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Betsy & Jock Mitchell, Co-Chairs

Co-founder & Community Leaders

Tina Grant-Holt & Dale Holt, Co-Chairs

WEDI Entrepreneurs & Successful Restauranteurs; Owner of Manna @Northland

Stephen Zenger, Co-Chair

WEDI Board Chair & CEO Zenger Group

Meet the Capital Campaign Steering Committee
Spearheading our Fundraising & Friendraising 

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The Plan for 1432 Niagara St.
A new community hub empowering traditionally underserved entrepreneurs to launch, sustain and grow small businesses to create a more equitable Buffalo
  • 3,200 sq. ft. to 16,000+sq. ft, 16 businesses to 24+ businesses (40 businesses on the waitlist), 35 seats to 82+ seats in Community Cafe

  • Room for professional services including accountants, special event planners, health, and beauty. Added pop-up spaces for concept businesses​

  • Dedicated spaces for community, family, and social events, a smaller test kitchen for classes, rentals, or events

  • Workforce training spaces, technology lab, classroom hub for collaborations with local nonprofits  

  • Conference room, economic development office on-site programming: farm to table, food waste, green economies, cooking classes, kitchen safety

Bazaar Bites

Would you like to join us to learn more about the West Side Bazaar's entrepreneurs and the Bazaar's future? Contact us to find out about Bazaar Bites, our small group sessions that begin with an insider's tour and a meal at the current West Side Bazaar at 25 Grant Street and close with a short trip to the site of the new West Side Bazaar at 1432 Niagara Street. To arrange one, contact  Capital Campaign Manager Laura Munson at lmunson@wedibuffalo.org or call (716) 393-2891.

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For inquiries, contact Director of External Relations Erin Kelly or Capital Campaign Manager Laura Munson.