Facebook commits $150 Million to Bay's Future Fund. LISC will help put these dollars to work promoting affordable housing development in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The commitment from Facebook is a multi-sector collaboration of LISC, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, The San Francisco Foundation and other philanthropic, corporate and community partners, all dedicated to creating solutions the Bay Area's affordable housing crisis.
Bay's Future Fund, one of the nation's largest affordable housing funds which LISC manages. The Partnership supports everything from renter protection policies to preservation and production of affordable housing to keep families in their homes and neighborhoods, reverse displacement trends, and create a more vibrant Bay Area. Read the Entire Article
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A Gilesgate-based shop and community facility, Hexham’s Core Music, launches a separate workshop where up to six people will be trained how to repair guitars and make ukuleles. The European Social Fund grant supported the project and has secured funds through the County Durham Communication Foundation to equip the workshop in Burn Lane.