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

Our members include 45 statewide and regional associations in 28 states and the District of Columbia. These associations serve almost 4,000 community-based organizations across the country, all of whom benefit from being part of the NACEDA network. 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 Membership Director Jeremy Brownlee.

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.

Get discounts on NDC trainings. NACEDA members get a 15% discount to NDC trainings. Associations can pass that discount to their members.

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