Grants

Grants Awarded in 2017

Advocacy $80,000

How Our Lives Link Altogether!

Amount
$40,000
Category
Advocacy
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support the leadership and healing of marginalized youth of color.

New York Renews

Amount
$40,000
Category
Advocacy
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
New York, NY

For a statewide coalition of environmental, labor, and community groups that aims to achieve an environmentally sustainable and just New York State economy.

Community Organizing $360,000

BronxPOWER

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
Bronx, NY

To engage South Bronx parents and youth in an effort to improve outcomes for students attending local public schools.

Chhaya Community Development Corporation

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
Jackson Heights, NY

For community organizing and advocacy programs that promote tenants’ rights, affordable housing, and civic engagement.

Community Voices Heard

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
New York, NY

To expand the organization’s reach into key neighborhoods through the formation of local organizing committees.

Equality for Flatbush

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
Brooklyn, NY

General support to organize residents of Flatbush to demand police accountability and affordable housing.

IMPACCT Brooklyn

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
Brooklyn, NY

For the community organizing and program expansion initiative, aimed at stopping the displacement of long-term residents in Central Brooklyn.

Laundry Workers Center

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
New York, NY

To empower low-income, minority, and immigrant communities through transformative organizing, education, civic participation, and policy advocacy initiatives.

Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
Bronx, NY

For support during a leadership transition and for its continuing campaign to transform the Kingsbridge armory.

Riders Alliance

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
New York, NY

To organize transit riders, with an emphasis on the communities of Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights in Brooklyn and Sunnyside and Long Island City in Queens.

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
New York, NY

To eliminate the legal and systemic barriers that prevent low-income transgender people from fully participating in social, economic and political life.

Community/Neighborhood Development $80,000

Made in Brownsville

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community/Neighborhood Development
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
Brooklyn, NY

For a community-led creative agency that provides young people in Brownville and Ocean Hill, Brooklyn science, technology, engineering, and art skills.

South Bronx Unite

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community/Neighborhood Development
Grants Awarded in
2017
Location
Bronx, NY

To engage community members in efforts to renovate and repurpose an abandoned, city-owned building in the South Bronx into a community center.

Total: $520,000