Brooklyn Accelerator News: Last Call for Tenant Protection Fund

March 26, 2015


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Thank You!

Many thanks to the broad range of organizations and community groups that applied for our Brooklyn Youth Fellowship and Incubator Project this winter!

We look forward to sharing our decisions next month, as well as priorities and guidelines for our Neighborhood grantmaking in Crown Heights.

Tenant Protection Fund RFP

With funding from a local developer, we have established the Tenant Protection Fund to support eviction prevention and anti-displacement efforts in Community Boards 2, 3, 6 and 8. Grant awards will range from $30,000 to $50,000. Applications are due next Wednesday, April 1. 

Opportunities & Funding

Brooklyn Navy Yard is hiring college students and graduating high school seniors looking for experience with the industrial sector for an eight week internship this summer. Submit applications here by May 29.

Apply for
The New York Community Trust 2015 Nonprofit Excellence Awards by May 1 for a chance to earn feedback, recognition, and up to $30,000 for your nonprofit. Sign up for an application clinic here to begin the process.

Center for Social Inclusion is accepting nominations for the Maya Wiley Fellowship Program, which supports leaders seeking to achieve racial equity through structurally transformative policy strategies and campaigns. Nominate a potential fellow and find more information here.

Around Brooklyn

New York Writers Coalition provides free workshops and resources for writers of all ages. Find more information about their upcoming spring programs here.

New York Nonprofit Press presents Nonprofit OpCon: Streamlining Operations for Nonprofits on June 2. View featured panelists, discussed topics and purchase tickets here.

The New York Transit Museum presents PLATFORM, an exciting series of cross-disciplinary programs created by the public for the public, on April 1. Purchase tickets here.

Weeksville Heritage Center is conducting a survey to better serve visitors and the public. Take 10 minutes to fill it out here.

Interference Archive presents We Won't Move: Tenants Organize in New York City. Programming includes workshops, panels, screenings and discussions. See the full programming lineup here.

Equality For Flatbush is holding a Community Forum on Gentrification on April 18 at Third Root Community Health Center. Find more details here.

Brooklyn Community Pride Center is hosting Just Me and Allah: Photographs of Queer Muslims by Samra Habib on March 28. Find more details and RSVP here.

Spring Into Action and make a difference in Brooklyn at Brooklyn Community Services. Learn how you can volunteer your time in a variety of ways this spring here.

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