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What does that acronym stand for? ABC’s of the Coalition for Home Repair
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What does that acronym stand for? ABC’s of the Coalition for Home Repair

HUD, CDBG, CAPS, & the list goes on... This blog post breaks down housing and industry-specific acronyms so you can stay up to speed. Continue Reading

Postedby Melanie Campbell
Date posted05/8/2023


Recruiting & Retaining Volunteers & Donors
Recruiting & Retaining Volunteers & Donors

This webinar focused on tailoring your recruitment messaging and engaging the volunteer and donor through the entire partnership cycle of recruitment, engagement, and retention. This webinar was led by Coalition board member and former Sierra Service Project summer staffer Sara Platnick. Continue Reading

Date posted05/3/2023


Celebrating Older Americans Month
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Celebrating Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month. Coalition for Home Repair members have helped more than 70,000 low-income older Americans age in place. Coalition members fill an important need in their local communities. Continue Reading

Postedby Melanie Campbell
Date posted05/1/2023


Exploring USDA Funding Opportunities
Exploring USDA Funding Opportunities

In this panel, you'll hear from Coalition members who use U.S. Department of Agriculture funding, including Home Preservation Grants (HPG), 502 Loans, and 504 Loans, to repair homes for low-income households in rural America. Panelists will share about grant writing and fund management. Continue Reading

Date posted04/27/2023


Evaluating Tech for Organizational Growth
Evaluating Tech for Organizational Growth

This webinar will provide tips for evaluating your growing organization's best tech tools, including CRMs and other products. Samantha Shirley of iDonate will lead this webinar.  Continue Reading

Postedby Adrienne Osborne (deleted)
Date posted04/11/2023


2023 Community Builder Awards
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2023 Community Builder Awards

Community Builders are people whose engagement in the Coalition for Home Repair helps create a thriving community. Engagement can look a number of ways. Organizations have different resources and time to be engaged. This award is designated by Coalition staff on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Continue Reading

Postedby Melanie Campbell
Date posted03/27/2023


2023 Annual Impact Call & Benchmarking Report
2023 Annual Impact Call & Benchmarking Report

The Annual Impact & Benchmarking Report is a presentation-style webinar led by Coalition staff to celebrate the work of members nationwide. This event is open to members, non-members, and any professional with an interest in home preservation for low-income households. Continue Reading

Postedby Adrienne Osborne (deleted)
Date posted03/23/2023


Announcement: $5K Matching Gift Opportunity
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Announcement: $5K Matching Gift Opportunity

Great news - thanks to the Edward and Wanda Jordan Family Foundation, the Coalition has earned a $5,000 matching gift opportunity! To meet this goal, we’re hosting a Day of Giving. The Day of Giving is held in conjunction with an Impact Call at 2:00am EDT on March 7th where we feature... Continue Reading

Postedby Freyja Harris
Date posted03/6/2023


The Coalition for Home Repair Is Named a Stanley Black & Decker Makers Grant Recipient
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The Coalition for Home Repair Is Named a Stanley Black & Decker Makers Grant Recipient

The Coalition for Home Repair was named a Global Impact Challenge grant recipient. Continue Reading

Postedby Melanie Campbell
Date posted03/1/2023


Coalition for Home Repair welcomes Freyja Harris as Executive Director
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Coalition for Home Repair welcomes Freyja Harris as Executive Director

Freyja Harris Harris brings more than 20 years of experience in housing, grant making, policy, and community development, and will play a key role in leading the Coalition, executing programs, fundraising, and advocacy work.  Continue Reading

Postedby Melanie Campbell
Date posted02/6/2023


Coalition for Home Repair welcomes Blair Pakowski as Program Coordinator & Compliance Officer
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Coalition for Home Repair welcomes Blair Pakowski as Program Coordinator & Compliance Officer

Blair Pakowski joins the Coalition for Home Repair team as program coordinator & compliance officer, effective February 6. Pakowski will work remotely to support the implementation and management of the Veteran Home Repair & Modification Pilot program. Continue Reading

Postedby Melanie Campbell
Date posted02/5/2023


Webinar: What Counts as a Unique Repair Project?
Webinar: What Counts as a Unique Repair Project?

What counts as a unique repair project? How do you track repairs year round? How do we measure repair projects when planning scope of work for volunteers? How are the two intertwined? Do you track when a volunteer group helps with cleaning or takes initiative for minor home repair? Continue Reading

Postedby Adrienne Osborne (deleted)
Date posted01/20/2023