Community Development Corporation of Long Island

We Invest in Your Dreams


About Us

Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI), a regional non-profit organization, was founded in 1969 by government, business, and civic leaders on Long Island who came together to address the growing demand for affordable housing. That strong tri-sector support continues today. CDCLI is a regional and national leader in community development, employing more than 85 people, serves both Nassau and Suffolk counties and Brooklyn, and provides a variety of programs and services that address the dynamic challenges faced by those who live and work on Long Island.   

CDCLI is committed to making dreams of long-term economic stability come true. As a chartered member of NeighborWorks®, CDCLI is certified to meet a high standard of fiscal integrity and service performance to assist local residents in achieving their dreams, and is recognized by NeighborWorks® as an “exemplary organization.”

Mission: CDCLI invests in the housing and economic aspirations of individuals and families by providing solutions that foster and maintain vibrant, equitable, and sustainable communities.

Vision: CDCLI is a significant force for revitalizing and building strong communities because home matters for all people.

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