Grant Categories

WHDC’s  priority is to support West Harlem-based community projects by deploying funds contributed by Columbia University pursuant to the CBA through its Grant-Making Program  and other activities. WHDC’s strategy is to address the needs of West Harlem through collaborations and capacity enhancements of Community Based Organizations and institutions.

Selected projects of organizations must be located in or provide services to the West Harlem community as defined by New York City, Manhattan Community District 9 (CD9):  south to north: from 110th Street to 155th Street; east to west: from St. Nicholas, Bradhurst, Edgecombe, Morningside and Manhattan Avenues to the Hudson River. The application must address one or more of the following need categories (Community-Need Categories) that are identified in the CBA.  WHLDC reserves the right to alter the list of needs and categories for CD9 and to set funding priorities.


Community-Need Categories (in alphabetical order only)

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