Enterprise Community Partners

Enterprise Community Partners Launches Covid-19 Emergency Response Program to Provide Resources and Support to Low-income Renters and Housing Providers

Aggressive multi-million dollar philanthropic effort led by a $2 million donation from the Wells Fargo Foundation and contributions by Ballmer Group and Center for Disaster Philanthropy
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COLUMBIA, Md., May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Emergency Action for Resident and Partner Stability, a Covid-19 response program providing relief funding and assistance to nonprofits nationwide to ensure that individuals and families living in affordable housing communities can remain in their homes and access support, is launching today by

Wells Fargo and Enterprise Community Partners Launch the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge

Competition will award $12 million in grants for six innovative proposals that advance creative housing affordability solutions
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SAN FRANCISCO and COLUMBIA, Md., January 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ Wells Fargo and Enterprise Community Partners today opened the application process for the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge, a nationwide search for the most innovative, scalable and viable ideas to increase housing affordability solutions.

Enterprise, IWBI Join Forces to Advance Health and Well-Being in Affordable Housing

Collaboration will focus on creating homes that help people thrive
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NEW YORK and COLUMBIA, Md., October 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Enterprise Community Partners Inc. (Enterprise) and the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) announced today that they are developing a multi-pronged collaboration to create and implement a shared vision for affordable homes that improve residents’ health and well-being.

The Housing Affordability Crisis: the Contributing Factors

Wells Fargo video series brings together experts to discuss the housing affordability crisis in America — and how to bring about systemic change.
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Wells Fargo recently committed $1 billion by 2025 to help solve the nation’s housing affordability challenges. In this special series, Wells Fargo brings together problem solvers to discuss the housing affordability crisis in America — and how to bring about systemic change.

Episode 1: America’s Housing Affordability Problem

What makes housing affordability a looming crisis? Top experts discuss a legacy of the housing bust that is impacting millions of Americans across income levels and the U.S. economy at large.
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Wells Fargo recently committed $1 billion by 2025 to help solve the nation’s housing affordability challenges. In this special series, Wells Fargo brings together problem solvers to discuss the housing affordability crisis in America — and how to bring about systemic change.

NFWF and Wells Fargo Announce $2 Million in Grants to Help Communities Better Prepare for and Respond to Natural Disasters

Projects will help communities address impacts of a changing climate through conservation and capacity building
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WASHINGTON, October 3, 2018/3BL Media/ — Wells Fargo and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced $2 million in grants to eight nonprofit organizations to help communities become more resilient in the face of conditions associated with a changing climate, including rising sea levels, water quantity and quality issues, and extended hurricane and fire seasons.

Mayor, Investors and Affordable Housing Partners Announce Launch of San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund

New “one-stop” citywide non-profit fund that brings in private and philanthropic capital to provide affordable housing developers with more resources so they can compete better in the market to preserve and build affordable housing in San Francisco.
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Mayor Edwin M. Lee, affordable housing developers and private investors announced their support on Thursday for the new San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund: an innovative public-private partnership with the city of San Francisco, local foundations, private lending institutions, and corporations that creates a nonprofit financial intermediary that is the “one stop” for investing in housing in San Francisco.

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Mayor Edwin M. Lee, affordable housing developers and private investors announced their support on Thursday for the new San Francisco Housing Accelerator Fund: an innovative public-private partnership with the city of San Francisco, local foundations, private lending institutions, and corporations that creates a nonprofit financial intermediary that is the “one stop” for investing in housing in San Francisco.

The Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program Joins with CBS EcoMedia to Fund Energy-Saving Improvements at Newly Opened Artspace Lofts

Historic building to benefit from reduced energy costs and increased comfort as a result of efficiency improvements
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Elgin, IL, June 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The grand opening of the Elgin Artspace Lofts yesterday celebrated more than the sparkling new live/work space for artists and their families in downtown Elgin – the Artspace Lofts is also being heralded for meeting the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria, the first national framework for greening affordable housing. The building boasts several energy-saving features, including superior insulation donated by the Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program through their participation in CBS EcoMedia’s EcoAd program.

EcoMedia Helps Putnam Green Affordable Housing Project Save Money & Electricity with EcoAd Energy Efficiency Funding

Financial support from EcoAd advertiser IBEW Local 103 makes big difference in Cambridge
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CBS EcoMedia worked with our nonprofit partners, Enterprise Community Partners and Homeowners Rehab of Cambridge Massachusetts to make energy efficiency funding possible for the Putnam Green affordable housing project.  The financial support came from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 103, through their EcoAd advertising.  In this EcoMedia project vignette video you'll learn how the EcoAd program works, hear from the key project participants and get an overview of the new Putnam Green development.

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