April 2009

  • MacArthur Honors “Creative and Effective” Nonprofits

    Eight nonprofits will receive up to $650,000 to advance innovative work as part of The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The award was designed to encourage creativity and build effective institutions to …

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    Reinventing Community Development Could Begin With 47 Properites

    Urban Essex County, New Jersey, one of the hardest hit areas in the state by the ongoing foreclosure crisis, could be the laboratory for an ostensible reinvention of community development, as a local CDC there announced today the successful acquisition of 47 mortgages on troubled properties with an eye toward high-impact neighborhood stabilization in some of the state’s oldest suburban communities. more

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    Maxine Waters Receives NACEDA Award

    Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) received the NACEDA Stephanie Tubbs Jones Legislator Award for her contributions to community development and community economic development at this year’s “Third Annual NACEDA Summit”:http://www.naceda.org/. more