CSH Receives $175,000 Grant from U.S. Bank Foundation to Strengthen the Affordable Housing Field 

Media Contact: Garrett Lloyd, 617-620-3752

March 5, 2024 | San Diego, CA – CSH, a leading national nonprofit organization and CDFI dedicated to improving access to stable, quality supportive housing for individuals experiencing long-term homelessness announced it has received a $175,000 grant from the U.S. Bank Foundation. The grant will be used to enhance CSH’s ability to invest in supportive housing projects, strengthen the affordable housing field and lead housing policy efforts in California. 

“Creating equitable opportunities for our community requires resources, and we appreciate the support from the U.S. Bank Foundation, which helps us continue to build and expand the innovative programs we’re proud to offer,” said Simonne Ruff, Director, CSH. 

CSH expertise, investment, and technical assistance supported 1,384 units of supportive housing and 2,441 additional units of affordable housing across California in 2023. 

“Safe and stable housing helps children, families and communities thrive. Working with CSH to create access to affordable and supportive housing is an investment that will benefit generations to come,” said Rockette Ewell, Vice President, California Region Manager, Community Affairs at U.S. Bank. 

U.S. Bank is committed to powering human potential and creating lasting change in communities. The bank does this through the Community Possible platform, including philanthropy, community investments and team member volunteerism. 

For more information about CSH and its programs, visit www.csh.org 



CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing) advances affordable and accessible housing aligned with services by advocating for effective policies and funding, equitably investing in communities, and strengthening the supportive housing field. Since our founding in 1991, CSH has been the only national nonprofit intermediary focused solely on increasing the availability of supportive housing. Over the course of our work, we have created more than 467,600 units of affordable and supportive housing and distributed more than $1.5 billion in loans and grants. Our workforce is central to accomplishing this work. We employ approximately 170 people across 30 states and U.S. Territories. As an intermediary, we do not directly develop or operate housing but center our approach on collaboration with a wide range of people, partners, and sectors. For more information, visit www.csh.org.     

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