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Community Development Institute

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HQ location:
Denver, CO

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About Community Development Institute

Community Development Institute, a nonprofit corporation provides training and project management services to a variety of education agencies, community organizations and businesses, using a strength-based method of development. A significant portion of CDI's work is managing Head Start programs around the country which have been de-funded by the federal government for reasons of poor quality services, fiscal mismanagement, or relinquishment by a local agency. During CDI's interim management our staff work with local Head Start staff to address deficiencies, bringing immediate fiscal integrity to the program and staff development to the level required to meet the federal Head Start Performance Standards.

CDI is also the National Center for Tribal Child Care Implementation and Innovation through a five year contract with the federal Office of Child Care which grants child care funds to states and tribes.

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What employees say

“I am part of an amazing team that works together to get the job done.”
“I feel that I am part of something bigger. What we do at CDI matters and makes a difference in the community. I am happy to be able to give and share my knowledge and expertise with our community. ”
“I work for a company whose mission, vision and values parallel my own vision and values. I have an unusual opportunity to work with amazing and dedicated professionals.”
“I'm able to support others in doing great things for children and families. ”
“I feel there is a strong sense of synergy amongst that staff. I am very proud of the work we do for CDI's mission, vision, and Values. I am confident we will keep making a difference in the communities.”
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