Brooklyn will directly benefit from the following grant awards:
- Brooklyn Arts Council, $100,000 for the Creative Coalitions Initiative, to create arts infrastructure and economic development;
- Lutheran Family Health Centers, $179,618 to provide job-readiness and adult education through the Sunset Park/AmeriCorps Program;
- SUNY Downstate Technology Center, $125,000 to assist start-up businesses in the Brooklyn Biotech Certified Business Incubator;
- Marine Park Golf Course, $502,900 for a rainwater harvesting and reuse system to reduce storm water runoff into Jamaica Bay;
- NYU Polytechnic, $125,000 to assist start-up businesses through the New York State Certified Incubator.
tailored to their region's strengths and resources, promising job creation and economic growth.