Members & Sponsors

Joining CCEDA

CCEDA is the only state organization that advocates for community economic development in California. CCEDA is a membership organization of over 200 nonprofit community-based organizations, government representatives, and community-minded corporations committed to systemic economic and social change in California’s disadvantaged communities.  Our members realize that efforts to eliminate poverty must address a variety of needs.  In their respective communities, CCEDA members are actively engaged in the following range of activities:

  1. housing
  2. commercial and industrial development
  3. employment training
  4. sector intervention
  5. job creation
  6. business expansion
  7. business start-up
  8. microbusiness enterprises
  9. the provision or facilitation of human service
  10. asset building strategies for low income communities
  11. Individual Development Accounts (IDAs)

Who Should Join CCEDA?

  1. Community action agencies
  2. Community development corporations
  3. Nonprofits and community based organizations
  4. CDC board members
  5. Lenders and funders
  6. Government and quasi-government representatives
  7. Individuals working in community economic development
  8. Residents of low-income communities who seek to make a difference.

All classes of membership will have $50 membership dues.

To join CCEDA, please fill out this online form and submit your membership dues to:
California Community Economic Development Association

Attn: Sharalle Horn
244 S. San Pedro Street, Suite 412
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Member Services

Members of CCEDA benefit from information and advocacy on issues, networking opportunities with over 200 professionals, training, technical assistance, and access to new resources for community economic development.

CCEDA Annual Conference

CCEDA members will receive special member registration prices to CCEDA’s Annual Conference. To receive updated information about the conference, be sure to join our mailing list.

CCEDA Dictionary of Community Economic Development Terms

The CCEDA Dictionary of Community Economic Development Terms is a a resource book for practitioners and funders that serves serves as a useful and practical resource for anyone interested in community economic development. It includes listings of common acronyms, definitions of terminology frequently heard in the field, and a summary of pertinent federal programs. A complimentary copy of the dictionary is provided for each CCEDA member. Additional copies for members and copies for non-members cost $25.00, postage and handling included.  Please fill out this form and submit payment to: California Community Economic Development Association 244 S. San Pedro Street, Suite 412 Los Angeles, CA 90012