March 31 Deadline for Initial Home Depot Award Applications
The Home Depot Foundation is seeking applicants for its Awards of Excellence for Affordable Housing Built Responsibly competition. The program recognizes nonprofit housing development corporations engaged in green building/healthy home construction and rehabilitation. Projects eligible for consideration must have been placed in service between Jan. 1, 2005 and Dec. 31, 2006. First place grants of $75,000, second place grants of $25,000, and up to five honorable mention grants of $2,500 each will be awarded in the categories of homeownership and rental housing. The deadline for submitting a letter of inquiry is March 31. Competitive projects will be invited to submit full proposals. More information is available on the Home Depot Foundation Web site.