The Well CDC is a 501c3 Non-Profit Community Development Corporation

The Well CDC invests in people through the built environment.

We seek a holistic approach to address systemic issues in order to improve the quality of life within the Middlebury neighborhood by fostering choice in housing, job creation and community pride.

As Akron’s first place-based community development corporation devoted to the Middlebury neighborhood, we seek to create a shared prosperity for current residents through housing, economic development, and placemaking initiatives.


Developing a healthy housing pipeline that provides residents the power to choose the type of housing that fits their current context and future aspirations.


Encouraging the adaptive reuse of our current assets to support entrepreneurship, career pathways, and engagement with anchor institutions.


Connecting people to the place they live and each other through the built environment.

awarded 2023 ohio cdc of the year

We are so excited to announce that at the 2023 Ohio CDC Annual Conference, the Ohio CDC Association, a statewide membership organization that fosters vibrant neighborhoods and improves the quality of life in all communities through advocacy and capacity building of our member agency, presented The Well CDC with The Ohio CDC of the Year award. Each year, this award is given to one organization with outstanding community impact.

Because of the amazing work accomplished in the last year, we are excited and expectant to what the future holds for the Middlebury neighborhood. None of this would be possible without the support of our amazing staff, volunteers, community partners. and donors.

The Well CDC invests in people
through the built environment.

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   (330) 815-1062

  647 E. Market St. Akron, OH 44304