Explore BALLE’s (Business Alliance for Local and Living Economies) network map of local economy entrepreneurs, investors, philanthropists, and policymakers. These leaders are taking action in their communities to challenge the status quo and build a new economy that works for all.
Explore the Democracy Collaborative’s 46 Community Wealth-Building Cities that focus on building collaborative, inclusive, and locally-controlled economies. A mapping tool and list by state is also available on the site.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regional offices are led by a Regional Health Administrator, the senior federal public health official and scientist in the region who performs essential functions for HHS in three major areas: prevention, preparedness, and agency-wide coordination. These functions directly and indirectly support the work of the Department and the individual federal agencies.
Each of the 12 Federal Reserve District Banks contain a Community Development function, which promotes fair and informed access to financial markets for communities and individuals. The banks focus on low- to moderate-income populations, recognizing the particular needs of underserved communities.
Home Matters is a national movement to build awareness and raise funds for more affordable homes and better communities. Search their Community Connector to find non-profit organizations in your region and help make home a reality for all.
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), a national Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), has urban offices around the country that work to equip struggling neighborhoods with the capital, strategy and know-how to become places where people can thrive.
There are 58 chronic disease directors representing states and territories of the US. In addressing chronic diseases which is long-term by nature, NACDD employs a broad focal view on disease prevention and promotion of health, making them excellent partners for projects addressing social determinants of health. Their mission is to protect the health of the public through primary and secondary prevention efforts and work “upstream” on root causes of chronic conditions.
The National Association of County and City Health Official’s (NACCHO) tool to search for local health departments in your area.
The National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations (NACEDA) is an alliance of state and regional community development associations who are champions, stewards and thought leaders for community development.
National CAPACD is committed to improving the quality of life for low-income Asian American and Pacific Islanders by promoting economic vitality, civic and political participation, and racial equity. Our coalition is comprised of more than 100 organizations and institutions, from over 21 states and the Pacific Islands. Our network strives to mobilize a strong coalition that leads on anti-displacement and economic justice issues affecting Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and low-income communities of color.
The National Network of Public Health Institute’s (NNPHI) directory of member institutes. Public health institutes are nonprofit public health organizations dedicated to advancing public health practice and making systematic improvements to population health.
NeighborWork’s members are community development organizations building strong and resilient communities, providing people with opportunities to live in safe, healthy and affordable housing.
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) finance affordable housing, nonprofit organizations, community businesses and commercial real estate. Use the CDFI Locator to find an Opportunity Finance Network (OFN) Member CDFI in your state.
Rural LISC’s (Local Initiatives Support Corporation) community development partners are working to address the issues faced by rural communities including housing, economic development, education, health and safety.