ANNUAL HAND HONORS

Recognized as the industry’s networking event of the year, HAND’s annual awards program and fundraiser hosts over 1,400 professionals working in various aspects of the affordable housing and community development sector in the Capital Region of Baltimore, Washington and Richmond.

 

APPLICATIONS FOR AWARDS ARE OPEN!

 

THE 32ND ANNUAL HAND HONORS

With a focus on cultivating partnerships, the 32nd Annual HAND Honors embraced the theme of “We See You” – acknowledging the challenges faced by the Capital Region and shining a spotlight on the exceptional work being done to create equitable communities. Check out the recap page to learn more about this event.

HOUSING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

These awards recognize housing developments, leaders, and solutions across the Capital Region. Submit your best work for a chance to elevate your organization, stand out among your peers and highlight your contribution to building thriving communities. Check out the past awardees listed here!

 

HAND’s 2024 Housing Achievement Awards Are Open
Review the submission guidelines here and apply today. 

APPLY TODAY

 

GENERATIONHAND SCHOLARSHIP

Annually, the GenerationHAND Scholarship awards a $10,000 scholarship ($2,500 per year, renewable for four years) to college-bound high school seniors, residing in the DMV, who utilizing their talents to benefit our communities. Check out last year’s awardees and sponsorship opportunities here!

 

The Scholarship Is Accepting Applications.
Learn more about the guidelines and application.  

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CHILDREN’S ESSAY CONTEST

Youth between the ages
six through twelve, who
also reside in a HAND
member’s property are
eligible to participate in
our Children’s Essay Contest
for a chance to win a $500 cash
prize! The runners-up will receive a $30 gift card and a certificate of participation.

 

HAND’s 2024 Children’s Essay Contest Is Open
Download the submission guidelines and application today. 

Guidelines and Application

 


 

ANNUAL FUNDRAISER ARCHIVES

Journey through eleven years of HAND’s past annual gatherings.

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