Monthly Archives: March 2013

2013 Neighborhood Achievement Awards – Call for Nominations

The NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) is pleased to seek the nominations of individuals, small businesses and community organizations for the 2013 Neighborhood Achievement Awards.

New Yorkers and neighborhood organizations are encouraged to apply and/or nominate others for awards in nine categories:

  • New! The Helping Hand Award
  • The Entrepreneur Award
  • The Norman Buchbinder Placemaking Award
  • The Adaptive Reuse / Preservation Award
  • The M/WBE of the Year Award
  • The Small Business of the Year Award
  • The Cultural Award
  • The BID Leadership Award
  • The Workforce Service Award

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Robert K. Steel, and SBS Commissioner Robert W. Walsh will present the awards at Gracie Mansion this summer.

Applications are due Friday, April 19th, 2013, by 5:00pm.

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Construction Works from NYC Center for Economic Opportunity

Application Open: Construction Works

February 25, 2013 The NYC Center for Economic Opportunity (CEO), in partnership with the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City (MF), are seeking qualified service providers to deliver Construction Works – a new job training and employment placement initiative to help low-income New Yorkers enter quality construction jobs connected to rebuilding neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy. CEO/MF will award privately funded grants of $100,000-$300,000 under this solicitation, and potential applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible in order to begin delivering services rapidly.
Download the application (in PDF)