Neighborhood Builders®

Through grants and training, nonprofit organizations and leaders have the power to strengthen their communities.

Through the Neighborhood Builders® program we deploy capital and build cross-sector partnerships to advance nonprofit leaders addressing economic mobility and social progress issues in the communities we serve. Since 2004, we’ve invested more than $220 million in 49 communities – partnering with more than 1,000 nonprofits and more than 2,000 nonprofit leaders by delivering flexible funding, leadership development and a network of peers.

Fifteen years on, Neighborhood Builders® is one of the nation’s largest philanthropic investments in nonprofit leadership development. To join the conversation and learn more about how the program powers nonprofits to build thriving communities, use #NeighborhoodBuilders on Twitter and tag us at @BofA_News.

PODCAST: Women experiencing homelessness in LA are rebuilding their lives at Downtown Women's Center Meet Neighborhood Builder Downtown Women's Center logo
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PODCAST: Juma Ventures in Seattle helps teens break the cycle of poverty through jobs and training Meet Neighborhood Builder JUMA logo
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PODCAST: Urban Alliance helps underprivileged teens in DC work towards their professional goals Meet Neighborhood Builder Urban Alliance logo
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PODCAST: Year Up helps close the opportunity gap for Chicago youth through workforce training man and woman working
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Since 2004, we’ve partnered with more than 1,000 nonprofits addressing economic mobility across the country. See how they’ve impacted lives and strengthened communities.