Washington-Based Real Estate Developer EYA and The Community Foundation Award More Than $50,000 in Grants to Ward 5 Businesses
Washington, DC – EYA, in partnership with The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, is pleased to announce the winners of over $50,000 in grant funds from the Chancellor’s Row Small Business Loan Fund.
The fund, established as part of the St. Paul’s College redevelopment now known as Chancellor’s Row, provides grant monies to locally-owned businesses in ANC 5C (now 5E) in Ward 5. The grant program is designed to stimulate economic activity within the Ward, encourage entrepreneurial activity, and support businesses which provide local jobs and job training to local residents.
The grant recipients are:
Grantees, along with EYA, The Community Foundation, and Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie will gather to celebrate:
Small Business Mixer & Grant Celebration
Thursday, April 11, 2013
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
San Antonio Bar & Grill
3908 12th St NE, Washington, DC
Media are invited to attend. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for questions or to RSVP.
EYA is a smart growth developer, specializing in walkable new home communities and mixed-use developments. Since its founding in 1992, the company has built over 30 neighborhoods in the Washington Metropolitan area. Chancellor’s Row is a new townhome community in the Brookland/Edgewood neighborhood of Washington, DC. EYA is constructing 237 luxury townhomes and affordable workforce homes, within walking distance of Brookland Metro station and the brand-new $200 million Monroe Street Market Town Center.
About The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region
The mission of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region is to strengthen the Washington metropolitan region by encouraging and supporting effective giving and by providing leadership on critical issues in our community. The Foundation – which includes two regional affiliates in Montgomery County and Prince George’s County – currently manages more than 800 donor funds with assets totaling more than $340 million. We are one of the largest funders of nonprofit organizations in the metropolitan Washington region, with annual grants of more than $50 million. www.thecommunityfoundation.org