HUD: Over $2 Billion Awarded to Help End Homelessness

Federal grants to help thousands of homeless assistance programs nationwide The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded $202 million in FY18 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program grants to support new homeless programs across the country, including nearly $50 million to projects dedicated to assisting survivors of domestic […]

SBA: Deadline Extended for 2019 National Small Business Week Awards Nominations

Due to the federal government shutdown, the U.S. Small Business Administration has extended the deadline for the 2019 National Small Business Week Awards nominations.  Now, all nominations must be submitted no later than 3 p.m. EST, February 4, 2019. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements […]

HUD: $29 Million Awarded to Promote Employment and Self-Sufficiency for Public Housing Residents

In an effort to help public housing residents become self-sufficient, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $28 million in grants to public housing authorities and non-profit organizations across the nation to hire or retain service coordinators to help residents find jobs and educational opportunities. See […]

HUD: $139 Million Awarded to Protect Families from Lead and Home Hazards

Funding to make low-income housing safer and healthier The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $139 million to 48 state and local government agencies to protect children and families from lead-based paint and home health hazards. HUD Secretary Ben Carson made the grant announcement […]

CDFI Fund: Nearly $25 Million in Bank Enterprise Awards Announced for Increased Investments in Highly Distressed Communities

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced nearly $25 million in awards to 119 banks for increasing investments benefiting economically distressed communities across the nation. The awards were made through the fiscal year (FY) 2018 round of the Bank Enterprise Award Program […]

HUD: $23 Million Awarded to Fight Housing Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $23 million to nearly 80 fair housing organizations working to protect consumers from housing discrimination. Provided through HUD’s Private Enforcement Initiative (PEI), these grants offer a range of assistance to the nationwide network of fair housing organizations […]

HUD: $47 Million in Housing Counseling Grants Awarded

Funding intended to help families find and keep their homes The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $47 million in housing counseling grants to help approximately 1 million households find housing, make more informed housing choices, or keep their current homes. See list of all counseling […]

ABA: Foundation Honors Six Banks with Community Commitment Awards

Categories range from affordable housing to economic inclusion The American Bankers Association Foundation today announced it will honor six banks with a Community Commitment Award, which is provided to institutions that have demonstrated leadership in the area of corporate social responsibility. The ABA Foundation will recognize these banks’ efforts in […]