CivicWell - Transforming Local Vision Into Action

Transforming Local Vision into Action

CivicWell is a nonprofit supporting sustainable solutions and the leaders and communities that implement them. We inspire, equip, connect, and cultivate civic leadership for local innovation and community change.

Since 1982, we have engaged local elected officials, government agencies, and community-based organizations through policy guidance, collaborative partnerships and coalitions, and direct assistance.

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By the Numbers

34 M

Residents live in areas where CivicWell projects are helping build thriving, climate-resilient communities.

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Leaders connected through projects and coalition work.

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Our Program Areas

CivicWell seeks to deepen our impact through implementing and lifting up holistic, integrated solutions across our program areas. We approach pressing challenges around climate change, energy, water, and community design with an intersectional lens, ensuring that our strategies advance social and environmental equity.


Policy Development Assistance

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Technical Assistance & Capacity Building

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Participatory Planning 
& Design

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Convenings & Workshops

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What We Do

We believe in cultivating local leadership and helping communities define their own needs and narratives, to inspire the ideas that will become essential components of livable communities. Our direct assistance and learned best practices help local leaders create healthy, equitable, and climate-resilient communities.

The Latest


Livable Places Update

CivicWell Releases 2023 Impact Report


2024 CivicWell Policymakers Conference at Yosemite


Livable Places Update

Mobilizing Climate Leadership in the Southeast, Caribbean, and Hawaii


Coalitions and Programs

Become a Member

Become part of our network of changemakers committed to creating healthy, equitable, and climate-resilient communities.