A new loan fund launched this week hopes to bridge the gap faced by Greater Washington developers of color as they seek financing for their projects. Capital Impact Partners’ $20 million Diversity in Development DMV Loan Fund is designed to clear the bottleneck emerging developers of color face when starting projects. Read More: New loan fund will back D.C.-area developers of color. These are its first two projects.
Food, Bradshaw found, can be a potent tool for addressing both poor health and poverty, if you create an ecosystem of support. That’s exactly what his nonprofit, Dreaming Out Loud, aims to do. Read More: How One CSA Is Nourishing Underserved Communities & Supporting Black Woman-Owned Businesses
Twelve high school graduates have been selected to the First Tee College Scholarship Program based on academic performance, length and involvement in First Tee programs, financial need and commitment to volunteerism. Read More: Twelve exemplary high school seniors earn selection in to First Tee College Scholarship Program
A lot is looking positive right now – vaccinations are up, infections are down, more kids are back in school and childcare, and more people are returning to work. Hugs are allowed again! There’s something almost like hope in the air. Read More: Celebrating Another Warehouse Expansion, Dads & the Return of Volunteers!