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Topic - CDC Capacity

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CDCs - or Community Development Corporations - are incorporated, nonprofit organizations situated in urban or rural distressed communities that work to improve those communities. CDC capacity - or capacity building - refers to activities aimed at improving the ability of a CDC to deliver, expand, and adapt in order to achieve its mission and goals, solve problems, and manage solutions. Capacity-building activities include direct financial assistance to help defray organizational costs, technical assistance on program and project ideas or on organizational problems, networking opportunities, and training. Such efforts aim not only to help CDCs meet an immediate need or solve a current problem, but also to increase the ability of CDCs to address similar needs or problems in the future.

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Patching the Fabric of the Neighborhood: The Practical Challenges of Infill Housing Development for CDCs (89%)
Emily Felt
Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University
April 1, 2007
Building Capacity, Building Homes (84%)
Raul Flores, Craig Beckley, Jim King, Gisela Salgado, Wilbur Cave, Ezekial Holley, Sandra Rosenblith, William French, Lyn Haralson, Mario Villanueva, Ron Phillips, Dazetta Thorne, Eileen Fitzgerald, Kelly Cartales, Adelaide Steedley, William Kenney,
Housing Assistance Council (HAC)
September 1, 2006

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