Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford Stuyvesant (CIBS)

Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford Stuyvesant  (CIBS)
Organization Name:
Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford Stuyvesant (CIBS)
Primary Address 1:
1360 Fulton Street
Primary Address 2:
Suite 419
Primary Address City:
Brooklyn
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
11216
Long Organization Description:

Mission: To be a think and action tank for transformative change.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(718) 636-6965
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Colvin Grannum
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Bed-Stuy is one of NYC’s first age-friendly neighborhoods, having developed the Aging Improvement District (AID), an on-going project to create and support initiatives that enhance the lives of seniors.
Number of staff/employees:
2
Year Started:
2005
Organization Type:
Community Advocacy
About the Organization:
CIBS represents a unique neighborhood coalition of nonprofit organizations dedicated to Bedford-Stuyvesant that act as a think and action tank for transformative change. The organization seeks to create a collaborative collective of community-based, local organizations to positively impact the Bedford-Stuyvesant community. Primary goals include a focus on an equitable, healthy and sustainable community that produces economic and social betterment for the indigenous people of the community by taking on various policy issues and opportunities.
Latest Project:
Bodega Transformation Grants Brooklyn Commonwealth Provides comprehensive technical assistance and microgrants to bodegas and a suite of 4 services to local food manufacturers. Contact: Tamecca Tillard, tt@cibsbedstuy.org www.cibsbedstuy.org / www.brooklyncommonwealth.org
Areas Served:
Brooklyn
Core Programs:
Housing Stability, Financial Education & Asset-Building, Workforce Development, Business Vitality, Health & Wellness
Major Issues:
City Initiatives/Legislation, Community Advocacy
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#vr4smallbiz #cibs #CIBSBedStuy #bedstuy
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#brooklyn
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