BIRMINGHAM IS AWESOME.

And we believe Birmingham has even greater potential. Our city is full of creative people, historic fabric and big dreams — and we work to make all of it work together. We are REV Birmingham, a place-based revitalization and economic development nonprofit with a mission of creating vibrant commercial districts.

Who We Are

What We’re Doing Now

Identify

REV identifies historic business districts where its place-based approach to revitalization will take root and empower communities to dream big.

Where We Work

Guide

REV provides services for yaysayers improving their corner of the city, entrepreneurs starting or growing a business, and developers investing in Birmingham’s historic fabric.

Services

Promote

REV harnesses the power of events to showcase the potential of underutilized spaces and to promote the appeal of Birmingham to a multitude of audiences.

Initiatives & Events

2021 Value of Downtown Birmingham Report

A strong downtown strengthens the entire region, and we need all our community partners to be working together to create impact downtown. Explore this data-packed report—The Value of Downtown Birmingham, presented by PNC!

See the report

News

How can you help?

From historic building rehab consulting to creative placemaking to technical assistance for entrepreneurs, we’re responding to the impact of COVID-19 while ensuring Birmingham doesn’t lose the momentum we’ve gained in recent years.

As a nonprofit, we need your help to keep this momentum going! Yaysayers like you can help build a more vibrant Birmingham by supporting REV’s potential-proving and place-making work.

DONATE

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