CDP Bridgeworks

The purpose of CDPBridgeWorks is to build the capacity of faith-based and community organizations (FBCO’s) that serve residents in the communities of Butler, Warren, Preble and Clinton Counties in Ohio. Capacity building is a term used to describe the effort to build the organizational structure of a non-profit.

Community Development Professionals is here to help your organization build its capacity in five areas by offering free training and technical assistance to non-profits in Butler, Warren, Preble and Clinton Counties.  CDP awarded subgrants to eligible nonprofits in 2008 and 2009 to help build the capacity of those community organizations. 

Capacity building activities are organized into the following five areas by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: 

  1. Leadership Development:  Leadership development includes the areas of board composition and function, staff professional development, volunteer development and succession planning.
  2. Organizational Development:  The areas of organizational development include  board governance, business systems, such as management, human resources, financial, or information technology, planning, policies and procedures, and incorporation as a non-profit.
  3. Program Development: Program Development includes activities such as curriculum development, program monitoring and program evaluations and outcomes development.
  4. Revenue Development:  Revenue development includes activities such as development of a donor strategy, grant writing training, development of a resource development plan or purchase of donor tracking software.
  5. Community Engagement:  Community engagement is an area that includes activities such as asset mapping, assessing community needs and the establishment of collaborative relationships.


 For more information, please go to our website:  CDP Bridgeworks

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