Be Part of the NACEDA Network

NACEDA members are dedicated to increasing the value of our neighborhoods, towns, and cities for the people who live and work there. Be part of this dynamic peer network for community development professionals.

State and Regional Association Membership

NACEDA’s membership is made up of 38 regional, state, and national community development associations in 25 states and the District of Colombia. In partnership with our members, we serve the national field of 6000 community-based development organizations in the United States. These entities have a mission to serve the needs of low- and moderate-income people and places and communities of color. Specifically, they perform services related to real estate development, lending, social services, and advocacy

This is a voting membership. NACEDA holds elections to approve the Board of Directors, amendments to the NACEDA by-laws, and the like. Cost: $250-$1000 depending on budget size. Contact Program Manager Ha Nguyen.

Affiliate Membership

Individuals and organizations who are engaged in community development work and/or support the mission of community development may join NACEDA as affiliate members. This is a non-voting membership. Cost: nonprofit organization $100; government $450; corporate $750; individuals $75; student $25. Join now.

Benefits of Membership

Connect with peers across the U.S. Participate in virtual and in-person convenings, including NACEDA's Annual Summit. Learn about their strategies, challenges, and successes.

Have a voice in the nation's capital. NACEDA will alert you when Congress is considering legislation with a major impact on community development. We'll advise you on how you and your members can advocate effectively.

Stay up-to-date on industry news. NACEDA will keep you posted on federal policies and programs, news from the field, articles and publications, funding opportunities, and job openings.

Be part of a nationwide network of community development professionals. Together, we can advance prosperity in the communities we serve − at home and around the country.

Become a Member