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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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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.

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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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Stewardship

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

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Empowerment

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

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Engagement

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

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Are you eligible for CalHFA’s $40K ADU grant? 

Flexible options for funding your ADU, whether you need financing or not

As a nonprofit corporation, CCEDA is proud to be one of CalHFA’s preferred partners offering the $40,000 ADU grant to cover pre-development costs. Currently we are the only partner who has an open application for acquiring the grant without a loan.

What is an ADU?
Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) have been known by many names: granny flats, in-law units, backyard cottages, secondary units and more. No matter what you call them, ADUs are an innovative, affordable, and effective option for adding much-needed housing in California.
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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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