Fiscal Year 2015/16 Funding

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Capital Funding
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CategoryOrganizationAmountPurpose of funds
Education[02M077] LOWER LAB SCHOOL / [02M198] ISADOR E IDA STRAUSS - SECURITY UPGRADES88,000--BUILDING WIDE NETWORK OF SECURITY CAMERAS
Education[02M114] EAST SIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL - ROOFTOP GREENHOUSE300,000--ROOFTOP GREENHOUSE
Education[02M151] YORKVILLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL - TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES AND RENOVATION55,000--SMARTBOARD BUNDLES AND CLASSROOM CONVERSIONS
Education[02M158] BAYARD TAYLOR SCHOOL - TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES136,000--DESKTOPS (APPLE) AND PRINTERS
Education[02M167] ROBERT F. WAGNER MIDDLE SCHOOL - TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES250,000--SMARTBOARD BUNDLES, LAPTOP CARTS AND SCIENCE CLASSROOMS
Education[02M177] YORKVILLE EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL - TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES58,000--SMARTBOARD BUNDLES AND LAPTOP CARTS (APPLE)
Education[02M183] ROBERT L. STEVENSON - MOBILE CLASSROOM52,000--COMBO DESKS, HASKELL ETHOS SERIES
Education[02M225] ELLA BAKER SCHOOL - TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES35,000--SMARTBOARD BUNDLES
Education[02M290] MANHATTAN NEW SCHOOL - GREEN ROOF AND TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES520,000--GREEN ROOF AND SMARTBOARD BUNDLES
Education[02M416] ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL - TECHNOLOGY AND EQUIPMENT UPGRADES70,000--LAPTOP CARTS, AUDITORIUM RISERS AND CAFETERIA TABLES
Education[02M449] VANGUARD HIGH SCHOOL - TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES35,000--LAPTOP CARTS
Education[02M459] MANHATTAN INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES35,000--LAPTOP CARTS (APPLE)
Education[02M519] TALENT UNLIMTED HIGH SCHOOL - AUDITORIUM RENOVATION90,000--ACOUSITICAL WORK AND SOUND SYSTEM UPGRADES
Education[02M527] EAST SIDE SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL ACTION - AUDITORIUM RENOVATION105,000--IMPROVEMENTS TO STAGE LIGHTING AND CURTAINS
Education[02M565] URBAN ACADEMY LABORATORY HIGH - TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES70,000--LAPTOP CARTS
Education[02M655] LIFE SCIENCES SECONDARY SCHOOL - TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES35,000--LAPTOP CARTS
Education[75M138] PS138@MS114 - TECHNOLOGY UPGRADES35,000--COMPUTERS, INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARDS AND ADAPTIVE KEYBOARDS
Education[75M226] P226@JREC - TECHNOLOGY AND EQUIPMENT UPGRADES35,000--SMARTBOARD BUNDLES, NOTEBOOK SECURITY CART FOR LAPTOPS (APPLE) AND WALL DIVIDER
Education[PB] [02M151] Yorkville Community School - Rooftop play space500,000Enclose rooftop yard
Education[PB] [02M217] Roosevelt Island School - Green roof500,000Green roof
HousingHOLMES TOWERS HOUSES - SECURITY UPGRADES500,000--ADDITIONAL SECURITY CAMERAS
HousingLEXINGTON HOUSES - GROUNDS UPGRADES385,000--COMMUNITY GARDEN
HousingLEXINGTON HOUSES - SECURITY UPGRADES500,000--ADDITIONAL SECURITY CAMERAS
HousingROBBINS PLAZA - EQUIPMENT UPGRADE50,000--INSTALLATION OF ADDITIONAL BENCHES
HousingSTANLEY ISAAC'S NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER - BUILDING RENOVATIONS350,000IMPROVEMENTS TO CEILINGS, WINDOWS AND ROOF OF THE SENIOR CENTER AND AFTER-SCHOOL LEARNING CENTER. (*Requested by Council Member, Does Not Appear in FY16 Budget.)
ParksAsphalt Green - Pool filter upgrades100,000Upgrade two existing pool filtration systems
ParksDepartment of Parks and Recreation61,000System of Physical Parks Improvements to Minimize Pests Including Dog Runs and Solar Compactors
ParksJOHN JAY PARK - GREEN SPACE IMPROVEMENTS50,000--CREATION OF A SENIOR SPACE

Expense Funding
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CategoryOrganizationAmountPurpose of funds
AgingAlzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association - New York City, Inc.$1,000To fund, Medic Alert Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return, a nationwide wanderers program working at the local community level dedicated to finding people with memory disorders, who wander or become lost, and return them safely to their homes.
AgingCarter Burden Center for the Aging, Inc., The$15,000To support the Community Elder Mistreatment and Abuse Prevention Program. The staff performs extensive outreach, conducting seminars on personal Senior Safety at senior centers throughout Council District 5.
AgingJewish Association for Services for the Aged (JASA)$1,000To support JASA Sundays providing educational opportunities and  promote leadership and civic involvement. 
AgingLenox Hill Neighborhood House, Inc.$5,000To fund the East Side Transportation Program which provides transportation services to older adult clients in District 5.
AgingLenox Hill Neighborhood House, Inc.$5,000To support the East Side Case Management Consortium, a network of social service providers on the East Side of Manhattan who have a long history of collaboration: Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, The Carter Burden Center for Aging and Search and Care.
AgingLenox Hill Neighborhood House, Inc.$5,000To fund the Center at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House which serves seniors with programming ranging from literature and foreign language to belly dancing and Tai Chi, in addition to three nutritious meals on site.
AgingNew York Foundation for Senior Citizens, Inc.$10,000To support the Home Sharing and Respite Care Program. The programs respite care component provides certified in-home attendants to help elderly persons who are attempting to manage at home alone or whose caregivers have become ill or are temporarily away, to assist them with personal care, meal preparation, shopping, escorting, light housekeeping and laundry.
AgingOlder Adults Technology Services (OATS), Inc.$5,000To fund a range of free technology-based programming that empowers older New Yorkers to become more socially and civically engaged, lead healthier lives, enjoy greater financial security, and engage in lifelong learning and creative expression.
AgingRoosevelt Island Seniors Association (RISA, Inc.)$30,000To fund programming for seniors at the center offering different exercise classes to better enhance the livelihood of our senior population: tai chi, zumba, pilates, yoga, building strength ,salsa, arts and crafts and computers.
AgingSearch and Care, Inc.$5,000To provide comprehensive fee-free care management services for vulnerable older men and women living in Yorkville, Carnegie Hill, and East Harlem.
AgingServices and Advocacy for GLBT Elders, Inc. (SAGE)$1,000To support programming through the SAGE Center,a full time senior center for LGBT older adults.Services include employment assistance, benefits counseling, legal and financial planning, educational offerings, health and wellness programs such as HIV and aging education, cancer support groups and congregate meals.
AgingStanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center, Inc.$20,000Funding for Senior Services in support of wellness, nutrition, and fitness activities including the cost of instructors and supplies.
AgingVocal Ease, Inc.$2,000Funds are for the production of on-site cabaret-style performances for senior citizens at hospitals, nursing homes, senior centers and senior residences.
AgingVolunteers of Legal Service, Inc.$5,000To fund the Elderly Project staff and pro bono attorneys in District 5 who provide services to low-income Manhattan seniors, and to the social workers and advocates who assist them. These services include direct counseling on critical issues involving housing, government benefits, and consumer debt, and the drafting and execution of wills, powers of attorney, and other essential life-planning documents.
Anti-PovertyChurch of the Epiphany$5,000To fund food, supplies and preparation of meals for the hungry at the soup kitchen as well offer food stamp screening.
Anti-PovertyCity Harvest, Inc.$1,000To fund the food rescue program, collecting excess food that would otherwise go to waste and deliver it, free of charge, to a network of community food programs.
Anti-PovertyCityMeals on Wheels$1,000To support operational expenses for food costs and vehicle maintenance.
Anti-PovertyCouncil on the Environment, Inc.$15,000To support GrowNYC projects and programs including the Greenmarket,Fresh Food Box, Open Space Greening, School Gardens, and the Office of Recycling Outreach and Education.
Anti-PovertyHousing Court Answers, Inc.$2,000To support a housing information hotline, provide educational materials for tenants on Housing Court, offer referrals to charities, legal service providers and social service organizations to people facing eviction and to fund the creation and distribution of tenant guides to Housing Court.
Anti-PovertyJewish Board of Family and Children's Services, Inc. (aka Pride of Judea)$1,000To support health education and work with adolescents in schools as well as with children under five with on the autism spectrum and with developmental disabilities, and transportation operations.
LocalAmerican-Italian Cancer Foundation$10,000To support a no-cost Breast Cancer Screening Program and education services on our Mobile Care Clinic.
LocalAmigos del Museo del Barrio$3,000To support the Making Connections program, artist-in-residency partnerships with schools and community organizations.
LocalAsphalt Green, Inc.$7,500To support Asphalt Green's Waterproofing and Recess Enhancement Programs in District 5 as well as the Annual Snowman Competition and Sprinkler Day.
LocalBayard Taylor School [02M158] $7,500To fund in school Cultural and STEM education enrichment.
LocalCitizens Committee for New York City, Inc.$1,000To fund the Neighborhood Grants program for skills building workshops, one-on-one project planning assistance and an equipment loan library to volunteer led groups.
LocalCity University of New York School of Law Foundation, Inc., The$10,000To support legal services clinic including advice and guidance in District 5.
LocalCivitas Citizens, Inc.$5,000To fund work for an improved East River Esplanade park, address the deteriorated condition of the Esplanade and a documented lack of park space in the eastern portion of Manhattan as well as conducting outreach, raising awareness and working with residents.
LocalCivitas Citizens, Inc.$5,000To study and research contextual development, create opportunities for economic growth through neighborhood-scale retail and commercial uses on avenues and major crosstown streets and expand affordable housing opportunities.
LocalCivitas Citizens, Inc.$28,500To provide help education, training and community engagement around land use.
LocalColonial Dames of America$5,000To fund cultural and educational K-12 programs in District 5
LocalDances Patrelle, Inc.$5,000To refurbish the Yorkville Nutcracker's original sets and costumes including back drop repair, replacement of party scene tree, new snow scene legs, Sugar Plum Fairy tutu/Cavalier tunic and various costumes/props.
LocalDepartment of Education$5,000To fund "Teacher's Choice" to reimburse teachers in schools in Council District 5 for the purchase of classroom supplies of their choice.  Purchases are made for appropriate educational materials for classroom use or other professional assignments.
LocalDepartment of Parks and Recreation$7,500To provide support for a senior fitness class at John Jay Park.
LocalDepartment of Parks and Recreation $7,500To provide funding for a Kids-in-Motion playground associate at St. Catherine's Park.
LocalDepartment of Transportation$3,000To support a commercial bike forum.
LocalDepartment of Transportation$3,500To sponsor a bike helmet fitting and give away program in District 05.
LocalDOROT, Inc.$1,000To support the Homelessness Prevention Program which responds to the needs of underserved homeless New York City seniors.
LocalEast 69th Street Association, Inc.$1,000To funds seasonal plantings in all of the tree pits along both sides of 69th Street.
LocalEast 86th Street Merchants and Residents Association, Inc.$10,000To fund program that addresses quality of life issues, sanitation, overcrowded streets, transit services, advocate for services that meet the needs of the community,outreach to stakeholders to identify issues related to the expansion of residential and commercial development.
LocalEast Side School for Social Action [02M527] $3,000To fund school enrichment activities.
LocalEleanor Roosevelt High School [02M416] $10,000To fund the Model UN and Law team.
LocalElla Baker School [02M225] $5,500To support academic afterschool and summer enrichment activities.
LocalEviction Intervention Services Homelessness Prevention, Inc.$10,000To provide homelessness prevention services including:  Housing Clinics - individual consults with experienced Landlord/Tenant Mediation, Assistance withPayback of Rental Arrears, Benefits Entitlement Counseling and Space Organization Resources and Tools for those confronting hoarding so extreme they risk being evicted.
LocalFour Freedoms Park Conservancy, Inc.$10,000To support summer concerts such as musical and dance performances.
LocalFractured Atlas Productions, Inc.$3,000To provide technical assisitance to artists by providing education about liability and insurance policies, identifying venues and patron relationship management.
LocalFriends of Firefighters, Inc.$2,500To support the Outreach Program to provide information and psycho-education about services FoF provides to FDNY active and retired firefighters and their family members.
LocalFriends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts$10,000To maintain and expand architectural education programs taught during the school day to first through fifth grade students.
LocalGillen Brewer School, Inc., The$5,000For operation and maintenance of rooftop space at a school for children with language, emotional, developmental, learning and health-related disabilities
LocalHealth Advocates for Older People, Inc.$2,000To fund the Healthy Aging Program which promotes maintenance of physical and mental health with a series of exercise classes, wellness programs, intellectual stimulation activities and safe environment assessments for our neighborhood elderly.  Exercise classes promote flexibility, balance, muscle strength, and agility, all of which help to prevent falls and injures and help elders to remain mobile.
LocalHistoric Districts Council, Inc.$5,000To fund the Preservation School, a program to provide community advocates with the knowledge  skills needed to preserve  shape the character of neighborhoods. The series of 8 evening classes includes such topics as research, reading architectural plans, building types  styles, materials  zoning. 
LocalHospital Audiences, Inc.$3,500Funding will be applied to performing artists’ fees, transportation, monitoring and adminstration.
LocalInterSchool Orchestras of New York Inc.$3,000To provide free weekly music lessons for beginning and intermediate students at the Julia Richman Education Complex on East 67th Street. An instrument introduction event and a free concert at the school will be used to encourage children to participate. Children who cannot afford an instrument can be loaned one for no cost. Additionally, these students will receive reduced or free tuition to participate in ISO’s orchestras or band.
LocalJazzmobile, Inc.$3,500To fund Summerfest, a free Concert series to bring Jazz, Blues, and Salsa: masters, legends, and emerging artists, into communities throughout NYC.
LocalJunior High Annex [02M226] $3,500To provide support for Literacy and Math In-Class Materials.
LocalLegal Aid Society$5,000To support Citywide Civil Legal Services in District 5 including housing, education, tax law, health, foreclosure prevention, homeless rights, government benefits, employment, low-wage worker, immigration, family/domestic violence, law reform, consumer law, elder law, disability law, and community development work.
LocalLegal Information for Families Today (LIFT)$2,500 To support the production of our Legal Resource Guides with the information to navigate the City’s complex Family Courts.
LocalLesbian & Gay Community Services Center, Inc. (LGBT Center)$1,000To support the LGBT Community Crisis Intervention program which provides crisis support and information to assist LGBT individuals. Common areas of assistance are HIV/AIDS support, immigration resources, addiction recovery counseling, and housing  medical assistance.
LocalLife Sciences Secondary School [02M655]$2,000To fund school enrichment activities.
LocalManhattan Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Inc.$7,500To support an economic development program to identify empty storefronts, analyze industry sectors, identify MMBE owned businesses and provide resources and education to the business owners in supporting their long term success both from a technical perspective and marketing perspective to attract new customers and tourists.

The program’s data will be made available to the public and will allow to trends to be monitored in a proactive versus reactive manner.
LocalManhattan International High School [02M459] $2,000To fund school enrichment activities.
LocalMedicare Rights Center, Inc.$3,000To lead a Town Hall Enrollment and Outreach Day in District 5, educating residents on state and federal Medicare-related benefits and follow up to assist with completing applications.
LocalMet Council Research and Educational Fund, Inc.$5,000Funds will be used to support the Walk-in Clinic as well as to research and build a list of affordable and rent regulated housing.
LocalMetropolitan New York Coordinating Council on Jewish Poverty, Inc.$1,000To support the social services department  and underwrite the cost of case workers who help clients under threat of eviction or utility shutoff, those who cannot pay medical bills and have other emergencies.
LocalMFY Legal Services, Inc.$8,000To provide free legal assistance — from advice to full representation — to low-income New Yorkers on housing, public benefits, disability rights, employment, consumer, foreclosure, nursing home, and family matters.
LocalMuseum of Jewish Heritage$3,000To support education for public school students with tours of our Core Exhibition, innovative curricula, pre- and post-visit materials, interfaith programs, Holocaust Survivor presentations, and online activities suit different learning styles as well as professional development seminars for classroom teachers with the latest pedagogical tools in Holocaust education, and our internship for high school students offer practical experience and paid employment.
LocalMuseum of the City of New York$3,000To fund New York at Its Core, a major exhibition on the city’s sweeping 400 year history opening in February 2016.
LocalNew York City Coalition Against Hunger, Inc.$5,000To fund programs that connect low-income New Yorkers to fresh produce and government nutrition benefits and to recruit volunteers and provide technical assistance to kitchens and pantries citywide so that they can better meet the needs of their clients.
LocalNew York City Housing Authority$1,250To fund tenant association events for Holmes Towers.
LocalNew York City Housing Authority$1,250To fund tenant association events Lexington Houses.
LocalNew York City Housing Authority$1,250To fund tenant association events Robbins Plaza.
LocalNew York City Housing Authority$1,250To fund tenant association events Stanley Isaacs.
LocalNew York City Police Department - 114th Precinct$1,000To support the Police Explorers program.
LocalNew York City Police Department - 17th Precinct$1,000To provide support for the Precinct Community Council.
LocalNew York City Police Department - 19th Precinct$2,500To provide support for the Precinct Community Council.
LocalNew York City Police Department - 19th Precinct$2,500To purchase bikes for the NYPD.
LocalNew York City Police Department - 23rd Precinct$1,000To provide support for the Precinct Community Council.
LocalNew York Legal Assistance Group, Inc.$10,000To provide free, civil legal services to underserved neighborhoods where vulnerable individuals face numerous barriers to accessing legal services. NYLAG attorneys and financial counselors will provide service on a broad range of matters, including immigration, family law, housing, public benefits, healthcare and home care, advance planning, consumer protection, guardianship and elder abuse.
LocalNew York Library Association$5,000To establish five Literary Landmarks in district 5 during the year.  Each designation will have a program open to the public that will have speakers who will explain the literary significance of the site.  The bronze plaque will be unveiled at each dedication.  The funding will be for the bronze plaque, research of potential sites, planning  coordinating the event and administrative services.
LocalNew York Road Runners, Inc.$3,500To support a community run and walk program in District 5
LocalNew York State Tenants and Neighbors Information Service, Inc.$5,000To expand programs for tenant education, counseling and organizing in rent regulated, Mitchell Lama and Project-Based Section 8 buildings; help individual tenants- solve problems regarding leases, overcharges and other housing issues;  notify eligible tenants about the newly-expanded Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption and help them apply for this important protection; and guide tenants through complicated administrative processes.
LocalNon-Traditional Employment for Women$1,000Funding will train women in core and advanced, specialized trainings, placing women in mid-wage positions in the skilled trades. To expand its community partnerships, Career  Technical Education High Schools, and NYCHA to focus on recruiting graduating high school seniors and NYC public housing residents for a two-week Boot Camp Introductory Training Program, with the goal of offering an enhanced support network.
LocalOffice of Emergency Management$3,000To fund an Emergency Preparedness Event with giveaway of Go Bags and Go Bag Kits
LocalOffice of Emergency Management$5,000To fund CERT Roosevelt Island, CERT UES and CERT Manhattan 8
LocalParticipatory Budgeting Project, Inc.$5,000To provide funding for educating the community /public about the City Council, civic participation and engagement in the New York City budgeting process
LocalParticipatory Politics Foundation$5,000To bring Councilmatic, as a free and open-source public resource using open civic data from the New York City Council. Councilmatic will be maintained and operated by PPDF to provide an independent user-friendly and more-accessible portal to the NYC legislative process, serving as a transparency resource and the foundation for a unique engagement platform. Councilmatic will offer pages for every council member and legislative item, to track and share official information about issues and committees in the NYC Council. Councilmatic will enable translation of legislative process into other languages and plain-language summaries of major legislation, for greater public participation.
LocalPro Bono Net$5,000To provide LiveHelp online chat/legal assistance in English and Spanish. Training and outreach to constituency and social services, libraries, CBOs, senior services, etc. about availability of online legal help, selfhelp know your rights materials, mobile site access, referrals, multilingual resources and staffing support. Keeping library of resources and referrals up to date.
LocalProgressive Technology Project$20,000To improve and implement CiviCRM, an open source tool that is available for free download by all New Yorkers that would facilitate client relationtionship management (CRM).
LocalRobert Louis Stevenson [02M183]$1,000To support a school art show.
LocalRooftop Films, Inc.$5,000To host public screenings outdoors in the summer of 2016.
LocalRoosevelt Island Disabled Association$5,000To fund bus transportation cost: Bus drivers, Insurance, costs to maintain and repair bus as needed. Bus needs Heat and AC repair and repairs of its lending wheelchairs and scooters Communications Phone and Fax and Internet access Postage, Office and printing supplies Paper and plastic Supplies for pot luck dinners held through the year along with a Thanksgiving Day meal.
LocalRoosevelt Island Historical Society$5,000Funds will be used to support the visitors center, activities including programs, lectures and tours, and maintenance and dissemination of artifacts and historical documents.  Support services include landscaping, consumable supplies, and utilities and telephone.
LocalSAC Sutton Area Community, Inc.$5,000To enhance the quality of life in the Sutton area by engaging seniors and other residents and businesses by supporting the Taste of Sutton Program
LocalSamaritans of New York, Inc.$1,000To support suicide prevention community resource program, increase residents’ ability to access needed mental health and substance abuse services. Program provides the information and resources high-risk individuals (and their caregivers) need to access the type of help and support that fits their personal, social and cultural needs, from treatment through discharge and follow-up. Funds are for district resource guide, outreach campaign,  site visits to schools, neighborhood centers, places of worship, etc.
LocalService Program for Older People, Inc. (SPOP)$2,000To support the delivery of mental health care to older adults.  Specific services include evaluations, psychotherapy, medication management, specialized substance abuse counseling and integrated physical and behavioral health care.
LocalTank, Ltd.$5,000To provide free and subsidized rehearsal hours for emerging artists, to remove economic barriers from the creation of new work. Artists developing and premiering new plays, dance, and music receive additional free space as requested.
LocalUpper Green Side, Inc.$5,000To fund Shred-A-THon paper shredding events, as well as implementing/supporting other recycling initiatives (electronics, clothing, corks, CFLs, eye glasses, household batteries).
LocalUrban Academy Laboratory High School [02M565] $2,000To support the Reading Initiative for New Books.
LocalUrban Academy Laboratory High School [02M565] $3,000To support academic enrichment and tutoring programs.
LocalUrban Justice Center$5,000To help groups of tenants through tenants’ rights education, legal assistance during the bidding process to promote the purchase of buildings by responsible owners, and legal advice and representation for tenants facing rent increases, eviction, and a lack of repairs.
LocalVanguard High School [02M449] $5,000To fund in school programing with Girls Who Code.
LocalVISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired$1,000To provide public education on eye disease and blindness prevention to seniors, healthcare professionals and organizations.
LocalVoices of Community Activists & Leaders (VOCAL-NY)$1,000To conduct a series of trainings about accessing housing, rights as a tenant and assistance with finding housing as well as providing resources such as real estate lists.
LocalYork Theatre Company Inc.$5,000To fund The York Theatre Companys Developmental Reading Series for public schools in District 5
LocalYorkville East Middle School [02M177]$10,000To support afterschool programing with Marqui Studios.
YouthAuxilliary Police Supervisorsbenevolent Association of NYC, Inc.$3,500To fund games, marketing, promotion, food, youth initiatives and materials associated with National Night Out costs.
YouthBig Apple Circus, Ltd.$5,000To support Circus For All, an access program designed to ensure that everyone can attend the circus, regardless of economic barriers. The program provides free and deeply discounted tickets each year to low-income children, families, and seniors in New York City.
YouthBig Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, Inc.$5,000To fund mentoring support services to promote positive outcomes and youth choice, voice, and personal accountability. Funds support staff time for volunteer mentor training/screening, case management, counseling/problem-solving, referrals to meet needs (health, academic, legal assistance),  workshop planning and execution.
YouthBike New York, Inc.$5,000To provide Learn to Ride classes for kids on Roosevelt Island and to purchase helmets to give away to kids at these classes.
YouthCenter For Independence Of The Disabled In New York, Inc.$5,000To fund Step Up ,a transition program that helps students with intellectual and learning disabilities to develop marketable soft-skills for their post-secondary life.
YouthChabad-Lubavitch Of The Upper East Side, Inc.$5,000To support afterschool programing for the youth of District 5
YouthChess-in-the-Schools, Inc.$10,000To fund the Scholastic Tournament Program for a Chess Tournament in District 5. The tournament will be offered free of charge to competitors and are open to all children in New York City.
YouthGeneration Citizen, Inc.$3,500To fund an educational program for a civics course using a peer-to-near-peer mentorship model. Students build consensus around a personally relevant issue (e.g., teen pregnancy), analyze its underlying root causes, and develop and execute a strategic action plan to address the problem. Over the term, students learn civic knowledge and skills (including research, public speaking, and group collaboration) to utilize throughout their lives. Finally, students participate in “Civics Day,” presenting  their plans to public officials, fellow classes, and other community members.
YouthInwood House$5,000To fund the Educational Guidance Program which provides pregnant at-risk teens specialized resources to help them complete secondary school and pursue postsecondary education.
YouthLenox Hill Neighborhood House, Inc.$15,000To support the Afterschool and Summer Camp programs for low-income children on the East Side.The Afterschool program serves children throughout the academic year with an emphasis on arts education and aquatics. The Summer Camp offers specialty camps in dance, drama, music and visual arts, as well as three nutritious daily meals.
YouthMain Street Theatre Dance Alliance$5,000Funds will be used to provide tools and materials for sets, costumes and lighting for student productions for the 2015 season.
YouthNew York Cares, Inc.$1,000To support personnel for Youth Education programming, which helps disadvantaged children and teens to gain the literacy, math and test-taking skills they need to prepare for college and the workforce.
YouthNew York City Urban Debate League, Inc.$3,500Funds will be used to provide schools in District 5 with free debate education opportunities year round including a district wide debate tournament as well as outreach and programming to schools in the district.
YouthNew York Junior Tennis League$10,000The funds will be used to provide free recreational tennis and educational programs for beginner and intermediate players, ages 5-18 years in district 5 during the summer, fall, winter or spring. Loaner racquets and balls will be provided to all participants. Special events, team tennis tournaments and trips are a regular part of the program schedule.
YouthR&R Concerts, Inc.$5,000To present performances of classical music at the Good Shepherd Center on Roosevelt Island. With no admission fee and complemented by outreach performances for members of the community with limited mobility.
YouthRoosevelt Island Youth Program, Inc.$18,500To fund piano, drums, guitar and violin lessons to youth ages 8 to 15, beginners and intermediate lessons will be offered.
YouthStanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center, Inc.$5,000To provide funding for Cyclopedia, a bicycling program for youth. Cyclopedia works in a 7-week summer cycling program for a series of rides that are planned out by the youth with monthly rides  during the school year.  In addition to promoting health and wellness, youth increase their knowledge of mapping, geography, and New York City history. Children utilize technology to document and share their experiences using a weekly blog format.
YouthStanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center, Inc.$5,000To support the Youth Employment and Education Services (YES) program at New York City Public Housing (NYCHA) Developments. YES works with 17-24 year old youth with low academic skills, high social barriers, and lack of connection to work or school and provides them with job training in four sector-based employment pathways: Home Health Aide, Child Care, Customer Service/Hospitality, and Food Service.
YouthStanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center, Inc.$10,000To support the Afterschool Program at the Youth and Family Services building at 1792 First Avenue with afterschool activities and an all-day summer camp.
YouthStoryCorps, Inc.$5,000To support the Island Kids Summer Camp which serves children aged 4-10. Activities include swimming, sports, art, science, theater and music.
YouthYoung Men's & Young Women's Hebrew Association$15,000To support programming including the Educational Outreach Programs including free Poetry Center Schools Project, Teens Program and Literacy Projects providing writing instruction and literary presentations to immigrant New Yorkers and those seeking GEDs, in partnership with East Harlems Union Settlement Association in District 5.
YouthYoung People's Chorus of New York City, Inc.$5,000To support staff as they prepare lessons for the core after-school component of YPC’s Choral Literacy and Performance Program, as well as in YPC’s Satellite Schools Program in New York City public schools. 

Speaker Capial Funding for Projects Requested by Council Member Kallos
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Project titleAmount
Asphalt Green513,000
Museum of Jewish Heritage934000
New York Public Library [Roosevelt Island Branch]1,500,000
NYC Parks - East Harlem Esplanade3,000,000

Speaker Expense Funding for Projects Requested by Council Member Kallos
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OrganizationAmountPurpose of funds
92nd Street Y (Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association)$75,000Funds will continue to support programming at 92nd Street Y that is free-of-charge for the participants. The Educational Outreach Program brings high quality programming and instruction in music, dance, visual arts, literature, and science to over 7,500 at-risk New York City public school students. The Teens Program provides free civics, leadership and community service education and opportunities to over 1,200 middle and high school students. Literacy Projects, provide ESL, writing instruction, and exceptional literary presentations to 280 immigrant New Yorkers and those seeking GEDs.
Asphalt Green, Inc.$175,000Funding for The Waterproofing Program serving over 1,300 children/year in a free swim program during the school day, and the REP program which transforms the recess period from an often dangerous, chaotic situation into a safe, fun and active time.
Carter Burden Center for the Aging, Inc., The$80,000To support and enhance 10 core programs: the Social Service Unit, Community Elder Mistreatment Abuse Prevention Program, Carter Burden Senior Program, C.V. Starr Adult Day Services, Covello Senior. Program, Volunteer Services, Case Management Unit, Making Art Work, Carter Burden Gallery. Services provided include counseling, case assistance, advocacy, information, referral, help with benefit applications, senior center programming, social model adult day, volunteer programs, arts & craft classes, access to cultural events.
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, Inc.$40,000Funding for the East Side Case Management Consortium. The East Side Case Management Consortium is a network of experienced social service providers on the East Side of Manhattan who have a long history of collaboration: Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, The Carter Burden Center for Aging and Search and Care. These organizations are long-standing service providers to the older adults in the community and experts in the field of aging.
Medicare Rights Center, Inc.$70,000Medicare Rights will provide counseling, intensive case and legal assistance, and help enrolling in public benefits to thousands of seniors, people with disabilities, and their caregivers who are confused by or unable to pay the costs associated with health insurance. Medicare Rights will grow its Spanish-language Helpline for Spanish speaking Medicare beneficiaries and caregivers and promote these resources to residents citywide.
New York City Coalition Against Hunger, Inc.$50,000Funding will increase participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly food stamps and other nutrition assistance benefits, and to assist low-income households citywide who remain eligible to retain benefits. This program improves the nutritional status of recipients and reduces their need for food from Emergency Food Providers. Additionally, we will conduct technical assistance to soup kitchens, food pantries and community based organizations.
New York Foundation for Senior Citizens, Inc.$60,000Funding will support the citywide Home Sharing and Respite Care Program.
New York State Tenants and Neighbors Information Service, Inc.$100,000The funding will be used to: 1) provide counseling and referrals to individual tenants with housing problems; 2) educate tenants who live in affordable housing about their rights; 3) conduct skills-building and leadership development trainings for grassroots tenant leaders; 4) help tenants who live in affordable housing organize strong and democratic tenant associations; and 5) help tenant associations carry out campaigns around issues of concern in their buildings, such as tenant harassment, poor conditions, or a threat to long-term affordability.
Older Adults Technology Services (OATS, Inc.)$25,000Funding would support efforts to offer technology training to older adults in diverse districts across NYC.
Roosevelt Island Youth Program, Inc.$25,000To support a community Youth Center which will operate afterschool and on weekends to offer computer labs, music programs, game room, television room, educational programming, SAT Prep and High school prep classes.
Urban Justice Center$50,000To fund the costs of a new commissary cooperative for street vendors.