Community Fund Grants

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Organization Year Amount Initiative Programsort descending Project Description Neighborhoods
Churches United for Fair Housing, Inc. 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund For emergency cash assistance for undocumented congregants of three member churches, as well as ongoing work to provide affordable housing assistance, tenant and immigrant rights services, and resource referrals in Bushwick. Bushwick
Brooklyn Community Services 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund To hire graduates of the Brownsville Community Culinary Center, who have lost their restaurant jobs, to feed vulnerable residents with restricted access to food, including older adults, immune-compromised persons, and persons with intellectual disabilities. Brownsville
Apex for Youth Inc. 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund To create a series of initiatives to serve the social and emotional needs of Asian American youth who have been affected by the spread of COVID-19, with a focus on addressing racism and anti-Asian harassment. Boroughwide
Bridging Access to Care 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund To support increased communication and connectivity between staff and clients who are people of color, living with HIV/AIDS, with low-incomes through the purchase of phone minutes, new mobile devices, expanded telehealth services, and remote connectivity software and hotspots. Boroughwide
Safe Horizon 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund To promote the health and safety of survivors of domestic violence and its essential frontline staff through increased cleaning, wages, and technology to provide video conference counseling and legal services. Boroughwide
Drive Change 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund For direct cash assistance to out-of-work restaurant and hospitality fellows, as well as to provide resources to transition its culinary training program for formerly incarcerated citizens to online remote learning. Boroughwide
DRUM - Desis Rising Up & Moving 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund To support South Asian and Indo-Caribbean working class undocumented immigrants in Kensington, including emergency food delivery, supplies, and building out a mutual aid network. Kensington
Chinese-American Planning Council 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund To provide education and advocacy to address anti-Asian harassment, as well as disease prevention measures and support, particularly for vulnerable elderly populations. Boroughwide
Brooklyn Movement Center 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund To create a holistic neighborhood-based response to address the impacts of COVID-19, including using its Central Brooklyn Food Coop organizing infrastructure to provide food relief to hungry families. Boroughwide
Exalt Youth 2021 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To further develop the organization’s COVID-19 Vaccine Education Project by hiring a BIPOC medical professional to conduct an educational series about the vaccine for court-involved youth and their families. Boroughwide
Project EATS 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To support residents of Brownsville/East New York, including distribution of locally-grown produce and supplemental foods with the support of youth workers, a community newsletter, and contactless community activities. Brownsville, East New York
Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant For the VLP COVID-19 Frontline Workers Initiative that provides 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East members free legal services to prepare life planning documents, and for the VLP Probate Initiative that provides free legal services in probate matters for New York City residents facing the death of a family member from COVID-19. Boroughwide
Business Center for New Americans 2021 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To support immigrant and refugee small and micro business owners with client services, webinars, assistance in accessing relief programs, emergency loans, and cash grants. Boroughwide
UA3 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant For emergency fresh food delivery to underserved locations including senior homes, NYCHA residences, and other low-income housing in Brooklyn. Boroughwide, Sunset Park
IMPACCT Brooklyn 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To provide financial assistance, protective supplies, food, and travel assistance to Black and Latinx, low-income households in Central Brooklyn. Boroughwide, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, Bedford Stuyvesant, Crown Heights
The Ladies of Hope Ministries 2021 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To increase the number of care packages being provided to justice involved women and girls in and out of the Hope House network. Boroughwide
Invisible Hands Deliver Inc. 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To bolster and sustain the volunteer-led organization’s ability to deliver groceries and prescriptions to homebound residents and provide social connection to offset impacts of isolation. Boroughwide
Business Center for New Americans 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To support immigrant and refugee small and micro business owners with client services, webinars, assistance in accessing relief programs, emergency loans, and cash grants. Boroughwide
Expecting Relief 2021 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To hire a Vaccine Outreach Coordinator to provide older adults in Bushwick and East New York with accurate information about COVID-19 and the vaccine, navigation with setting up vaccination appointments, and transportation to appointments. East New York, Bushwick
The Urban Justice Center, Domestic Violence Project 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant For direct assistance and programmatic support for people experiencing domestic violence. Boroughwide
Brooklyn Center for Quality Life 2020 $6,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To support food pantry and food delivery programs, community PPE distribution, and virtual health, nutrition, and wellness class for residents in East Flatbush and Flatbush East Flatbush, Flatbush
Mexican Coalition 2021 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To provide culturally appropriate food distribution and preventative health support for non-English and non-Spanish speaking indigenous people of K’iche’ (Guatemala and southern Mexico) in Bushwick. Bushwick
Public Housing Communities 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To provide personal protection equipment, including gloves and masks, to residents of NYCHA housing developments in Brooklyn. Boroughwide
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To support Mutual Aid NYC, a hotline to connect vulnerable residents in communities of color who have limited access to technology with volunteers delivering groceries and prescriptions. Boroughwide
Precious Dreams Foundation 2021 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To provide care packages to youth living in foster care or transitioning from foster care systems. Boroughwide
Isabahlia Ladies of Elegance Foundation 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To provide freshly grown produce and accurate health information to residents of Brownsville. Brownsville
Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES) 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To purchase and distribute supplies to young people enrolled in the organization’s high school equivalency preparation classes and Jobs for American’s Graduates employment program. Boroughwide
City Limits, Inc. 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To support reporting coverage on the health, economic, social, and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in the hardest hit neighborhoods in New York City. Citywide
Flatbush Development Corp 2021 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To train all organization staff to become vaccine ambassadors and serve as credible messengers across Central Brooklyn neighborhoods. Boroughwide
Equality Labs 2020 $5,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To provide South Asian specific public health materials on Coronavirus in 10 languages, digital security for South Asian-serving CBOs, and a blueprint for how to set up Mutual Aid networks. Boroughwide
Brooklyn Community Pride Center 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant For COVID-19 Care Packages that food, sanitary products, and household essentials delivered to transgender and gender non-conforming people of color. Boroughwide
Hope For Desperate Hearts 2021 $8,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To supply members of the African Diaspora community with access to hot food cooked by culturally relevant restaurants in their neighborhoods to meet the needs of those who cannot prepare a meal where they live. A portion of this grant will also help them with covering transportation costs for some of their program participants to accesses these food resources. Boroughwide
Worker's Justice Project 2020 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To support and protect day laborers and domestic workers, including providing direct cash assistance and personal protective equipment. Boroughwide
People in Need 2020 $8,500 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant For a mutual aid network led by and serving low-income, immigrant families in Kensington, including a food pantry operating out of a restaurant on Coney Island Avenue. Kensington
Pure Legacee Inc. 2021 $10,000 Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Immediate Response Grant To provide care packages to young women and girls living in underserved communities across Brooklyn, with a focus will be placed on justice involved young women and girls. Boroughwide

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