Partners in Community and Economic Development

Partners in Community and Economic Development is a magazine specializing in Economic topics.

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 3, Winter

Financial Education Helps to Bridge the Wealth Gap: Many People Think That Financial Planning Is Only for the Wealthy. after All, How Much Can a Family Really Plan When It Doesn't Have Much Money?
But in today's economy, financial planning is crucial for anyone trying to pay off debt, save for a home or invest for the future--and that includes most low--and moderate-income workers. Wealth in relation to financial planning Because they...
From Collaborations to Mergers: New Strategies for Lean Times
Confronted with a changing economic landscape, declining government funding and post 9/11 charitable funding priorities, a number of community organizations are questioning whether they can remain viable Nonprofits enjoyed increased resources during...
Impact of 2000 Census on Nonetitlement and Entitlement Grantees Combined
Impact of 2000 Census on Nonentitlement and Entitlement Grantees Combined Total Change Total New Grant Due to Grantees Entitlements ...
Impact of the 2000 Census Data on the CDBG Program: At a Time When Local Governments Are Struggling with Budget Shortfalls, Funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, a Stalwart to Community Development and Neighborhood Revitalization Initiatives, Has Declined
When the impact of inflation is considered, HUD support has dropped by 12 percent since 1993. The drop in real funding dollars along with the effects of changing allocations in response to 2000 census data may impede development in some older communities....
Moving beyond the Pulpit: Community Development Tools for Faith-Based Organizations
Spanning the annals of history, faith-based institutions have served as a catalyst for change in the realm of social, political and economic issues affecting the lives of all Americans. This role became most apparent in the 1960s, when the church gave...
"So What Exactly Do You Do?"
Community development has become its own industry--a multifaceted business that includes building, developing, investing, lending, funding, fund raising, marketing and mediating. And that's just the beginning. Community development practitioners...
Wall Street without Walls Opens the Door to Capital Markets: In the Face of Cutbacks in Federal, State and Local Funding, Foundation Portfolio Shrinkage and Generally Tough Times Economically, Demand for Services from Community-Based Organizations Is Increasing
Facing challenging conditions in the disadvantaged urban and rural areas they serve, community development leaders have fewer available resources than ever to maintain essential services, build affordable housing, lend money to small businesses and...