Constituent Services

Appropriations Requests

Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez is fighting to secure vital federal resources that expand access to health care, bolster education resources, create new jobs, and benefit the diverse communities in New York’s 12th Congressional District. 

She supports bringing greater transparency to the appropriations process.  Continuing on these reforms, in compliance with House Appropriations Committee rules for the 111th Congress, below is a list of appropriations requests the Congresswoman’s office received for fiscal year 2011.

The requests are sorted by the relevant Appropriations Subcommittee that would consider each item:

Agriculture Requests
Commerce, Justice and Science Requests
Defense Requests
Energy and Water Development Requests
Financial Services Requests
Homeland Security Requests
Interior and the Environment Requests
Labor, Health and Education Requests
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Requests

Agriculture Requests Back to top

  • Added Value & Herban Solutions, 370 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231: $250,000 to promote sustainability and healthy nutrition to the community at Red Hook Community Farm, to construct gardens and small farms, and to support garden to cafeteria projects.
  • Empire State Potato Growers, PO Box 566, Stanley, NY 14561: $2.8 million to fund a potato breeding program designed to improve the quality and yield of potatoes in New York.
  • Family Services Network of New York, Inc. (FSNNY), 1420 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11207: $250,000 to provide healthy groceries to low-income individuals in the district on a weekly basis.
  • Just Food, Inc., 1155 Avenue of the Americas, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10036: $201,400 funding to provide sustainability and health nutrition training to the community, enhance efforts to increase healthy food accessibility, and provide urban agricultural skills and training.
  • Graham Avenue BID, 80 Graham Avenue, suite 2a, Brooklyn, NY 11206: $65,000 to provide a marketing campaign for a farmer's market and to maintain the market.

Commerce, Justice and Science Requests Back to top

  • Ballet Theatre Foundation, 890 Broadway, New York, NY 10003: $300,000 to increase student achievement, attendance, test scores, and self-confidence by using ballet and arts skills and practices to provide inspiration.
  • Brooklyn Arts Council, 55 Washington Street, Suite 218, Brooklyn, NY 11201: $250,000 to provide arts education programs for at-risk youth at several public schools.
  • Brooklyn Botanical Garden, 1000 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225: $300,000 to provide at-risk youth with environmental education, green training, and gardening apprenticeships.
  • Building Futures, Inc., 244 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2278, New York, NY 10001: $700,000 to improve school engagement, attendance, performance, and graduation rates of at-risk youth with high truancy rates.
  • Children’s Choice Family Services (CCFS), 1009 Broadway 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, New York 11221: $337,500 to provide tutoring and academic development initiatives via afterschool programs for at-risk youth in Bushwick and Williamsburg.
  • Citizens Committee for New York City, 767 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10153: $150,000 to mobilize and support volunteers to take on community improvement initiatives including block beautification, recycling, and fresh food access.
  • CONNECT, Inc., P.O. Box 20217, Greeley Square Station, New York, NY 10001: $65,700 to implement a youth violence prevention program to prevent interpersonal violence and promote gender justice.
  • Council for Unity, 50 Broadway; Suite 1503, New York, NY 10004: $100,000 for violence prevention and academic support services for at-risk students.
  • Dance Theatre Etcetera, 480 Van Brunt Street, Suite 203, Brooklyn NY 11231: $75,000 to re-engage marginalized youth through art, poetry, and film.
  • El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029: $100,000 to provide art workshops and educational programs to at-risk youth.
  • Girl Scouts VIVA Tri-State Initiative, 420 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10018-2798: $2,000,000 to trains adult volunteers to understand the needs of girls in the Latina/Hispanic community and to expand the mission of the Girl Scouts in this community.
  • Good Shepherd Services, 305 7th Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10001: $500,000 for year-round afterschool programs for at-risk youth to promote individual, family, and community development.
  • Hester Street Collaborative, 113 Hester Street, New York, NY 10002: $75,000 to support art, architecture, and design education programs for at-risk children and teenagers at three public schools in Brooklyn.
  • iMentor, Inc., 30 Broad Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10004: $2,000,000 to pair up mentors with at-risk low-income youth, primarily African-Americans and Latinos.
  • Leadership Learning Lab, 598 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10012: $497,468 to develop a curriculum to address the educational and developmental needs of low-income African-American and Latino boys, and to provide guidance, counselors, and training.
  • Make the Road New York Youth Programming, 301 Grove Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237: $500,000 to engage at-risk youth through after-school programs designed to develop leadership, literacy, and community organizing and enable access to college and job opportunities.
  • Mentoring Partnership of NY, 122 E. 42nd St., Suite 1520, New York, NY 10168: $500,000 to deliver a proven curriculum and training to mentoring programs to help them improve their outcomes.
  • Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, 80 Maiden Lane, 21st floor, New York, NY 10038: $250,000 to conduct a city-wide study on at-risk teens in New York City.
  • Museum of Chinese in America, 215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013: $100,000 to implement an afterschool arts program on multi-media weaving history, literacy, art, and community studies for immigrant and at-risk youth.
  • New York Junior Tennis League, 58-12 Queens Boulevard, Suite 1, 59th Street Entrance, Woodside, Queens, NY 11377: $300,000 to provide tennis, fitness, literacy, and educational programs for at-risk youth.
  • NYC Community Cleanup, 88 Visitation Place, Brooklyn, NY 11231: $350,000 to implement an initiative designed to use court-mandated community restitution to address neighborhood issues by putting low-level offenders to work repairing conditions of disorder.
  • NYC Outward Bound, 610 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11203: $150,000 to provide outdoor learning programs for at-risk youth to promote engagement and achievement, teamwork, and character development.
  • Open Space Alliance for Brooklyn- McCarren Park, 79 North 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211: $500,000 to provide day camps and skateboarding lessons, and neighborhood gardening classes to children at McCarren Park.
  • Phoenix House, 50 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201: $750,000 to enhance specialized substance abuse treatment services for adult women in NY City and to expand outpatient treatment programs. 
  • Police Athletic League, 34 ½ East 12th Street, New York, NY 10003: $957,738 to implement the Juvenile Delinquency Prevention & Workforce Development Project to lower the rates of juvenile crime and victimization.
  • Portside New York, P.O. Box 195, Red Hook Station, Brooklyn, NY 11231: $134,384 to provide scholarships and training opportunities for at-risk youth (targeting minorities in public housing) to work in the workboat industry.
  • Red Hook Initiative, 767 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231: $250,000 to re-enroll youth who have dropped out of school, provide tutoring and mentoring services, GED classes, and college application and transition assistance.
  • Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation, 58-12 Queens Boulevard, Suite 1, Woodside, NY 11377: $300,000 to engage youth at risk of dropping out of school through summer and after-school programming in sports and art.
  • Sunset Park Alliance for Youth, 783 Fourth Avenue, Lower Level, Brooklyn, NY 11232: $15,000 to engage disconnected youth and prepare them for professional life.
  • Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Avenue, Sunnyside, NY 11104: $100,000 to provide artistic programs to the Hispanic community in Queens via children and youth workshops designed to keep at-risk youth out of trouble.
  • Woodside on the Move, Inc., 39-42 59th Street, Woodside, NY 11377: $30,000 for a Youth Literacy Program providing afterschool services to at-risk youth involving computers, arts and crafts, studying, music, dance, and sports.
  • Vision Urbana, Inc., 200 East Broadway, Suite E, New York, NY 10002: $175,000 to establish a Parent and Family Resource Center to assist parents and guardians and families to help their children succeed academically and to fund afterschool programs.

Defense Requests Back to top

  • Atair Aerospace, Brooklyn Navy Yard, Bldg 280, Ste 810, 63 Flushing Avenue, Unit 262, Brooklyn, NY 11205: $2,490,000 to manufacture/produce precision-guided parachute systems for the U.S. Army for airdrops of medical supplies and other cargo.
  • Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services, 4510 16th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11204: $1,650,000 to provide outreach, counseling, and research for mental health treatment for military families in New York and New Jersey.

Energy and Water Development Requests Back to top

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278: $300,000 for the Hudson-Raritan Estaury Study- Gowanus Canal and Bay to asses environmental problems and identify potential solutions for Gowanus Canal and Bay.

Financial Services Requests Back to top

  • Asian American Federation- Capacity Building, 120 Wall Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10005: $300,000 to provide technical assistance in financial planning and efficiency to community-based non-profits in the area.
  • BOC Capital Corporation, 85 S Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217: $1,790,000 to expand their existing microloan fund, enhance its technology, and increase staffing to reach immigrant communities in NYC.
  • Boricua Festival Committee, 539 59th Street, Brooklyn, New York 11220: $50,000 to help finance a community festival to promote cultural advancement and community development and provide economic opportunity for the neighborhood.
  • Bushwick IMPACT Center, 69 Central Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11231: $180,000 to put on a workshop series covering financial and employment-related topics.
  • Community Service Society of New York, 105 East 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010: $750,000 to develop a pilot program to train and mobilize senior volunteers to provide financial literacy training to low-wage earners.
  • Good Old Lower East Side Inc. (GOLES), 169 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009: $200,000 to operate a small business and technical assistance and workforce program featuring advocacy, technical assistance workshops and referrals, employment services, and job training.
  • Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and NJ, 4-21 27th Ave. Astoria, New York 11102: $544,426 to develop a Micro Business Center in Bushwick to assist low-income women to become entrepreneurs and to access small business opportunities.
  • Jewish Center for Special Education, 430 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211-5947: $400,000 to improve and expand a pre-vocational high school program for special needs students which provides students with individualized and customized pre-vocational education plans that prepare them for the workforce.
  • Gay Men’s Health Crisis, 119 West 24 Street, New York, NY 10011: $1,500,000 to support the Women’s Institute’s workforce development program providing at-risk women with skills building and job placement.
  • Heart of Brooklyn Cultural Institutions, 789 Washington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238: $300,000 to support small businesses in Brooklyn through merchant outreach, consumer research, and programs to help them leverage the strength of NY’s cultural institutions on tourism.
  • Loisaida, Inc., 12 Avenue D, New York, NY 10009: $251,200 for a youth entrepreneurship program that provides workshops on business development, internships, and skills training.
  • Lower East Side Girls Club- Entrepreneurship Programs, 56 East 1st Street, New York, NY 10003: $250,000 to fund their Real Jobs program designed to provide hands-on job training, entrepreneurial and technology skills to teenager girls.
  • Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 East 3rd Street, New York, NY 10009: $251,200 to engage at-risk youth with arts programming and education and to provide apprenticeship opportunities for minority students to learn about arts management and event production.
  • Queens Council on the Arts, One Forest Park @ Oak Ridge in Forest Park, Woodhaven, NY 11421: $200,000 to provide training via a series of workshops for potential entrepreneurs to learn video marketing, visual arts, and other marketing tools.
  • St. Anne’s Warehouse, 45 Main Street, #315, Brooklyn, NY 11201: $200,000 to promote artistic productions and cultural programming to bring resources to the Brooklyn Waterfront area and stimulate economic growth and tourism.
  • Seedco Financial Services, Inc., 915 Broadway 18th Floor, New York, New York, 10010: $500,000 to provide financing and technical assistance to small businesses, with a focus on minority and women-owned businesses.

Homeland Security Requests Back to top

  • American Red Cross in Greater New York, 200 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5889: $350,000 to develop an emergency preparedness initiative to help NYC residents in times of emergency.

Interior and the Environment Requests Back to top

  • Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway Sustainable Stormwater Management, 4 Irving Place, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10003: $300,000 to develop a stormwater detention, cleansing, and diversion project in Greenpoint to improve stormwater management.
  • Gowanus Canal Conservancy, 540 President Street, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11231: $680,000 to develop a demonstration street end into a Sponge Park along the Gowanus Canal that diverts stormwater and abates runoff.
  • Lower East Side Tenement Museum, 91 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002: $250,000 to support the purchase and installation of a modern HVAC system at the museum.

Labor, Health and Education Requests Back to top

  • Asian American Federation- Suicide Prevention, 120 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005: $200,000 for an outreach and educational campaign in the Asian American community on suicide prevention.
  • Boricua College- Faculty Development, 3755 Broadway, New York, NY 10032: $200,000 to develop and revise curricula and instructional modules, hire and train educational facilitators, and conduct faculty development.
  • Brooklyn Children’s Museum- College Prep and Job Training, 145 Brooklyn Avenue Brooklyn NY 11213: $578,000 to serve children from 2nd grade through high school through the Museum Team Education, College Preparation and Job Training program.
  • Brooklyn Children’s Museum- Educational Programs, 145 Brooklyn Avenue Brooklyn NY 11213: $455,000 to support their educational programs in schools including exhibits and natural and cultural history objects.
  • Brooklyn Community Pride Center, Inc., 93 Montague St. Suite 339 Brooklyn, NY 11201: $500,000 to design, plan, and construct a new health and wellness center featuring culturally competent, community-specific service and outreach to LGBT populations.
  • Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238: $250,000 for a mobile library bus and to distribute library cards to underserved areas.
  • Business Outreach Center Network, Inc., 85 S Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217: $1,900,000 for their Child Case Business Development programs designed to train low-income individuals for self employment, microenterprise development, and job creation in the childcare sector.
  • Chinese Staff and Workers Association, 55 Chrystie St. #201, New York, NY 10002: $150,000 to conduct “Know Your Rights” workshops and provide workers with information about labor rights, wage exploitation, collective action, etc.
  • Coalition for the Homeless, 129 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038: $500,000 to provide emergency services and assistance in accessing social programs, including programs on housing, job training, emergency food, crisis intervention, and youth services.
  • Education Through Music, Inc., 122 E. 42nd Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10168: $100,000 to provide partnership school programs to support student learning in the arts and other academic areas and to help sustain programs.
  • Emerald Isle Immigration Center (EIIC), 5926 Woodside Ave., Woodside, NY 11377-3539: $60,000 to provide free immigration services and ESL/Civics services and legal aid to immigrants in both English and Spanish.
  • Every Person Influences Children (EPIC), 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1268, New York, NY 10115: $100,000 for their Ready, Set, Parent! program targeting at-risk families with newborns to prevent abuse and neglect.
  • Fifth Avenue Committee, Inc., 621 DeGraw Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217: $500,000 to provide employment training and worker education programs for low-income, unemployed, and economically vulnerable populations.
  • Friends of Firefighters, Inc., 199 Van Brunt Street; Brooklyn, NY 11231: $225,000 to support their existing programs providing counseling, mental health, and therapy services to the FDNY community.
  • Friends of the Congressional Glaucoma Caucus Foundation, 1983 Marcus Avenue, Suite 111, Lake Success, NY 11042-2051: $150,000 to expand free glaucoma/vision screenings, follow-up, and treatment services for high risk populations including Hispanics, African Americans, and senior citizens.
  • Gay Men of African Descent, 44 Court Street, Suite 1000, Brooklyn, NY 11201: $100,000 to conduct HIV testing activities to young African-American and Hispanic men including those in gangs.
  • Gowanus Canal Community Development Corporation (GCCDC), 509 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231-3927: $1,169,336 to create an Urban Environmental Science Center on the Gowanus Canal to improve science education for school children.
  • Gouverneur Healthcare Services- Auditorium, 227 Madison Street, New York, NY 10002: $500,000 to complete the construction of an auditorium to host patient education, presentations, teleconferencing, and other events.
  • Gouverneur Healthcare Services- Nursing Facility, 227 Madison Street, New York, NY 10002: $1,000,000 to redesign the existing nursing facility operations and to create country kitchens on nursing facility floors to improve food services and transform the institution into more of a home-like setting.
  • Grand Street Settlement, 80 Pitt Street, New York, New York 10002: $250,000 to support their College and Career Discovery Center which improve access to college and employment for low-income children.
  • Hamilton-Madison House, 50 Madison Street, New York, NY 10038: $136,000 to provide comprehensive immigrant services, ESL training, and computer and literacy classes.
  • Harlem Children Society, 536 82nd Street, Suite 5F, New York, New York 10028: $371,490 used to provide STEM education and mentoring for 50 students in low-income public high schools.
  • Harlem United, 306 Lenox Avenue, New York, New York 10027: $500,000 to construct a dental clinic at Harlem United’s proposed new primary care facility to deliver comprehensive care to homeless and at-risk populations.
  • Healthcare Chaplaincy, 315 East 62nd Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10065-7767, $5,000,000 to develop a Pallative Care Campus to house and treat people with serious, progressive illnesses.
  • Healthcare Chaplaincy, Inc., 315 East 62nd Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10065-7767: $5,000,000 to construct a 108-unit assisted living residence for people with serious, progressive illnesses, a group medical practice, and community facility space.
  • Institute for Student Achievement, One Hollow Lane, Suite 100, Lake Success, NY 11042: $2,000,000 to improve education opportunities for at-risk youth including professional development for school employees, instructional materials, and program advocacy.
  • Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT), 350 Broadway, Suite 400, New York, NY 10013: $250,000 to hire additional social workers and paralegals to enhance access to justice for children and families by providing them with legal information, community education, and guidance.
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc., 70 Lincoln Center Plaza – 9th Floor, New York, NY 10023: $1,000,000 to conduct education and community outreach programs in the arts in schools in Brooklyn.
  • Long Island College Hospital, 339 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201: $500,000 to replace their current outdated CT Scanner with a new, state-of-the-art CT Scanner with more advanced capabilities.
  • Make the Road New York- English and Economic Literacy Project, 301 Grove Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237: $150,000 to provide English and economic literacy training in low-income, primarily immigrant communities.
  • Make the Road New York- Small Business and Workplace Justice Project, 301 Grove Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237: $300,000 to conduct “Know Your Rights” workshops and provide workers with information about labor rights, wage exploitation, collective action, etc.
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, 320 E. 94th Street, New York, NY 10128: $250,000 for their Teen Fit program designed to improve the well-being of young people with obesity and weight problems and to expand service to adolescents to intervene before health problems accumulate.
  • Music Outreach/Learning Through Music, Inc., 677 West End Avenue, Suite 2B, New York, NY 10025: $100,000 to provide music and literacy workshops targeting under-served and special needs children in elementary school.
  • New York Methodist Hospital- Diabetes Outreach, 263 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215-3691: $600,000 to provide diabetes outreach in Brooklyn where rates are very high.
  • New York Methodist Hospital- Digital Mammography, 263 7th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11215-3691: $650,000 used to purchase and install digital mammography equipment to screen an underserved population for breast cancer.
  • Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services- Foster Care, 4510 16th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11204: $585,000 for crisis intervention, treatment, prevention, and psychiatric and psychological treatment for foster children.
  • Old Stone House of Brooklyn, PO Box 150613, Brooklyn, NY 11215: $50,000 to provide history and environmental-based education programs for K-12 students at the interpretive center focused on the colonial and Revolutionary War eras in Brooklyn.
  • Our Firefighters Children’s Foundation, 1695 Madison Avenue 8C, New York, NY 10029: $100,000 to provide affordable education art venues to educate school children in NYC via an artistic medium.
  • PS 64 (Robert Simon School), 600 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10009: $200,000 to fund a full time Spanish Language Teacher, purchase instructional materials and provide ongoing professional development
  • El Puente, 211 South 4th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211: $500,000 to develop a Green Academy for Math, Science, and the Arts to prepare young people from North Brooklyn for careers in the green and health care sectors.
  • The Resource Training Center, Inc., 482 39th St., Brooklyn, NY 11232: $100,000 to support their job training program to prepare low-income individuals with a history of substance abuse and/or incarceration for careers as Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors.
  • Rivington House, 45 Rivington Street, New York, NY 10002: $5,000,000 to build an AIDS Assisted Living Program in conjunction with Village Care of NY (who is based in Rep. Nadler’s district).
  • SHAREing and CAREing, Inc., 45-02 Ditmars Boulevard, Suite 1016, Astoria, NY 11105: $115,000 to provide culturally sensitive breast health outreach education, referrals for screening and treatment, and support services.
  • S.L.E. Lupus Foundation, 330 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1701, New York, NY 10001: $250,000 to increase public and medical awareness and education of lupus and facilitate access to screening and treatment.
  • Sunset Park Health Council, 150 55th Street- Station 20, Brooklyn, NY 11220: $758,000 to expand and relocate the Brooklyn Chinese Family Health Center and outfit the new facility with four dental operations.
  • Urban Divers Estuary Conservancy, 89 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, NY 11231: $200,000 to operate a mobile environmental and maritime museum to provide environmental literacy and cultural enrichment to students.
  • Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), 1675 Broadway, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10019: $530,000 to improve VNSNY’s health information technology system to incorporate data from our patients’ other health providers into the patient’s health record.
  • Waterfront Museum, 290 Conover Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231: $120,000 to provide public education and arts programs and tours for students at their historic vessel in Red Hook.
  • Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center, 760 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11206: $200,000 to outfit a medical clinic and co-locate it with an outpatient mental health clinic to increase access to primary care for this special needs population.

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Requests Back to top

  • Allen-Pike Street Malls, 55 Water St, New York, NY 10041: $2,000,000 to expand promenade and bicycle paths and double the size of the malls while providing more greenery.
  • The Bowery Mission, 132 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016: $350,000 to demolish and rebuild the crumbling sidewalk in front of the Bowery Mission to enhance safety and improve the condition of the shelter.
  • Bowery Residents’ Committee, 324 Lafayette Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10012: $184,250 to replace the HVAC system at the Clyde Burton House, a supportive housing program that provides 33 units of permanent housing for formerly homeless and at-risk men and women.
  • Brooklyn Bridge Gateway, 55 Water St, New York, NY 10041: $2,000,000 to improve the streetscape and gateway at the entrance to Brooklyn from the Brooklyn Bridge bicycle path to encourage more residents and tourists to visit downtown Brooklyn.
  • Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A, 256-260 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York 11211: $250,000 to defend homeowners and renters from foreclosure, displacement, and predatory lending, to provide legal assistance to domestic violence victims, and to help other vulnerable populations with legal assistance.
  • Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A, 256-260 Broadway, Brooklyn, New York 11211: $250,000 for alterations and renovation of a building that provides legal and social services to the community.
  • Brooklyn Light Rail, 55 Water St, New York, NY 10041: $2,000,000 to design and construct a light rail system along the Brooklyn Waterfront from Red Hook to Downtown Brooklyn.
  • Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation, 63 Flushing Ave, Unit 300, Bldg 292, Brooklyn, NY 11205: $500,000 to install an exhibition and visitors center at the Brooklyn Navy Yard documenting the Yard’s history.
  • Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, 55 Water St, New York, NY 10041: $2,000,000 to study, design, and implement the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway to connect communities in Brooklyn to the waterfront and to develop recreational space along the waterfront.
  • Bushwick Housing Independence Project, 144 Bleecker Street, Brooklyn, NY 11221: $100,000 to advocate on behalf of renters’ rights and to protect tenants from landlord abuses and foreclosure.
  • City Parks Foundation- East River Park, 830 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY 10065: $350,000 to revitalize the East River Park waterfront to increase public access to the park.
  • DUMBO Neighborhood Alliance, Inc., 45 Washington ST #123, Brooklyn, New York 11201: $200,000 to survey, identify, research, and document historic Belgian Block streetbeds in the DUMBO, Vinegar Hill, and Fulton Ferry Historic Districts.
  • DUMBO Pedestrian Plaza, 55 Water St, New York, NY 10041: $2,000,000 to make permanent the pedestrian plaza that is currently built from temporary materials.
  • Glenridge Senior Citizen Center, 59-03 Summerfield Street Ridgewood, NY 11385: $400,000 to upgrade the existing senior center in Queens with roof and wall insulation and new exhaust ducts.
  • Glenridge West Community Center, 360 Seneca Avenue, Ridgewood, NY 11385: $236,000 to establish a multi-faceted community center that will offer job skills training, language and education programs, and afterschool programs for children.
  • Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center (GMDC), 1155 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11222: $3,500,000 to rebuild 375 linear feet of bulkhead along the northern side of GMDC’s Manhattan Avenue facility.
  • Gouverneur Healthcare Services- Community Access, 227 Madison Street, New York, NY 10002: $500,000 to develop ADA-compliant ramps, expand parking, and construct safe drop-off and pick-up areas to increase community access to the center.
  • Lower East Side District Management Association (LES BID), 54 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002: $50,000 to purchase new office furniture and a security camera system as part of an office renovation project.
  • Maspeth Bypass, 55 Water St, New York, NY 10041: $2,000,000 to improve safety at the intersection of 58th Street and Maspeth Avenue along a heavily utilized truck route.
  • Moore Street Retail Market, 2001 Oriental Blvd., Bldg T4, Room 4162, Brooklyn, New York 11235: $1,000,000 to preserve and revitalize the Moore St. Market in Williamsburg.
  • National Mobilization Against SweatShops (NMASS), 59 Hester Street, New York, NY 10002: $500,000 to purchase permanent space for their Lower East Side Worker center so that they can better serve the community.
  • New York City Ferry Boat Real-Time Information Systems, 50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12232: $2,000,000 to improve signage and real-time information systems at City-owned ferry landings.
  • New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), 450 West 33rd Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10001: $500,000 for a foreclosure prevention and housing counseling project.
  • New York State Scenic Byways, 50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12232: $2,400,000 for new interpretive signage and tourism information efforts and other scenic byway project activities along the many state and several nationally designated scenic byways across New York State.
  • New York State Tenants & Neighbors Information Services (Tenants & Neighbors), 236 West 27th Street, 4th floor, New York, NY 10001: $300,000 to provide housing counseling and assistance, organize tenants, and preserve at-risk subsidized housing.
  • Open Space Alliance for Brooklyn- Cooper Park, 79 North 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211: $500,000 to plan and develop parks programming including renovating downgraded tennis courts in Cooper Park.
  • Open Space Alliance for Brooklyn- Kent Avenue Park, 79 North 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211: $500,000 to plan and develop parks programming including volleyball courts and picnic and BBQ areas at an unused lot on Kent Avenue between North 11th and 12th streets.
  • Queens Library- Ridgewood Community Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, New York 11432: $500,000 to the Ridgewood branch including landscaping, installation of an irrigation system, paving, and outdoor furniture and lighting.
  • Ridgewood Local Development Corporation, 60-82 Myrtle Avenue, Ridgewood, NY 11385: $100,000 to improve storefronts, lighting, and appearance of the Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District.
  • Safe Routes to School Projects in NY City, 55 Water St, New York, NY 10041: $2,000,000 to make safety improvements to streets for kids walking to school.
  • St. Nicholas Neighborhood Preservation Corporation, 11 Catherine Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2706: $800,000 for the creation of desperately needed park space in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, by conducting a feasibility study to examine decking over the Williamsburg segment of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
  • Wall Street Ferry Landing at Pier 11, 50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12232: $2,000,000 to provide new and upgraded passenger shelters, canopies, and covered waiting areas at the ferry dock.
  • Westbound BQE On-ramp from Atlantic Avenue, 50 Wolf Road, Albany, NY 12232: $5,000,000 to address safety issues with the on-ramp.
  • Woodside on the Move- Community Beautification, 39-42 59th Street, Woodside, NY 11377: $25,000 to provide assistance to businesses to beautify the neighborhood including graffiti removal, painting, planting, and clean-ups.
  • Woodside on the Move- Housing Services to Seniors, 39-42 59th Street, Woodside, NY 11377: $27,000 to provide housing assistance and counseling for seniors.