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Support a New Era of Urbanism

We are witnessing a coming of age of New Urbanism -- our ideas are being embraced by the public like never before and we're seeing a new receptiveness in state and federal policy. But we need your help to continue working toward the new urbanist vision described by our Charter. Contribute to our movement today by clicking the donation button above -- your tax-deductible donation to CNU, a CNU Initiative, or one of our chapter groups is more important than ever right now. If you are not a member, please also consider joining CNU to stay up-to-date on the latest advances in New Urbanism and become actively engaged in helping us achieve our mission.

Your Gifts at Work

How CNU’s expenses are allocated

74% Program Activities

26% Support Services & Fundraising

Monthly Giving -- Sign Up for the Sustaining Donor Program

Help strengthen CNU's work year-round by turning your gift into a recurring monthly donation. As a Sustaining Donor, you join forces with other dedicated new urbanists to provide CNU with a more secure cash flow. Monthly giving is a convenient way to maintain your support while allowing you to spread your giving into smaller monthly donations. Your recurring donation will be charged automatically every month, and you can contact CNU to cancel at any time. To sign up, click the donate button above and be sure to check the "Recurring monthly donation" box.

Initiative Supporters & Partners

Expand CNU's capacity to serve members and the public as well as disseminate new urbanist principles, tools, and techniques by becoming a CNU Initiative Supporter or Partner . Join our Current Supporters & Partners to help reverse disinvestment in central cities, the spread of placeless sprawl, increasing separation by race and income, environmental deterioration, loss of agricultural lands and wilderness, and the erosion of society’s built heritage. Initiative partners engage with thought leaders to deconstruct and reform these practices.

Donate by Mail or Phone

If you prefer to mail your donation, please send a check payable to Congress for the New Urbanism with "donation" in the memo line to:
CNU 140 S. Dearborn St., Suite 404 Chicago, IL 60603
If you would like to make a credit card donation by phone, please call 312.551.7300 x15.

Stock Donations

CNU can also accept stock gifts. Please contact Matt Wilson ( with the stock name and the number of shares you plan to give and to receive directions on making the stock transfer.