Cornerstone Partnership Hosts 2014 Fall Capacity Building Institute

This past month, we hosted 9 of our Cornerstone Homeownership Innovation Program (CHIP) Grantees for 3 days of sharings, trainings, and workshops in Oakland’s beautiful Waterfront Hotel in Jack London Square. The CBI was packed with discussions and working groups on topics like the 2014 HomeKeeper Social Impact Report, an in-development…

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Cornerstone Selects NYC and Hennepin County for 2014 Inclusionary Housing Technical Assistance

Cornerstone Partnership is excited to announce that we have awarded our 2014 Inclusionary Housing Technical Assistance to Hennepin County, MN and New York City, NY . Thank you to everyone who submitted applications. We received numerous deserving proposals, and while it was hard to choose among the applicants, it is…

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UPDATE: Deadline Extended to 9/19! Apply for Inclusionary Housing Technical Assistance

Update: The application deadline has been extended to Friday, September 19th. Cornerstone is pleased to announce the opportunity for inclusionary housing technical assistance (TA) from our expert team. Complete information about the TA engagement and the application process can be found on our inclusionary zoning page here. Please forward this…

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Draft Stewardship Standards Released! Open Comment Period

Cornerstone Partnership, with support from the National CLT Network, has been working on a new, large-scale project to develop stewardship standards for the affordable homeownership industry. We’ve recently completed the first draft of our Stewardship Standards for Homeownership Programs. Complete a quick survey to let us know what you think. It will only take…

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Long-term Affordable Homeownership Gets a Big Boost with Cornerstone Homeownership Innovation Program Grants

Nine Continuation Grants Awarded to Nonprofits Promoting Affordable Homeownership Washington D.C. (April 2, 2014) – More communities across the country are making—and keeping—homeownership affordable, thanks to grants from Capital Impact Partners’ Cornerstone Partnership, a peer network supporting programs that help more hard-working people buy homes today, maintain those homes and keep…

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Cornerstone Partnership and National Community Land Trust Network Explore Stronger Partnership

Cornerstone Partnership and the National Community Land Trust Network (Network) have a long history of collaboration. Since our founding, the Network has been a key partner in helping us promote our shared values around stewardship and long-term affordability. Lately, we’ve been working together on a number of significant projects, including:…

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Important Announcement: Cornerstone Welcomes New Director Rachel Silver

Dear Colleagues, After four years as the Director at Cornerstone Partnership, I will be stepping away from this role in order to return to independent consulting on a full-time basis. I’ve greatly enjoyed helping Cornerstone Partnership evolve and will continue to be closely involved in many projects with the Cornerstone Partnership and NCB…

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Cornerstone Launches the Stewardship Standards Room

Participate in our online collaborative writing platform!  Earlier this September, Cornerstone Partnership and The National Community Land Trust Network launched our Stewardship Standards for Homeownership Project. Since then, nearly 50 stakeholders have participated in 6 working sessions covering key program topics. We took these standards and the feedback from the working sessions and created the Stewardship Standards Room,…

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