A Hauppauge nonprofit agency has received a $40,000 grant from Bank of America.
Long Island Housing Partnership, a nonprofit organization that helps provide affording housing opportunities on Long Island, was one of six groups to receive part of $150,000 in grants given out by The Bank of America Charitable Foundation.
“Empowering housing advocates at the local level is a critical component of the economic recovery process,” said Bob Isaksen, Long Island president, Bank of America. “Given the track record of each grant recipient, we know these dollars will be put to good use.”
The funds are part of a larger $22 million in housing-related grants that are expected to have an impact on low-income and moderate-income communities in 34 states.
LIHP offers mortgage counseling, downpayment assistance programs, employer-based programs, and several other programs to help homeowners in needed of assistance or prospective homeowners.