U.S. Bancorp Foundation: Home – Neighborhood Stability and Revitalization
The U.S. Bank Foundation’s Home grant program seeks to support efforts that connect individuals and families with sustainable housing opportunities. Focus areas are:
1. Providing access to safe, affordable housing: Grants assist people in developing stability in their lives through access to safe, sustainable, and accessible homes. Examples of grant support include:
- Organizations that preserve, rehabilitate, renovate or construct affordable housing developments for low- and moderate-income families, individuals, seniors, veterans, and special-needs populations
- Organizations that provide transitional housing as a direct stepping stone to permanent housing
- Organizations that focus on veterans housing and homeownership
- Construction of green homes for low- and moderate-income communities
- Energy retrofit programs for low- and moderate-income housing developments
2. Providing home ownership education: Grants support programs that assist low- and moderate-income homebuyers and existing home owners. Examples of grant support include:
- Homebuyer education
- Pre- and post-purchase counseling and coaching
- Homeownership-retention programs designed to provide foreclosure counseling
Amount: Grants typically average $1,000-$10,000.
Eligibility: Tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations. Giving is limited to areas of company operations.
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