Photo of mother and daughter touting renaming of CFED to Prosperity Now

New name, same important mission

Our partners and friends at CFED have a new name! On June 19, the Corporation for Enterprise Development became Prosperity Now. The name, along with a new website and refreshed brand, is broad enough to encompass all the … More »


More than 40 ROC leaders headed to CLI this fall

The applicants accepted to the 2017 Community Leadership Institute have been selected and notifications went out late this week. Gary Faucher, national training manager with ROC USA® Network, said narrowing down the list was very difficult. “With more … More »


CASA unveils new logo

CASA of Oregon is officially launching its new logo, and we think you’ll really like it. “With our growth and evolution over the last 30 years, we felt the CASA brand needed a refresh,” said Executive Director Peter … More »

Photo of Paul Bradley and two summer interns at the ROC USA office

Interns join ROC USA & dive right in

CONCORD, N.H. – ROC USA® welcomed two University of New Hampshire students this week who will spend the summer helping staff and affiliates across the country improve efficiency and productivity implementing a new system of business processes. Riley … More »

Photo of construction of a mailbox/bus stop shelter at Lamprey River Cooperative.

Better Together Grants application window closed

The Better Together Grant applications are in and ROC Association Directors will choose five $2,000 grant winners based on projects that meet a compelling community need. Priority is given to those that meet a health and safety need, and … More »

Nearly 50 ROC leaders, ROC USA and affiliate staff and special guests gather for a group photo at the 2016 Community Leadership institute in Columbus, Ohio.

CLI applications available now

Applications for the 2017 Community Leadership Institute are available now at For the second year, homeowners in ROCs across the country may apply online – a choice made by an overwhelming majority of applicants last year. It’s … More »

Screen shot from NBC broadcast of Paul Bradley talking

ROC USA makes ‘NBC Nightly News’

ROC USA® President Paul Bradley appeared on Sunday’s edition of “NBC Nightly News,” marking the latest in a string of national media appearances in recent months. The piece focused on seniors who choose to downsize in their retirement … More »

photo of Paul Bradley on the set of NBC News.

Paul Bradley to appear on NBC News

Set your DVRs, because ROC USA® President Paul Bradley is set to appear on “NBC Nightly News” this weekend. Bradley was interviewed in Washington, D.C., NBC News bureau in late April as part of a story about seniors … More »


Montana ROC Board donates to playground effort

Lorie Cahill might have developed a touch of co-op fever. Cahill is president of Green Acres Cooperative in Kalispell, Mont. She also serves as Director for the ROC Association’s Mountain-West region. She was fresh off a weekend training … More »

Photo of ROC leaders holding a We Own It banner

Mass. community becomes 200th ROC

Homeowners purchase 212-site Kingston community   KINGSTON, Mass. – Homeowners in the 212-home Town and Country Estates mobile home park took a big step toward securing their financial futures when they collectively bought their neighborhood as a resident … More »