New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS)
06/13/21 11:59 PM
Grants and in-kind support to New York City nonprofit organizations to develop programs that benefit commercial districts in eligible low- and moderate-income communities. The purpose of the program is to develop the capacity of the organizations in order to develop more strategic, sustainable, needs-based programming and data-driven results for their commercial districts.
During the three-year grant term, grantees will be supported in hiring a dedicated, full-time Avenue NYC Program Manager, who will participate in a cohort-based learning and training program, conduct an in-depth district assessment, and execute commercial revitalization programs and services. The district assessment findings will inform the programming activities the organization will implement during the remainder of the grant term.
After completion of the comprehensive district assessment, grantee organizations will develop a project plan for executing commercial revitalization programming and services during the remainder of the multiyear grant term. Project plans will be strategic and demonstrate progression toward district goals over the three years. Deliverables will be realistic, well-planned, measurable, and directly informed by the needs identified in the district assessment findings.
Commercial revitalization programming and services may include:
GrantWatch ID#: 167488
Grantees will be awarded up to $100,000 per year over three years for a maximum possible award of $300,000.
Grantees will be required to dedicate approximately $60,000 to $70,000 of their annual award towards personnel costs, including salary and fringe benefits for the Avenue NYC Program Manager, and necessary managerial supervision.
The contract term will begin on July 1, 2021 (CFY 2022) and extend three years, ending on June 30, 2024. The terms of the agreement will be reevaluated at the conclusion of each fiscal year before being approved for the following year. The second and third years of funding (CFY 2023, CFY 2024) are contingent on grantee performance, an assessment of the grantee’s progress towards multi-year goals for the organization and district, and the ongoing availability of Avenue NYC funding.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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