EIN 47-0863420

Greater Reading Economic Partnership (GREP)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
0
Year formed
2002
Most recent tax filings
2019-03-01
Notice
This nonprofit is terminated or no longer active
GREP may be no longer active or terminated. Either the organization hasn't filed a Form 990 in many years and appears to no longer be active, or they marked in their most recent Form 990 that they have closed down.
Description
Greater Reading Economic Partnership's mission is to lead regional efforts to attract, retain, and grow business and to market Berks County as a competitive and attractive location for business.
Related structure
GREP is a subordinate organization under Greater Reading Chamber and Economic Development Corporation.
Also known as...
Berks Economic Partnership
Total revenues
$1,005,322
2019
Total expenses
$1,033,234
2019
Total assets
$1,088,657
2019
Num. employees
0
2019

Program areas at GREP

Greater Reading Economic Partnership (grep) program service accomplishments in 2018 included: working with developers that will create over 650 acres and almost 7.5 million square feet of new industrial building development in berks county in next 1 3 years. Worked with more than 110 berks county companies and small businesses to make them aware of the resources available to help them grow and retain jobs in berks county.the impact of our marketing results in over 750 jobs being created and retained in berks county.providing data through greaterreadingsites.com for over 10 million sf and 850 acres available for commercial and industrial investment. Grep successfully positioned berks county/greater Reading as a regional partner with easy access to large metro markets. Greater Reading is part of the lehigh valley, part of southcentral pa and part of southeast pa and metro philadelphia. And our location identity has paid off. As a regional partner with southeast pa, we leveraged over $65,000 in commonwealth funds to support our local business outreach efforts. Managed the foreign trade zone 147 for berks county; coordinated prospect site visits with Economic development partners; identified key common issues our local companies are facing to develop strategies and programs to support them; provided marketing and outreach support for the development of new industrial sites and buildings so berks county will have expanded visibility for available location opportunities; participated with several regional and national Economic development organizations including; industrial asset management council, international Economic development council, Pennsylvania Economic development association, site selector guild, and the world trade center of harrisburg; and met routinely with local legislators, state officials, community, and business leaders to provide updates about Economic development in berks county.grep, as the lead marketing organization for business attraction for berks county, continued an aggressive marketing and public relations campaign throughout 2018. Some of grep's major accomplishments included: created original content on greaterreading.org and deployed through various digital platforms; developed a marketing strategy for talent attraction and retention for berks county; created high-quality and customizable collateral materials and prospect information; attended 7 industry tradeshows and conferences to promote Greater Reading to highly targeted audiences.

Who funds Greater Reading Economic Partnership (GREP)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Penn National Gaming FoundationCharitable$5,500
Marlin Miller JR Family FoundationAnnual Fund$1,000

Personnel at GREP

NameTitleCompensation
Jim GerlachPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Sally StewartChief Financial Officer
Deb MillmanVice President of Development
Leah FassnachtDirector of Marketing and Communications
Julie LarisonDirector of Membership
...and 8 more key personnel

Financials for GREP

RevenuesFYE 12/2018
Total grants, contributions, etc.$953,054
Program services$6,900
Investment income and dividends$2,675
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$42,693
Total revenues$1,005,322

Form 990s for GREP

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-032020-07-07990View PDF
2018-122019-10-31990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-10-19990View PDF
2015-122016-09-30990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

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Data update history
April 23, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 20 new personnel
September 30, 2020
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
September 28, 2020
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
May 30, 2019
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
December 3, 2018
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2017
Nonprofit Types
Social advocacy organizationsBusiness and community development organizationsChapter / child organizations
Issues
Community improvementEconomic developmentBusiness and industry
Characteristics
LobbyingState / local levelReceives government fundingManagement and technical assistanceNo full-time employeesTerminated
General information
Address
606 CT St
Reading, PA 19601
Metro area
Reading, PA
County
Berks County, PA
Website URL
greaterreading.org/ 
Phone
(610) 376-4237
Facebook page
GreaterReadingEconomicPartnership 
Twitter profile
@greaterreading 
IRS details
EIN
47-0863420
Fiscal year end
March
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
2002
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
No
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
S31: Urban, Community Economic Development
NAICS code, primary
813319: Social Advocacy Organizations
Parent/child status
Subordinate organization
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