Citywide initiative to help cultural nonprofits, art funding
Citywide initiative to help cultural nonprofits, art funding
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 1/08/2013 at 5:23PM

The infamous moniker of “one percent” gained an innovative, positive meaning among the arts community. At MoMA PS1 on Tuesday, January 8, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer announced his support for the One Percent for Culture campaign, a citywide initiative aimed at increasing funding towards art institutions and impressing upon the city the value of cultural [...]

Help the non-profits
Letters Letters 8/02/2012 at 12:20PM

State money has dried up to support non-profits that educate and enlighten residents all over New York. This is the third year that state money (which is taxpayer money) has been unavailable to enable many valuable organizations to function effectively. In northeast Queens, organizations like the Alley Pond Environmental Center, the Poppenhusen Institute, the Bayside [...]

Councilmember Leroy Comrie is standing up for non-profits
Editorial Queens Courier Staff 11/30/2011 at 2:57PM

By Councilmember Leroy Comrie As many in Queens will tell you, there are many non-profit organizations throughout the borough that have helped thousands of people get back on their feet. Non-profit organizations have traditionally been exempt from paying property taxes on buildings they own and provide services in, like churches and non-profit affordable housing developers. [...]