The National Civic League assists communities in advancing their civic engagement, strategic planning processes, and capacity for collaborative problem solving through such services as training, facilitation, visioning, research, and assessment.
The Gund Institute is a trans-disciplinary research, teaching, and service organization at the University of Vermont focused on developing integrative solutions to society's most pressing ecological problems.
Redefining Progress is a non-profit research and policy organization based in Oakland, California that provides services, tools and consultation for communities committed to 'redefining' progress to provide a better life within the capacity of nature
The Forum for Youth Investment is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps communities work toward their vision where “all children are ready for college, work and life; all families and communities are supportive; all leaders are effective.”
A program launched by the National Building Museum, the Intelligent Cities Initiative aims to understand the impact and explore the potential of information technology on the urban design process in cities.
The Coalition is a diverse network of organizations and professional practitioners in the field of dialogue and deliberation -— one that works to foster collaborative learning within the field through conferences, communication, and resource sharing.
The Rural Policy Research Institute works towards a vision of rural America in which vibrant rural communities embrace entrepreneurship, find new sources of competitive advantage in their inherent assets, and invest in a new, more sustainable future.
Better Block Project provides a toolbox for communities looking to enable multi-modal transportation, increase economic development and reduce carbon emissions, in an effort to strengthen communities across the nation.