Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation (Restoration) , the nation's first community development corporation, partners with residents and business to improve the quality of life for all residents of Central Brooklyn by fostering economic self sufficiency, enhancing family stability and growth, promoting arts and culture and transforming the neighborhood into a safe, vibrant place to live, work and visit.
Restoration is a dynamic institution that creates significant, sustainable and demonstrable impact in improving the well being of local residents and business.
* Restoration Plaza -- management, development and business attraction.
* Mixed-Income Housing Development -- rental and ownership
* Energy Conservation -- weatherization, renovations, energy conservation measures.
* Workforce & Youth Development -- work readiness, job placement and college prep.
* Asset Building -- financial literacy and planning
* Arts & Culture -- performing arts, visual srts and theater
* Small Business services -- entrepreneur education and micro-loan fund