UPPER MANHATTAN EMPOWERMENT ZONE


Press Releases

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

Long Island Based BEST YET MARKET Opens in Harlem

03/05/2010

New Supermarket Offers a Healthy Choice of Food Options

GEMINI II specialty Boutique Receives Retail Incentive Loan

01/20/2010

Shop provides personalized consultation & fittings for women of all ages.

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

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
Long Island Based BEST YET MARKET Opens in Harlem

03/05/2010

New Supermarket Offers a Healthy Choice of Food Options

More
GEMINI II specialty Boutique Receives Retail Incentive Loan

01/20/2010

Shop provides personalized consultation & fittings for women of all ages.

More