Welcome to COMMUNITY INVESTMENT ASSOCIATES. We are a consulting firm providing expert assistance in planning and in community and economic development, serving government, nonprofit, businesses, and foundations in New England, as well as prominent projects throughout the nation. As appropriate, Community Investment Associates utilizes talented Associates and partners with other firms to provide complementary expertise.

To assist in getting to know us, we have prepared this site to share narratives and graphics describing the breadth and depth of our firm's experience and accomplishments. Project Profiles summarizes many of our projects, reflecting the breadth of our expertise. Meet the Partners details the individual experience of the Partners. Under Project Profiles, we provide information describing specific areas of activity in which the firm has extensive experience and particularly excels. The section on Testimonials provides a window into what our clients think of our work. All of the photographs represent projects to which Community Investment Associates has made a substantial contribution.

Learn more about us as you tour the site and find the information you need. Please contact us if you need additional information or wish to discuss specific needs or projects. We look forward to hearing from you, and thanks for visiting.

Practice Areas

Municipal Planning - preparation of planning documents, review of projects, zoning recommendations, and other routine functions of a planning board, specializing in zoning and siting for alternative energy facilities

Community Development - planning, research, grant preparation and administration

Economic Development - technical assistance and project development for non-profits and local government

Community Development Financial Institutions - capacity building, including strategic planning, capitalization, and market analysis

Affordable Housing - Market analysis, financing, and community planning