Two Brooklyn Neighborhoods Lead a National Movement toward Building Stronger Foundations for Children by Weaving Services and Systems Together
Grant for the Church Avenue Communal Garden; a partnership between Sustainable Flatbush and the Flatbush Reformed Church. The garden will include a rain garden and community space, an edible garden, and a native plant streetscape along Church Avenue.
Grant to support outreach activities following 2nd Annual Green Brooklyn EcoFair. New initiative to promote and help residents incorporate green practices as part of homeownership and home maintenance.
Grant to support creation, production and printing of outreach materials. LCFC is one of a handful of burgeoning coops seeking to build membership. They will institute a buyers club by Fall 2011 to engage early members and raise awareness.
Renewal grant to support a highly successful educational internship program targeting court involved youth ages 15-19. Program will serve 150 NYC youth, majority live in Brooklyn.
Support to conduct outreach at local senior centers and food pantries; provide case management for community residents; and educate tenants in foreclosed multi-family properties of their rights.
Funding will be used to strengthen the capacity of the Haitian American Empowerment Program by supporting an outreach staffer to provide mental health and counseling services to client population of low-income Haitian residents.
The ITAVA Robotics campaign is helping raise $15,000 to send some of Brooklyn's youngest engineers, beneficiaries of the Foundation's Central Brooklyn STEM Initiative (CBSI), to participate in the World’s U.S.
Counseling in Schools will address the social and emotional needs of newly-arrived Haitian students with an afterschool resiliency program that uses creative arts and social work supports that are culturally sensitive.