Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD) is a member organization of community development and neighborhood improvement groups, building neighborhood power – the ability to make and influence neighborhood decisions – through public policy advocacy, community engagement, place-based initiatives, capacity building, and information sharing in order to ensure the strength of members to achieve a comprehensive system of community development that serves all Detroit neighborhoods

CDAD serves as technical advisor and manager of the capacity building and leadership development activities supported by DRFF.