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Van Bramer helps non-profits

Posted by Rebecca Henely in City Council, City Offices, District 26 on August 11, 2011 | No Comments

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer’s (D-Sunnyside) $556,000 in discretionary funding this year largely went to nonprofits that provide a wide range of services, although some money went to public housing associations, LGBT groups and a private park. “State and federal funding in some cases has been decreased or dried up entirely, and they really need [...]

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Weprin earmarks $600K

Posted by Rich Bockmann in City Council, City Offices, District 23 on July 7, 2011 | No Comments

City Councilman Mark Weprin (D-Oakland Gardens) earmarked more than $600,000 in discretionary funds from the city’s 2012 budget for nonprofits, mostly in eastern Queens. The list of organizations receiving their share of the $610,321 ranges from youth athletics, such as the Auburndale Soccer Club and the Glen Oaks Little League, to volunteer ambulance corps in [...]