NHSNYC Awarded $100,000 Grant from New York Community Trust to boost Community Development and Civic Engagement

New York, NY — Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City (NHSNYC) is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the New York Community Trust for the second year in a row. The Trust’s $100,000 grant to NHSNYC will ensure new affordable loan options are available to homeowners and homebuyers across the five boroughs of New York City who continue to struggle with the lingering economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, compounded by the current economic environment.

“We are deeply honored to receive this generous grant from the New York Community Trust, which will enable us to further our mission of fostering vibrant communities and supporting individuals on their journey towards lasting, sustainable, and affordable homeownership here in New York City,” said Derrick Griggs, Chief Executive Officer at NHSNYC.

NHSNYC remains committed to addressing the community’s evolving needs and contributing to the recovery and resilience of New York City residents. The organization recognizes the New York Community Trust for its dedication to supporting initiatives that impact the lives of individuals and families.

The New York Community Trust, a leading philanthropic organization committed to enhancing the well-being of New Yorkers, awarded more than $7.5 million in grants to 40 nonprofits dedicated to advancing economic and educational opportunities and improving lives throughout the city and beyond. NHSNYC is proud to be among the recipients, with its grant specifically geared towards community development and civic engagement. To read more about the other 2023 awardees, please click here.

For media inquiries, please contact Amanda Parker, Resource Development Manager, at Amanda_parker@nhsnyc.org.

About Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City (NHSNYC):
Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City (NHSNYC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating and preserving affordable housing opportunities for low-to-moderate-income individuals and families. Through a range of programs and services, NHSNYC empowers communities, promotes homeownership, and enhances the quality of life for residents across New York City.

About The New York Community Trust:
The New York Community Trust is a public charity and New York City’s largest community foundation. It connects generous people and institutions with high-impact nonprofits making the city, Westchester, and Long Island better places for all. It builds stronger communities, influences public policy, fosters innovation, improves lives, and protects our environment.

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