Roots of Development’s

Annual DC Event

November 2, 2023 – District Winery

Who We Are

Roots of Development is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that supports and advocates for a more sustainable approach to development around the world.

We believe in a world in which the very communities living in poverty are the ones leading the fight against it; a world in which impoverished communities decide their own future and manage their own development.


Building a Community Leadership & Development Center in Haiti

Current Stage: Fundraising for Phase 1 Construction

“Most organizations have stories about projects they have done for a community.
Roots of Development’s approach to development is different. We help communities implement their own projects and lead their own development.”

– Chad W Bissonnette, Executive Director and Co-Founder

Our Impact in Numbers


Lives Impacted


Hours of Trainings


In Grants Provided


Community-Led Projects

We Support Community-Led Development Programs.

Some of our Partners

Sustainable Giving

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