NHSNYC Named 2023 Goldman Sachs Community Development Champion, Secures $100,000 Grant

New York, NY — Neighborhood Housing Services of New York City (NHSNYC) is proud to announce that it has been awarded a $100,000 grant through the Goldman Sachs Community Development Champions competition for the year 2023. This substantial grant is a testament to NHSNYC’s unwavering commitment to empowering communities and supporting low-to-moderate-income New Yorkers in their pursuit of homeownership.

Each year, Goldman Sachs hosts a competitive grant program for nonprofit organizations based in New York, New Jersey, and Utah that are making a difference in low- and moderate-income communities and provides the selected Champions with financial support to further their impactful initiatives.

In 2022, NHSNYC was awarded a $150,000 Community Development Champions Grant for its lending programs and services for low-to-moderate-income families across NYC to attain and sustain affordable and stable homeownership.

This year’s grant specifically supports NHSNYC’s Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) lending programs, which play a vital role in facilitating affordable housing solutions for low-to-moderate-income New Yorkers. These programs focus on empowering individuals striving for first-time homeownership and those working to maintain their homes through renovation loans and rehab/debt consolidation services. This investment will help ensure NHSNYC can reach more than 200 prospective borrowers with the goal of providing at least 65 loans to qualified clients to maintain their homes through necessary rehabilitation or renovations.

“We are honored to be recognized by Goldman Sachs through the Community Development Champions competition again this year,” said Derrick Griggs, Chief Executive Officer at NHSNYC. “This grant will significantly enhance our ability to positively impact the lives of New Yorkers by expanding our CDFI lending programs and addressing the critical housing needs of our community.”

NHSNYC expresses gratitude to Goldman Sachs for its ongoing commitment to community development and for acknowledging the importance of supporting organizations dedicated to creating lasting change. NHSNYC is one of forty-three organizations selected through this year’s competition. Learn more about the 2023 Goldman Sachs Community Development Champions cohort 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 Goldman Sachs:
Goldman Sachs is a leading global financial institution that delivers a broad range of financial services to a large and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.


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