Photo of Mr. Cornelius Sanders, CEO of Promise Development Corporation

Enhancing the quality of life in our communities.

Image

The Promise Development Corporation is dedicated to making North Memphis communities better places to live, work and play. Since our founding in 2000, we've poured nothing but love and hard work into our once-thriving communities.

We stay committed to our core values which include service and respect to others, going above and beyond the call to service, continuous learning, and striving to understand through attentive listening. There are three pillars to fulfilling our mission and keeping sight of our vision for better places to live, work and play.


Cornelius Sanders
Executive Director
Promise Development Corporation

About Our Team
Image

Community Stories

• • • • • • • • •


Mr. Theddy Wilkes has been a Promise client since 2014. Before receiving the keys to his new apartment at Merriwether and Poplar back then, he remembers how hard it was to obtain housing as a person classified as homeless.


Read More

Image

Housing Development

• • • • • • • • •


Permanent, Supportive and Affordable Housing. Promise strives to provide affordable housing, help homeless families find permanent housing, and provide supportive services for chronically homeless or disabled individuals.


Read More

Image

Community Events

• • • • • • • • •


Community events help our newly housed and existing clients feel at home. Promise strives to not only provide a home, but to also celebrate our tenants with community events. Take a moment and check out all the things we do.


Read More

Help Support The Promise!

Image
Your gift will help us build a better place to live, work and play. Visit our donate page online and help support us in the continued efforts of developing affordable housing in the Memphis areas. Below are the four main areas we help our homeless and disabled individuals.

Housing Development

  • Promise is focused on providing affordable housing, permanent arrangements for the homeless, and supportive services for the low-income housing community.

Learn More

Workforce Development

  • Promise provides jobs in our community and contracts with small businesses to provide the services we need in fulfillment of our mission.

Learn More

Economic Development

  • Promise Development Corporation provides property management and landscaping services. In addition, we contract with small businesses to provide services that we currently do not provide.

Learn More