MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing

Posted on March 31, 2006

[posted from RFP Bulletin]

Applications Invited for MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing
Deadline: May 5, 2006

In partnership with the MetLife Foundation
(<a href="http://www.metlife.org/">http://www.metlife.org/</a>), Enterprise Community Partners
(<a href="http://www.enterprise.org/">http://www.enterprise.org/</a>) offers the MetLife Foundation Awards for Excellence in Affordable Housing.

The awards program recognizes 501(c)(3) community-based or regional nonprofit organizations and Tribes or Tribally Designated Housing Entities that excel in property and asset management or provide housing to people with special needs.

Awards are presented in two categories: 1) Supportive Housing and 2) Property and Asset Management. The prize money may be used to cover any of the needs of the winning organizations.

First-place winners will receive $25,000; second-place winners receive $15,000; and third-place winners receive $10,000.

The goals of the program are to showcase models of excellence in the design and management of affordable housing and the operation of supportive housing for special-needs populations; increase the understanding of how to achieve success in providing supportive housing for special-needs populations; increase the understanding of the role of the owner, asset manager, property manager, and tenants in developing, maintaining, and operating housing; provide an unrestricted financial award for agencies that exhibit excellence in asset and/or property management and the provision of special-needs housing; and disseminate model supportive housing and property management programs through publications and the Enterprise Web site.

RFP Link:
<a href="http://fconline.fdncenter.org/pnd/10001272/enterprise">http://fconline.fdncenter.org/pnd/10001272/enterprise</a>

For additional RFPs in Community Improvement/Development, visit:
<a href="http://fdncenter.org/pnd/rfp/cat_community.jhtml">http://fdncenter.org/pnd/rfp/cat_community.jhtml</a>


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