Resources: Tools and Techniques

Discovering what exactly residents spend and where can help a CEDO reshape local consumption patterns for the economic benefit of the entire... March 30, 2011
Marketing is in a funny position in social enterprises. They are organizations with great ideas and a great passion. So it makes sense to sell... July 05, 2011
Generally, mentoring is a long-term relationship in which an older, more experienced person acts as a role model, compatriot, challenger, guide, or... March 30, 2011
Money and professionalism are two stumbling blocks to a wider, deeper practice of CED in Canada. Paul Born recommends a strategic (and less... June 30, 2011
Networking at the national and regional level extends a CEDO's reach to the experience and insight of like-minded organizations around the country. (... March 30, 2011
SummaryHousing affordability is a complex issue. To win support from a funder or investor, community organizations must design strategies that will... July 09, 2012
Not a super-organization, but an informal system of mutual consultation can help local groups to collaborate in the reversal of community decline. (... March 30, 2011
Founded in 1980 as the E.F. Schumacher Society, the New Economics Institute is dedicated to building strong local economies that link people, land,... April 08, 2011
Old development habits die hard. Here's a 3-step process to help them on their way. Michelle Colussi describes how residents of Port Alberni, B.C.,... February 17, 2011
This excellent presentation demonstrates the critical importance of Peak Oil and climate change assumptions when it comes to planning at the... February 21, 2011