An outreach organization dedicated to research, training, and education about community capacity-building, the Asset-Based Community Development Institute focuses on identifying assets and strengths within communities in order to make them stronger.
PPRI provides scientific research and evaluation services to both public and private sponsors including various federal, regional, state, and community agencies actively engaged in determining public policy.
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.
The North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) works with extension professionals, researchers, and their partners to enhance rural development outcomes in the twelve state north central region.
Everyday Democracy is a national leader in the field of civic participation and community change, helping people of different backgrounds and views talk and work together to solve problems and create communities that work for everyone.
Foxfire is a non-profit, education and literary organization based in Rabun County, GA focusing on teacher training and support programs that promote sense of place and an appreciation of people, community, and culture as essential educational tools.
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.
Community Storybooks are powerful tools for community decision making, documenting in words and images what matters most to residents. They offer a snapshot of local character, values and sacred places, captured through a participatory process.