To make a contribution, please select the fund you would like to donate to by clicking on the corresponding link.

  • Educational Materials Fund: Support for the production of educational materials to advance the mission of the CDS (e.g. electronic documents, monographs, books, videos).
  • Diversity Fund: Support for initiatives that increase awareness around diversity issues within the community development profession and that foster inclusion of a diversity of cultural perspectives in the CDS and the community development process.
  • Scholarship Fund: Support for student or non-student CDS members to attend the CDS annual international conference.
  • Nette Nelson Travel Scholarship Fund: Support for CDS members who wish to participate in a community development conference outside the member's home continent by presenting a paper or giving a major address.
  • George Nickolaus CD Graduate Student Award: Support for graduate students enrolled in programs emphasizing community development at universities in the United States.
  • Ted Bradshaw Fund: Support for undergraduate and/or graduate students who need travel support in order to participate in the CDS annual international conference.
  • Annual International Conference Fund: Support for the annual international conference (e.g. for providing outstanding plenary speakers and presenters, and defraying conference costs for local grassroots leaders and CD volunteers).
  • Unrestricted Fund: Other financial support for activities to advance the mission of the CDS.


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