Nearly $900,000 to be awarded across Marion County
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership® (INHP) Board of Directors is pleased to announce eight Marion County neighborhood-serving organizations will be recipients of grant funds which will be used for operating support. With these resources, the recipients can focus on affordable housing preservation and development, and collaborations that will continue to enhance housing in Indianapolis. The grant program – Indianapolis Neighborhood Development Initiative (INDI) – will distribute nearly $900,000 to the following grantees:
- Greater Indianapolis Habitat for Humanity
- Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation
- Near Eastside Collaborative Partnership (Near East Area Renewal, Englewood Community Development Corporation, John Boner Neighborhood Centers)
- Near North Development Corporation
- Partners in Housing
- Renew Indianapolis Inc.
- Southeast Neighborhood Development
- Westside Community Development Corporation
“INHP is proud to support community-based organizations dedicated to preserving and developing affordable housing options in Marion County,” said Moira Carlstedt, president and CEO of INHP. “These strategic partnerships advance projects and initiatives that provide increased access to safe, decent and affordable housing for Indianapolis residents, and contribute to enhancing the city’s quality of life.”
The grant criteria were:
Community need: What affordable housing challenge will be addressed.
Impact: Emphasis on substantive affordable housing production or preservation.
Leverage: Ability of the applicant to attract other capital sources to support their housing activities.
Partnerships: Level of engagement in city initiatives and/or other partnerships that achieve neighborhood benefit.
Since 1999 and through the support of Lilly Endowment Inc., INHP has provided more than $25 million in Indianapolis Neighborhood Development Initiative grant funds to community-based organizations. This competitive application process was open to all nonprofit organizations creating or preserving affordable, sustainable housing opportunities in Marion County.
The Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP) increases affordable and sustainable housing opportunities for individuals and families in Marion County, and serves as a catalyst for the development and revitalization of neighborhoods. INHP enables families to become and remain long-term, successful homeowners through homebuyer education, mortgage and credit advising and lending services. INHP also provides thought leadership, technical assistance, financial support and programming to community partners dedicated to neighborhood development and revitalization. For more information, visit INHP.org.