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File #: Res 0570-2015    Version: * Name: Approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Finance
On agenda: 2/12/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.
Sponsors: Julissa Ferreras-Copeland
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-12-15, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 12, 2015
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Preconsidered Res. No. 570
 
 
Resolution approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding in the Expense Budget.
 
 
By Council Member Ferreras
Whereas, On June 26, 2014 the Council of the City of New York (the "City Council") adopted the expense budget for fiscal year 2015 with various programs and initiatives (the "Fiscal 2015 Expense Budget"); and
Whereas, On June 27, 2013, the Council adopted the expense budget for fiscal year 2014 with various programs and initiatives (the "Fiscal 2014 Expense Budget"); and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2014 and Fiscal 2015 Expense Budgets by approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving local, aging, and youth discretionary funding, and by approving the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations to receive funding pursuant to certain initiatives in accordance therewith; and
Whereas, The City Council is hereby implementing and furthering the appropriations set forth in the Fiscal 2014 and Fiscal 2015 Expense Budgets by approving new Description/Scope of Services for certain organizations receiving local, aging, and youth discretionary funding and funding pursuant to certain initiatives; now, therefore, be it
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2015 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 1; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and the changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving aging discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2015 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 2; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving youth discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2015 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 3; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation of certain organizations receiving funding pursuant to the Cultural Immigrants Initiative in accordance with the Fiscal 2015 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 4; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and the changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving funding pursuant to the Cultural After-School Adventure (CASA) Initiative in accordance with the Fiscal 2015 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 5; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving funding pursuant to the Anti-Gun Violence Initiative - Job Readiness Programs in accordance with the Fiscal 2015 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 6; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the changes in the designation of the Administration for Children's Services as the agency receiving funding pursuant to the Discretionary Child Care Initiative in accordance with the Fiscal 2015 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 7; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation of Department of Youth and Community Development as the agency receiving funding pursuant to the Sports Training
and Rolemodels for Success (STARS) Initiative in accordance with the Fiscal 2015 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 8; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation of a certain organization receiving funding pursuant to the A Greener NYC Initiative in accordance with the Fiscal 2015 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 9; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new designation and the changes in the designation of certain organizations receiving local discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2014 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 10; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new description for the Description/Scope of Services for certain organizations receiving local, aging, and youth discretionary funding in accordance with the Fiscal 2015 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 11; and be it further
Resolved, That the City Council approves the new description for the Description/Scope of Services for certain organizations receiving local discretionary funding and funding pursuant to certain initiatives in accordance with the Fiscal 2014 Expense Budget, as set forth in Chart 12.
RC 2-11-15 LS 4011
CHART 1: Local Initiatives - Fiscal 2015
Member
Organization
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
Agy #
U/A
Fiscal Conduit/Sponsoring Organization
Fiscal Conduit EIN *
Eugene
Friends of Brooklyn Community Board 9, Inc.
45-3110977
DSBS
($2,000.00)
801
002
 
 
Eugene
Friends of Brooklyn Community Board 9, Inc.
45-3110977
DSBS
($2,000.00)
801
002
 
 
Eugene
Horticultural Society of New York, The
13-0854930
DSBS
$4,000.00
801
002
 
 
Gentile
Americas Disaster Relief
26-0630630
DYCD
($3,500.00)
260
312
 
 
Gentile
We Care New York, Inc.
46-2357985
DYCD
$3,500.00
260
312
 
*
Williams
Caribbean Research Center at Medgar Evers College, The **
11-2631618
DYCD
($3,500.00)
260
005
 
 
Williams
Caribbean Research Center at Medgar Evers College, The **
11-2631618
CUNY
$3,500.00
042
001
 
 
Eugene
Diaspora Community Services, Inc. **
11-3122295
DYCD
($6,000.00)
260
312
 
 
Eugene
Diaspora Community Services, Inc. **
11-3122295
DOHMH
$6,000.00
816
112
 
 
Treyger
Americas Disaster Relief
26-0630630
DYCD
($2,500.00)
260
312
 
 
Treyger
We Care New York, Inc.
46-2357985
DYCD
$2,500.00
260
312
 
 
Weprin
Westchester Square Partnership, Inc.
26-3124969
DOHMH
($3,500.00)
816
113
 
 
Weprin
Sapna NYC
26-3124969
DOHMH
$3,500.00
816
113
 
 
CD28
Dunton Block and Civic Association, Inc.**
11-3569234
DYCD
($7,000.00)
260
005
 
*
CD28
City University of New York School of Law Foundation, Inc., The**
11-3235349
CUNY
$7,000.00
042
001
 
 
 
* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.
** Requires a budget modification for the changes to take effect
CHART 2: Aging Discretionary - Fiscal 2015
Member
Organization
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
Agy #
U/A
Fiscal Conduit/Sponsoring Organization
Fiscal Conduit EIN *
Mealy
Wayside Out-Reach Development, Inc. (WORD) - VanDyke Houses Senior Center
11-3528680
DFTA
($3,500.00)
125
003
 
 
Mealy
Wayside Out-Reach Development, Inc. (WORD) - Brevoort Houses Senior Center
11-3528680
DFTA
$3,500.00
125
003
 
 
 
* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.
CHART 3: Youth Discretionary - Fiscal 2015
Member
Organization - Program
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
Agy #
U/A
Fiscal Conduit/Sponsoring Organization
Fiscal Conduit EIN *
Constantinides
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors - Zone 126
13-3615533
DYCD
($11,000.00)
260
312
 
 
Constantinides
Little Orchestra Society-Orpheon, Inc., The - Zone 126
13-2638292
DYCD
$11,000.00
260
312
 
 
CD28
103rd Precinct Community Council
20-5484666
DYCD
($10,000.00)
260
312
 
*
CD28
Amity Baptist Church
11-2014196
DYCD
($15,000.00)
260
312
 
 
CD28
First Faith Baptist Church
022916843
DYCD
$5,000.00
260
312
 
 
CD28
Fund for the City of New York, Inc.
13-2612524
DYCD
$10,000.00
260
312
 
 
CD28
Rochdale Village Social Services, Inc.
11-3397470
DYCD
$10,000.00
260
312
 
 
 
* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.
CHART 4: Cultural Immigrant Intiative - Fiscal 2015
Member
Organization
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
Agy #
U/A
*
 
Department of Cultural Affairs
13-6400434
DCLA
($58,800.00)
126
003
 
Greenfield
Brighton Ballet Theater Company, Inc.
11-3195590
DCLA
$14,700.00
126
003
 
Greenfield
New York United Jewish Association, Inc.
26-2647383
DCLA
$14,700.00
126
003
 
CD28
Black Spectrum Theatre Company, Inc.
51-0135262
DCLA
$14,700.00
126
003
 
CD28
Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Inc.
11-2515828
DCLA
$14,700.00
126
003
 
 
* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.
** Requires a budget modification for the changes to take effect
CHART 5: Cultural After-School Adventure (CASA) Initiative - Fiscal 2015
Member
Organization
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
Agy #
U/A
*
Williams
Project Girl Performance Collective aka Girls Be Heard - Public School 361
27-1848709
DCLA
($20,000.00)
126
003
 
Williams
Project Girl Performance Collective aka Girls Be Heard - IS 240 Andries Hudde
27-1848709
DCLA
$20,000.00
126
003
 
 
* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.
** Requires a budget modification for the changes to take effect
CHART 6: Anti-Gun Violence Initiative - Job Readiness Programs - Fiscal 2015
Organization
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
Agy #
U/A
*
Federation Employment and Guidance Service, Inc.
13-1624000
DOP
($129,400.00)
781
003
 
Center for Court Innovation
13-2612524
DOP
$129,400.00
781
003
 
Man Up!, Inc.
03-0553092
DOP
($129,400.00)
781
003
 
Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES), Inc.
13-2668080
DOP
$129,400.00
781
003
 
 
* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.
** Requires a budget modification for the changes to take effect
CHART 7: Discretionary Child Care Initiative - Fiscal 2015
 
Organization
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
Agy #
U/A
*
Administration for Children's Services **
13-6400434
ACS
($115,000.00)
068
004
 
 
* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.
** Requires a budget modification for the changes to take effect
CHART 8: Sports Training and Rolemodels for Success (STARS) Initiative - Fiscal 2015
 
Organization
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
Agy #
U/A
*
Department of Youth and Community Development **
13-6400434
DYCD
$90,000.00
260
312
 
 
* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.
** Requires a budget modification for the changes to take effect
CHART 9: A Greener NYC Initiative - Fiscal 2015
 
Organization
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
Agy #
U/A
*
Zimmer Club Youth Conservation Program of Staten Island, Inc. **
35-2262561
DYCD
$25,000.00
260
005
 
 
* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.
** Requires a budget modification for the changes to take effect
CHART 10: Local Discretionary - Fiscal 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fiscal *
Member
Organization
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
Agy #
U/A
Fiscal Conduit/Sponsoring Organization
Conduit EIN
Williams
New York Foundation For The Arts, Inc. - CaribBeing
23-7129564
DYCD
($7,000.00)
260
005
 
 
Williams
CaribBeing
45-5192099
DYCD
$7,000.00
260
005
New York Foundation For The Arts, Inc.
23-7129564
 
* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.
Source
Member
Organization
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
New Purpose of Funds *
Local
Dickens
Positive Workforce, Inc.
13-3459199
DSBS
($10,000.00)
Citi wide resident population
Local
Dickens
Positive Workforce, Inc.
13-3459199
DSBS
$10,000.00
To assist and provide members of the local community in obtaining job opportunities in the construction industry. Funds will be allocated to a portion of operating expenses for programming that provides training, referral and placement opportunities in construction for program participants.
Local
Eugene
Diaspora Community Services, Inc.
11-3122295
DYCD
($6,000.00)
To provide programmatic support for implementation of the Techs For the future program, an IT/Specialist Entrepreneurial/Training program. Programming/Services includes job training, financial literacy, internship, case management and support services.
Local
Eugene
Diaspora Community Services, Inc.
11-3122295
DYCD
$6,000.00
This funding will help us to purchase the necessary supplies to implement a pilot program that incorporates HIV screening into our outreach activities to HIV-positive individuals, including HIV testing supplies, and will allow us to make sure we have all the necessary training and support in place for our staff who will be working on this program.
Local
Gentile
Brooklyn Chinese-American Association, Inc.
11-3065859
DYCD
($5,500.00)
Funds will support youth and community programming.
Local
Gentile
Brooklyn Chinese-American Association, Inc.
11-3065859
DYCD
$5,500.00
Funds will be used to support BCA's After-School Enrichment Program at P.S. 69, which features homework help, academic enhancement, and STEM activities as well as music, sports, and dance activities for youth participants during after-school hours.
Local
Matteo
Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Inc.
13-4069282
DSBS
($15,000.00)
Funds will be used to contract a cleaning company to be on call to clean up vacant lots and blighted areas in immediate need as part of our Clean Team initiative .
Local
Matteo
Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Inc.
13-4069282
DSBS
$15,000.00
Funds will be used for general business and administrative services along Midland Avenue Business Corridor based on the merchant's needs.
Aging
Matteo
Corporal Allen F. Kivlehan Korean War Veterans Association, Inc.
13-3634076
DFTA
($4,500.00)
Funds will be used to support Transportation and equipment for organization meetings.
Aging
Matteo
Corporal Allen F. Kivlehan Korean War Veterans Association, Inc.
13-3634076
DFTA
$4,500.00
Funds will be used to support transportation, food and equipment for organization's meetings
Local
Lancman
Asian Americans for Equality
13-3187792
DSBS
($10,000.00)
Funding to support business assistance for small businesses and entrepreneurs including direct affordable financing, technical assistance programs and a comprehensive tour planning initiative.
Local
Lancman
Asian Americans for Equality
13-3187792
DSBS
$10,000.00
Funding to support business assistance for small businesses and entrepreneurs including direct affordable financing and technical assistance programs.
Local
Lancman
Asian Americans for Equality
13-3187792
DSBS
($4,465.00)
Funding to support business assistance for small businesses and entrepreneurs including direct affordable financing, technical assistance programs and a comprehensive tour planning initiative.
Local
Lancman
Asian Americans for Equality
13-3187792
DSBS
$4,465.00
Funding to support business assistance for small businesses and entrepreneurs including direct affordable financing and technical assistance programs.
Local
Williams
Haitian Centers Council, Inc.
11-2648501
DYCD
($4,000.00)
Funding for Young Men's Mentoring Group workshop
Local
Williams
Haitian Centers Council, Inc.
11-2648501
DYCD
$4,000.00
Funds will be used to support the community fitness program.
Youth
Williams
Haitian Centers Council, Inc.
11-2648501
DYCD
($3,500.00)
Funding for Young Men's Mentoring Group workshop
Youth
Williams
Haitian Centers Council, Inc.
11-2648501
DYCD
$3,500.00
Funds will be used to support the community fitness program.
Youth
Constantinides
Little Orchestra Society-Orpheon, Inc., The - Zone 126
13-2638292
DYCD
$11,000.00
Funding will be used to provide music theory and composition workshops for youth throughout District 22. These programs will take place at community institutions, such as the Queens Public Library and the local NYCHA campus. Funds will pay for the operating budget and provide supplies for the program.
Local
Richards
Flatbush Shomrim Safety Patrol, Inc.
20-3244567
DYCD
($15,000.00)
To assist low-income community residents to move out of unemployment or underemployment into meaningful jobs that meet their self-sufficiency needs. To assist Superstorm Sandy victims to set career goals, improve job readiness and job search skills, and connect to job opportunities in the Rockaways and beyond.
Local
Richards
Flatbush Shomrim Safety Patrol, Inc.
20-3244567
DYCD
$15,000.00
To support public safety programs including outreach to at-risk teens, assistance for the elderly, response to emergencies and biased crime and public awareness campaigns for the local community.
 
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* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.
Source
Member
Organization
EIN Number
Agency
Amount
New Purpose of Funds *
Boro
Brooklyn Delegation
Arab American Family Support Center
11-3167245
DYCD
($4,225.00)
 
Boro
Brooklyn Delegation
Arab American Family Support Center
11-3167245
DYCD
$4,225.00
AAFSC's Discretionary Funding award will be used to expand our Civics ESL and Citizenship efforts under our Adult Education and Literacy Program. We will create a civic-based ESL curriculum aimed at educating recent immigrants on U.S. history, civil rights, government, and voter participation.
Infant Mortality Reduction
 
Clergy United for Community Empowerment, Inc. (formerly SQCCE)
11-3030795
DOHMH
($24,796.08)
 
Infant Mortality Reduction
 
Clergy United for Community Empowerment, Inc. (formerly SQCCE)
11-3030795
DOHMH
$24,796.08
Funding will support intervention services for youth between the ages of 14-20. Sessions will encompass decision making skills, self-esteem building, coping/life skills, sexual education and substance abuse. In addition, external referrals will be given for job placement and assistance with accessing entitlement programs/services.
Local
Jackson
North River Community Environmental Review Board, Inc. (NRCERB)
13-3614524
DPR
($7,500.00)
 
Local
Jackson
North River Community Environmental Review Board, Inc. (NRCERB)
13-3614524
DPR
$7,500.00
Serving the Community through the monitoring of parks and a number of environmental issues. Specifically funds will be spent on general program expenses including rent, supplies, postage and other overhead expenses.
Local
Oddo
Staten Island Baseball Old-timers Association
13-4033266
DYCD
($3,500.00)
NOTE: CURRENT PURPOSE SEEMS MISTAKEN: PLEASE CHECK AND CORRECT: Funding to support [existing staff to help provide essential services to businesses impacted by Superstorm Sandy as they attempt to recover and rebuild] baseball clinics and tournaments for children ages 7-13.
Local
Oddo
Staten Island Baseball Old-timers Association
13-4033266
DYCD
$3,500.00
Funding to support baseball clinics and tournaments for children ages 7-13.
 
* Indicates pending completion of pre-qualification review.