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2019 WHDC Community Benefits Grant Awards

March 1, 2019

West Harlem Development Corporation will fund programs in the areas of:

  • Education & Youth Development;
  • Affordable Housing;
  • Workforce and Economic Development; and
  • Community Facilities (including Arts and Culture, Environment, Transportation, and Historic Preservation)

Key Dates:

Application Release: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Deadline to Submit Application & Supporting Documents:

Friday, May 3, 2019 5pm

Notification of Awards: Friday, June 28, 2019

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West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) is a New York City-based nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization incorporated in 2011 whose mission is to promote increased economic opportunities and quality of life to sustain a vibrant West Harlem. WHDC’s core program areas are education, workforce and economic development, and affordable housing. With its slogan “solutions through collaborations”, WHDC partially achieves its mission through grantmaking to nonprofit organizations to provide services that benefit the residents of New York City’s Manhattan Community District 9 (MCD9), more commonly referred to as West Harlem. The boundaries of MCD9 are defined as: South to North from 110th Street to 155th Street; East to West from Manhattan, Morningside, St. Nicholas, Bradhurst, Edgecombe Avenues to the Hudson River.