CGA Receives NYCON Strengthening Communities Fund Award

Carroll Gardens Association, Inc. has recently received an award from the New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON) Strengthening Communities Fund, Component 1 in an announcement made on December 21, 2011. CGA received the award through a competitive RFP. NYCON’s SCF program will work to build the capacity of eligible community and faith-based organizations that provide job training, job readiness, and benefits assistance in NYC, specifically to community and faith-based organizations serving low-income or underserved individuals located in and/or serving the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan. NYCON’s SCF program is funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Through the SCF Nonprofit Capacity Building Program Component 1, CGA will have access to a variety of workshops and intensive training for its board members and management staff. The organization will also have the opportunity to participate in an active online learning community and receive post training consulting support from NYCON. CGA’s Board and Management would like to thank the New York Council of Nonprofits for this wonderful opportunity to build its capacity as an organization.

January 7th, 2011