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Pro Bono Perspectives S2E23: Chris Tyson, Build Baton Rouge

Building Equitable, Resilient, and Prosperous Cities
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Chris Tyson, President & CEO of Build Baton Rouge, joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to share about the redevelopment authority’s mission to bring together people and resources to promote equitable investment, innovative development, and thriving communities across Baton Rouge.

cdcb Receives $300,000 Grant to Support Housing Affordability for the Rio Grande Valley During and After COVID-19

Grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation is part of $175 million commitment to assist communities impacted by the pandemic
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BROWNSVILLE, Texas , October 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – cdcb | come dream. come build. today announced a $300,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation, which will enable the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) to help keep people housed, financially secure and growing wealth during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

The grant for cdcb is one of six grants awarded to CDFI’s that support housing and community development in rural communities with persistent poverty across the U.S.

Trane Technologies and Habitat for Humanity Partner to Reduce New Homeowners' Costs and Environmental Impact

Homeowner education initiative supports maintenance of affordable, healthier homes
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DAVIDSON, N.C., October 6, 2020 /3BL Media/  — A family’s first home brings excitement and emotions, opening up possibilities and providing a foundation for stability and growth. Becoming a new homeowner also brings new challenges and responsibilities of maintenance and repairs to keep the home safe and comfortable.

Winners of Nationwide Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge Named

Six housing innovators receive a total of $12 million in grants to create housing affordability solutions across the U.S.
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COLUMBIA, Md. and SAN FRANCISCO, September 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Although the housing challenges facing millions of Americans often seem intractable, organizations from across the U.S. are collaborating to deliver fresh, innovative and scalable ideas to create housing affordability solutions with support from Enterprise Community Partners and Wells Fargo

A Coalition on a Mission to Eliminate Persistent Poverty in the U.S.

Wells Fargo Foundation donates $1.8 million to support housing initiatives led by six CDFIs in the country’s poorest communities.
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The ongoing economic fallout from COVID-19 — and its disproportional impact on people of color — is being felt not just in big cities but also in rural areas of persistent poverty across the United States. Fortunately, a group of six Community Development Financial Institutions, or CDFIs, have come together to transform and lift up these persistently poor communities, aided by the financial support of the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Land Betterment Corporation Featured in Think Realty Magazine

Real estate magazine highlights the use of container-based modular homes to address the housing problems facing the Appalachian region
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FISHERS, Ind., September 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is proud to announce its recognition by Think Realty Magazine.  In its article, Think Realty Magazine discusses how container-based modular homes, which are upcycled from used shipping containers, offers an economic solution to the housing problems facing the Appalachian region and to the environment

Within Our Reach - Equitable Local Economies Through Action and Investment

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by Sydney England, of LOCUS Impact Investing 

The intersection of a global pandemic and reinvigorated demands for racial equity and social justice has created a gut-check moment for communities across the country, one that calls for a “new model” of place-based philanthropy. Now is the time to re-imagine a community and economy that work for all and re-invest to make them happen.

NCRC Supports Pandemic-Related Housing Needs in 15 States, Funded by Wells Fargo Foundation

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August 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Nonprofit housing counseling organizations responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in 15 states will receive unrestricted grants and resources from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), thanks to funding from the Wells Fargo Foundation.

The grants will provide financial support for technology and other expenses to members of NCRC’s Housing Counseling Network in Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, New Mexico, Tennessee, New Jersey, Ohio, Maryland, Arizona, Connecticut, Michigan, Indiana, California, Wisconsin, Iowa and the District of Columbia.

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