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Division of Small Business

Cornerstone West

Specific Need:  Business Planning Operations Access to Capital    |   Target Population:  Minority  Low Income    |  Service Area(s):   New Castle  Wilmington    |   Industry:   Retail  Food Service  Other  Main Street  Small Business    |  Business Stage:  Expanding  Established  Start-up   

About this Organization

Cornerstone West CDC coordinates the West Side Grows Together neighborhood revitalization initiative on Wilmington's West Side and works with the small business community, specifically through: supporting current businesses assisting new businesses with opening, and making the West Side a destination to dine, shop and live


The Launcher program is a multi-session entrepreneur training course offered by in Wilmington (in English and Spanish) and Dover by West End Neighborhood House and Grow Delaware Fund
The Security Camera Program provides grants to businesses within the West Side to install security camera systems for 100% of the total cost of eligible new or upgrades to security camera systems, including cameras, recording equipment, and installation, for a maximum reimbursement of $1,800.
West Side Corridor Revitalization Fund grant program offers up to $10,000 each for eligible small business owners and developers whose projects contribute to Wilmington’s West Side community's economic revitalization. Eligible applicants include small businesses, landlords, and developers with properties or businesses located between I-95/Jackson Street to Union Street (east to west), and 7th Street to Lancaster Avenue (north to south).
The fund offers $1,000 grants to small businesses located in the City of Wilmington to cover specific expenses such as rent payments, mortgage payments, utility & supplier bills, and digital marketing costs.

Contact this Organization

Primary Contact

Gabrielle Lantieri




710 North Lincoln St.
Wilmington, DE



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