Over 100 opportunity funds with more than $23 billion are searching for investment-worthy projects of all types.
Resources are available for those with the determination to understand and use the new tools and funding options.
Amped Kitchens blends innovation and economic development.
City leaders are pursuing new and innovative ways to enhance their community’s economic well-being.
The census drives important funding for city programs. California cities can play an active role in helping to make the 2020 census fair and accurate.
The city financed a transitional residence for its homeless population.
The East Porterville Water Supply Project offers a model for helping to meet the clean and sustainable drinking water needs of disadvantaged communities.
Residents and local communities have numerous concerns related to the telecom industry’s efforts to preempt local control.
Although less than half a dozen desalination plants currently exist in the state, the idea is gaining momentum and greater support at the state level.
The next recession may be just around the corner, but the state is much better positioned to weather it — and that bodes well for local governments. Hot topics include sales tax and more.
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Sharing the city’s budget information with the community helps residents understand constraints and develop informed opinions on how limited financial resources should be allocated.
Since 2008, TRIP has helped 16 agencies finance more than $230 million for transportation projects.
Cities can take proactive steps to better position themselves for the impacts of the next major economic downturn.
Making wildfire resilience a priority helps cities ensure their communities are safe and prosperous for generations to come.
A look at how communities can plan for an earthquake and improve resilience.
Using sports for community development initiatives holds promise for cities.
Gain an overview of current issues for cities.