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- ABCD Training Group—http://www.abcdtraininggroup.org. This website provides information on training in the principles, concepts, and application of asset-based community development.
- Asset Building Community Development Institute—www.northwestern.edu/ipr/abcd.html. This program at Northwestern University provides resources, publications, and training on capacity-building approaches to community development.
- Comm-Org: The On-line Conference on Community Organizing and Development—http://comm-org.wisc.edu/index.html. This site has a wealth of information on references, data, syllabi, and other resources on community organizing and development.
- Community Development Society—www.comm-dev.org. The international Community Development Society is a professional association of community development practitioners. The society represents a variety of fields, including health care, social services, economic development, and education.
- Community Wealth—http://community-wealth.org. This website is a project of the Democratic Collective. It consolidates information on a variety of issues related to community wealth.
- Ford Foundation Asset Building and Community Development Program—http://www.fordfoundation.org/pdfs/library/building_assets.pdf
- International Association for Community Development—http://www.iacdglobal.org/. This organization aims to develop a global network of practitioners involved in community development. On the website, there are several publications and case studies of asset-based development.
- International Association for Public Participation (IAP2)—http://www.iap2.org. This organization is a leader in promoting public participation. It provides training, education, and research on public participation.
- LISC Institute for Comprehensive Community Development—http://www.instituteccd.org/index.html. This organization provides training and information on conducting comprehensive community development in neighborhoods.
- Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institute—http://www.brookings.edu/about/programs/metro. The Brookings Institute supports research on a broad range of urban policy issues.
- NeighborWorks—http://www.nw.org/network/training/training.asp. This nonprofit organization provides financial support, technical assistance, and training for community-based revitalization efforts.
- Search Institute—http://www.search-institute.org/. This nonprofit organization focuses on asset building, with a focus on youth and communities. The institute provides several tools for asset building and has a wonderful set of case studies.
- Urban Institute—http://www.urban.org. This organization conducts cutting-edge research on urban development issues in the United States.