UPPER MANHATTAN EMPOWERMENT ZONE


Press Releases

UMEZ Releases FY '14 Annual Report

05/26/2015

Highlighting the Transformation of Frederick Douglass Boulevard

UMEZ Invests in Bright Future for Futuro Media Group

05/01/2015

Grantee is recipient of 2015 Peabody Award

East Harlem Business Recovery Convertible Loan Program Awards First Loan

03/20/2015

Sahara Boutique was awarded a $7,500 forgivable loan.

Union Settlement Association Receives Grant

11/20/2014

Union Settlement will offer technical assistance to local businesses and entrepreneurs

UMEZ Grantee Awarded National Humanities Medal

07/28/2014

photo by Jocelyn Augustino

Ribbon Cutting For Harlem Eco-Preschool

05/06/2013

Ecological Awareness, Educational Vision & an Award-Winning Business Plan for Peartree Preschool

Featured Neighborhood Projects

  • Central and West Harlem

    Harlem Shake (above) is a popular neighborhood spot for locals and tourists alike. Learn more about how BRISC's investments in small businesses are helping shape Upper Manhattan.

  • Washington Heights and Inwood

    With programs that link history to contemporary times, the Morris-Jumel Mansion is attracting new visitors to Upper Manhattan from throughout the city, the country and the world.  UMEZ's Cultural Industry Investment Fund's grant enables the organization to concentrate on program and infastructure development.

  • East Harlem

    Hot Bread Kitchen's Almacén created buzz in major publications about the comeback of historic La Marqueta in El Barrio. Read more about how UMEZ's Business Investments are revitalizing Upper Manhattan communities.


Press Releases

UMEZ Releases FY '14 Annual Report

05/26/2015

Highlighting the Transformation of Frederick Douglass Boulevard

More
UMEZ Invests in Bright Future for Futuro Media Group

05/01/2015

Grantee is recipient of 2015 Peabody Award

More
East Harlem Business Recovery Convertible Loan Program Awards First Loan

03/20/2015

Sahara Boutique was awarded a $7,500 forgivable loan.

More
Union Settlement Association Receives Grant

11/20/2014

Union Settlement will offer technical assistance to local businesses and entrepreneurs

More
UMEZ Grantee Awarded National Humanities Medal

07/28/2014

photo by Jocelyn Augustino

More
Ribbon Cutting For Harlem Eco-Preschool

05/06/2013

Ecological Awareness, Educational Vision & an Award-Winning Business Plan for Peartree Preschool

More