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Targeted Community Investment Grant Program Launched Nationwide

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Organizations can now apply for grants to support community investment.

description: a diverse group of people gathered in a community center, discussing plans for a new community investment project. the room is filled with charts, maps, and colorful posters highlighting different aspects of the project.

The Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992, as amended by the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, has paved the way for the creation of community investment programs across the country. These programs aim to provide funding and resources to organizations working to improve the quality of life in their communities.

As part of New York State's Green CHIPS program, championed and signed into law by Governor Kathy Hochul, Micron and Empire State Development have partnered to offer grants to support community investment initiatives. These grants will help fund projects that promote environmental sustainability, economic development, and social equity.

Organizations working to stop gun violence in their communities can now apply for the Targeted Community Investment Grant through April 15! This grant program is designed to support grassroots efforts to reduce gun violence and create safer communities for all residents.

Amtrak has published a new guide and webpage detailing the process for plans to invest $50 million in the West Baltimore community. This investment will support job creation, affordable housing, and infrastructure improvements in the area.

City: Portsmouth Receives CDFA Community Center Investment Program Resources - Portsmouth, NH - See the latest announcement from the City of Portsmouth about receiving funding through the CDFA Community Center Investment Program. This program aims to support the development of community centers and other facilities that provide essential services to residents.

The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB), the largest hunger-relief organization in New England, awarded their Community Investment Grant to a local organization that provides food assistance to families in need. This grant will help the organization expand its services and reach more individuals facing food insecurity.

Washington, D.C., April 1, 2024 – In collaboration with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Center for Community Investment (a sponsored organization) has launched a new initiative to support community-led projects across the country. This initiative will provide funding and technical assistance to organizations working to address social determinants of health and promote equity in their communities.

The Port of Los Angeles has announced 37 local non-profit organizations will receive $1.5 million in funding under the Port's Community Investment Program. This program aims to support initiatives that enhance the quality of life for residents in the surrounding communities and promote economic development in the region.

Congress has been an instrumental partner for states and territories in funding efforts to address academic recovery, support workforce development, and invest in community infrastructure. Through targeted grant programs and funding allocations, Congress has helped support a wide range of community investment initiatives across the country.

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