Archive for the 'JPH News 2015' Category

St. Joseph Towers Grant Opening

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

JPH Associates is pleased to announce the opening of St. Joseph Towers, a project sponsored by Archdiocese of Miami. This 69 unit, $9.4 million project for the elderly is located in the City of Pompano Beach. The project is LEED certified, meaning it is extremely energy efficient. In addition, the project has been constructed to withstand future hurricanes which could impact South Florida.

Grant Award Announcement

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

JPH & Associates is pleased to announce the award of $124,460 in grant funding to Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida. Funding is originating from both Lee County and the City of Cape Coral’s SHIP program. Funds will be used to refurbish a ten-unit apartment complex called Coronado Place Apartments which is located in Cape Coral and which serves persons who are disabilities. Improvements will focus on energy conservation, improved maintenance, and improve livability for the project’s residents. Work will be completed in November of 2015.

Submission of Grant Applications for Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

JPH & Associates has been retained by Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida in preparing and submitting grant applications for upgrades to Coronado Place Apartments and Hatton B. Rogers Apartments. Coronado Place is ten year old project in Cape Coral consisting of ten units of affordable housing for persons with disabilities. Requested upgrades include floor tile, gutters, insulation, ranges, air conditioners, hurricane windows, and a fire suppression system. A total of $126,460 in SHIP funding is being requested from both Lee County and the City of Cape Coral.

Hatton Rogers is also a ten-year-old rental property consisting of 54 units and located in North Ft. Myers, which serves the elderly. Requested upgrades include floor tile, refrigerators, air conditioners, water heaters, and resurface the parking lot. A total of $306,268 in SHIP funding is being requested from both Lee County and the City of Cape Coral.

Submission of Grant Applications for the Ministry on South Street

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

The Ministry on South Street is seeking funding to support a program called “Empowering Families for Community Change.” This program partners with a local church and utilizes a community engagement tool called Circles USA (seeks to inspire and equip families/communities to resolve poverty and thrive). Individuals from selected families will participate in a one-year program that focuses on several disciplines including community organizing, case management, grassroots leadership, goal setting, financial literacy, mentoring, peer-to-peer counseling, and child/youth development. Participants in this program come from the South Street community, and more specifically Reeves Terrace, which a public housing complex within the community. Expected benefits for participants include; 1) Systemic barriers to escaping poverty will be addressed; 2) By including partners from various income groups, as well as stakeholders, participants will experience a strong sense of belonging, a compelling commitment to shared goals, and a high level of accountability to themselves and the group; and 3) Not only will low income families be positively impacted, but so will the community in which they live.

On behalf of South Street, JPH & Associates submitted the following funding applications in support of this program;

William J. and Dorthy K. O’Neill Foundation – $15,000
CNL Corporate Grant – $50,670
Central Florida Community Foundation Special Project Proposal – $50,670

Submission of Grant Applications for the Orlando Board of Realtors

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

JPH & Associates has been retained by the Orlando Board of Realtors and Florida Real Estate Foundation to assist in preparing and submitting grant applications for their Heroes’ Commons at Jefferson Park project. This project will provide six mortgage free new homes to income-qualified veterans and their families. Two homes will be offered to families with household income at or below 80 percent of the area median income and four to families between 80-120 percent of the area median income. The project total cost is $801,500 of which over $500,000 has been raised.

The following is a list of recently submitted grant applications;

Wells Fargo Corporate Grant – $15,000
Wells Fargo Homeownership Grant – $15,000
Home Depot – $50,000
Community Affordable Housing Equity Corporation (CAHEC) – $10,000

Award of SHIP Funds

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

JPH & Associates is pleased to announce the award of $124,460 in SHIP funds to Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida. On behalf of Goodwill, JPH & Associates drafted and submitted this funding application to both Lee County and the City of Cape Coral. Goodwill will use these grant funds to make repairs to Coronado Place Apartments, an affordable housing project serving residents who are physically disabled. Improvements will include;

New energy efficient HVAC units
New energy efficient ranges
Additional insulation
Replacement of carpet with tile in all units
Gutters on the exterior
Hurricane resistant windows
Fire suppression systems in all kitchens

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Active Lifestyles – Subsidized Housing

Completion of Nonprofit Portraits

Monday, January 26th, 2015

The Central Florida Community Foundation provides a unique gateway to information about Central Florida nonprofits. Nonprofits are provided the opportunity of completing a Portrait. Each portrait includes comprehensive information that is provided by nonprofits and validated by Foundation staff at least annually. Upon completion of this Portrait, individuals, businesses or foundations seeking information on a specific nonprofit can access the Portrait either through the Community Foundation of Central Florida or GuideStar.

JPH and Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of two such Portraits for the Ministry on South Street and Agua Viva Serves, Inc. In both instances, these Portraits not only legitimize these two nonprofits, but will also assist each nonprofit as they pursue future funders.

Westminster Asbury East

Monday, January 26th, 2015

JPH & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of Westminster Asbury East, an affordable elderly housing project completed by Westminster Communities of Florida. This 68 unit, $8.8 million project is part of a multi-property complex providing affordable housing to the elderly. This latest phase will be green certified under the Florida Green Building Counsel. This means that a number of features (which includes solar hot water) have been incorporated into the project to reduce energy consumption. After only 30 days from commencement of marketing, the project is 90 percent occupied.

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