- Solutions Through Collaborations -
MCD9 is bounded (south to north) by 110th and 155th Streets and (east to west) by Manhattan, Morningside, St. Nicholas, Bradhurst, and Edgecombe Avenues to the Hudson River. The district includes all of 10031 and portions of the following zip codes: 10027, 10025, 10032, and 10039.
Photos: Father with child at FC Harlem L.I.O.N.S game; students using the computer lab at Harlem School of the Arts.
The mission of WHDC is to promote increased economic opportunities and quality of life to sustain a vibrant community in West Harlem.
WHDC is a model organization that effectively manages the Community Benefits Agreement with Columbia University through collaborations and leveraging of resources to make significant contributions to the lives of the people of West Harlem.
Support community projects with grants and other activities. The priority areas are: affordable/sustainable housing, arts and culture, health and human services, education, older adult issues, and economic/workforce development.
Collaborate with nonprofits, businesses, institutions, governmental agencies, and other stakeholders for capacity building and the implementation of collective impact environment for the provision of services to benefit West Harlem.
Leverage public and private resources to sustain the mission and vision of WHDC beyond the life of the Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) whose benefits fund exhausts in 2024.