Development Assistance


CCLF offers time-sensitive development advice and provides referrals about technical assistance providers and resources, government agencies, professional service firms and other lenders.

You may access our referral services three ways:

  • Call 312.252.0442
  • Email our technical assistance staff
  • Online (see below)

Online Referrals

If you are looking for more general information about workshops, training, consulting, resources and publications that can help improve your staff or organizational capacity and skills, click on the topic area that interests you:


To suggest additional resource links, contact CCLF. Although we vet sites for relevance, listing does not necessarily indicate CCLF endorsement of websites’ content or sponsors.

Comprehensive Development Assistance

Comprehensive Development Assistance (CDA) is customized, technical assistance services. Designed as a follow-up to the Project Readiness Workshop, CDAs provide targeted expertise in organizational development as well as specific real estate experience.

Has your organization embarked on a community development real estate project only to have hit a roadblock? A CDA may be just what you need to get back on track.

For more information about CDAs, email our technical assistance staff or call (312) 252-0444.