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California Community Economic Development Association (CCEDA) empowers organizations serving people of color, and others, to create economic opportunity and social equity in low to moderate income communities.

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Who is CCEDA?

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CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (CCEDA) serves as a clearinghouse for information and action that advances the field of community economic development through training and continuing education, technical assistance, and advocacy on public policy.

All CCEDA’s activities serve our membership — organizations actively engaged in revitalizing California’s neighborhoods, including resident driven community development corporations, local governments, community action agencies and faith based institutions. CCEDA members produce results through a full range of community building strategies including real estate development-housing, retail and commercial-business assistance and lending, social services, and job training and creation.

our impact

Over $9M in loans & grants to small businesses.

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Social Justice

CCEDA promotes racial, economic, and environmental justice.

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CCEDA is trustworthy, transparent, and acts with the highest integrity in finance, governance, and grant management.

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CCEDA seeks to advance members and communities through education, training, technical assistance, and leadership development.

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CCEDA responds to changing needs by visibly advocating for effective public policy and actively collaborating with member organizations, government, and funders.

12/18 UPDATE:

CCEDA reservations for Phase II of the CalHFA ADU Grant Program are currently fully allocated.
12/18/2023 – CalHFA approved ADU Participants, including CCEDA, received access to reserve funds for the program on December 11, 2023. Each Participant was allocated a maximum number of grant reservations for Phase II. As of Monday 12/18/23, CCEDA has met the CalHFA established reservation limit and our current allocation has been reached until such time as Participant limits may or may not be raised. We continue to accept and review new applications for the CalHFA and other grant programs, however, be advised that CCEDA CalHFA Reservations are currently paused until further notice.

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News at CCEDA

JP Morgan Chase emerges as California's foremost supporter of Community Development, according to a survey by CCEDA and Rise Economy. Report highlights banking relationships and support gaps for CDCs and CDFIs.

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