Community Economic Development Association of Michigan

About Community Economic Development Association of Michigan

CEDAM is a nonprofit trade association serving the community economic development (CED) industry in Michigan. Our members are nonprofit affordable housing developers, Main Street organizations, Community Development Corporations (CDCs), Community Development Organizations (CDOs), community foundations, local governments and municipalities as well as many other types of organizations working to ensure their communities are financially empowered, equitable and vibrant. We host conferences and training events, manage programs, offer funding and capacity building opportunities as well as other resources available online. CEDAM is also involved in advocacy at the state and federal level, working closely on issues like the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP), predatory lending and more.


Junior Policy Associate

May 2020 Lansing, MI
“I got to do a lot of policy research that exposed me to many different areas of interest for me! Through this process I was part of many different exciting projects related to grant funding, housing research, and fundraising strategy development. ”
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