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Jan 11, 2016, 05:03 ET FHLB Dallas Celebrates Dedication of Joppa Neighborhood Home

Since 1870, an area of southeast Dallas has welcomed those seeking shelter and a new start. The Joppa neighborhood, one of three remaining Freedman's ...


Jan 08, 2016, 12:50 ET Soap-Making Business Cleans Up Nicely with Help of Small Business Grant

People will go to great lengths to alleviate dry skin. Just ask Kristine Shoberg, owner of a natural skin care products store and manufacturer Udder...


Jan 07, 2016, 05:28 ET FHLB Dallas to Celebrate the Completion of Habitat Home in Historic Joppa

Dallas dignitaries, the Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, employees of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), and volunteers will join...


Dec 21, 2015, 01:05 ET Eight New Homes to be Built in Northwest Louisiana, Thanks to $55K Grant

For some, the "American Dream" may be difficult to achieve. Luckily, the Fuller Center for Housing Northwest Louisiana (Fuller Center NWLA) makes it...


Dec 17, 2015, 06:16 ET University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies Awarded $140K Grant

The University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies in Hattiesburg has been awarded a $140,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP)...


Dec 17, 2015, 03:52 ET BancorpSouth Bank, FHLB Dallas Award $140K Grant in Mississippi

Fourteen first-time homebuyers who are disabled or elderly will receive financial assistance through a $140,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP)...


Dec 16, 2015, 02:51 ET Retired Teacher Fulfills Mission to Provide Free Tutoring to Local At-Risk Students, Thanks to $12K Grant

Audrey Spencer is not your typical retiree. As an educator in Crowley, Louisiana, Mrs. Spencer dedicated her life to helping children. Upon...


Dec 11, 2015, 05:48 ET 100 New Homes to be Built for New Orleans' Multicultural Elderly Residents

Ten years after the storm that devastated New Orleans in 2005, residents and business owners continue to face challenges as affordable multifamily...


Dec 11, 2015, 01:01 ET $2,000 Grant Builds Up Lake Charles' Home Rehabilitation Program

Project Build a Future (PBAF), a nonprofit developer of affordable housing, received a $2,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) award from First...


Dec 10, 2015, 03:49 ET OB-GYN Delivers More than Babies with Help of Small-Business Grant

In her role as an OB-GYN, Pamela Lacy uncovered a small-but-growing niche market in eastern Mississippi: The pregnant women in this rural part of the ...


Dec 04, 2015, 12:43 ET New Apartments to Offer Shelter and Services to Houston's Homeless

The homeless and those living in substandard housing often face difficult journeys to better lives. But Houston's new Temenos Place Apartments II...


Dec 04, 2015, 10:41 ET Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge to Build 10 New Homes

Ten new homes will be built in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge (HFHGBR), thanks to a $70,000 Affordable...


Dec 01, 2015, 11:50 ET Houston Dignitaries to Attend Grand Opening of $9.7M Apartment Complex

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas), Amegy Bank, U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-18), and Houston Mayor Annise Parker will...


Nov 24, 2015, 05:50 ET New Orleans' Affordable Housing Options Increase with The Deaconess Apartments

Dignitaries, developers, and residents celebrated the grand opening today of The Deaconess apartments at 2535 Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans....


Nov 23, 2015, 05:00 ET Northshore Housing Initiative to Hire New Staff with Partnership Grant

The Northshore Housing Initiative (NHI), a community land trust in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, last week received a $16,000 Partnership Grant...


Nov 20, 2015, 12:21 ET Habitat for Humanity International Recognizes Partners in Gulf Coast Restoration

Habitat for Humanity International celebrated a milestone this week by doing what it does best: it built houses — four of them, this time on F Street ...


Nov 18, 2015, 06:59 ET Banks Join Easter Seals in Grand Opening of Harold Court Apartments

The 14-unit Harold Court independent-living apartments were dedicated today in a grand-opening ceremony and open house. Developed by Easter Seals...


Nov 17, 2015, 12:51 ET Northshore Housing Initiative to Hire New Staff, Thanks to $16K Grant

The Northshore Housing Initiative (NHI), a developer of affordable housing in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, will receive a $16,000 Partnership Grant ...


Nov 17, 2015, 11:14 ET $1.7M Apartment Complex to Hold Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Open House

Harold Court, a 14-unit independent living facility for adults with physical and developmental disabilities, will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and...


Nov 11, 2015, 02:44 ET Banks Join Together to Donate $24K to Panola Habitat for Humanity

Panola Habitat for Humanity may be a small operation, but they have a huge mission. The Habitat affiliate received a $24,000 Partnership Grant...


Nov 10, 2015, 06:00 ET Five Pontotoc County Banks Partner with FHLB Dallas to Support Habitat for Humanity

The Pontotoc County Habitat for Humanity affiliate was awarded a $20,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) check today. Pontotoc Mayor Jeff Stafford...


Nov 09, 2015, 12:36 ET Pontotoc County Habitat for Humanity to Receive $20K Grant from Six Banks

Pontotoc County Habitat for Humanity will be awarded a $20,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) check on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, from the Federal...


Nov 09, 2015, 06:35 ET Corporation for Global Community Development Awarded $18K from Three Banks

The Corporation for Global Community Development (CGCD) today received an $18,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) award from BancorpSouth Bank,...


Nov 09, 2015, 06:26 ET BankFirst Financial Services Awards $12K Grant to Nonprofit

Columbus-Lowndes Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) today received a $12,000 Partnership Grant Program (PGP) award from BankFirst Financial Services and...


Nov 09, 2015, 03:12 ET Mississippi Dignitaries to Attend Check Presentation as Panola Habitat for Humanity Receives a $24K Grant

U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson (D-2) and Batesville Mayor Jerry Autrey are scheduled to attend a $24,000 Partnership Grant Program check...