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Latino Community Foundation Appoints Julián Castro as Its New CEO

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development wants to increase the share of philanthropic dollars that go to Latino nonprofits. By Jim Rendon The former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development wants to increase the share of philanthropic dollars that go to Latino nonprofits.

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We Must Be Founders

Stanford Social Innovation Review

What if we had a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that took its mandate to ensure human flourishing rather than real estate profit? But to make these success stories ubiquitous means building a government and economy that would support such outcomes. I invite you to imagine with me what this would look like.

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New data for strategic disaster philanthropy 

Candid

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated $1 billion in recovery efforts in 2019 for disasters that took place in 2017; and the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) invested approximately $381.7 Non-DAC government donors and multilateral organizations contributed an additional $2.8 billion. .

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The Pitfalls of Personal Judgment

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Annual point-in-time data by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development indicates that about one-quarter of families who have experienced homelessness once will succumb to it again.

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??How Community-Based Public Space Can Build Civic Trust: Lessons from Akron

NonProfit Quarterly

The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority leveraged the improvements at Summit Lake Park to secure a Choice Neighborhoods planning grant from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. As part of using this grant, the housing agency has adopted the resident-led engagement methods of the Civic Commons team.

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The EPA Launches Final Strategy on Lead Mitigation

NonProfit Quarterly

As Health Affairs reported, using data from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, “37 million homes in the United States have lead-based paint that will become a hazard if not closely monitored and maintained, and, of those, more 23 million homes have one or more significant lead-based paint hazard.”

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Antionette Kerr : How I Became a Self-Care Radical

NonProfit Hub

Department of Housing and Urban Development) transitions threatened most aspects of our funding, I said “yes” to more than 12 local and state boards while serving as an executive director of an affordable housing nonprofit and vice president of our state coalition. At a time when HUD (U.S.