SCAN-HARBOR recently received a grant in the amount of approximately $64,650 from the Garden of Dreams Foundation as a partner organization in connection with servicing persons affected by COVID-19 in Bronx and other parts of upper New York City.
The grant from Garden of Dreams was part of a one million dollar grant program the Foundation established to assist partner organizations that serve low-income areas in New York City. There are 30 Partner Organizations.
The funds will be used for the implementation of virtual education activities for inner city youth, to hire additional professionals to provide telehealth services, to provide support to children via a visual projective art project, to strengthen infrastructure through the purchase of computer equipment for staff, hiring IT professionals to support teleconferencing with clients and staff, and hiring staff to build food distribution resources.
Check out the article in Bronx Times for more information.
Jamel Oeser-Sweat, Esq. is the President of the Board at SCAN-HARBOR.