Home ownership is one of the keys to healthy and vibrant communities. Helping homeowners improve their homes, make them safe and energy effiicient is the focus of a number of federal and state programs.
Start Here to Get Started with home improvement assistance programs.
In addition The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Outlines all Government Programs related to Home Improvement. Many of the programs offer Grants for Home Improvement, particularly with regard to increasing energy efficiency.
Philanthropic organizations and housing associations could scale their impact and further their social missions by supporting social innovation of other individuals and groups.