Press "Enter" to skip to content

Gloucester Housing Partnership receives $10,000 grant

The Gloucester Housing Partnership, Inc., an organization whose mission is to provide basic home repair to qualified low-income homeowners in Gloucester County, recently received a financial boost.

GHP representatives were on hand in Newport News on Feb. 21 to receive a $10,000 unrestricted grant from the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation.

The nonprofit looks for grants to help fund a majority of its projects. While many grants have restrictions, and must be used on specific things, unrestricted grants put trust in the receiver on how to use the money, showing executive director Sister David Ann Niski and the other members of the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation trust GHP to be good stewards of the funds they were given.

Gloucester Housing Partnership chairman Bob Tschirhart said he is already looking to how the unrestricted grant can be used responsibly. As reported earlier this year, GHP is looking for more avenues to gain revenue. One proposed method was the...

To view the rest of this article, you must log in. If you do not have an account with us, please subscribe here.