Grant Announcement

posted Nov 9, 2015, 5:52 AM by Blh Webber   [ updated Nov 9, 2015, 5:52 AM ]
On Thursday, October 1st the New York Community Trust announced that a Claremont Healthy Village Initiative partnership had received a two year grant totaling $250,000 over the grant period.  The collaboration was led by the Claremont Neighborhood Center, and partner organizations included Family Medicine at Bronx-Lebanon, Bronx Documentary Center, Casita Maria, Directions For Our Youth, and Grow NYC. 

The grant will support the expansion of the Claremont Healthy Village Initiative Youth Council, while also creating paid internship opportunities for Youth Council graduates. Grant funds will also support a variety of other programs including expansion of healthy food access for Claremont residents, creative art programming, nutrition education, paid internships, summer film viewings, and much more.  Congratulations to all partners!