Northern Initiatives: Karl’s Cuisine

“All chefs want their own restaurant,” Karl Nelson states. “It’s the ultimate goal!” One that serves up fresh, local food made from scratch, paired with a glass of wine from […]

Funding Sources

[table id=44 /] [table id=38 /] “We do everything but hire the Goodyear blimp: direct mail, events, employee gift matching, volunteers, church budget line item or collections.” CDCs wrote what […]

Community Housing Network: Johnna

Johnna says she wants to make sure her daughter grows up living a life very different from her own. That life included: an unsupported home life, dropping out of school, living […]


At the time of the survey, the longest any current Executive Director had served was 36 years and the newest Executive Director (4 months) had recently replaced a Director of […]

Annual Operating Budget

With a range from virtually nothing upwards to over $10 million dollars, there is quite a variance in what is happening in the community economic development industry. The majority of […]