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cultural district Alliance

The Fort Worth Cultural District Alliance is the only organization dedicated solely to the preservation and promotion of our city’s unique and diverse Cultural District. Through the support of our members, dedicated volunteer Board of Directors, and corporate, civic, and community leaders, our work helps to ensure the success of the Cultural District as a vital part of our city’s vibrant economy.

The Cultural District Alliance is privileged to represent more than 100 business and tourism leaders who are committed to advancing our mission. As one of the fastest growing areas of development in Fort Worth, it is more important than ever that we work together to ensure the Cultural District remains a premier place to live, work, play and learn.

Fort Worth Cultural District Alliance Community Impact:

  • Over 100 current members
  • 24 years of service to Fort Worth
  • Hosts regular events for the public to stay connected with the business within the district
  • Connects corporate, civic, and community leaders to create a community of collaboration that actively enhances our local economy
  • Promotes and preserves a cohesive, identifiable, unique Cultural District
  • Facilitates exclusive communication and access of information to members regarding ongoing growth and development within the District
  • Distributes approximately 50,000 detailed Insider’s Guide Brochures including a map of the District
  • Maintains current and creative website, Facebook page, and eNews publications focused solely on promoting activities within the Cultural District
  • Shares Member’s events and happenings
  • Provides access to and involvement with Cultural District and City representatives
  • Collaborates between the District’s many museums and cultural offerings
 

MISSION

The Cultural District Alliance is the only organization dedicated solely to the preservation and promotion of the Fort Worth Cultural District.

VISION

In 2017, CDA introduce a vision for the Cultural District that focuses on three key ways to preserve and promote the District.

CONNECTION

The importance of connecting corporate and community leaders, residents, elected officials, locals and tourists to the businesses, opportunities, and activities of the Cultural District.

CREATIVITY

The Cultural District will continue to thrive if we consistently offer creative content throughout the district. The arena project, Fortress Festival, the recent KAWS, and so much more are seemingly great examples of bringing high-caliber creativity to the District to make it more of a destination for locals and tourists alike.

COLLABORATION

Collaboration is key in creating the most dynamic District possible.  The businesses, museums, City, community groups, and residents will achieve more through collaboration.

Priority Projects

Each year, the Cultural District Alliance identifies priorities projects to advance or advocate for the positive changes throughout the area. The following is a list of our 2017-2018 Priority Projects and their current status:

  • Fortress Festival Business Engagement (Completed)
  • New Crosswalk at Darnell (Completed)
  • Meet at the Mesa - Stakeholder Luncheons (Ongoing)
  • 7 for 7th PSA Campaign (Ongoing)
  • 'Discover the District' Event Series (Ongoing)
  • Farrington Field Parking Solution for West 7th area (To be completed Oct 2017)
  • 2018 Bond Election Community Engagement (Beginning Sept 2017)
  • Facilitate Heart of America Hotel Planning Discussions (In Progress)
  • The DASH Circulator Collaborative Planning (In Progress)
  • Design District Overlay Feasibility Study (In Progress)

Have a priority project you would like CDA to focus on in 2018? Please let us know.

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Membership

You're invited to take an active role in helping to advance the mission of the Cultural District Alliance. Please consider becoming a member today!

  • The Fort Worth Cultural District Alliance is privileged to represent more than 100 business and tourism leaders who are committed to advancing our mission.
  • The Fort Worth Cultural District Alliance's primary program work includes developing and maintaining a cohesive cultural district, sharing successes and concerns with stakeholders, and influence design and development.
  • The Fort Worth Cultural District Alliance’s primary committees are Design and Urban Development, Urban Mobility, Arts Connection, and Safety.
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