Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Announces $3 Million in Capital Grants

November 22, 2010

For Immediate Release

Contact: Senator Rubén Díaz

 

 

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Announces $3 Million in Capital Grants

 

Bronx, NY - State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz (SD 32) today announced the availability of over $3 million in capital grants to twenty organizations in his district.

 

“I am proud to announce these much-needed grants,” stated Senator Díaz. “The organizations that will receive these capital funds provide extremely important services to the community. These grants will improve services, and ultimately, the beneficiaries are the people who live in the 32nd Senatorial District,” concluded Senator Díaz.

 

Four organizations that have been awarded $500,000 have already received three-way approval (Senate, Assembly and the division of the Budget) for their respective grants. They are:

 

The Children’s Aid Society -  $100,000  - Media Equipment and Installation

Richard Buery, President/CEO                 Wiring and Electrical Work

105 East 22nd Street

New York, NY 10010

 

NYC Board of Education -  $100,000 - Technological and Audio Visual

P.S. 5/Port Morris School                     Equipment and Stage Curtains

Mary Padilla, Principal

564 Jackson Avenue

Bronx, NY 10455

 

Urban Health Plan -  $150,000-  Construction of a LEED Certified

Paloma Hernandez, CEO           Diagnostic and Treatment Center

1065 Southern Boulevard

Bronx, NY 10459

 

Youth Ministries for Peace -  $150,000 - Construction of a Community

                                                             and Justice Facility

David R. Shuffler, Executive Director

1384 Stratford Avenue

Bronx, NY 10472

 

The remaining organizations have been notified that they will receive funding once their paperwork is complete. Senator Díaz has indicated that he has reached out to these groups to assist them in this process.

 

The Children’s Aid Society - $100,000  - Purchase of Electronic Health Records

Richard Buery, President/CEO                   System;

105 East 22nd Street                             Construction of a Children’s Play Room

New York, NY 10010

 

Hyde Leadership Charter School - $198,500 - Technology Equipment

Elizabeth Olney, Principal

730 Bryant Avenue

Bronx, NY 10474

 

NYC Board of Education - $245,000  - Renovations to the School Library

P.S. 75/Spotlight on Excellence

Arrieta Cruz/Principal

984 Faile Street

Bronx, NY 10459

 

NYC Board of Education - $117,000 - Upgrades to Air Conditioning

P.S. 100/Isaac Clason School

Chad Altman/Principal

800 Taylor Avenue

Bronx, NY 10473

 

NYC Board of Education - $115,000 - Upgrades to the Playground

                                                                     Equipment

P.S. 5/Port Morris School

Mary Padilla, Principal

564 Jackson Avenue

Bronx, NY 10455

 

NYC Board of Education -  $226,000 - Installation of Electrical Wiring

P.S. 69

Sheila Durant/Principal

560 Thieriot Avenue

Bronx, NY 10473

 

NYC Board of Education - $300,000 - Purchase of Computers and Equipment

East Bronx Academy for the Future

Sarah Scrogin/ Principal

1716 Southern Boulevard

Bronx, NY 10460

 

NYC Board of Education - $200,000 - Purchase of Equipment

Academy for Career of Living Skills

Caron Martin/Principal

1434 Longfellow Avenue

Bronx, NY 10459

 

Per Scholas, Inc. - $250,000 - Renovations to the Facility

Plinio Ayala/President (CEO)

804 East 138th Street

Bronx, NY 10454

 

NYC Board of Education - $1,000,000 - Construction of a Gymnasium

Banana Kelly High School

Joshua Laub/Principal

965 Longwood Avenue

Bronx, NY 10459

 

NYC Board of Education - $27,400 - Installation of a Science Lab

P.S. 107

Pamela Lee/Principal

1695 Seward Avenue

Bronx, NY 10473

 

NYC Board of Education -  $24,100 - Purchase and Installation of Bleachers and

M.S. 302 Gymnasium

Angel Rodriguez/Principal

681 Kelly Street

Bronx, NY 10455

 

NYC Board of Education - $50,000 - Construction of an Outdoor Classroom

Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom School

Nancy Mann/Principal

1021 Jennings Street

Bronx, NY 10460

 

NYC Board of Education - $50,000 - Purchase of Bicycle Equipment

Felisa Rincon de Gautier

Institute for Law and Public Policy

Grismaldy Laboy/Principal

1440 Story Avenue

Bronx, NY 10473

 

NYC Board of Education - $50,000 - Installation of Wiring for Air Conditioning

Pelham Preparatory Academy

Jane Aronoff/Principal

925 Astor Avenue

Bronx, NY 10469

 

NY Metro Hawks - $75,000 - Purchase of a Passenger Van

Hakiem A. Yahmadi/CEO

P.O. Box 139

New York, NY 10031

 

Regional Aid for Interim Needs, Inc. - $50,000 - Purchase of a Van

R.A.I.N. Boston Road Senior Center

2424 Boston Road/Director

Bronx, NY 10467

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