Development Organizations

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When the traditional manufacturing base of Waterloo Region, Ontario came apart after 1980, local nonprofits, charities, and businesses outdid themselves in their efforts to meet unprecedented levels...
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A sudden illness has left CED in Canada diminished by one very fine practitioner.
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OP2000 was great at rallying a remarkable array of Waterloo Region's citizens to the cause of poverty reduction. But the initiative was only so-so at providing all this community energy with some...
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Traces the evolution of three community economic development organizations (CEDOs) in the Eastern Arctic - Kitikmeot Economic Development Commission, Kivallaq Partners in Development, and the Kakivak...
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An introduction to community economic development for Canadian congregations and clergy. The booklet briefly describes 30 'economic ministries' undertaken by Christians across Canada, and organizes...
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Six of the most influential of the case studies and issue papers first published by the Economic Council of Canada, concluded by Brodhead and Lamontagne's synthesis of the entire series: "Loan Funds...
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This manual is a comprehensive guide for facilitators of the Development Corporation Basics Workshop, an intensive introduction to development corporations and the role they can play in a community's...
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The primary task of the CEDO is to co-ordinate the many activities that must proceed concurrently in the course of a CED strategy. (One of over 60 entries in the compendium Tools & Techniques for...
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A strategic plan matches and integrates available or expected resources (people, finances, infrastructure, etc.) with intermediate objectives, timetables, and techniques to attain a set of ultimate...
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Where the evolution of private businesses is too uncertain, a CEDO can itself play the role of entrepreneur and launch a wholly-owned subsidiary to build local equity and skills, create jobs, and...