From Dwain: The Fahe Loan Committee approved $4.395 million dollars in CLS loans to Fahe Members at their 3/21 meeting. The funds will support Neighborhood Housing Services of Birmingham and Eastern Eight CDC as they build affordable housing and will fund the acquisition and operation of Housing Authority of Mingo County’s new residential recovery facility.
SAVE THE DATE! Annual Meeting & Rural Housing Summit – Sept. 9-13 ~ Hilton Knoxville
- Funding Opportunities
- Training Information
- Partner Updates
- Upcoming Events
- Network Job Postings
- Of Interest!
Just Transition Fund 2019 Rapid Response Fund – accepting proposals immediately,
continuing on a rolling basis until November
1, 2019. To apply: Contact Mandy
Bridenhagen and send a brief, one-paragraph
summary describing what you seek funding for and why. If invited to submit a proposal, we
will send your organization a link to a short application form.
HUD – Round 3 YHDP NOFA: Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program is
now available. Designed to address systemic responses to youth homelessness and
significantly reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness in up to 25
participating communities (8 of which
will be rural). Deadline:
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:59:59 PM EDT
Rural Broadband Access Loan and Loan Guarantee Program. Funds for construction, improvement, or acquisition of facilities and equipment needed to provide broadband service in eligible rural areas. Deadline: 9/30/2019.
Low Cost/FreeNonprofit Leadership Center Training: Allstate Foundation in cooperation with the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.
NeighborWorks America NTI – The last NTI of the year: New Orleans, LA Aug 19-23 (expect registration information late spring)
VHDA: Funding Announcement: Capacity Building Grant Tier 2 NOFO – Application closes 6/21
VHDA’s Closing Cost Assistance Grant program – Veterans and Rural homebuyers
USDA: Improvements to Online Tool Single Family Housing (SFH) Direct Eligibility Assessment tool found on the USDA Income and Property Eligibility Site.
Announcement on Recovery Housing in Rural Communities
For program information…
- Farm Labor Direct Loans & Grants
- Housing Preservation & Revitalization Demonstration Loans & Grants
- Housing Preservation Grants
- Multi-Family Housing Direct Loans
- Multi-Family Housing Loan Guarantees
- Multi-Family Housing Rental Assistance
- Rural Housing Site Loans
Blog: Trends in Home Repair Volunteer Numbers & Recruitment Ideas, a comparison of 20 organizations and tips for increasing volunteer numbers.
Sessions from their Conference: ADVOCACY 101 , Asset-Based Community Development (ABCDs) for Home Repair, Presenter’s notes from the session here. Reframing Home Repair Nonprofits for Philanthropy
April 24-25 – Fahe ED’s Spring Retreat – Boone Tavern Conference Center, Berea
Sept. 9-13, 2019 – Annual Meeting & Rural Housing Summit ~ Hilton Knoxville
JOB POSTINGS – Fahe, Member and Partner job postings HERE
Are you interested in Rural Prosperity through the Arts and Creative Sector? Check out this report and resources:A Rural Action Guide for Governors and States
From NRHC: You can find the 116th Congress committee assignments for the House and Senate appropriation subcommittees on: Agriculture and Rural Development; Labor and HHS; and Transportation and HUD HERE
Questions or to express interest in Fahe Strategic Programs? Please email Tyler Johnson
Resources from Previous Webinars/Spring/Annual Meetings can be found HERE
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