Mission Statement

Mission Statement
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, the nation's first community development corporation, partners with residents and business to improve the quality of life of Central Brooklyn by fostering economic self sufficiency, enhancing family stability and growth, promoting the arts and culture and transforming the neighborhood into a safe, vibrant place to live, work and visit.

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, 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 homeownership
  • Energy conservation- weatherization
  • Workforce and Youth Development- work readiness, job placement and college prep.
  • Asset Building- financial literacy and planning
  • Arts and Culture-performing arts, visual arts and theater
  • Small business services-entrepreneur education and micro-load fund