Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and Deputy Borough President Aldrin R. Bonilla announced that 15 organizations received outreach grants from Empire State Development to conduct census outreach for historically-undercounted communities. The organizations received a total of $215,000 to undertake work in Manhattan, providing a much-needed last-minute boost as the final days of the census response period shifts into high gear. The Census Bureau has unexpectedly reported that field… Read more
As Borough President, I have the honor of providing funding and identifying grantees for important projects throughout Manhattan. The deadlines for two grant programs are quickly approaching and I urge you to apply!
The deadlines for applications for both the Manhattan Community Award Program (MCAP) and the Manhattan Counts 2020 Census initiative have been extended to August 16.
The MCAP provides funding awards of up to $3,500 to nonprofit organizations and public schools. Each award is contracted through one of four city agencies selected by the applicant: Dept. for the Aging, Dept. of Correction, Dept. of Education, and the Dept. of Health and… Read more
My office and the New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) are pleased to announce the winning designs in our Seaport Community Mural Project. These designs will be applied to structures that are part of the Interim Flood Protection Measures (IFPM) program, which will be installed along South Street in Manhattan’s South Street Seaport neighborhood. Below are the winners.
Andrea Bass, New York, NY:
Brenda Berkman, New York, NY:
Ebony Bolt,… Read more
One of my responsibilities as Borough President is to fill gaps in the City budget and support worthwhile capital projects across Manhattan. Each year my staff and I read countless applications, visit sites, and crunch the numbers to ensure projects that enrich people’s lives are funded. Capital funding is available to city agencies, nonprofit organizations, cultural institutions and public schools. This year, I granted a total of $29,250,000 to 149… Read more
Youth represent the future of New York City. To ensure that this city continues to flourish, there must be adequate funding to support programs and services that invest in our youth through improving public schools, after-school and summer programs and summer meal programs. We need funding to be directed towards our educators and social workers that provide supplementary assistance to young people in the foster care system.
To promote civic… Read more