Initiative Invests to Help Communities
The North Carolina Community Development Initiative is highlighted in this article for its work in creating a widespread network of partners that connect housing, services and employment resources. The initiative provides grants and has invested over $75 million in 40 local organizations, plus provides technical assistance to help recipients build capacity. The network shares best practices and invests in development projects to create or sustain affordable housing. Specific program partners are highlighted in this article as well as ideas for the future.
SOURCE: Newsobserver.com, 2/6/11