Paid for by Friends of Sam Fein

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$12,900 in emergency funding for a replacement gas boiler for the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region (AACCCR) in 2018

The African American Cultural Center, located at 135 South Pearl Street, is the only institution of its kind in the Capital Region and offers educational programs, cultural and performing arts, and exhibits that promote awareness and raise the collective consciousness of all ethnicities to the rich and vibrant history, contribution, and culture of African Americans.

$1,500 in funding for carpets for the Wizards Wardrobe (South End Neighborhood Tutors) in 2017

The Wizards Wardrobe is a small nonprofit located at 20 Rensselaer Street that provides free, after school tutoring for elementary school students in the South End.

$50,000 in vital funding for the Capital South Campus Center (CSCC) in 2016

The Capital South Campus Center is locate in the heart of the South End and provides educational and job training services to community members.

$3,500 in funding for a bingo program for Grand Street Community Arts in 2018

Grand Street Community Arts, located at the old St. Anthony's Church on Grand Street in the South End, is a non-profit organization. The mission of GSCA in centered around enhancing our community through the Arts. Its vision is to create opportunities for individuals to explore and display their unique artistic gifts and talents. The organization also operates a local radio station, WCAA 107.3.

$3,400 in funding for winter vegetable production for the Radix Center in 2018

The Radix Ecological Sustainability Center is a federally recognized 501(c)3 not-for-profit educational organization. It is located on Grand Street in the South End. The mission of the Radix Center is to promote ecological literacy and environmental stewardship through educational programs based around demonstrations of sustainable technologies.

$3,400 in funding for youth programming for Fourth Family in 2018

4th Family Incorporated is a not-for-profit organization that hosts teen/community events, mentor programs, personal development programs, educational programming, wellness & health programs, annual sport leagues & tournaments, as well as educational trips. Its goals are to motivate, encourage and uplift the community. 4th Family empowers the community by targeting at risk youth and adults and providing them with an array of unique personal development opportunities.