Posts Tagged ‘GCEF’

GCEF Announces $11M in New Greenpoint Projects

by GWAPP on

GWAPP received this announcement from the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund, which we wanted to share right away: Dear Friend of Greenpoint, On behalf of the New York Office of the Attorney General and Department of Environmental Conservation, we are pleased to announce the recipients of the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund’s 2015 Large & Legacy Grants:… READ MORE

Now is the time to get involved!

by Katie Denny on

This is an important week for all Greenpointers, who will have an opportunity to let their voices be heard in an historic decision. By now you’ve heard about the $19 million awarded to the Greenpoint community. This Thursday (November 20) & Saturday (November 22), you will be able to submit your recommendations for the most significant… READ MORE

It’s that time of year: Deadlines, Deadlines, Deadlines

by Heather Van De Mark on

While you may be reveling in eggnog and mistletoe, there’s still plenty of wrapping up to be done before the end of the year, and I don’t mean the presents. Here’s a friendly reminder of a few end of year deadlines. Have any others to add? Mention them in the comments! Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund:… READ MORE

GCEF’s $19.5 million deadline is Dec 18th–final applicant webinar on Friday

by Heather Van De Mark on

A quick reminder to the 11222 neighborhood (and McCarren Park) that the deadline for the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) grants is December 18th, a mere two weeks away! If you’re still working out the kinks of your application, don’t forget help is still available to you: The GCEF has its final online applicant webinar… READ MORE

Organizers, activists and do-gooders–heed the call, get funded

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If you want to better your neighborhood, now is a great time to make that happen. Between the GCEF’s $19.5 million and D33’s Participatory Budgeting, there is so much potential for positive change in North Brooklyn! Do you have a burning desire to do something for your community–but feel like your voice is getting lost… READ MORE

What you missed from Wednesday’s CB1 meeting if you left after Domino: Recap Pt. II

by Heather Van De Mark on

It was a packed room at the Swinging 60s Senior Center for last night’s monthly Community Board 1 Executive Board Meeting and Public Hearing. The buzz in the room was clearly over the agenda’s first item: Domino Sugar, which was certified last week. The board agreed to have Two Trees present and then have all… READ MORE

How to get some of the GCEF’s $19.5 million: Application & Networking Events, Tip Sheet

by Lucy Zappone on

Yesterday I attended the Applicant Webinar for the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) put on by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and if you have the opportunity to attend the next workshop in-person on November 13th at the Dupont Street Senior Housing, I highly suggest you go. Not because it’s necessary to apply, it’s… READ MORE

RFP Opens Today for Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund Grants

by Heather Van De Mark on

The Request for Proposal (RFP) for small grants, under $25,000, for the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) opens today! The Request for Pre-Proposals (RFPP) for large grants over $25,000 and legacy grants of $2 million and above also opens today. Proposals and pre-proposals for all grants are due on Wednesday, December 18th. Useful Information: The… READ MORE

The Time Has Come: $19.5 Million On Its Way to Greenpoint

by Ryan Watson on

Decades after the ExxonMobil oil spill, the settlement money which resulted in $19.5 million in Environmental Benefit Projects (EBP) for Greenpoint has finally come to fruition. To a full house of over 400 people last night’s public meeting regarding the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF) program administrators laid out the next steps moving forward for… READ MORE

Save the Date: Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund Meeting

by GWAPP on

Join New York state officials and program managers for an informational, community meeting to introduce the Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund (GCEF), a new $19.5 million grant program accepting proposals for environmental benefit projects in the Greenpoint zip code 11222 starting in fall 2013. The meeting will introduce the grant program and program team, and provide… READ MORE

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