Office of the Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams
02/13/19 11:59 PM; if required, additional applications are due 02/20/19 5:00 PM
Grants to Brooklyn, New York nonprofit organizations providing services to city residents to support a broad range of capital projects. Funding is intended to support improvements throughout the borough and may be requested to create new infrastructure or to improve existing assets. Capital funding can be allocated to parks, streets, schools, hospitals, economic development and affordable housing projects, cultural institutions and other nonprofit organizations.
For Projects involving real property (such as construction, reconstruction, or acquisition), the property must be used and owned by the recipient organization (i.e. not rented) except for:
- Cultural Projects
- Governmental Property
- Property rented from an affiliate of the recipient organization provided that certain criteria described in the Guidelines are met
- For Senior Centers, this requirement may be waived when certain criteria described in the Guidelines are met.
GrantWatch ID#: 167878
- Projects involving land or buildings must have a minimum City contribution of at least $500,000.
- For construction Projects, the contract must have a minimum annual dollar amount of $50,000.
- For Moveable Property Projects, the recipient must have a City operating contract in the City fiscal year 2019 in an amount of $25,000. This requirement does not apply to equipment purchases for hospital/clinics.
- For Moveable Property Projects, each item must cost at least $35,000, unless it is for Initial Outfitting of new space.
- For Projects involving Moveable Property that has a minor degree of attachment to real property, the Project must have a minimum City contribution of at least $250,000.
- The City will reimburse only for eligible costs incurred after the date of the City appropriation.
- No funding may be made available for a Project expected to be used by the recipient for less than five years.
- For construction Projects, the contract must be for at least three consecutive fiscal years including the current fiscal year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To apply online:
All questions pertaining to Borough President Eric L. Adams’s capital budget or discretionary capital funding program should be directed to Josh Levin at JoshuaLevin@brooklynbp.nyc.gov
Brooklyn Borough Hall
209 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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