Street Vendor Project

by Leah Butz
Street Vendor Project
40 Rector St
Address Line 2
9th Floor
New York City
Phone Number
(646) 602-5678
Director, Manager or CEO
Sean Basinski
Mission Statement
Our mission is to help all people who sell food and merchandise on the streets and sidewalks of New York as they endeavor to support their families, grow their small businesses, and contribute to our city.
Community members served per month
Number of staff/employees
Annual Budget
Part of nonprofit Urban Justice Center. SVP’s budget is about $500,000 while the total UJC budget is about $12 million.
Year Started
Major Funders
Private foundations, member dues, individual donors, events (such as the Vendy Awards and our annual Great Street Meet), and supportive City Council Members
Latest Projects
The #LiftTheCaps project lifts the cap on vending permits that have been in place for 35 years. This will increase opportunity for vendors and help diversify street food in NYC.
Interesting Fact
The organization works to make sure that street vendors are represented and protected.
Areas Served
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens
Major Issues
City Initiatives/Legislation, Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities, Socioeconomic Health Disparities
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Frequently used hashtags
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