Sites offering information on regional, community, and economic development initiatives.
Department of University of Wisconsin Extension creates, applies and transfers multidisciplinary knowledge to help people understand community change and identify opportunities.
A bipartisan, nonprofit alliance of U.S. mayors, corporate executives, university presidents and nonprofit leaders, that works with local and national policy-makers to advance the economic competitiveness of cities.
Global association of cities and development partners works to eliminate slums through the development of new tools, practical approaches, and knowledge sharing.
Helps public and private leadership groups develop and implement collaborative strategies for creating high-performing economic communities.
A program of the United States Treasury Department. Includes funding opportunities, technical assistance, awards, and links.
Association for community development practitioners and citizen leaders around the world.
A starting point for citizens interested in community involvement. Includes general principles, methods, scenarios, publications, and a glossary.
Nonprofit organization that provides access to funds for community development lenders.
Leads community-wide economic development efforts by bringing community leaders together to discuss public policy, technology, and finding collaborative projects to encourage financial growth.
A non-profit corporation that offers training in support of organizations and projects that provide low-income families and communities with resources they need to become more self-sufficient.
Aims to bring together the main public service agencies, both voluntary and community, and private sectors to work together to improve the quality of life for all who live, work in, and visit Haringey.
Promotes vital and livable urban centers by providing support to business improvement districts and communities. Includes case studies and various resources for planners, developers, and business owners.
Encourages the exchange of information, experience, and best practices on urban development and renewal across the world. Provides an annual conference, publications, newsletters, and networking opportunities.
The National Community Development Initiative helps improve the vitality of urban neighborhoods by supporting community development corporations.
Market research firm specializing in market analysis and economic development services for downtown revitalization projects. [requires Flash]
Academic research and development activities at Edinburgh Napier University, relating to sustainable urban development, socially inclusive regeneration and lifelong learning in the community.
Dedicated to improving community and economic development extension programs and professionals. Board and committee members, conference information, and a mailing list.
Provides training, information, networking, and representation for regional development organizations in small metropolitan and rural areas of the United States.
Resources and information on how to preserve and revitalize historic downtowns and main streets. Part of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
A national American campaign to prevent abandonment, redevelop vacant properties and revitalize existing communities.
A nonprofit organization founded in Baltimore, Maryland by volunteers dedicated to providing urban communities with access to professional, conceptual architectural, landscape, design and planning services.
Identifies and exploits opportunities for economic growth by supporting Scottish companies to compete, helping to build globally competitive sectors, attracting new investment and creating a world-class business environment.
State-wide trade association of non-profit, community-based development corporations within the state's economically distressed communities.
Provides consulting services to clients working in, or seeking to start, worker-owned and community-based businesses.
Promotes and supports co-operatives and social enterprises in rural communities worldwide.
Provides information and educational programs, and conducts research on economic and social issues that are relevant to communities and community leaders.
Hopes to strengthen rural communities by facilitating development research with universities and communities.
Networks, institutes, groups, and regional infrastructure units responsible for international urban development lending and technical assistance.
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