IBERIABANK and FHLB Dallas Award $10K Grant to Assist a Nonprofit that Promotes New Orleans Business Development

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NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please join representatives of IBERIABANK and the Federal Home Loan Bank in Dallas (FHLB Dallas) as they present $10,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to The Urban Conservancy in New Orleans.

The Urban Conservancy will use the grant funds toward a workshop it conducts for local businesses, lenders, and community banks to teach creative, innovative ways to reinforce the local economy through investing in local businesses.

FHLB Dallas awarded $225,000 in grants through its PGP in 2012. The program provides funding for the operational needs of community-based organizations involved in affordable housing and community development.

WHEN: 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 10, 2012
WHO: Dana Eness, Executive Director, The Urban Conservancy
Mark Strella, Project Coordinator, Stay Local!
Carrie Curet, Vice President, CRA/Community Development Officer,
Greg Hettrick, Vice President and Director of Community Investment,
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
WHERE: The Urban Conservancy
2803 Saint Philip Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

CONTACT: Corporate Communications Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas www.fhlb.com (214) 441-8445

Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas