Community Fund Grants

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Organization Year Amount Initiative Programsort descending Project Description Neighborhoods
The Gathering for Justice 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To support people released from city and state carceral facilities with basic needs, and support for families of people who remain incarcerated. Boroughwide
Domestic Workers United 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide ongoing support for members through virtual town halls, technology to keep members connected, and emergency food assistance in partnership with Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees. Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush
Represented Foundation 2020 $7,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant For an intensive leadership development program for Black and Latinx social entrepreneurs working on community-generated solutions to the COVID-19 crisis, launching in June 2020. Boroughwide
Trinity Human Services Corporation 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant For emergency food for low-income communities of color in Northern Brooklyn. Williamsburg, Greenpoint
Children of the City 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide holistic support and essential items to children and their families with low incomes residing in Sunset Park Sunset Park
UNITE HERE Local 100 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To support unemployed hospitality workers, including a worker assistance hotline in 6 languages, and financial assistance for food, prescription drugs, and transportation. Boroughwide
Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide undocumented immigrant clients with emergency food and financial assistance with rent, utilities, and fees for medical services. Boroughwide
ACE Integration Head Start 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide grocery gift cards to immigrant families in Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant enrolled in the organization’s early childhood programs. Bushwick, Bedford Stuyvesant
Bushwick Mutual Aid 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide weekly groceries delivered by volunteers to more than 300 immigrant families in Bushwick. Bushwick
Afrolatin@ Project, Inc 2020 $7,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To manufacture and distribute medical grade PPE to Brooklyn hospitals serving communities of color. Boroughwide
Children of Promise, NYC 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To support Bedford-Stuyvesant children and families with a parent who is incarcerated through the provision of daily hot meals, food pantry items, and fresh groceries. Bedford Stuyvesant
NIA Community Services Network 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide wellness care packages, grocery gift cards, and individualized assistance to 200 immigrant families and families of color with low incomes. Boroughwide
Extreme Kids & Crew 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant For continuous support and supplies for families of children with developmental disabilities, who are facing greater challenges without the resources and structure schools provide. Boroughwide
Asian American Federation 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant For the Advocate, Educate, and Mitigate Against Hate Initiative to coordinate protections for the Asian community in Brooklyn. Sunset Park, Boroughwide
Coney Island Lighthouse Mission 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant For emergency food distribution and deliveries to low-income residents of Coney Island. Coney Island
Pakistani American Youth Organization Inc 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide emergency food and essential items to residents with low incomes of Flatbush and Midwood. Flatbush, Midwood
Fearless Femme 100 2020 $7,500 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide free mental health services to queer Black and Indigenous residents in Brooklyn. Boroughwide
Black Excellence Collective 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant For a Black LGBTQIA+ mutual aid relief fund for vulnerable community members, including older adults, people with disabilities, those who engage in sex work, people who are undocumented, and those who are housing insecure. Boroughwide
Dream Deferred Inc. 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant For food gift cards for women and LGBTQ people released from New York prisons and jails since March 2020 residing in Brooklyn, in partnership with Witness to Mass Incarceration Inc. Boroughwide
Precious Dreams Foundation 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To deliver “comfort bags” of bedtime essentials to 400 children living in transitional housing in Brooklyn. Boroughwide
Girl Be Heard 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To respond to the emerging emotional and material needs of vulnerable girls and gender expansive youth. Boroughwide
Brownsville Community Justice Center 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide emergency services and supplies to vulnerable youth and families Brownsville
Haitian Americans United for Progress, Inc 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide emergency cash assistance, support and counseling, and up-to-date COVID-19 health information to undocumented, low-wage workers who have been laid off or furloughed and cannot access government benefits. Boroughwide, Crown Heights, Flatbush
Senior Citizens League of Flatbush 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide meal delivery to older adults in Midwood, Flatbush, Bay Ridge, Marine Park and Sheepshead Bay. Midwood, Flatbush, Bay Ridge, Marine Park, Sheepshead Bay
Turkish Cultural Center 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide immigrants and refugees in Southern Brooklyn with free meal service, translation services, benefits screening, and remote programming to promote wellbeing, as well as meals for medical workers at Brooklyn Hospital Center. Sheepshead Bay
Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide bail fund and post-release support, including legal advocacy and community connections. Boroughwide
Service Workers' Coalition 2020 $5,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide weekly grocery deliveries or reimbursements to unemployed food service workers unable to access benefits. Boroughwide
Homecrest Community Services 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide emergency meal delivery to Asian seniors in Southern Brooklyn, prepared by a local Chinese restaurant. Homecrest, Bensonhurst, Sunset Park, Coney Island
Chai4ever 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide emergency food, supplies and financial aid to families of school aged children, with a parent living with a serious illness, isolated from their families due to increased risk of COVID-19. Boroughwide
American Council of Minority Women, Inc 2020 $5,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant For emergency food and PPE distribution to immigrant and low-income families in Flatbush and Midwood. Flatbush, Midwood
Hope For Desperate Hearts INC 2020 $5,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide hot meals to African students and low-wage workers who rent rooms and do not have access to kitchen facilities needed to cook or refrigerate food in partnership with local African restaurants. Boroughwide
Neighborhood Housing Services of Brooklyn 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To help prevent foreclosures among African-American homeowners, who are facing significant loss of income due to the pandemic. Boroughwide
El Puente 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To provide emergency food and financial aid to undocumented and food insecure immigrant families in Southside Williamsburg and Bushwick. Williamsburg, Bushwick
AsylumConnect 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant For a free technology platform to connect LGBTQ+ asylum seekers, students, and other marginalized LGBTQ+ people to verified LGBTQ+ affirming and immigrant friendly legal, medical, mental health, and social services. Boroughwide
Immigration Equality 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Grant To support LGBTQ+ asylum seekers in Brooklyn, including legal representation and resource referrals, and advocating for the release of immunocompromised persons with HIV in detention. Boroughwide

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