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Front Porch Investments

Creating solutions to house our community

The Front Porch Investments Innovation Round has now closed. Please stay tuned for the official launch of the Development & Preservation Fund this summer. To receive updates on funding opportunities and other Front Porch initiatives, please sign up to receive our newsletter.


Front Porch Investments
envisions a community committed to ensuring all have a home where they can thrive, with bold decisions and effective innovation supporting housing as a human right.

Front Porch Investments was created as a response to the demand for strategic investment and coordinated leadership in the areas of affordable housing and homelessness prevention. Our primary purpose is to increase investments, innovation, and strategic partnerships across the greater metro area. Our initial focus will be on the implementation of the strategic framework and solutions identified in the Assessment of Housing Affordability, Needs, & Priorities report.

We will build on the exemplary housing developments, organizations, and individuals tasked with these challenges in the past, harnessing today’s momentum and incredible talent, to create a more robust, holistic, and lasting approach.

What We Do

Front Porch Investments exists to drive forward the careful design of new programs, formalization of new cross-sector partnerships, continued consultation with local housing experts, and meaningful and intentional engagement with the communities whom local leaders are working to serve.

We seek to implement successful housing solutions by maximizing public and private resources, convening community partners, new stakeholders, and historically excluded voices, including all these perspectives in a shared vision for the future.

Our Funding Partners

Partnerships and support from city, county, state, and federal entities

Partnerships with foundations, families, and individuals

Partnerships with the business community

Who We Serve

  • Developers – Nonprofit and for profit
  • Community development organizations
  • Community development financial institutions
  • Housing supportive nonprofits
  • Homeowners, homebuyers, and renters
  • Community – Individuals, families, and groups


Meridith Dillon, Executive Director at Front Porch Investments

Naomi Hattaway, Director of Communications & Community Initiatives

Eva Roberts, Director of Policy & Strategy

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