Development Organizations

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Mark Cabaj summarizes focal points in the discussion of evaluating community-based economic development initiatives: the need to specify why an evaluation is to take place, by whom, and how...
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D'après les recherches dans le cadre du Programme de SNBS, le DÉC ne se limite pas à  la réalisation d'objectifs économiques et sociaux : il offre la possibilité d'établir un équilibre entre eux. Le...
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Résumé d’une étude qui donnerait une idée de la nature, de la portée et de la structure du DÉC entrepris par des femmes. Bien que le DÉC mené par des femmes englobe une grande diversité d’initiatives...
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Les auteurs font réunir des renseignements à la fois quantitatifs et qualitatifs pour obtenir une idée générale de 20 CDÉC et CDC au Québec et, grâce à des entretiens avec les dirigeants et des...
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A former loan officer at Vancity Credit Union offers pointers to nonprofit oganizations and co-ops that want to finance revenue-generating ventures, but still need to make an acquaintance with the...
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Heaven knows, plenty of initiatives for local renewal occur without explicit reference to God and with little apparent participation by church, synagogue, or mosque. So what exactly can people and...
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The power and promise of the community development corporation (CDC) lies in the way residents can use it to co-ordinate and focus all the energy that people and organizations, near and far, are...
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The Bush Administration's interest in faith-based community initiatives has generated little that is new and nothing that is earth-shaking. Unfortunately, the controversy may stir up enthusiasm for...
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The often sorry record of government in community economic development has important lessons for future CED program designers. Ingrained socio-economic distress requires long-term, multidimensional...
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The experience of Coastal Enterprises Inc. of Maine is indicative of how the qualities and resources of religious institutions could change the face of CED in the United States. Federal legislation...