Urban Ministries of Durham

About: Urban Ministries of Durham (UMD) connects with the community to end homelessness and fight poverty by offering food, shelter and a future to neighbors in need. The organization helps more than 6,000 people each year, 850 of whom are homeless men, women and children staying in Urban Ministries’ emergency shelter. 2017-18 DGIN funding will help […]

Community Empowerment Fund

About: The Community Empowerment Fund (CEF)’s mission is to cultivate opportunities, assets and communities that enable and sustain transitions out of homelessness. CEF offers matched savings accounts, financial education and relationship-based support. 2017-18 DGIN funding supports critical programmatic personnel expenses, training expenses and supply expenses related to delivering financial coaching and matched savings programs. The […]