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Community Economic Development

This guide is to assist you in researching topics related to the community economic development field.


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This guide is to assist you in researching topics related to the community economic development field. Here you will find information about finding books, ebooks, journals, databases, videos, websites, and more about community development.

Don’t forget to check out the related guides for similar topics and if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me.

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Use the following keywords to get started searching this subject area:

  • Asset-based approach
  • Budget management
  • Cash flow
  • Community organizing
  • Connectiveism
  • Cooperatives
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Democracy
  • Economic environment
  • Empowerment
  • Ethical living
  • Evaluation
  • Expenditures
  • Facilitation
  • Food security
  • Foundations
  • Gap analysis
  • Gatekeepers
  • Government funding
  • Grants
  • Group dynamics
  • Human resources
  • Information gathering 
  • Institutionalism
  • Leadership
  • Long range planning
  • Mission statement
  • Mentorship
  • NGO (non-governmental organizations)
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Outcome goals
  • Oligarchies


  • Participatory research
  • Partnerships
  • Planning
  • Poverty
  • Power
  • Protests
  • Public Foundations
  • Rallies
  • Relationship-based Management
  • Rural communities
  • Stakeholders
  • Social action
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Social justice
  • Sustainability
  • Volunteers