Community Affiliates Network

Benefits of Being a Community Affiliates Network Member


  • Official membership as an affiliate.
  • Easy adoption of our operating principles in targeted geographic areas so that CAN members can adapt these principles and approaches in their regions.
  • Strategic relationships and opportunities to work with other organizations to address social problems through capacity building using shared resources.
  • A digital connection to our online resources, training and development, technical assistance, E-news, podcasts, links to news articles and media releases, case studies, and access to the WC’s website 24/7.
  • Connections that tap into the Woodson Center’s growth potential.
  • Knowledge, resources and support to help accomplish strategic goals and objectives.
  • Neighborhood Leadership Development Institute (NLDI) online training and development including guest speakers and free webinars.
  • Access to our Community Leadership Enterprise curriculum for local adaptation.
  • Access to funding, fundraising events, grant seeking alerts, development dollars and links to funding streams.
  • Opportunity to apply for our Fellows Program as an individual or organization.
  • Access to our team of experts to help you build capacity and shared value for you and your organization.
  • Information exchanges and question/answer sessions to talk about successes and barriers as part of the NLDI Online topics.
  • Organizational development training and education.
  • Access to discounted products and services.

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