Community Organizations Selected for NYC COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Partner Engagement Project

Published Thu, Aug. 26, 2021

As part of the City of New York’s commitment to ensure fair and equitable access to COVID-19 vaccinations, 33 community and faith-based organizations have been selected to partner with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in the COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Partner Engagement Project. $9 million has been allocated in support of these organizations which serve approximately 20 neighborhoods in New York City.

Funding for the COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Partner Engagement Project is provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with generous support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Altman Foundation, The New York Community Trust, Robin Hood, Target, the New York State Health Foundation, and an anonymous donor. The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust is providing much-needed support for organizations serving the supportive housing community.

Read the full story.