News & Updates


June 27, 2023

CNHED Receives $4.45 million from JPMorgan Chase to support housing affordability in the District

CNHED will lead a collaborative that includes National Housing Trust, Medici Road, Housing Counseling Services, LISC DC, Mi Casa, and Douglas Community Land Trust that aims to increase and preserve the supply of affordable, small buildings (<50 housing units) and support residents becoming small building owners to build wealth. This commitment is informed by JP Morgan Chase’s participation in the Connecting Capital and Community (3C) initiative led by the Center for Community Investment at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy to advance more equitable housing results in five U.S. cities.

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June 26, 2023

CNHED Launches DCAP Portfolio, Bolstering Minority-Owned Businesses in DC’s Economic Comeback

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) announces the launch of the DCAP Portfolio as part of its DC Community Anchor Partnership (DCAP) initiative.

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June 12, 2023

American University Joins Community Anchor Collaborative in Support of Local MBEs

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) announces today that American University has joined the DC Community Anchor Partnership (DCAP) as a participating anchor institution.

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June 8, 2023

Congratulations to CVWG Cohort I Graduates!

Last month, CNHED celebrated the graduation of 10 District residents from our Inaugural Cohort of the Community Voices Working Group (CVWG)!

Advocacy CNHED Updates Community Engagement
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June 7, 2023

VISTA Spotlight: Josh Bloom

Josh Bloom is currently serving with the National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations (NACEDA) as their Systems Change VISTA. His service is coming to an end this July, and NACEDA reached out to us with some praise for him that we would like to share.

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May 9, 2023

VISTA Spotlight: Sierra Meyer

As an AmeriCorps VISTA, Sierra Meyer works with Capital Clubhouse Inc., a nonprofit organization that offers people whose lives have been disrupted by mental illness the opportunity to demonstrate that they can and do lead productive, happy lives.

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April 12, 2023

A Message from the President: DC’s 2023 Disparity Study

Last week, the District released results from its Disparity Impact Study, which provided a comprehensive overview of whether a disparity exists between the availability and utilization of minority- and women-owned businesses as part of the District’s contracting processes.

DC Community Anchor Partnership Public Policy Small Business
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