The Bronx Community Foundation’s goal when investing resources is always measurable and has meaningful results. We are incredibly proud of the positive impact we’ve had, with our partners. We are Bronx Strong and the future is bright!On-the-ground operations and partnerships are already in place and the funds are being effectively deployed through the Foundation, and through/with other partners, as follows across the eight areas of need:
Working with many Affordable Housing and Community Development Corporations we provided Technical Assistance and grant funding to support continued operations as well as microgrant funding to support affordable housing residents.
Working with Montefiore, St. Barnabas Hospital, NYC Health in Hospitals and other Bronx based hospitals we provided over 1,000,000 masks, visors, gloves and other protective gear to our frontline / health care workers and residents.
Working with DreamYard, Per Scholas, THE POINT, NYC Department of Education, CUNY, Bronx based schools and many others, we provided over 2,500+ Chromebooks and hotspots, established a community help desk, a tech support hub, and over 500+ related paid virtual internships for students in The Bronx.
Working with the Hostos Center for Bronx Nonprofits, DreamYard, WHEDco and many local nonprofits, we supported vital community-based operations for nonprofits through providing grants and technical assistance.
Working with economic development organizations in The Bronx including several BID’s including the Third Avenue Business Improvement District, we distributed grants to small businesses and provided technical assistance.
Working with Bronx Defenders we provided microgrants and we are also working on a participatory defense hub.
Working with CUNY, Breaking Ground, WHEDCo, Bronx Pro, and others we distributed $250 – $750 microgrants to over 2,000 individuals in crisis.
We use collective impact models and assessment methods with our partners, donors, and collaborators to meet shared outcomes in four pillars of sustainability:News page.