Bank of America named Habitat for Humanity as its 2016 Neighborhood Builder winner for Southern Nevada. The nonprofit organization was awarded a grant of $200,000.
Funds from the grant will be used to build 20 new homes for low-income families as part of Habitat for Humanity's Eastside Redevelopment project. Construction is slated to begin fall 2017 on Jefferson Boulevard and Moser Street in Henderson.
Since 2004, 21 Las Vegas nonprofits have been awarded a cumulative total of $4 million in Neighborhood Builder grants. Past recipients include Olive Crest, Goodwill, and Spread the Word Nevada.