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Please support HOPE, Inc. on Give Miami Day 2016!

Give Miami Day is the largest annual giving event in the Southeast United States. Held online, Give Miami Day allows all individuals in our community to make a philanthropic impact by collectively supporting local nonprofit organizations. In 2015, Give Miami Day raised $7.1 million for more than 600 local nonprofits. Nearly 17,000 donors spanning the city, nation and globe participated in the multi-million dollar movement.  The Miami Foundation fundraises to provide a bonus gift on every donation made by donors, so dollars are stretched even further! In addition, there are $25,000 in cash prizes available throughout the day.

This year’s Give Miami Day will take place on November 17, 2016. 24 hours of giving begins at 12 a.m. on November 17 and ends at 12 a.m. on November 18,

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$2 million will go to Florida agencies that carry out investigations and test for illegal activities under the Fair Housing Act

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $38 million under its Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) to confront discriminatory housing practices.

Of that $38 million, $2 million will go to local Florida agencies that carry out investigations and test for illegal activities under the Fair Housing Act. An additional $300,000 is earmarked for education and outreach.

HUD provided competitive funding in three categories: Private Enforcement Initiative grants (PEI), Education and Outreach Initiative grants (EOI) and Fair Housing Organizations Initiative grants (FHOI). In Florida, no agency received an FHOI grant.

"Working closely with our fair housing partners on the ground, the investments we make today are a strong step forward to put an end to housing

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