Neighborhood Builders®

Since 2004, we've trained nearly 2,000 nonprofit directors and emerging leaders in the United States.

Through investments like Neighborhood Builders®, we’re leveraging the full resources of our company to help nonprofit leaders tackle poverty in communities across the country.

Neighborhood Builders provides grants and leadership development to nonprofits, and helps them build a stronger presence in their communities. This investment builds on our philanthropic commitment to help address community development, basic human services, workforce development and education. Since Neighborhood Builders began, it’s become the nation’s largest philanthropic investment in nonprofit leadership development.

Building community leaders

By connecting nonprofits with leadership development, as well as $200,000 in flexible funding, we’re helping them grow strategically and address important local issues.

Ending the cycle of poverty and homelessness Crisis Assistance Ministry
VIDEO: Feeding Houston families Food preparation at Houston Food Bank
Rising Tide Capital lifts underserved entrepreneurs Alfa Demmellash, CEO and cofounder of Rising Tide Capital
VIDEO: A 150-year-old organization helps families grow in Chicago A young girl smiling and clapping her hands
Creating housing options in Camden Pilar Hogan and John Klein of SJCS
VIDEO: NYC’s New Destiny Housing provides safe, affordable housing so families can escape domestic violence Children on the steps outside of New Destiny Housing
IN THE NEWS: How businesses can help nonprofits Businesses help nonprofits
VIDEO: Improving operations to fight hunger Philabundance
Transforming lives, building futures in Houston Three men sitting in office at SEARCH Homeless Services
VIDEO: Chicago’s Mercy Housing Lakefront builds safe, vibrant, healthy communities by developing affordable housing Women gardening outside of Mercy Housing Lakefront community
VIDEO: The power of neighborhood partnerships Woman in front of City Square delivery truck
VIDEO: L.A.’s Chrysalis helps the homeless break through the job barrier Bell
VIDEO: A safe place to call home for Boston's needy Sign outside of Pine St Inn in Boston.
IN THE NEWS: Moveable Feast receives $200,000 Neighborhood Builders grant The center will increase our ability to serve even more people on the Eastern Shore' -Ted Blankenship. Developement Director, Moveable Feast
VIDEO: Fostering opportunity with creativity in Boston Male in green shirt painting a canvas on an easel
IN THE NEWS: Breakthrough Silicon Valley is getting a $200,000… Developer-owner David Tufaro calls this project the most challenging and rewarding...