With over 20 years experience, Community Building Associates has developed a team of seasoned and knowledgeable consultants to bring you expertise in a wide variety of areas:

Planning and Program Development

  • Community and housing planning, including HUD comprehensive and neighborhood plans
  • Needs assessments and analysis
  • Program planning and development in housing, community development, human services and economic development

Resource and Organizational Development

  • Grant writing, specializing in federal and foundation resources
  • Event planning
  • Organizational strategic planning and board development

Community Building and Organizing

  • Local and regional partnership building
  • Culturally competent civic engagement

Training and Technical Assistance

We offer training and technical assistance in the following areas:

  • HUD Community Development Block Grant and HOME programs
  • Community outreach and partnership building, particularly with a multicultural focus
  • Cultural diversity

Strategic Partners

In addition to our in-house associates, Community Building Associates has developed strategic partnerships with related organizations to bring you additional resources.

Advocacy: Pamela Ray and Associates, LLC, focuses on politics and policy, with particular expertise in congressional budgets and appropriations, and federal grant programs.  Visit for more information.

Resource Development:
  Rainmakers LLC specializes in resource development and marketing for nonprofit, private philanthropic and public sector clients.  Experience in real estate and community development, including affordable housing development, nonprofit capacity building, housing policy, and rezoning and special use permit processes.  Contact [email protected]