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Recent grants for housing and neighborhood projects

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City and County of Denver

Office of Economic Development
Derek Woodbury
Communications Director
O: 720.913.1608
C: 303.895.6845
derek.woodbury@denvergov.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Denver awards $4.9 million for housing and neighborhood projects

Federal community development funds to support 44 projects

supporting low- and moderate-income households

 

DENVER, CO ­— Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 — The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) has issued award letters to 33 organizations slated to collectively receive $4.9 million in federal grant funding in 2016.

 

OED reviewed proposals from organizations that responded to a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for housing and neighborhood projects. The organizations awarded funding include the following:

Housing Development & Services

Organization Award Program
Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. $35,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling
Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. $40,000 Tenant/landlord dispute counseling and rental referral services
Colorado Affordable Legal Services $40,000 Tenant/landlord dispute counseling and rental referral services
Collaborative for Home Ownership (Northeast Denver Housing Center, Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corp., and NEWSED Community Development Corp.) $169,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless $400,000 Rental vouchers and counseling services to homeless persons and those at risk of becoming homeless
Colorado GerontologicalSociety $30,000 Tenant/landlord dispute counseling and rental referral services
Colorado Health Network $1,335,575 Rental/housing assistance to low-income persons with HIV/AIDS
Colorado Housing Assistance Corp. $200,000 Down payment assistance loans to low- and moderate-income households
Colorado Housing Assistance Corp. $35,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling
Colorado Visiting Nurse Assn. $156,815 Counseling/supportive services to low-income persons with HIV/AIDS
Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corp. $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support
Denver Housing Authority $25,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling
Denver Urban Renewal Authority $270,000 Single Family Rehabilitation Program
Denver Urban Renewal Authority $250,000 Emergency Home Repair Program
Denver Urban Renewal Authority $200,000 Rental/Homeownership Access Modification Program
Family Tree, Inc. $100,000 Rental vouchers and counseling services to homeless persons and those at risk of becoming homeless
NEWSED Community Development Corp. $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support
Northeast Denver Housing Center $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support
Renaissance Housing Development Corp. $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support
Southwest Improvement Council $25,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling

 

Neighborhood Development & Services

Organization Award Program
Bird Seed Collective $35,000 Healthy Food Access in theGlobeville/Elyria-Swansea Neighborhoods
Colorado Non-Profit Development Center (El Sistema) $60,000 Youth Ensemble Music Programs
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless $60,000 Job Training Services
Denver Asset Building Coalition $10,000 Low and Moderate Income Financial Counseling and Assistance
Denver Food Rescue $40,000 Healthy Food Access in the Globeville/ Elyria-Swansea, Five Points, Northeast Park Hill, Cole, Whittier, Clayton, Baker, Lincoln Park, West Colfax, Montbello, Sun Valley and Villa Park Neighborhoods
Denver Housing Authority- Sun Valley Academy $50,000 Job Training and Industry Certification for  Sun Valley Residents
Denver Housing Authority- Youth Employment Academy $43,000 Youth Occupational Skills Training
Denver Office of Financial Empowerment $160,000 Financial Education and Resource Center
Environmental Learning for Kids $75,000 Youth Job Training and Summer Employment Program
Focus Points (GES Live Well) $50,000 Career and Entrepreneurial Development Programs
Focus Points $90,000 Neighborhood Resource Center Services
Girls Inc. $50,000 Youth After-School and Summer Programs
Groundwork Denver $50,000 Youth Jobs and Neighborhood Improvements
La Raza Services, Inc. $25,269 Case Management and Basic Emergency Services
Mental Health Center of Denver $75,000 Youth Job Training and Healthy Food Access

Denver awards $4.9 million for housing and neighborhood projects

Federal community development funds to support 44 projects

supporting low- and moderate-income households

 

DENVER, CO ­— Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 — The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) has issued award letters to 33 organizations slated to collectively receive $4.9 million in federal grant funding in 2016.

 

OED reviewed proposals from organizations that responded to a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for housing and neighborhood projects. The organizations awarded funding include the following:

Housing Development & Services

Organization Award Program
Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. $35,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling
Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. $40,000 Tenant/landlord dispute counseling and rental referral services
Colorado Affordable Legal Services $40,000 Tenant/landlord dispute counseling and rental referral services
Collaborative for Home Ownership (Northeast Denver Housing Center, Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corp., and NEWSED Community Development Corp.) $169,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless $400,000 Rental vouchers and counseling services to homeless persons and those at risk of becoming homeless
Colorado GerontologicalSociety $30,000 Tenant/landlord dispute counseling and rental referral services
Colorado Health Network $1,335,575 Rental/housing assistance to low-income persons with HIV/AIDS
Colorado Housing Assistance Corp. $200,000 Down payment assistance loans to low- and moderate-income households
Colorado Housing Assistance Corp. $35,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling
Colorado Visiting Nurse Assn. $156,815 Counseling/supportive services to low-income persons with HIV/AIDS
Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corp. $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support
Denver Housing Authority $25,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling
Denver Urban Renewal Authority $270,000 Single Family Rehabilitation Program
Denver Urban Renewal Authority $250,000 Emergency Home Repair Program
Denver Urban Renewal Authority $200,000 Rental/Homeownership Access Modification Program
Family Tree, Inc. $100,000 Rental vouchers and counseling services to homeless persons and those at risk of becoming homeless
NEWSED Community Development Corp. $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support
Northeast Denver Housing Center $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support
Renaissance Housing Development Corp. $25,000 Community Housing Development Organization operational support
Southwest Improvement Council $25,000 Home ownership/foreclosure counseling

 

Neighborhood Development & Services

Organization Award Program
Bird Seed Collective $35,000 Healthy Food Access in theGlobeville/Elyria-Swansea Neighborhoods
Colorado Non-Profit Development Center (El Sistema) $60,000 Youth Ensemble Music Programs
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless $60,000 Job Training Services
Denver Asset Building Coalition $10,000 Low and Moderate Income Financial Counseling and Assistance
Denver Food Rescue $40,000 Healthy Food Access in the Globeville/ Elyria-Swansea, Five Points, Northeast Park Hill, Cole, Whittier, Clayton, Baker, Lincoln Park, West Colfax, Montbello, Sun Valley and Villa Park Neighborhoods
Denver Housing Authority- Sun Valley Academy $50,000 Job Training and Industry Certification for  Sun Valley Residents
Denver Housing Authority- Youth Employment Academy $43,000 Youth Occupational Skills Training
Denver Office of Financial Empowerment $160,000 Financial Education and Resource Center
Environmental Learning for Kids $75,000 Youth Job Training and Summer Employment Program
Focus Points (GES Live Well) $50,000 Career and Entrepreneurial Development Programs
Focus Points $90,000 Neighborhood Resource Center Services
Girls Inc. $50,000 Youth After-School and Summer Programs
Groundwork Denver $50,000 Youth Jobs and Neighborhood Improvements
La Raza Services, Inc. $25,269 Case Management and Basic Emergency Services
Mental Health Center of Denver $75,000 Youth Job Training and Healthy Food Access

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