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    SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop announced more than $1 million in grant awards to fund 34 unique neighborhood development projects across the city that include business attraction/retention, façade improvements, merchant organizing, and placemaking.
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    Proposal teams made up of nonprofit community organizations and tech companies can win awards of up to $100,000 for data and technology solutions that address commercial district issues.
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    In fiscal year 2016, the City's network of 73 Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) invested $134.7 million into neighborhoods across the five boroughs, supporting more than 85,000 small businesses.
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    SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop announced nearly $9 million in public and private investments to revitalize commercial corridors in six city neighborhoods: East Harlem, Downtown Staten Island, East New York, Downtown Flushing, Inwood, and Jerome Avenue in the Bronx. The grants will be used to address unique local needs in each neighborhood.

Neighborhoods

We work with community-based organizations to build vibrant neighborhoods where New Yorkers can shop, work, and live by:

  • Overseeing the largest network of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in the country, which delivers more than $134 million in additional services throughout the five boroughs
  • Offering training, tools, and one-on-one assistance to local community-based organizations
  • Administering grant programs to strengthen and revitalize commercial districts
  • Working with community partners to identify local commercial district needs and plan targeted solutions

Contact us for more information.