Hawai'i Alliance for Community Based Economic Development

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Hawaii Alliance for Community Based Economic Development, (HACBED) is a statewide federally tax-exempt non-profit organization established in 1992 to encourage increased investments in sustainable and community-based approaches to economic development.

From HACBED's website:

"The Hawai`i Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development (HACBED) is a statewide federally tax-exempt non-profit organization established in 1992 to encourage increased investments in sustainable and community-based approaches to economic development."
"HACBED's mission is to maximize the effectiveness of people working in communities and the non-profit sector to build a healthier and safer Hawai`i through community-based economic development."
"HACBED pursues its mission by assisting community-based economic institutions that provide direct economic benefits to individuals, families, and communities. These institutions enhance investments in community to help build an economic structure in which communities can exercise greater control over their own futures."
"HACBED supports community-based economic development by being a facilitator, catalyst, broker, and producer of training, technical assistance, advocacy, education, and research and development products and services."

External link

  • Hawai'i Alliance for Community Based Economic Development
  • Hao, Sean. LEADERSHIP CORNER: Economic development director puts Hawai'i's families in the center Honolulu Advertiser, February 16, 2004.
  • Agres, Bob. Kiss Me: I'm the Nonprofit Economy Nonprofit Quarterly, Summer 2005.
  • Tomonari, Lori Ann. Behind the Scenes -- Some nonprofits exist to boost other nonprofits. Their work receives less publicity, but is just as important. Honolulu Magazine, April 2006.
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