Wells Fargo Grants Support Sustainable Housing for Veterans

first_img Related Articles As part of its third annual VeteranWINS grant program, the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation announced awards totaling $300,000, divided across nine community-based nonprofits focused on sustainable housing for veterans.The press statement describes VeteranWINS as supporting “community-based nonprofits focused on addressing veteran homelessness, transitional housing, and low- to moderate-income veteran home rehabilitation.” VeteranWINS has awarded $600,000 in grants since launching in 2016.Here’s how that $300,000 is being divided up. The “Large Communities” field includes five $40,000 grants, awarded to:Volunteers of America Delaware Valley—Collingswood, New JerseyOpportunity Center for the Homeless—El Paso, TexasNew Directions for Veterans—Los Angeles, CaliforniaCatholic Charities Community Services, Inc.—Phoenix, ArizonaSoldiers’ Angels—San Antonio, TexasThe “Small to Medium Communities” field consists of four $25,000 grants to the following organizations:Betsy Ann Ross House of Hope—Augusta, MaineColumbia County Housing Corporation—Bloomsburg, PennsylvaniaVolunteers of America Northern Rockies—Sheridan, WyomingAmericans for Independent Living—Waterloo, Iowa“Everyone deserves a safe and secure place to live, especially our veterans, who have already sacrificed so much for our country,” said Jeff Chavannes, VeteranWINS Program Manager at Wells Fargo and an Army veteran. “The VeteranWINS program is just one way Wells Fargo is doing our part to ensure veterans are being taken care of. We are proud to support the great work these nonprofits are doing for veterans in their communities.”According to Wells Fargo’s statement, since 2012 the bank has donated more than $100 million “to support military members, veterans, and their families through sustainable housing initiatives, financial education, and career transition.” That total includes donations of more than 350 homes, with a total value of more than $55 million. The Wells Fargo Housing Foundation has also “provided more than $10.5 million in grants to veteran-related nonprofits since 2012.” You can learn more by clicking here. Home / Daily Dose / Wells Fargo Grants Support Sustainable Housing for Veterans Sign up for DS News Daily Subscribe  Print This Post Share Save Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Homelessness sustainable housing Veterans Wells Fargo 2018-06-01 David Wharton in Daily Dose, Featured, Journal, News June 1, 2018 2,414 Views Wells Fargo Grants Support Sustainable Housing for Veterans Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days agocenter_img Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago David Wharton, Managing Editor at the Five Star Institute, is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his B.A. in English and minored in Journalism. Wharton has over 16 years’ experience in journalism and previously worked at Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm, as Associate Content Editor, focusing on producing media content related to tax and accounting principles and government rules and regulations for accounting professionals. Wharton has an extensive and diversified portfolio of freelance material, with published contributions in both online and print media publications. Wharton and his family currently reside in Arlington, Texas. He can be reached at [email protected] Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Previous: Ginnie Mae Announces Changes to VA Refis Next: Breaking Down Consumer Debt Collection Complaints Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago About Author: David Wharton The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Tagged with: Homelessness sustainable housing Veterans Wells Fargo Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agolast_img

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