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    Bergen, CAP Receives 2012 Energy Efficiency Award

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    Hawkeye Area Community ActionProgram

    One of its weatherization team member insulation a household attic.

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    Community Action of Laramie County

    Volunteers from Warren Air Force Base installing gutters, building handrails,and refurnishing housing for homeless veterans.

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    CAP of Ramsey and Washington Counties

    Journeyman Ken Roath and apprentice Ryan Orvis repairing the roof vent after the insulation work was completed.

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CED Toolkits



The following toolkits are comprehensive resources for four distinct types of real estate development projects.  Each toolkit provides  step by step instruction on all phases of each real estate development project listed.  Select the project type below to download the full toolkit.

Alternative Financial Services 

Community Development Education

Financial Education

Project Organization

Mixed-Use Construction Projects

New Markets Tax-Credits

Single Family Housing Development

Small Business Technical Assistance

Social Enterprise

Starter Guide


Working With Foundations

New Construction Multi-unit Affordable  Rental Housing  Development

Community Facility Development

Commercial and Industrial Facility Development

Multi-unit Acquisition Rehabilitation Affordable Rental Housing




Community Reinvestment


American Planning Association
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The American Planning Association (APA) is an independent, nonprofit educational organization that provides leadership in the development of vital communities by advocating excellence in community planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change. APA advocates for planning at the national level, promotes good planning through vigorous public information and education programs, provides a forum to share employment opportunities, and engages in relevant research in the field. APA helps ensure excellence in the field by supporting the efforts of the Planning Accreditation Board, emphasizing the importance of continuing education and training as well as AICP certification for practicing planners.

American Society for Training & Development
1640 King Street, Box 1443
Alexandria, VA 22313
tel (703) 683-8100
fax (703)683-8103
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The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) is an association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals. ASTD’s members work in thousands of organizations of all sizes, in government, as independent consultants, and suppliers. ASTD ‘s work includes: research, analysis, benchmarking, online information, and publications for professionals, educators, and students; conferences and workshops; professional development opportunities such as a Job Bank and Career Center, the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance; and public policy advocacy.

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Social Enterprise


America Forward
The America Forward is a coalition that aims to advance a policy agenda to create an infrastructure for social enterprise. The group includes more than 60 nonprofit organizations with programs operating in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Together, these groups serve more than 10 million people a year and have a collective budget of more than $400 million.

Institute for Social Entrepreneurs
The Institute for Social Entrepreneurs is a nonprofit organization that seeks to encourage entrepreneurship throughout the non-profit sector through education and consulting services.

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Funding Sources


  • 504 Certified Development Company (CDC) Loan Program (SBA)
  • 7(a) Loan Program Guaranteed Loan Program (SBA)
  • 8(A) PROGRAM (SBA)
  • Assets for Independence (AFI) (HHS-ACF)

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