Bridge Street Development Corporation (BSDC)

Bridge Street Development Corporation (BSDC) is a faith-based, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization the mission of which is to build partnerships with businesses, government, and other community stakeholders to provide civic and economic opportunities to the residents of Central Brooklyn.

Our vision is to preserve Bedford-Stuyvesant as a desirable neighborhood for raising families, owning businesses and taking part in rich cultural, spiritual and recreational opportunities. Our motto, “Building on Community Strength,” describes our core belief that the most effective way to improve a community is to develop and promote local assets, including people, homes, businesses, and organizations.

Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (BSRC)

The Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation is one of the premier community development agencies in the nation. It offers a variety of services to improve the quality of life for the people of Bedford-Stuyvesant by utilizing every available avenue to foster growth and development through economic, cultural, educational, and social venues. For the past 39 years, Restoration has been the catalyst for many of the revitalization efforts that fuel the ongoing growth of Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Northeast Brooklyn Housing Development Corporation (NEBHDCo)

NEBHDCO is committed to the preservation, development and management of affordable rental housing and homeownership opportunities, community and economic development initiatives and human services to effect social change in the central Brooklyn and Bushwick communities.

Pratt Area Community Council (PACC)

PACC embraces a vision in which people strive together to build an equitable, diverse, engaged, and flourishing community in central Brooklyn. In our work as a community development corporation, PACC seeks to preserve and develop safe and affordable housing; support a vibrant local commerce through which small businesses serve the market needs of community residents; sustain and develop an economic, racial, and cultural diversity that can enrich the lives of all; promote knowledge, initiative, and concerted action that can advance individual and common interest; and to foster an ethic that all members of the community bear personal responsibility to contribute to the greater good.

The Brownstoners of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Inc.

The Brownstoners of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Inc. is a not-for-profit, volunteer service organization dedicated to the continued preservation and revitalization of the community. Now in its 29th year, the Brownstoners have established a number of significant initiatives, including the Tax Lien Outreach Project, the Reading Awareness Project, the Annual House Tour, and the McDonald/Glee Scholarship Fund.

Community Board No.3, Brooklyn

There are 59 Community Boards in the City of New York. Brooklyn has 18 and the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhoods are in Community Board No. 3. The Bedford-Stuyvesant boundaries are Flushing Avenue to the north, Broadway to the northeast and Saratoga Avenue to the east, Classon Avenue to the west, and Atlantic Avenue to the South. Community Board No. 3 (CB #3) is made up of a group of volunteers (no more than 50 persons) who live, work or have other interests in the area, plus the City Council Members serving any part of the area. Like a town hall, public meetings of CB #3 is a place where interested citizens discuss community issues, monitor government performance, and advise city agencies on neighborhood matters.

Neighborhood Housing Services of Bedford-Stuyvesant (NHSBS)

NHS of Bedford Stuyvesant revitalizes underserved neighborhoods by creating and preserving affordable housing and providing opportunities for homeownership education, financial assistance and community leadership. Working in partnership with government and business, we are led by local residents and guided by local needs.