounding the West Virginia University campus.
Main Street Morgantown (MSM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Morgantown, West Virginia. Since 1984, Main Street Morgantown has been a steward of welcoming, vibrant, and prosperous Downtown and Wharf Districts. As a National Main Street Accredited organization, its transformative strategies in Design, Economic Vitality, Organization, and Promotion are driven by the proven four-point model for revitalization.
TIF DistrictTax Increment Financing, or TIF, is a tool authorized by the West Virginia State Legislature to help counties and municipalities finance redevelopment projects and help promote economic activity in distressed areas. TIF District
Opportunity ZonesSunnyside is designated as an “Opportunity Zone” through the federal “Investment in Opportunity Act,” which provides incentives to significantly increase the scale of private investments in vulnerable and undeserved areas at a low risk to investors. Opportunity Zones
Neighborhood ProjectsCNRC’s principal aim has been to develop plans that will upgrade, replace and build new infrastructure (water, sewer, sidewalks, streets) to meet the demands of burgeoning growth and development in this neighborhood. Projects
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