Resources: Tools and Techniques

Cynicism and apathy are the bugbears of community action. But it is possible to mobilize a critical mass of public support if information is used to... July 01, 2011
Residents get a fairer shake and funders better feedback when beneficiaries of a community groups work are intimately involved in the design,... June 30, 2011
A systematic approach to managing the critical relationship between a CEDO and the government agencies whose actions affect local CED activities. (... March 30, 2011
It's good to know how important the nonprofit sector is to a municipal or regional economy. To be able to prove it is better still. The Community... July 03, 2011
Ten years ago it was a frill of big city life; now small towns wonder how to live without it. Within months of the arrival of high-speed internet... July 03, 2011
If poverty was essentially due to too little money or skills, state and private initiatives might be its equal. But the complexity of the problem... June 30, 2011
Mark Cabaj summarizes focal points in the discussion of evaluating community-based economic development initiatives: the need to specify why an... July 01, 2011
When he asked 40 directors of U.S. community development corporation directors to explain how they accomplish social change, Noah Dorius discovered... July 05, 2011
A community's inhabitants are themselves coming to be considered a natural resource, & training and skill development a top priority. No matter... July 01, 2011
Critical to any strategy of community renewal is the preparation of the themselves – their skills, attitudes, and self-concept – for the change that... September 15, 2016