Category Archives: News

Enterprise and HPD Select Grantees…

Enterprise Community Partners and the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) have announced a grant to Brooklyn Workforce Innovations (BWI), The HOPE Program (HOPE), and New York City College of Technology (City Tech) to design a new program through their “Housing Career Pathways” initiative. The workforce development providers, in partnership with a […]

HOPE Is Honored For Three Of The Past Four Years…

New York, NY, August 5, 2019 – Looking for some inspiration in the daily grind of nonprofit management? Nonprofit New York has chosen 13 organizations as semifinalists in its 2019 Nonprofit Excellence Awards. Through its Awards program, Nonprofit New York is moving forward diverse, stand-out nonprofits who show promising practices in nonprofit excellence. The organizations are now […]

Hope’s NYC Coolroofs Program Responsible For Over 1.5 Million Square Feet Of Energy-saving Reflective Rooftop Installations This Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 22, 2018 CITY SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE EXCEEDS ANNUAL GOAL MONTHS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE Over 1.5 Million Square Feet of Energy-Saving Reflective Rooftop Installations Tallied this Year Over 9.2 Million Square Feet Installed Since 2009 New York – NYC Department of Small Business Services Commissioner (SBS) Gregg Bishop today announced that a City […]

Elected Officials And Community Partners Celebrate Hope’s Hunts Point Ribbon Cutting!

BRONX, NY (July 19, 2018) – In an effort to expand green job training services in local communities, Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx) announced the relocation of its green jobs training programs to Hunts Point. Sustainable South Bronx is a subsidiary of The HOPE Program (HOPE), a highly effective workforce development organization empowering New Yorkers to build brighter […]

Local Philanthropist Wins Hope’s Founder’s Award

You might remember that earlier this month, a monsoon-like storm shut down Grand Central Terminal. But despite sheets of rain and 70-mph winds, more than 300 guests descended on the Prince George Ballroom to celebrate HOPE. “I can’t believe all that HOPE has done for me,” said HOPE graduate Terry Stanley.  “[It] helped me learn […]

THE HOPE PROGRAM Selected by Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Fund to Accelerate Economic Opportunity in NEW YORK CITY

THE HOPE PROGRAM Selected by Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Fund to Accelerate Economic Opportunity in NEW YORK CITY $500,000 Investment in core operating support will enable The HOPE Program to help New Yorkers build sustainable futures through comprehensive training, jobs, advancement and lifelong career support.   April 26 2018, New York City – The Citi […]

Hope Receives $1.8 Million In Funding For The Criminal Justice Investment Initiative From The Manhattan Da’s Office

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the investment of $7.1 million in three social enterprises – run by Drive Change, Sweet Generation Bakery, and The HOPE Program – creating employment opportunities and career training for at-risk youth and formerly incarcerated New Yorkers. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is providing these grants through […]

Assemblywoman Joyner Announces $140,000 Grant For Key Bronx Economic Development Initiative

Supporting the dual purposes of enhancing environmental quality and expanding economic opportunities for local Bronx residents, Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner (D-Bronx, 77th AD) has successfully secured $140,000 for a community-based program known as Sustainable South Bronx (SSBx). SSBx operates hands-on strategies and programs designed to meet the needs of New Yorkers seeking employment and striving to […]