Twice per year, the West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) facilitates awarding access to Columbia University (CU) facilities, services, and amenities to the local Manhattan Community District 9 (West Harlem) community. WHDC has identified certain existing and future CU resources which it believes will enhance the needs of the West Harlem community. Local non-profit groups apply for space to host their events on Columbia’s campus once per semester, and requests are granted based on availability.
WHDC is proud to announce the West Harlem non-profit awardees for in-kind space January – June 2019 (not exhaustive):
Centro Civico Cultural dominicano
Dances For A Variable Population
Hamilton Grange Middle School
NY Women Chamber of Commerce
The Harlem Chamber Players
Upper Manhattan Collaborative for Justice
If your organization would like to apply for CU In-Kind space, the second application for July – December 2019 is no longer available. The application deadline was Monday, May 6, 2019.
Criteria for consideration:
- Be a nonprofit organization in West Harlem – Manhattan Community District 9 (MCD9); or
- Be a non-charter public school in West Harlem – MCD9
Please know that your public school or nonprofit organization must be physically within the catchment area. The boundaries of West Harlem – MCD9 are defined as:
South to North
110th Street · 155th Street
East to West
Manhattan · Morningside · St. Nicholas · Bradhurst · Edgecombe Avenues · the Hudson River
Should you have further inquiries, please contact Ariel Quiñones, WHDC Program Manager at 646.476.3394.