New Hampshire Housing now accepting grant applications for Emerging Opportunities Program

Funding available for nonprofits to improve structure, expand services

BEDFORD, N.H. – January 28, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — New Hampshire-based nonprofits that are engaged in affordable housing activities may be eligible for grant funding through New Hampshire Housing’s Emerging Opportunities Program. The program encourages and supports innovative new initiatives related to affordable housing and is now accepting applications.

Initiatives must be directly related to an improvement in an organization’s structure, leading to long term sustainability of the organization, a substantial expansion of existing services, or the addition of new services. Funds cannot be used for the construction of new affordable housing. Organizations that apply must be nonprofit and have as their primary mission the development of, or advocacy for, housing in New Hampshire that serves very-low to moderate income households.

Applications must be received by end of business on Monday, March 28. Funding decisions will be approved by the New Hampshire Housing Board of Directors.

More details about the program and application requirements can be found at www.nhhfa.org under the “What’s New” section. For more information regarding the Emerging Opportunities Grant Program, please e-mail George Reagan at greagan (at) nhhfa (dot) org.

About New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority: New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority is a self-supporting public benefit corporation. The Authority operates a number of rental and homeownership programs designed to assist low- and moderate-income persons with obtaining affordable housing. Since its inception, New Hampshire Housing has helped more than 41,000 families purchase their own homes and has been instrumental in financing the creation of more than 14,500 multi-family housing units. More information about its programs can be found on the agency’s websites at www.nhhfa.org and www.GoNewHampshireHousing.com.

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Phone: (603) 310-9255

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