Bank of America and Families Forward Partner to Increase Access to Affordable Housing in Orange County
Neighborhood Builders® will help Families Forward increase its impact in the community through leadership development and $200,000 in flexible funding
IRVINE, CALIF – Bank of America has named Families Forward the 2015 Neighborhood Builder. Families Forward is being recognized for its work helping Orange County families in need achieve and maintain self-sufficiency by assisting them with finding realistic solutions to affordable housing.
The Neighborhood Builders award combines leadership development resources for the nonprofit’s executive director and an emerging leader within its organization, along with $200,000 of flexible funding intended to help increase the nonprofit’s capacity and impact in Orange County. Since 2005, 17 nonprofits throughout Orange County have been awarded a cumulative total of $3.4 million in Neighborhood Builder grants. This long-term investment in nonprofit leadership development and capacity building is the largest philanthropic investment of its kind. Continue reading