Apply for Funding
Current Request for Proposals:
Community Grant Rebuilding Program
Proposals must be received by Monday, February 4, 2013
The focus of the second round of the Brooklyn Recovery Fund’s grant program is to support physical improvements to homes and buildings located in Brooklyn’s coastal communities.
- Community development and non-profit housing corporations and other qualified organizations who have established or can demonstrate an ability to establish close working relationships with local nonprofits serving communities or residents impacted by Super Storm Sandy.
- Provide brief mission statement and history of your organization.
- What qualifications do you possess to address mold removal, mold remediation, and building repair/maintenance? How will you partner and coordinate with organizations physically located in the impacted community? If you already have an established relationship, who is your/are your partner(s) and what type of partnership currently exists?
- What nonprofits, government entities, and/or community groups have you been working with to address recovery and rebuilding needs?
- If you received prior funding from the BRF, how does this request complement your previous request?
- How will you define and measure the success of this project?
- Be sure that your application includes full contact information (address, telephone, email) for this request’s point person; also include the community where this work will take place.
- Only ONE grantee per impacted community will be selected.
- Please limit your request to no more than 3 pages; not including attachments.
- Required Documents:
Previous Request for Proposals:
1.) Community Collaborative Grants, which will provide three initial grants of $100,000 to consortia of nonprofits working to improve community-wide coordination efforts, in Red Hook (CB 6); Coney Island/Brighton Beach/Sea Gate (CB 13), and Sheepshead Bay/Gerritsen Beach/Canarsie/Manhattan Beach (CBs 15 and 18).
2.) Emergency Fast-Track Grants, which will provide up to $10,000 to Brooklyn-serving nonprofits grappling with Sandy’s aftereffects.