Affinity Lunch: Funders Panel: How to Get Funds for Anti-Blight Strategies
December 4, 201712:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Winnie Branton; Neil Fowler; Martha E. Hanson; Mandy Book; Joshua Baade
With fierce competition for a limited number of dollars, funding anti-blight initiatives is a challenge. In this session, hear from government, private, and philanthropic funders about available grant opportunities and successful strategies for getting blight prevention and reduction projects funded.
Moderator: Winnie Branton, Esq., Branton Strategies, LLC
Speaker(s): Neil Fowler, Director, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development Representative, Office of Technology & Innovation, Center for Strategic Partnerships; Martha E. Hanson, Finance and Loan Analyst, Multi-Family Housing/Preservation and Direct Loan Division, Rural Development, United States Department of Agriculture; Mandy Book, Director, Center for Community Enhancement, Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development; Joshua Baade, Vice President, REO, Wells Fargo Home Lending.