Who We Are
Surprising partnerships bring dramatic results.
Elevate Northland is a Community Development Corporation that brings together groups working on business development, public health, poverty and building community bonds.
Elevate Northland promotes sustainable social and economic development in the Northland area of Columbus with a destination community hub anchored by locally owned multicultural businesses.
Specialty: Nonprofit/Public Health
Our Board of Directors
Alicia Ward, Chair & Co-Founder
- President, Northland Community Council
Alice Foeller, Treasurer & Co-Founder
- President, Northland Area Business Association
Jenny Leal, Secretary & Co-Founder
- Chair, Northland Alliance
- President, Ghana Council
- District Executive Director, North YMCA
- Director, Columbus Center, Ashland University
Community Outreach Worker
Three Groups Working Together
Northland Community Council
The NCC is a quasi-governmental group supporting civic life in Northland by bringing together the combined influence of civic associations in each neighborhood as well as other area organizations. The NCC serves in the role of an area commission for Northland, as well, with a Development Committee that hears zoning cases and recommends for or against to the Columbus City Council.
The Northland Alliance is a nonprofit community organization. Its mission is to create opportunities to effect positive change for organizations, associations, residents and anyone associated with the Northland area of Columbus, Ohio.
Northland Area Business Association
NABA is a nonprofit corporation formed to promote the interests of Northland Area business owners, managers and property owners; and to promote responsible revitalization of the Greater Northland Trade Area.