Community Development Network of Maryland

CDN is the voice for Maryland’s community development industry

Our sole purpose is to promote, strengthen, and advocate for Maryland’s community development industry


CDN members work every day to improve their communities, and CDN is working every  day to strengthen community development organizations!  Please take a look at the events we're organizing for our members throughout Maryland.


Community development week - October 29th - November 7TH

CDN organizes an amazing week of activities to highlight affordable housing, neighborhood revitalization, housing counseling, family stability, and small business development.  Join us as we celebrate the high-impact work of our members all across Maryland!

What We Do

Who We Are


The Community Development Network (CDN) of Maryland promotes, strengthens and advocates for 

Maryland’s community development industry serving rural, urban and suburban communities statewide. 

CDN is a statewide network made up of over 180 member organizations from across the state. 

Our  member organizations , nonprofit community development organizations, financial institutions, 

developers and public agencies build affordable housing, revitalize communities, stabilize families 

and promote small business development along main streets. 


The 2018 legislative session, Governor Hogan signed two of our bills.

The core of CDN’s work is to represent the community development industry in Annapolis during the General Assembly each year.

Capacity Building


CDN offers peer networking, local trainings, and scholarships to NeighborWorks and other nationally recognized trainings.


Your contribution will  strengthen CDN and thereby benefit community development organizations throughout Maryland.

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