Columbia submitted a bid on Monday to host President Barack Obama’s, CC ’83, presidential library on its Manhattanville campus, a University spokesperson confirmed.
West Harlem Development Corporation
As the artwork for the Manhattanville Community Arts and Employment Initiative nears completion, organizers are finding out that their original plan to put the art on the construction fences may not happen.
This year, WHDC will give $219,000 to ReServe’s Summer Seniors Employment Program, providing 100 seniors over the age of 55 with 10-week work placements throughout the city.
Pre-grant applications will be released on April 2, while the grants will likely be released in July.
Through song, theater, poetry, spoken word, and dance, even more West Harlem girls will be able to raise their voices and speak up about the issues that are important to them.
Although Columbia alumnus Chelsey Roebuck founded the local nonprofit Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering just four years ago, the organization has been recognized for its work with a grant to expand and improve its programs in the West Harlem community.
Doing Art Together was given $42,552, which Executive Director Heather-Marie Montilla said will be used to extend programs to three elementary schools in Community District 9 by offering eight-week residencies at P.S. 161, P.S. 129, and P.S. 192.
The West Harlem Development Corporation awarded $1 million in grants to 27 neighborhood nonprofits on Thursday.
The school's application for $150,000 in grant money for after-school programs was denied by the West Harlem Development Corporation.
By dropping the word “local” from its title, the West Harlem Local Development Corporation is moving toward a longer-term role in the community.
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