This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations (COF) announced the winners of the 2022 Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships.The Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships recognizes excellence in partnerships that have both transformed the relationships between the public and philanthropic sectors and led to measurable benefits in housing and community development, including increased economic development, health, safety, education, workforce development, disaster resilience, inclusivity and cultural opportunities, innovative regional approaches, and/or housing access for low- and moderate-income families.
“This year’s awardees represent the great diversity of our nation and the tremendous need that exists in communities in every corner of our society,” said HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge. “It is my pleasure to join our partners at the Council of Foundations in highlighting programs that are having a positive impact on people and communities across this nation.”
“We’re honored to celebrate the hard work and vision of these seven community leaders, all of whom have demonstrated the power and impact of strategic collaboration with public sector partners,” said Council on Foundations President and CEO Kathleen Enright. “Congratulations on their success in making communities stronger and more inclusive.”
This year’s winners include:
- Black Hills Area Community Foundation
- Destination Home
- Grand Haven Area Community Foundation
- JPMorgan Chase Foundation
- Red Lodge Area Community Foundation
- San Francisco Foundation
- St. Croix Foundation for Community Development
To learn more about 2022 winners and their initiatives, visit: https://www.huduser.gov/portal/about/Pub_Phil_2022_Intro.html.