Inspiring Communities exists to provide a platform of connection between community-led development (CLD) specialists and those working in this space. Learning and sharing is how we deepen our knowledge. We’re committed to developing options for everyone interested in working in CLD. 

Whether you’re in a remote corner of Aotearoa, looking to deepen your CLD skills and mahi, or hoping to be energised by other community activators in an interpersonal way, we have options to make CLD learning and professional development accessible to everyone.

Learning & Development Inspiring Communities


  • an online Community of Practice for community activators


  • a mini-qualification to validate your competency in CLD

CLD Skills Workshops

  • a series of learning opportunities, working face-to-face with peers to strengthen your practice


Powered by Inspiring Communities – People Powered Design and Community Innovation

  • Are you working in local or central government? Are you an organisation or agency working to engage communities or change the system? Does your project or team require professional support and innovation to deepen their practice and expand their toolkit? Inspiring Communities consultancy arm, Powerdigm, might be your most powerful choice.

Not sure which option is for you? Contact us so we can set you on the CLD learning pathway that best supports your journey.