April 18, 2011
Nation's Building News

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National Housing Endowment
HBA Proposals for Challenge/Build/Grow Grants Due April 22
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A Challenge/Build/Grow grant helped boost funding for the residential construction program at Palmdale High School near Los Angeles.

The National Housing Endowment, the philanthropic arm of NAHB, is seeking proposals from state and local home builders associations for its Challenge/Build/Grow (CBG) matching funds initiative.

HBAs can complete the proposals online on the endowment's website. Proposals must be received by April 22.

Under the program, HBAs are encouraged to find opportunities to build new partnerships in their communities to assist local programs targeting issues of importance to the industry — including worker training, labor shortages, land use, image building, educational curriculums and scholarship support.

The endowment will award HBAs a total of $15,000 through the grant initiative, with each applicant eligible for a matching challenge grant of up to $5,000.

Since the program was launched in 2001, more than $210,000 has been awarded to state and local HBAs throughout the country.

Apply Online

Online applications and guidelines are available on the endowment website by clicking here.

HBAs requesting grants are encouraged to seek advice on their proposals from the endowment staff well in advance of the deadline.

For more information about grant opportunities, visit www.nationalhousingendowment.org.

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