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Housing for Everyone Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in
Multiple States for Low-Income Housing Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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TD Charitable Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/25/19 4:00 PM Eastern Time

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies in multiple states to increase the quality and quantity of affordable housing projects for families and individuals including new immigrants, the elderly, disabled residents, youth, women, or veterans. Funding is intended to increase access to clean, safe, affordable rental housing throughout the funding source's service area.

The service area includes: Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, New York City, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, DC. If your organization is based outside of a TD Bank, N. A. metro market area, but provides services within a metro market area, you may be eligible to submit an application for the competition.

The theme of this year's competition is Refurbishing to increase affordable rental housing; which will seek to fund programs that provide access to safe, clean, physically accessible affordable rental housing units for families, individuals, the elderly, new Americans, Veterans, the disabled, women and youth.

Preservation/Rehabilitation/Expansion of viable existing affordable housing properties: This may include the redesign, reconfiguration and or re-use of existing space in affordable housing properties to create increased quality and quantity of affordable housing units that will meet the specific needs of the population which they are intended to serve. Upgrades to systems, structure and efficiency of properties to preserve and prolong their use will be considered.

Special consideration will also be given to those initiatives that focus on energy efficiencies to be realized through foundation funding. Initiatives may also benefit from utilizing underused or abandoned properties.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174152

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$3,750,000

Number of Grants:

30

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants of $125,000 will be awarded.

Term of Contract:

If your organization were to be awarded a grant as part of the 2019 Housing for Everyone Grant Competition, the TD Charitable Foundation's expectation is that those funds would be put into place or budgeted for during the competition cycle (by June 30, 2021).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Criteria:

- Applicant organization must be tax-exempt under IRS Code 501(c)(3) or must be a state/local government entity. Private foundations are not eligible to apply.
- Housing units or properties to be improved must be located in a TD Bank, N.A. metro market area. http://bit.ly/1LQwe9w
- Applicant organization must not discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, age, gender, gender orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, veteran status, disability or other characteristic protected by law.

Applicant organization must have a history of developing, maintaining and/or providing affordable housing or affordable housing services for low- and moderate-income families or individuals that meet one of the criteria below:
- The annual earnings of the population served are less than 80% of the FFIEC median income for the area.
- The annual earnings of the population served are at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.
- The population served is homeless.
- The population served is indigent.
- The population served receives, or is eligible to receive, Medicaid.
- The populations served by the program are students or their families from a school where at least 51% of students qualify for free or reduced priced meals under the USDA's National School Lunch Program.

The population served are recipients of one of the following USDA programs:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
- USDA §514/516 (Farm Labor Housing Loans & Grants)

The population served are recipients of one of the following HUD programs:
- HUD §8 (Assistance for Public Housing Relocation/ Replacement)
- HUD §202 (Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program)
- HUD §515 (Rural Rental Housing Loans)
- HUD §811 (Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities)

- Applicant organization must be able to show the impact they have made to affordable housing efforts in their community.
- Applicant organization must show fiscal responsibility and ongoing viability.
- All housing units or properties to be improved or developed must be for and occupied by low- and moderate- income families or individuals that meet one of the criteria above. Improvements to market rate units will not be considered.
- Applicant organization seeking funds for the creation of new units must break ground for those units sometime during the period from the receipt of the funds (March 2020) through December 2021, if the groundbreaking hasn't occurred already.
- Applicant organizations must be current on all outstanding debt obligations, utility payments, and taxes. There can be no unsatisfied judgments/liens on the property for which the applicant is liable.
- Applicant organization must be able to quantify the impact of their proposed affordable housing project.
- Applicant organization must not have any pending legal actions against it.

If the funding requirements of your initiative do not total $125,000 you are not eligible to apply for a Housing for Everyone grant.

Pre-Application Information:

Internal Grant applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, October 25, 2019.

In fairness to all applicants, late and or incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants are responsible for allowing enough time when submitting their application to insure its timely submission.

Final funding decisions will be made by the TD Charitable Foundation Board. Notifications of awards will be made by mid-March 2020.

In order to be considered for this year's Housing for Everyone grant competition, all proposals must be submitted electronically.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Click here for the online application:
https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_726?SA=SNA&FID=35166

For any additional questions regarding this competition, please send an email to: US-CharitableGiving@TD.com. Include "Housing for Everyone" in the subject line.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC