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What Is a Community Development Corporation?

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: coffeekai on istock.com Community is one of humanity’s great achievements. Yet community development corporations , a $28 billion sector of over 6,200 nonprofits that support local community economic development, are largely invisible in the national conversation. That was part of the problem.

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Community Development Must Center Power Building: A San Francisco Story

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Matt Briney on unsplash.com This is the second article in NPQ ’s series titled Building Power, Fighting Displacement: Stories from Asian Pacific America, coproduced with the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development ( National CAPACD ). Photo courtesy of CCDC.

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How Guarantees Can Advance Community Development and Racial Equity

NonProfit Quarterly

At the same time, many community development nonprofits face challenges in securing the capital needed to carry out their core missions and, importantly, to test new ideas and strategies. From inception, the pool was centered on community development financing activities and emphasized racial, gender, and economic equity.

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Preserving Places of Belonging in Asian America: The Value of Community Voice

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Photo by Raychan on Unsplash This article introduces a new NPQ series, titled Building Power, Fighting Displacement: Stories from Asian Pacific America, coproduced with the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development ( National CAPACD ). What Is Comprehensive Community Development?

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Building Community through Holistic Strategy: A Story from a Seattle Immigrant Suburb

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: TuiPhotoengineer on istock.com This is the fifth and final article in NPQ ’s series titled Building Power, Fighting Displacement: Stories from Asian Pacific America , coproduced with the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development ( National CAPACD ).

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Education Cannot Wait Commits $500 Million to Serve Refugee Students and Teachers

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Also, the Lilly Endowment gave almost $146 million to six colleges and universities in Indiana for community-development projects, and the U. of Massachusetts at Boston received $10 million to establish the New Balance Institute for Innovative Leadership in Sport.

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Preserving Cambodia Town: How A Refugee Community Has Organized Itself

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Ian Nicole Reambonanza on Unsplash This is the fourth article in NPQ ’s series titled Building Power, Fighting Displacement: Stories from Asian Pacific America, coproduced with the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development ( National CAPACD ). How does a refugee community organize itself?