Thanks to Our Partners
Our work would not be possible without the generous contributions of our community partners. It takes both financial support and the help of volunteers to continue building affordable homes in our nation’s capital. We appreciate the help we get from all of the companies and organizations committed to our work. And we’d like to offer special thanks to the following major corporate and foundation sponsors:
Legacy Sponsors, $150,000+
Established in 1935 as the War Department Credit Union, PenFed is one of the largest credit unions in the country, serving 1.3 million members worldwide; with nearly $18 billion in assets. Its long-standing mission has been to provide superior financial services in a cost-effective manner, while being responsive to members’ needs. PenFed offers market-leading mortgages, automobile loans, credit cards, checking, and a wide range of other financial services with its members’ interests always in mind. PenFed serves a diverse population, and no military service is required to join. We offer many paths to membership, including numerous employee groups and association affiliations. It’s easy to apply. We invite you to come see why you belong at PenFed Credit Union. PenFed is federally insured by the NCUA and is an equal housing lender. PenFed does business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and is a member of NAFCU. To learn more about PenFed, visit PenFed.org.
Level 2 Development is an award winning real estate development firm based in Washington, DC. Since 2004, Level 2 has planned, constructed and entitled over 1,500 residential units and 75,000 square feet of retail space. Level 2’s approach to development is not constrained by convention. The core of Level 2’s approach is its commitment to quality design and construction, and a working relationship with the community throughout the development cycle. With backgrounds in engineering, retail entrepreneurship, economics, and architecture, Level 2’s small team uses a dynamic and multidisciplinary approach to cultivate innovative development projects and deliver meaningful impact to urban communities. In partnership, DC Habitat, will be building thirteen new houses in Ivy City in Northeast Washington. Homes are reserved for families making up to 50 percent of the area median income, or about $54,722 for a family of four. The 1,200-square-foot, three-bedroom residences will be on Central Place NE, a one-block street. Six three-story townhouses will each be divided into two residences. Level 2 Development will contribute $1.4 million toward building the residences to meet a zoning requirement placed on its apartment project next door.
Valspar begun as a small business over 200 years ago, and is now listed on the Fortune 1000. Since 1806, Valspar has grown it’s paint and coating color palettes, helping people in every country find the perfect color fit. Whether it be the plane of American Aviator Charles Lindbergh or a Habitat for Humanity home, Valspar can cover all the bases with their extensive color choices. It is now one of the most recognized paint and coating brands in the world. Valspar believes that the right color can transform your life.
Full House Partners $100,000+
Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. Founded in 1922, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, capabilities in C5I (command, control, communications, computing, cyber and intelligence), sensing, effects and mission support services.
Gold Hammer Partner $75,000+
At the heart of our success is the Capital One® culture. We provide our associates with a dynamic environment combined with two key values: Excellence and Do the Right Thing. We take pride in encouraging our associates to think independently in a collaborative setting and to present creative ideas to senior management. It’s this type of innovative thinking that is a major part of our corporate growth as well as the overall success of Capital One.
The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation was established in 1965 with the purpose of giving back to the community. Under the current direction of J.W. Marriott, Jr. and Richard E. Marriott, the Marriott Foundation is dedicated to helping youth secure a promising future.
Silver Hammer Partner $50,000+
Buildable Hours, Inc. is a nonprofit organization of law firms partnering with local Habitat for Humanity organizations to provide financial and physical resources and support.
The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation is a private family foundation based in Cleveland, Ohio. Founded in 1987 by Dorothy O’Neill and her son William J. O’Neill, Jr., the Foundation brings the O’Neill family together in service to their hometowns through their philanthropy. The focus of our work is on the family, and four generations of the O’Neill family work in collaboration and partnership with organizations that share our desire to improve the quality of lives for families and communities.
Since opening its offices in 2008, Taproot has awarded over 230 Service Grants and has channeled more than $13 million in resources to local nonprofit organizations. Taproot is building a robust pro bono marketplace in partnership with other capacity-builders, funders, nonprofits, professional volunteers, universities, and corporations. Taproot’s programs provide expert pro bono assistance, enable independent use of the pro bono market, and inspire innovation in the social sector.
The mission of the Home Depot foundation is to ensure that every Veteran has a home, and have partnered with nonprofits to donate over $50 million to veteran’s housing initiatives.
Bronze Hammer Partner $25,000+
The mission of the World Bank is to reduce poverty by providing loans and financial resources for capital programs. Their Community Outreach Program focuses on promoting economic development in the Washington, D.C area.
Promontory Financial Group helps companies and governments around the world manage complex risks and meet their greatest regulatory challenges with integrity and quality. We are the world’s foremost experts in financial risk, regulation, and compliance. Our work makes our clients stronger and the financial system safer for consumers.
Bank of America has been helping communities and businesses grow for over 200 years by providing banking, lending, advising, and other financial services.
Wells Fargo & Company is an American multinational banking and financial services holding company with operations around the world. Wells Fargo is the fourth largest bank in the U.S. by assets and the largest bank by market capitalization.
American Airlines is a major United States-based airline, operating an extensive international and domestic network, and is the world’s largest airline by fleet size and revenue. American offers an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members and members-elect serve nearly 1,000 destinations with 14,250 daily flights to 150 countries.
Dow combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from the intersection of chemical, physical and biological sciences to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, clean energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow’s integrated, market-driven, industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions.
Fannie Mae is a leader in residential mortgage credit in the U.S secondary market. They are dedicated to providing stability, liquidity, and affordability to housing and mortgage markets.
SunTrust Banks, Inc., one of the nation’s largest financial services organizations, is dedicated to Lighting the Way to Financial Well-Being for its clients and communities. Headquartered in Atlanta, the company serves a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. As of September 30, 2015, SunTrust had total assets of $187 billion and total deposits of $146 billion. Through its flagship subsidiary, SunTrust Bank, the company operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic States and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels.
Constellation is a leading competitive energy supplier that strategically powers some of America’s largest companies, as well as more than 1 million US residents and two-thirds of the Fortune 100.
As a leading home improvement and appliance store, Lowe’s has been a partner with Habitat for Humanity since 2003, contributing volunteer support, funding, and housing resources.
NPC is a ministry of grace, passionate about Christ’s mission in the world. That means that we preach the Good News of God’s grace in Jesus Christ. We want to share that Good News with the world. We try to show God’s love and grace to the world through acts of service.
AvalonBay Communities, Inc., an equity REIT, has a long-term track record of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing distinctive apartment homes in some of the best U.S. markets, and delivering outsized, risk-adjusted returns to shareholders. With equal parts experience and vision, we’ve established a leadership position rooted in building value for the long term.
The Share Fund
Community & Governmental Partners
City First Bank of DC is a mission driven, federally chartered, community development bank dedicated to strengthening underserved communities in Washington, DC and surrounding inner suburb areas. Visit us at www.cityfirstbank.com and see what socially responsible banking is all about.
The mission of the DC Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) is to create and preserve opportunities for affordable housing and economic development and to revitalize underserved neighborhoods in the DC area.
HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes: utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination; and transform the way HUD does business.
The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is dedicated to helping community residents transform distressed neighborhoods into healthy and sustainable communities of choice and opportunity — good places to work, do business and raise children. LISC mobilizes corporate, government and philanthropic support to provide local community development organizations.
The Institute for Community Economics is a federally certified Community Development Financial Institution that makes loans for permanently affordable housing across the United States.
The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal agency that helps more than 5 million Americans improve the lives of their fellow citizens through service. Working together with local partners, they tap the ingenuity and can-do spirit of the American people to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our nation. They invest in thousands of nonprofit and faith-based groups that are making a difference across the country and their programs include AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, the Social Innovation Fund, the Volunteer Generation Fund and more.