Family Housing Advisory Services Receives $20K Grant from First National Bank
Family Housing Advisory Services, Inc. (www.fhasinc.org) has been awarded a $20,000 grant from First National Bank of Omaha, which also operates as First National Bank Fremont and First National Bank North Platte. Family Housing Advisory Services’ mission is to improve the quality of life and eliminate poverty by helping people achieve housing stability and financial security. This funding will help the organization develop financially-wise consumers through education and coaching, encourage residents to build wealth through financial incentives and matched savings, prepare foster care youth to financially transition to adulthood and alleviate poverty through tax credits.
Together we change communities by educating and empowering individuals and families, one household at a time,” said Teresa Hunter, executive director/CEO at Family Housing Advisory Services.
In total, First National Bank of Omaha has awarded more than $1.1 million in community development grants to 51 organizations in Nebraska, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, South Dakota and Texas. The grants, which support Affordable Housing, Educated Workforce and Economic Development programs, mark the bank’s final disbursement of grant funding for the year. First National Bank awarded a total of $1,840,000 in community development grants in 2016 to organizations across its seven-state service area.
To learn more about Family Housing Advisory Services, Inc. visit www.fhasinc.org or call (402) 934-7921. To view First National Bank’s 2016 “First in the Community Impact Report” and learn more about the full extent of its community contributions, please visit www.firstnational.com/site/about-us/in-the-community/index.fhtml.