Banks Partner to Award $6K to Educate Houston’s Underserved Men and Male Youth

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Career Gear, a nonprofit organization that empowers low-income men to overcome barriers and achieve self-sufficiency, will be awarded $6,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds from Green Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). The grant will support costs for Career Gear’s Business Enterprise Program, a program that helps men prepare to become construction business trade owners with a designated area of focus.

The media is invited to the check presentation at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 10 at Green Bank at 4000 Greenbriar Drive in Houston.

PGP awards provide 3:1 matches of FHLB Dallas member contributions to provide grants up to $12,000 that help promote and strengthen relationships between community-based organizations and FHLB Dallas members. The PGP also complements the development activities fostered by FHLB Dallas’ Affordable Housing and Community Investment programs. For 2018, FHLB Dallas has awarded $300,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds through 31 member institutions to assist 32 community-based organizations. Combined with the $114,010 contributed by FHLB Dallas members, a total of $414,010 has been awarded to the organizations.



Check Presentation
WHEN: 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 10, 2018

Jason Fuller, Southeast Texas Regional Director, Office of U.S. Senator Ted Cruz


Courtney Taylor, Vice President, Community Development Officer, Green Bank

Jamay Fishback, Executive Director, Career Gear

Bruce Hatton, Vice President, Affordable Housing Manager, FHLB Dallas

WHERE: Green Bank

4000 Greenbriar Drive

Houston, Texas 77098

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Business Wire: 11:25 GMT Friday 10th August 2018

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