From joining a committee to starting a dual language program, parents are transforming schools.
The Queens Council on the Arts will be accepting applications for its Queens Arts Fund through Oct. 9.
Ben Kallos is proposing a grant program for small businesses affected by Second Avenue subway work.
Distribution of $2 million in grants in 2014 will be based on the applicants' strategic goals.
The group has awarded $3 million to 110 nonprofits in 2013.
The museum will use the money to support upcoming exhibits, including "Return of the Mastodon."
Columbia University agreed to provide the money as a part of its West Harlem campus expansion.
About $200,000 in funds will help small businesses south of Canal Street following the storm.
The Downtown Alliance awarded 17 lower Manhattan businesses hurt by the storm $266K in grants.
Lower Manhattan businesses can apply for as much as $20,000 in the "Back to Business" program.
Each year the Queens Council on the Arts gives thousands of dollars to Queens artists.
Brown Memorial Baptist Church received a $200,000 grant to restore two Tiffany stained glass windows.
A DOE investigation found former principal Ling Ling Chou of the Shuang Wen School had violated rules.
The City Council faced off Tuesday on controversial legislation that would boost wages for some workers.
The Union Square Partnership has joined with Con Edison to help small businesses invest in energy-efficient upgrades.
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