Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthy Community Design Initiative - Many resources to help design and plan communities to make it easier to make healthy choices for where to work, live, and play (http://www.cdc.gov/healthyplaces/). The Center’s listserve/electronic newsletter is Healthy Community Design News. Go to www.cdc.gov/healthyplaces/listserv.htm to subscribe.
Citizens Institute on Rural Design works with communities with populations of 50,000 or less, and offers annual competitive funding to as many as six small towns or rural communities to host a two-and-a-half day community design workshop (http://www.rural-design.org/). They also host webinars. See archived webinar “Rural Trails as Economic Engines, Cultural Assets, and Community Anchors,” for example.
Community Design Center of Rochester provides technical assistance and educational and training opportunities and works in partnership with communities to guide creation of vision plans and encourage community involvement in planning and development activities (http://www.cdcrochester.org/). DASH-NY (Designing a Strong and Healthy NY) –New York’s Chronic Disease Prevention Coalition and Policy Center. Holds webinars and advocates for healthy physical activity initiatives in New York State (http://www.dashny.org/).
Blue Avocado - lots of great info on issues related to operation of nonprofit organizations, even small ones. Billed as practical, provocative, and fun food-for-thought for nonprofits (http://www.blueavocado.org/.