David W. Herlinger Direct Effect Awards Applications Due


(Application Due Date)

Email entries must be received by 11:59pm MST on November 7, 2014

Mail entries must be postmarked by November 7, 2014


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chfa is giving away $10,000 each to four nonprofits​

CHFA is celebrating our 40th anniversary and we want to share the excitement with nonprofit partners across the state.

Join us by applying to win one of our David W. Herlinger Direct Effect Awards, which will recognize four nonprofit organizations who do work in Colorado whose missions align with CHFA's work to support affordable homeownership, the development or preservation of affordable rental housing, and growth and investment in Colorado businesses. Your organization could win $10,000!

The contest is named after our esteemed Executive Director, David W. Herlinger, who served between 1977 and 2000. His directness, as well as his passion, inspired lasting partnerships to meet the needs of Colorado's underserved populations, leaving an indelible mark on the state for years to come. These awards serve as a reminder of the impact that we can make together.

what is your direct effect?

To apply, tell us how your nonprofit organization has supported the Colorado community in the past, and how you would use the award to further your mission of affordable housing and/or economic development. Entries are due by November 7, 2014.

To view complete application guidelines and to access the application form, please visit www.chfainfo.com/directeffect.

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