2022 CBG (Community Benefits Grant) programs

WHDC held the 2022 ARISE! summer youth academic and career development program in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem (BGCH). The program was held in-person with seventy-five teens at BGCH’s flagship location on 521 W 145th St from July 11-August 12, 2022.The 2022 ARISE! covered financial literacy, SAT prep, and career exploration. […]

2022 Community Benefits Grants cycle recipients (2022 CBGs)

The West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is pleased to announce the 2022 Community Benefits Grants cycle (2022 CBGs), awarding $1.8m to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations (NPOs) providing services to Manhattan District 9 (MCD9). Sectors include: Affordable Housing, Arts & Culture, Older Adults, Youth, and Workforce Development. The complete list is available here.

ARISE! 2022

ARISE! 2022 October 9, 2022 WHDC held the 2022 ARISE! summer youth academic and career development program in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem (BGCH). The program was held in-person with seventy-five teens at BGCH’s flagship location on 521 W 145th St from July 11-August 12, 2022.The 2022 ARISE! covered financial literacy, […]

Summer Programs / Camps for kids & teens (all programs are now closed)

Summer Programs / Camps for kids & teens (all programs are now closed) August 31, 2022 The National Jazz Museum in Harlem is looking for high school and pre-college students to participate in a three-month Young Leaders Arts Immersion Project that will include masterclasses, listening sessions, a deep dive into the foundations of Black American Music as well […]

Climate Change & Environmental Justice in Harlem

Peggy Shepard, Co-Founder & Executive Director of WE ACT, will be among the all-star list of speakers discussing how Harlem residents and organizations can work with local businesses, schools, and government to address the climate crisis. The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, Columbia University and West Harlem Development are hosting this in-person event to kickoff […]

Other Programs (2022)

Other Programs (2022) August 2, 2022 Back to School NYC Job & Careers Fair Team Up to Clean Up West Harlem 2022

2022 ARISE!

PROGRAM NEWS WHDC UPDATES WHDC UPDATES 2022 ARISE! June 29, 2022 West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is announcing that amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we will once again be continuing with our Summer ARISE! Program. Boys and Girls Club of Harlem (BGCH) will offer in-person academic enrichment and career training.   Eligibility: Must reside in […]

2022 CBG Application is now closed

2022 CBG Application is now closed May 29, 2022 The West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is pleased to announce the 2022 Community Benefits Grants cycle (2022 CBG), awarding two million dollars to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations (NPOs) headquartered in West Harlem, as well as to outside NPOs whose projects meet the MCD9 residency requirement (at least 75% of project participants […]