Join a growing list of the city’s leading established and emerging community-based innovators and entrepreneurs. Learn from experienced colleagues and be re-energized by new voices and fresh approaches.  Together, share resources and insight, and most importantly, gain a seat at the table in development decision-making.  PACDC members’ voices are heard!

Benefits of Membership


  • Exclusive access to PACDC Funding Alerts keep you informed of the latest developments and resources available in community development
  • PACDC members can receive free access to PhilaDox and Parcel Explorer – the Philadelphia Department of Records site for property deed and lien records.
  • Access to unique networking opportunities-including key leaders, practitioners, funders in Philadelphia’s community development field at Membership Meetings and other events
  • Participation in the development of effective policy agendas that support lasting neighborhood revitalization

Information and Technical Assistance

  • Priority response from our knowledgeable staff who can answer questions about programs, policies, informational referrals, communications and proposals
  • Discounted rates for trainings/workshops presented by our Philadelphia Community Development Leadership Institute and technical assistance
  • Reminders about upcoming funding deadlines, announcements about RFPs, and information about accessing new programs and resources
  • Up-to-the-minute summaries of policies and opportunities that affect your community and organization

Discounted and Free Services and Products

  • Discounts on trainings, workshops and technical assistance
  • Discounted introductory rate for FixList
  • Free/discounted access to useful neighborhood and parcel level data
  • Free access to our complete membership directory
  • Free copies of the annual PACDC Magazine and Community Development Resource Guide
  • Free job postings on PACDC’s web site

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PACDC has two membership categories


Associate Member

Any organization or individual that is not a CDC located in Philadelphia and supports the mission and activities of PACDC. Associate Members may attend and participate in PACDC meetings but do not have voting priveleges unless they have been elected to the Board of Directors of PACDC. Annual dues structure (based on the calendar year)

  • $100 for nonprofit organizations with operating budgets under $100,000
  • $250 for all other Associate Members
  • $1,000- $25,000 for Supporting Associate Members

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