Denver Selects Community Partners for Housing, Neighborhood and Business Development Projects

The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) has issued award letters to 34 organizations slated to receive federal grant funding in 2013. Funds will be made available through the City’s allocation of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding to support housing, neighborhood and business development projects.

OED issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) in August 2012 for proposals to be funded by HUD’s Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS programs. Applications were evaluated and scored by OED staff and community members. Community members were chosen based on their knowledge and experience in the program areas of housing development, economic/business development and neighborhood development.

Organizations selected for contracted programs and services include the following:

Economic Development & Services

  • The FAX Partnership
  • Federal Boulevard Partnership
  • Five Points Business District
  • NEWSED Community Development Corporation
  • Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute
  • West 38th Avenue Merchants Association
  • West Colfax Business Improvement District (joint project with The FAX Partnership)
  • West Community Economic Development Corporation (West CEDC)/BuCu West Development Center

 

Housing Development & Services

  • Brothers Redevelopment
  • Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
  • Colorado Health Network/Denver Colorado AIDS Project
  • Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation
  • Community Housing Services, Inc.
  • Denver Housing Authority
  • Denver Urban Renewal Authority
  • Empowerment Program
  • Northeast Denver Housing Center, Del Norte Neighborhood Development Corporation and NEWSED
  • Visiting Nurse Association

 

Neighborhood Development & Services

  • Bayaud Enterprises
  • Beacon Neighborhood Centers at Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver
  • Colorado Nonprofit Development Center (El Sistema Colorado)
  • Denver Housing Authority
  • Denver Urban Gardens
  • Environmental Learning for Kids
  • Focus Points Family Resource Center
  • Girls Incorporated of Metro Denver
  • Groundwork Denver
  • Hunger Free Colorado
  • Metro CareRing
  • Mile High United Way
  • Southwest Improvement Council
  • Urban Land Conservancy
  • Urban Peak
  • West Colfax Business Improvement District

Posted on Friday, November 16, 2012 (Archive on Monday, January 01, 0001)
Posted by woodoed  Contributed by woodoed