In June 2013, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development reached an historic conciliation agreement with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. The agreement resulted from a federal housing discrimination complaint originally filed by the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), GNOFHAC, and 12 other fair housing organizations around the country. The complaint alleged that Wells Fargo-owned properties in white neighborhoods were much better maintained and marketed than homes in African-American and Latino neighborhoods, which would be a violation of the Fair Housing Act. As part of the agreement, GNOFHAC will administer a fund to provide programs and services to promote homeownership, neighborhood stabilization, property rehabilitation, and development in communities of color.
GNOFHAC is making grant funding available to non-profit organizations in Baton Rouge for projects that meet the following Community Revitalization Fund goals:
Please review the following guidelines to determine if you are eligible and if you would like to submit a proposal.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, applicants must submit the proposal and all required documents in pdf format, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is March 14, 2014, 5:00 pm CT.
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