The Petersburg Center for Development, (PCD) Inc.

About Us

The Petersburg Center for Development, Inc. (PCD) reflects the merger of local community based nonprofit organizations; the Petersburg Business Council (PBC) formerly Downtown Petersburg Incorporated (DPI) into the parent organization the Triangle Center for Development, Inc. (TCD) which is trading and doing business as (DBA) Petersburg Center for Development, Inc. was approved by the entities of the former governing boards in this merger. 


Our mission is to serve as a community partner building collective impact through civic engagement, improved health, cultural activities, education awareness and opportunities leading towards improved community revitalization. 


To serve as a catalyst for community development, improved health, and economic growth. To ensure that every citizen regardless of their economic status, has good choices and opportunities to reach their fullest potential.


To influence changes that invest in catalytic community building to ultimately help people realize their fullest potential.

Values Beyond Brick and Mortar

We believe that people (human capital) is the most important investment to promote improved health, economic development and growth. We seek to Build Opportunities for People and Community. 

Focus Area:

We serve the entire Petersburg community. Our focus is on the Halifax Triangle also known as ?The Avenue".  This small area incorporates the three (3) adjacent blocks intersecting on the east by Harrison Street, on the west by Halifax Street and on the south by South forming a triangular section. PCD is invested in bringing life and energy back to this once  mecca for black businesses and social life.

We Care, We Learn, We Share

We are passionate about our work and each other. We want to share our knowledge to improve community impacts.

We Do What?s Right and Not What?s Easy

We stand for integrity. In everything we do, we want to be held accountable for quality, meaningful and respectful service to our residents, partners, and colleagues.

Change for Good

We seek innovative thinking and actions that result in greater efficiency and effectiveness to advance our mission and realize positive community change.

We Strive to Be the Change We Seek, While Having Fun

We are seeking dedicated board members to join our cause. we want the highest standards of excellence in doing our work. Do you have joy in your hearts and want to help others? 

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Change happens 1 person, 1 block and a dollar at a time....

More information contact us at (804) 926-0495


Email us at

P.O. Box 1971 Petersburg, VA 23805 

 Contact us at (804) 926-0495

Become a part of history in the making!!!




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