Who We Are
Our Mission: The Community Development Partnership (CDP) nurtures a vibrant Lower Cape region by promoting environmental and economic sustainability, expanding opportunities for low- and moderate-income residents, and preserving our unique cultural and historic character
The wellbeing of the people who live here depends upon the health of our environment and the preservation of our unique coastal resources
Economic & Demographic Diversity
The key ingredients for a healthy economy and community
Cooperation & Collaboration
Combining our energy and talent with sister organizations to achieve common goals
Strengthening Human Assets
Putting young people to work and building leadership through education and community participation
Strengthen business sectors with competitive regional advantage, especially traditional and renewable natural resource based industries.
A. Multi-enterprise sector specific initiatives such as cooperative marketing campaigns, cooperative buying initiatives & cooperative and/or targeted funding programs.
B. Increase access to capital.
C. Research ways to strengthen local connections among producers, distributors and consumers.
Increase the affordability and availability of safe, stable year round housing for local residents.
A. Advocacy & Policy Agenda designed to increase resources for small scale housing development appropriate for the Lower Cape.
B. Increase buyer/renter readiness.
C. Play a supporting role with towns, housing authorities, other non-profits and/or for profit developers in the development of new affordable rental or homeownership units.
D. Opportunistically acquire existing market rate units and preserve them as permanently deed restricted rental units.
Increase energy efficiency and local renewable energy generation.
A. Support the ability of small businesses to develop sustainable business practices.
B. Develop green retro-fit program for existing housing stock in the region, including CDP’s affordable rental portfolio.
C. Research the feasibility of CDP owned solar systems for residential and/or business use.
Click on the following link to see our latest Strategic Plan: 2011 Strategic Plan
In accordance with Federal law and U. S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write to USDA, Director of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Ave, S. W., Washington DC 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202)720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider employer, and lender.
Last updated: February 1, 2013