GNDC is excited to announce that it has officially received Community Land Trust (CLT) designation as of the June 29th Austin City Council meeting. Check out the 1313 Willow page to learn more about the first new construction CLT home that is in development by GNDC. We are thrilled to transition one of our long time renters into a home owner.
Be sure to read the wonderful press on this project.
How many people can say that they have been quoted by the New York Times? Ms. Minnie Chapa, a GNDC tenant who resides at the Solution Oriented Living (SOL) Community, sure can! Learn more about Ms. Chapa and the SOL Community here.
The Guadalupe Saldana Net Zero Subdivision wins again! The Project Team of the Guadalupe Saldana Net Zero Subdivision wins an honorable mention in the INTERNATIONAL Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Award for Excellence in Public Interest Design. Check it out here.
Envision Central Texas held their 2011 Community Stewardship Awards in Austin, TX to honor organizations and individuals assisting public development and implementation of a regional Vision addressing the growth of a five-county region in Central Texas. GNDC was honored to receive an award in the “Innovation” category for the Guadalupe Saldana Net Zero Subdivision. Read more about it here.
GNDC is excited to announce that it has been selected by the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to receive a 2010 Neighborhood Builder grant. The award comes with $200,000 in unrestricted grant funding as well as leadership development for the executive director and an emerging leader from the organization.
Bank of America hosted their fifth annual Neighborhood Excellence Initiative Awards celebration to honor Guadalupe Neighborhood Development Corporation and Breakthrough Austin, who was also named a 2010 Neighborhood Builder’s Recipient, as well as other award recipients, on November 8th at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum.
To see a local news feature about the Bank of America Foundation grant and TV interview with Mark Rogers, GNDC Executive Director, click here.
Alley Flat strives to build sustainable houses – The Daily Texan
Alley Appeal – Residential Architect
Green Grants for Non-Profit Housing – Shelter with Spirits
A Living Crisis – Texas Housing
2009 Community Stewardship Awards Announced – Envision Central Texas
Downtown apartments designed for low-income families – News 8 Austin
Neighborhood group preserves area’s character – Austin Business Journal