GCEF 2015 Large and Legacy Grant Awards Announced

by GWAPP on

The New York State Office of the Attorney General and Department of Environmental Conservation has chosen the 5 top vote-getters in recent Greenpoint community preferencing to receive Large and Legacy Grants, GCEF’s final grant awards. The projects (and lead organizations) to receive grants are:

McGolrick Park Restoration (Horticultural Society of New York): $562,056
Newtown Creek Wildflower Roof and Community Space (New York City Audubon Society): $971,782
McCarren Park Urban Farm and Green Infrastructure Corridor (GrowNYC): $477,084
Greenpoint Monitor Museum, USS Monitor Park (Greenpoint Monitor Museum): $599,200
West Street Watershed Stormwater Area 2 (Brooklyn Greenway Initiative): $1,639,878

With these grants, GCEF’s project funding is now completed. The program now will focus on ensuring the projects’ successful implementation. Read the full press release by clicking on the link below or visit www.gcefund.org for more information.




The Greenpoint Waterfront Association for Parks & Planning, Inc. ("GWAPP") is a not-for-profit group, 501(c)(3), comprised of individuals, community organizations, religious institutions, and concerned citizens from the Greenpoint-Williamsburg communities dedicated to the development of parks and public access on the Greenpoint waterfront.