Christie Administration Announces Short-Term Rental Assistance for SandyImpacted Homeowners in the RREM and LMI Homeowners Rebuilding Programs While They Repair Their Homes

Continuing the Christie Administration’s ongoing efforts to respond to the needs of Sandyimpacted families recovering from the storm, the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) Board today approved the Rental Assistance Program (RAP) to help homeowners in the State’s major home rebuilding programs pay for temporary housing while their primary residences are undergoing repair or elevation. The program will begin accepting applications on March 16, 2015.

Testimonial: Lia Bolden of the U.S. Census Bureau

Lia Bolden of the U.S. Census Bureau, long time HOPE partner, discusses a program that teaches entrepreneurs how to use Census data to make smart business decisions.

Operation HOPE Banking On Our Future College Edition Visits Jacksonville Florida

Recently in a joint effort with the City of Jacksonville. Operation HOPE Banking On Our Future College Edition held our first session at Edward Waters College (EWC) the oldest historically black institution in the state of Florida (Jacksonville).

Operation HOPE Joins Moneywise at Glide Memorial Church

Glide to host Moneywise Empowerment Tour Operation HOPE’s Tyrone Cosey, market president for the Northwestern Region, will moderate a panel focused on credit for the Moneywise Empowerment Tour at the...

Advice on Community Outreach: Have a Heart, Get Local Partners

    By Dean Anason FEB 23, 2015 VIPs pump up registration totals and draw TV cameras, but veteran conference-goers know that the real finds are among the low-profile, hands-on practitioners who...

Stories of HOPE – Sandra Rolens

By Jordan Hagedon, HOPE Corps Fellow Sandra Rolens is committed to financial literacy and empowerment in more ways than one. To begin with, she has been a banker for 29 years. She has been with ANB Bank for 19...

HOPE Founder’s visit brings inspiration to Birmingham

John Hope Bryant’s visit to Birmingham was very inspirational. His passion for eradicating poverty is clearly evident and sets the foundation for my daily work.  When he spoke to Alabama Board members,...

3rd Time’s a Charm in Charm City

Banking on Our Future Baltimore partnered with Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Net Impact group to financially empower the students at Henderson-Hopkins - A John Hopkins Partnership School. For the 3rd consecutive year, 24 Net Impact volunteers enthusiastically shared their experience and knowledge with the students at Henderson-Hopkins.

First Round of Pitch Competitions at Parker Elementary School

Tuesday, February 17th, 50 Parker Elementary School students competed in the first round of pitch competitions for HOPE Business in a Box Academy. The 5th and 6th grade Oakland students put their heart into their presentations- and it showed! Judges heard pitches for clothing companies, a dog walking service and a nail salon, among other ideas.

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