Northside Planning Council - NPC
(608)444-6640 director@northsideplanningcouncil.org

Our Mission

The Mission

of the Northside Planning Council is to improve the quality of life and foster equity on the Northside through community organizing and economic development.

Why does the work of NPC matter?

Since 1993, the Northside Planning Council (NPC) has had the privilege of facilitating and supporting the great work of many Northside leaders through relationship-building, community-based economic development and civic engagement.

Feed Kitchens

FEED Kitchens

A shared commercial kitchen and food business incubator providing access for food entrepreneurs.

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Healthy Food for All

Healthy Food For All

A food recovery and distribution initiative reducing hunger and keeping food excess out of landfills.

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North Star Awards

The Northside’s annual awards ceremony honoring Northside leaders.

FEED Bakery Training Program

FEED Bakery Training Program

A paid three-month internship providing valuable baker training and job placement support.

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MarketReady

MarketReady Program

A grant and vendor development program for the Madison Public Market.

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Neighborhood & Civic Capacity-Building

Providing technical support to neighborhood residents, groups, and associations.

Northside News

The Northside News

Our free, bimonthly community newspaper that reaches more than 13,500 Northsiders.

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Northside Economic Development Coalition

NEDC

The Northside Economic Development Coalition facilitates connections and fosters economic growth.

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Community Forums & Meetings

Annual candidate forums and community meetings on timely and relevant issues.

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Candidate Forums

Join us for virtual candidate forums before local elections. All forums will be streamed via Facebook Live. (No Facebook account? Check out these instructions to watch / participate without an account). 

Northside Planning Council

The mission of the Northside Planning Council is to improve the quality of life and foster equity on the Northside through community organizing and economic development.

Our Major Initiatives

Northside Economic Development Coalition

Northside Economic Development Coalition

MarketReady

MarketReady