Atlantic Avenue LDC Launches Youth Community Scholarship Program

Contact: Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation
494 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
For Immediate Release
Brooklyn, NY, February 26, 2015 – The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC) has recently launched a Youth Community Scholarship Program.  The goal of the program is to provide opportunities for youth to attend local programs that are enriching and foster economic development within the Brooklyn communities of Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill.  The 2015 AALDC Summer Scholarships are open to children ages 4 to 18 that live or attend schools within Brooklyn Public School Districts 13 or 15.  Priority scholarships will be awarded to low-income applicants; families with limited financial resources are also encouraged to apply.  The number of scholarships awarded will be based on available funding and program space availability.  The deadline to apply is April 16, 2015.

AALDC’s 2015 Summer Scholarship Program partners are Mathnasium of Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn Ballet, WMA Karate, Mission Martial Arts and Mark Morris Dance Group.

For more information on how you can donate to the AALDC Youth Community Scholarship Program and applications for the 2015 Summer Scholarships, please visit or contact:

Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation
494 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Tel: 718-875-8993
Fax: 718-935-0832

For more information on the AALDC’s 2015 Summer Scholarship Program partners, please visit:

Mathnasium of Brooklyn Heights:
Brooklyn Ballet:
WMA Karate:
Mission Martial Arts:
Mark Morris Dance Group: