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Aug 24, 2012
According to the US Department of Agriculture, 96 billion pounds of food goes to waste each year in this country – one-quarter of all food produced. Meanwhile; with the economy still faltering in many parts of the country, a record number of people are turning to emergency feeding programs nationwide… learn More about Feeding the Hungry in the ‘Comeback City’
Bank of America Announces Second-Year Results of 10-Year, $1.5 Trillion Community Development Lending and Investing Goal
May 19, 2011
Bank of America announced May 19 that it provided $168.5 billion in community development loans and investments in 2010, benefitting low- and moderate-income (LMI), minority and underserved customers and communities… learn More about Bank of America Announces Second-Year Results of 10-Year, $1.5 Trillion Community Development Lending and Investing Goal
Aug 10, 2012
Since the San Antonio Winery was started in L.A.’s Little Italy in 1917, four generations of Riboli family members have run their business by pursuing a strategy of logical growth—and the financing to get them there… learn More about At San Antonio Winery, a four-generation family tradition of making wine and growing their business
The Support Center Receives a $500,000 Low-cost Loan from Bank of America to Finance Small Businesses and Create Jobs
Jul 23, 2012
The Support Center, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Raleigh, North Carolina, announced that it received a $500,000 low-cost loan from Bank of America to support their participation in the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Short Term Lending Program… learn More about The Support Center Receives a $500,000 Low-cost Loan from Bank of America to Finance Small Businesses and Create Jobs
Aug 03, 2012
Some 40,000 Houstonians experienced homelessness in the past year, with lack of education, joblessness and mental illness all contributing to the rising epidemic of people living on the street… learn More about Transforming Lives, Building Futures in Houston