Business Associations and Community Partners

Links to Business Associations serving the City of St. Louis.

Carondelet Business Association
The Carondelet Business Association works with their members, city government, and residents to improve existing business conditions, attract new business, and invest into their community.

Carondelet Community Betterment Federation
Carondelet Community Betterment Federation, Inc. (CCBF) strives to identify and improve the basic social, economic and educational needs of Carondelet through community outreach and collaborative efforts with various organizations.

Central Patrol Business Association
The Central Patrol Business Association supports cooperation between law enforcement and the business owners who represent the cornerstone for safe, vibrant, and thriving neighborhoods of the 3rd and 4th Police Districts.

Central West End Association
The Central West End Association has connected the community since 1958. They serve as a resource for residents, visitors, and the institutions that call the Central West End home.

Central West End North Community Improvement District
The Central West End North Community Improvement District (NCID) was formed in 2010 to enhance the district and the businesses it represents through a combination of physical improvements and promotional activities. Activities of the NCID are made financially possible through a 1 percent retail sales tax within the district, situated along the North Euclid commercial corridor from Lindell to Washington.

Cherokee / Lemp Special Business District
Cherokee / Lemp Special Business District collects revenue from special assessments and business license fees to serve Cherokee Street from Indiana to DeMenil Place.

Cherokee Antique Row Business Association
Cherokee Antique Row Business Association supports merchants along Cherokee Street from Lemp to Jefferson.

Cherokee Street Community Improvement District
The Cherokee Street Community Improvement District (CID) was established in 2017 to advance the economic, social and cultural interests of the Cherokee Street community, between Gravois and Indiana Avenues. We work to achieve this mission by supporting a diverse, independent business community, creating beautiful, safe and active public spaces, and fostering a culture of creativity and empowerment in and around Cherokee Street.

Chippewa Broadway Business Association
Founded in 1923, the Chippewa Broadway Business Association (CBBA)has worked continuously to create and foster a friendly, cooperative spirit between businesses and residents for the betterment of the Chippewa-Broadway-Jefferson area. The association works to accomplish these goals through youth empowerment programs, beautification initiatives, and special events.

Delmar Commercial Committee
The Delmar Commercial Committee is a subcommittee to the Skinker DeBaliviere Community Council (SDCC). It supports businesses along the Delmar commercial corridor in the Skinker, DeBaliviere, and West End neighborhoods.

Dogtown Business Merchants Association
Home of the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Dogtown is a unique neighborhood with restaurants, pubs and distinctive shopping venues. The Dogtown Business Merchants Association primarily facilitates the development of the Clayton-Tamm commercial district by facilitating events and marketing the district.

Downtown Dutchtown Business Association (DT2)
The Downtown Dutchtown Business Association (DT2) has three main objectives: retain and develop current businesses; attract appropriate new businesses; and increase property values. DT2 supports Dutchtown businesses with resources for urban renewal, including façade improvement assistance, administering business loans specifically designated for Dutchtown businesses, and serving as a go-between for businesses navigating city government.

Dutchtown South Community Corporation
Dutchtown South Community Corporation advances neighborhood vitality through community empowerment, housing stabilization, and real estate development.

Forest Park South Business Association
The Forest Park South Business Association is a membership organization created to advance the mutual interests of commercial establishments within the area bounded by Hampton on the west, 39th on the east, Forest Park Avenue on the north and Interstate 44 on the south. The Forest Park South Business Association works to: serve as a representative for businesses in community planning and improvement projects; plan future growth and development of the district; support and fund community events; serve as an advocate for members; encourage fellowship among business owners; and assist various charity work.

Grand Center
The Grand Center district is a hub of art and cultural institutions in St. Louis. Grand Center, Inc. is a non-profit that facilitates the growth and development of the district through planning initiatives and events.

Hampton-Chippewa Business Association
The Hampton-Chippewa Business Association strives to maintain a strong, cohesive and viable business community. They promote and organize events that educate the general public regarding the advantages of living, working, and doing business in the area.

Holly Hills Special Business District
The Holly Hills SBD boundaries are Bates to the north, Grand to the east, Morgan Ford to the west, and Loughborough to the south. Our committee meetings to enhance the safety, infrastructure and beautification of the Holly Hills neighborhood are open to the public.

Kingsway Merchants' Association
The Kingsway Merchant's Association (KMA) has been working since 1983 to support and improve the business vitality in the Kingsway Business District, one of the City's largest districts. The KMA is comprised of member businesses and other concerned residents, who are all working together for the continued support of the business community by attracting and retaining businesses and promoting events.

Lafayette Square Business Association
The Lafayette Square Business Association represents an eclectic mix of small businesses working together to promote healthy local commerce. They strive to create an engaging destination for residents and visitors alike in this urban oasis.

Locust Business District
Incorporated in 1982 as a special tax district, the Locust Business District has expanded its objective of stimulating community morale and facilitating economic growth through the accommodation of emerging commercial markets.

Macklind Business District
The Macklind Business District (MBD) offers unique local services to the Southampton community. The MBD promotes and maintains their unique mix of home-grown, local businesses along Macklind Avenue with events and beautification projects.

Old North St. Louis Restoration Group
Old North St. Louis Restoration Group (ONSLRG) is a diverse, up-and-coming neighborhood featuring the Crown Square Business Corridor and some of the city's most elegant vernacular architecture. Priding themselves on their rich history, as well as their exciting future, ONSLRG seeks to attract independent businesses to their newly developed mainstreet.

Revitalization of Baden Association
The Baden Business Association advances the general welfare and prosperity of the business district which includes the area within the intersections of Switzer & Baden, Switzer & N. Broadway, Riverview & N. Broadway, and Hall & Riverview.

Second District Police Business Association
SDPBA is a coalition of businesses and the St. Louis Police Department created to foster a safe environment for businesses and residents in the Second district.

Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association
The Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association assists in strengthening the community by providing communication to residents about issues affecting Shaw or St. Louis City in general, promoting the neighborhood, and sponsoring amenities and events such as the Shaw Dog Park and the Historic Shaw Art Fair.

Skinker DeBaliviere Community Council Neighborhood
The Skinker DeBaliviere Community Council (SDCC) aims to be the connector, coordinator and facilitator of all aspects necessary to maintain and enhance the diverse, desirable and thriving community of Skinker DeBaliviere.

Soulard Business Association
Soulard or "the Island" is St. Louis' oldest neighborhood and boosts one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations in the world; Soulard features diverse shops, restaurants and bars. The Soulard Business Association supports and promotes the surrounding historic neighborhood through a variety of special events, public improvements and marketing campaigns.

South Grand Community Improvement District
The South Grand District is a hub of the St. Louis international community and offers a variety of ethnic restaurants, small shops and bars. The South Grand Community Improvement District (CID) enhances the community by promoting safety, cleanliness, commercial tenant retention, and infrastructure improvements.

The Grove Community Improvement District
Centrally located in Forest Park Southeast, The Grove business district stretches nearly one-mile along Manchester Avenue between Kingshighway and Vandeventer. The Grove Community Improvement District (CID) was established in 2009 by property owners committed to improving the area’s safety and appearance, with the goal of strengthening and fostering an active business, entertainment, and residential community.

The Hill Business Association
The Hill Business Association (HBA)serves to promote the internationally known Italian neighborhood of St. Louis. The HBA sponsors events that attract visitors, and in the process, promotes the business community of the Hill, which has grown to include unique specialty retail and restaurants.

Tower Grove Business Association
The Tower Grove Business Association (TGBA) has a variety of retail shops, restaurants and services along Morganford and nearby commercial corridors such as Tower Grove and Shaw. The TGBA promotes area businesses through unique events and efforts to attract and retain businesses.

Related Resources

Neighborhood Commercial District Improvement Program (NCDI)

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