CDI Alumni Network

The Community Development Institute (CDI) Alumni Network is a new way to stay connected to the CDI family! The CDI Alumni Network provides you the opportunity to stay in touch with fellow classmates, meet new community and economic development professionals in the CDI network, and attend exclusive networking and professional development events. You do not have to be a CDI graduate to join (though we highly suggest you attend CDI).

Membership to the CDI Alumni Network is $50 per year and includes the following benefits:

  • Invitation to CDI special events (such as the Keynote Speaker, Networking Reception, or Closing Session and Awards Ceremony)
  • Fall virtual reunion and¬†Spring in-person reunion
  • Exclusive professional development training
  • Membership directory
  • Access to additional networking events throughout the year
  • Board service opportunities (CDI Alumni Network board)
  • Early bird registration to and notification of CCED training events and technical assistance opportunities
  • Certificate of completion for all events attended (tracking for PCED hours)

To join the CDI Alumni Network or renew your membership, click this link and follow the instructions below:

  1. Enter $50 for the total gift amount and select “One-time donation”
  2. Selected Designations should read: “Community Development Institute”
  3. Complete Donor Information Section
  4. Select “Next” at the bottom of the screen
  5. Complete the “About You” section
  6. Complete the “Billing” section for payment information
  7. Review your information and submit!

If you need to pay your dues via check, please reach out to our staff and we can provide you an invoice.

We will reach back out to you after you submit your membership payment with more information on the Alumni Network and how you can get involved.

If you have any questions about the CDI Alumni Network, please reach out to Shelby Fiegel for more information.

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