The Washington Post: Dream Makers Helps Military Families Afford Their First Home

In 2010, the PenFed Foundation awarded 51 Dream Makers grants for a total of $254,000. In 2011, it awarded 93 grants for a total of $450,000. Last year, it awarded 168 grants for a total of $823,000. The goal this year is to reach $1 million. Members and veterans of every branch of service, including Read more about The Washington Post: Dream Makers Helps Military Families Afford Their First Home[…]

Bankrate: Grants for Military Homebuyers

A record number of active members and veterans of the military took advantage of grants from the Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation in 2012, enabling them to become first-time homebuyers.The foundation’s Dream Makers Program provided grants totaling $823,000 in 2012, up from $453,000 in 2011, according to Kate Kohler, chief operating officer for the foundation Read more about Bankrate: Grants for Military Homebuyers[…]

HousingWire: Housing Nonprofits March in Step With Returning Soldiers

Nonprofit organizations, such as the Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation, are working to meet the unmet needs of the military personnel and their families. In fact, last year the PenFed Foundation provided close to $2 million in grants and loans to assist 30 percent more current and retired military than in previous years, according to Read more about HousingWire: Housing Nonprofits March in Step With Returning Soldiers[…]

Industrial Equipment News: Mid-Market Furniture Maker Joins Major Brand Consortium

In an effort to compete with the big boys, mid-market furniture producer OFM has placed its entire product line on 20-20 Technologies office design software, which uses 2D and 3D imagery to allow architects and design teams to see how furniture might fit in a particular office space or educational setting. Click here for the Read more about Industrial Equipment News: Mid-Market Furniture Maker Joins Major Brand Consortium[…]