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Date Published: February 23, 2021

Achelis & Bodman Foundations

Both Foundations concentrate their grant programs in New York City, but The Bodman Foundation also makes some grants in northern New Jersey, a home of the Bodmans. Funding is concentrated in six program areas: Arts and Culture, Education, Employment, Health, Public Policy, and Youth.

Adirondack Community Trust - New York

The vast majority of ACT’s funds do not accept applications for support, as the grantmaking is either advised by a living donor or is predetermined by a specific fund purpose (such as an annual scholarship award or a designated annual grant to a specific nonprofit organization). There are, however, a small number of funds at ACT to which grant seekers can apply for support. Each of these funds has unique interests, from supporting youth to focusing on…

Ahearn Foundation

The Ahearn Foundation maintains and improves the quality of life for the citizens of Binghamton and Broome County. While health and education needs have traditionally been given priority, the Foundation also supports cultural and environmental projects which benefit a broad number of residents within the county.

Allyn Foundation

The Allyn Foundation is a private, family foundation that provides grants to charitable organizations primarily in Central New York. Areas of funding interest include Health Facilities and Services, Higher Education Institutions in Onondaga and Cayuga Counties, Basic Human Services, Family Planning Medical and Educational Services, Quality of Life for Youth. Applications are reviewed four times during the year. Completed applications should be submitted by…

Altman Foundation

The Altman Foundation mission is to support programs and institutions that enrich the quality of life in New York City, with a particular focus on initiatives that help individuals, families, and communities benefit from the services and opportunities that will enable them to achieve their full potential. The Foundation has an interest in supporting programs that serve vulnerable populations, in particular disadvantaged children and youth, immigrants, and…

Ambrose Monell Foundation

The Foundation mission is to Voluntarily aid and contribute to religious, charitable, scientific, literary, and educational uses and purposes, in New York, elsewhere in the United States and throughout the world.

Axe-Houghton Foundation - New York City

The Axe–Houghton Foundation was funded by the bequest of Emerson W. Axe. The Foundation is operated exclusively for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes. Its principal purposes are to foster and encourage an appreciation of the English language, with major emphasis on the spoken language. Priority is given to projects for the improvement of speech and its uses in the areas of public affairs, education, theatre, poetry, debate, and the ora…

B. Thomas Golisano Foundation

The B. Thomas Golisano Foundation is interested in funding programs that will help individuals with developmental disabilities achieve their maximum potentials by integrating independence, self–determination, and productivity into all facets of their lives. The Foundation™s primary focus for its grants is the Rochester/Monroe County area. Grants are considered for programs addressing the Foundation™s funding interest in the contiguous…

Bank of New York Mellon

Caring about our communities is a cornerstone of The Bank of New York Mellon’s philanthropic philosophy. Working with nonprofit partners, local agencies and our global corporate neighbors, we invest in initiatives that make our communities better places to live and work. Our philanthropic strategy supports: activities that drive economic and community development, especially workforce development; affordable housing in safe neighborhoods where busines…

Barker Welfare Foundation - ILL, NY, IN

The mission of the Barker Welfare Foundation is to make grants to qualified charitable organizations whose initiatives improve the quality of life, with an emphasis on strengthening youth and families and to reflect the philosophy of Catherine B. Hickox, the Founder. Consideration will be given to applications from institutions and agencies operating in the field of health, welfare, education, cultural activities and civic affairs, primarily serving the me…

Bay and Paul Foundations

Over the past decade we have come to understand that almost any school–based initiative that exhibits effectiveness and sustainability depends to a great extent on the collaborative capacity of the faculty. Accordingly, the majority of our grants are now directed to professional development with an emphasis on facilitative, distributive leadership and to the intentional interruption of inequitable policies, practices, and cultural norms. Though the E…

Bender Family Foundation - Albany, NY

The Bender Family Foundation was established in 1997 to provide the Albany area, which is our home, with additional philanthropic support. Our emphasis is on five areas that have a significant impact on the quality of life in our region: the arts, culture, education, environment, and history.

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation - CT, MA & NY

The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation builds stronger, more vibrant communities and improves the quality of life for all residents of Berkshire County, MA; Columbia County and northeast Dutchess County, NY; and northwest Litchfield County, CT. Field of interest funds support specific causes: the arts, education, scholarships, the environment, health and human services and youth development.

Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel Foundation

The Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel Foundation™s areas of interest have evolved over the years and are now more narrowly defined. Current areas of funding include economic development, education, civil legal services, criminal justice, reproductive rights, and the environment. In most program areas, the Foundation seeks to fund both direct services programs and advocacy efforts. We do not accept unsolicited proposals for the Environment program area….

Birds Eye Foods Foundation

The Birds Eye Foods Foundation provides grants to not–for–profit organizations operating in communities where Birds Eye Foods has facilities*. Primary giving areas include health, community services, education, youth, and cultural programs. Geographical areas: Watsonville, California; Montezuma, Georgia; Fennville, Michigan; Waseca, Minnesota; Bergen, Brockport, Fulton, Oakfield & Rochester, New York; Berlin, Pennsylvania; Algona & Taco…

Blanche T. Enders Charitable Trust

The Blanche T. Enders Charitable Trust, which was established by Mrs. Enders in 1964. The donor died in March 1969, leaving the principal to be used for charitable purposes. Funding interests include K–12 education, animal welfare and care for the blind, elderly or disabled. Education grants are made primarily to groups working in the NYC public school system. The Trust also provides annual grants to four organizations named in the trust instrument….

BNY Mellon of New York - National Focus

Caring about our communities is a cornerstone of BNY Mellon’s philanthropic philosophy. Working with nonprofit partners, local agencies and our global corporate neighbors, we invest in initiatives that make our communities better places to live and work. Grant requests are reviewed and awarded throughout the year. All requests must demonstrate impact in either or both of the focus areas: workforce development or basic needs provision. Applications are…

Booth Ferris Foundation

The Booth Ferris Foundation’s primary interest is in the field of education, including smaller colleges and public education initiatives in New York City. The Foundation also makes grants in the areas of civic and urban affairs and culture in New York City. Grants in other areas are made occasionally, most often in the fields in which the Booth family had an interest. The Foundation primarily funds capital and capacity building projects.

BrightStar Foundation

The BrightStar Foundation supports promising educational initiatives in the New York metropolitan region, and provides scholarship support to deserving students with a demonstrated combination of academic, athletic and service commitment.

Brooklyn Community Foundation

The Brooklyn Community Foundation awards grants to the borough’s most innovative nonprofits in five distinct “fields of interest” that focus on improving the quality of life for Brooklynites. Each fund has clearly articulated objectives and reflects the borough’s current and changing needs. Areas of funding interest: ¢ Arts; ¢ Caring Neighbors; ¢ Community Development; ¢ Education and Youth Achievement; ¢ Green…

Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Corp.,

The Brown Rudnick Charitable Foundation Corp., a nonprofit tax–exempt entity established by attorneys from Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels LLP, has launched a Community Grant Program. Created to support frontline educators who often do not have a voice in funding decisions, the program will subsidize small, concrete projects to improve inner–city education in Boston, Hartford, Providence, or New York City.

Center for Arts Education - New York City

The cornerstone of The Center for Arts Education is our grants program. This program supports the arts education partnerships that each school establishes with music groups, dance companies, theaters, museums, cultural organizations, college and universities, as well as with community–based organizations.

Charles and Mildred Schnurmacher Foundation - NY, Southern California

The Charles and Mildred Schnurmacher Foundation was established in 1977 by Charles Schnurmacher as a vehicle for his charitable giving. The Foundation supports programs in a variety of fields including the animals, performing arts, education, horticulture, hospitals, homeless services, human rights, and scientific research, Social Justice. We strongly encourage applicants to contact our office before submitting unsolicited grant proposals. Our giving is pr…

Charles H. Revson Foundation

The Charles H. Revson Foundation was founded in 1956 by Charles H. Revson, the founder of Revlon, Inc., as a vehicle for his charitable giving. Mr. Revson willed half his estate to the Foundation upon his death in 1975. With Mr. Revson’s giving as a guide, the board established four program areas: urban affairs (New York City), Jewish philanthropy and education, biomedical research and education.

Charles Hayden Foundation

The Charles Hayden Foundation makes contributions only to institutions that serve children and youth ages 5 to 18 from the City of Boston and metropolitan New York. Priority is given to applicants from New York City and the city of Boston. Metropolitan New York is defined as New York City, and, in New Jersey, primarily the city of Newark. Grants are also made to institutions that support youth activities outside these areas when a substantial majority of t…

Citizens Committee for New York City

Citizens Committee for New York City offers small grants for volunteer–led projects that improve and strengthen communities, and that involve neighbors in a meaningful way. Our grants are for grassroots community groups in economically under–resourced neighborhoods. We do not award grants to individuals, agencies with paid staff, religious, fraternal, or partisan organizations.

Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation - New York City

Ever since the establishment of the Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation grants have been made by the Foundation to charitable and cultural institutions in New York City. In many cases, members of the family had helped to found them and subsequent generations have continued to support them. It is the policy of the Foundation to give priority to institutions and agencies in the following categories, with preference given to institutions and agencies in New York Ci…

Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo (Western New York) focuses its discretionary grantmaking in four areas: Increase economic self–sufficiency for low–income individuals and families. Requests must address one or more of the following four community solutions: Increase educational attainment for low–income children and adults; Improve the overall health status and school readiness of children living in communities of poverty; Inc…

Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers

The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers makes discretionary grants for a wide range of philanthropic purposes including Arts and Culture, Children and Youth, Education, Community and Economic Development, Health and Human Services, History and Heritage, Recreation and the Environment and other fields for the benefit of residents of Bradford, Sullivan, and Tioga Counties in PA and Tioga County, NY.

Community Foundation of Dutchess County

The Community Foundation seeks to be a responsive and proactive community partner that works strategically to address existing and emerging community issues. The Community Foundation has invested millions in the form of grants to nonprofit organizations. Organizations recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and/or a qualified government entity and located in our service area are eligible to receive grants.

Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties

The Foundation makes grants in the following program areas: Arts, Child Care, Education, Elderly, Environment, Health, Human Services/Youth and Public/Society Benefit. It is important to note that these guidelines only offer general guidance and are not a guarantee for approval of requests; therefore, it is recommended that potential applicants contact Community Foundation program officers. While the Foundation ordinarily does not make grants to religious…

Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan

The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan is a public charity unlike any other in our area. It was created by and for the people of Orange County and serves the county and beyond. We exist not to support a single organization, but to address the broadest range of charitable issues by building an endowment that serves as a perpetual source of community capital.

Community Foundation of Tompkins County

The Community Foundation of Tompkins County is dedicated to partnerships that invigorates our work and helps produce effective and efficient solutions to problems in Tompkins County. Areas of funding interest include aging, youth, animal welfare, and the environment, education, arts, religion, health.

Creative Capital

Creative Capital, a New York City–based nonprofit organization, acts as a catalyst for the development of adventurous and imaginative ideas by supporting artists who pursue innovation in form and/or content in the performing and visual arts, film and video, and in emerging fields. We are committed to working in partnership with the artists whom we fund, providing advisory services and professional development assistance along with multi–faceted…

CUE Art Foundation

CUE Art Foundation, a non–profit organization, provides educational programs for young artists and aspiring art professionals in New York and from around the country.

Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation

The mission of the Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation is to improve the well being of residents in Yates and Monroe counties, New York, in particular, the City of Rochester. A central concern is disadvantaged children and families and the neighborhoods in which they live.

Dammann Fund

The Dammann Fund, Inc. is committed to using its resources for the support of qualified charitable organizations operating programs in New York City, Southwestern Connecticut and Charlottesville, VA with a focus in any one or more of two areas: Mental Health: Programs that foster living or independent living for the mentally ill; Teen Parenthood: Programs that enable development of parenting skills in young parents.

Daphne Foundation - New York City

The Daphne Foundation supports programs that confront the causes and consequences of poverty in the five boroughs of New York City. We have a particular interest in grassroots and emerging organizations engaging their members in the creation and implementation of long–term solutions to intractable social problems.

deForest Charitable Trust

The deForest Charitable Trust specifically serves the people of New Jersey, with occasional support given to organizations within the Metro New York City area. Areas of funding interest include Human Services; Religion–Related.

DeMatteis Family Foundation

The Mission of the DeMatteis Family Foundation is to make life better by serving human needs through support to institutions involved in: Education, Health and Human Services, Medical Research, Social Services, The Arts with a primary emphasis on the New York Metropolitan area.

Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation

The Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation administers the philanthropic activities of Deutsche Bank within the United States, Latin America and Canada. Together, the Bank’s Community Development Group and Foundation carry out the firm’s corporate citizenship commitments through a program of loans, investments and grants. Based in New York City, where the majority of grants are awarded, the Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that concentrate…

Dickler Family Foundation

The Dickler Family Foundation’s programs promote grassroots community development abroad; domestic and international reproductive health; and early childhood education in the New York City public schools. They also support reforms related to these programs.

Dorothy F. Thorne Foundation - New England, NY, SC, NM, WA

The Dorothy F. Thorne Foundation was founded in 1997 to support the work of non–profits in the communities where family members live and work. The Foundation is currently active in: New England, New York, South Carolina, Northern New Mexico, Washington State. We value non–profit enterprises that are effective, dedicated and supported by individuals living in the area. Models that are responsive to emerging needs and opportunities are especially…

Dorsey & Whitney Foundation - Multiple States

The Dorsey & Whitney Foundation makes annual contributions to a variety of nonprofit organizations in the communities where Dorsey is located. Contributions focus on organizations, programs and projects that contribute to the cultural, civic, educational and general welfare of each community as a whole, as well as nonprofits that provide legal services for people who cannot otherwise afford representation.

Dyson Foundation

The Dyson Foundation has a major funding program in the Mid–Hudson Valley of New York State that aims to improve and enhance the quality of life in the region for all of its residents, especially those most vulnerable or economically disadvantaged. We define the Mid–Hudson region as including Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, and Ulster counties. We have a particular emphasis on Dutchess County, our home community.

Edward & Ellen Roche Relief Foundation

The Edward & Ellen Roche Relief Foundation was established in 1953 to support organizations serving disadvantaged women and children. Recognizing the diverse array of programs that serve these populations, the Roche Relief Foundation has chosen to focus its limited resources on programs that address one or more of the following: housing needs of women and families; economic security of low–income women; violence against women; child welfare.

Edwin Gould Foundation - New York City

The Gould Foundation is committed to bridging the achievement gap for middle and high school students in underserved communities, helping them enroll in and graduate from college.

Emily Davie and Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation

The Kornfeld Foundation has determined that its strategy going forward will be to make a small number of substantial grants that will launch or sustain important new initiatives in its fields of interest. Current program areas are: National Palliative Care Research and Training Center, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, The Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins Medical School, Literacy enrichment programs for New York City Public…

Emma A. Sheafer Charitable Trust - Performing Arts - New York City

Performing arts organizations interested in applying must be classified by the Internal Revenue Service as public charities and tax–exempt under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Restrictions: A minimum of three years must elapse between grant awards. No grants are made to individuals, private foundations, governmental organizations, or for matching gifts or loans. Geographic focus: New York City.

F.B. Heron Foundation

The Foundation makes grants to and investments in entities that are engaged in one or more of the following wealth–creation strategies”including emerging opportunities to incorporate sustainable practices within the context of healthy environments”that benefit low– and moderate–income families and communities. The specific wealth–creation and preservation strategies are: Advancing home ownership, Supporting enterpris…

First Niagara Bank

First Niagara Bank is committed to the local communities where we live and work. To ensure that the unique needs of the communities are being met through charitable donations, decisions are made regionally. There are four charitable contribution committees around the state: in Buffalo, Rochester, Central New York, and Eastern New York. Each committee meets monthly. If you are interested in applying for a Charitable Donation, you must work with an Employee…

Fluor Foundation - AK, CA, LA, NY. SC, NC, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, Wash DC

The Fluor Foundation has a long history of investing in communities, nonprofit organizations, and education. Since its inception in 1952, the foundation, along with Fluor Corporation, has contributed more than $145 million to projects around the world. Areas of funding interest include Education, Human Services, Culture, Public/Civic Affairs. Geographical focus areas: AK, CA, LA, NY. SC, NC, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, Wash DC.

Frank E. Clark Charitable Trust

Funding interests: Small churches in small communities, typically funded through national or regional denominational bodies; and (2) organizations that provide services to very low–income adults, including homeless adults. With respect to churches: the geographic focus varies and is selected each year in consultation with denominational bodies; (2) with respect to other programs – New York City.

Frederick McDonald Trust - Albany

The Frederick McDonald Trust was established in 1950 to support and promote quality educational, human services, and health care programming for underserved populations. The McDonald Trust specifically serves the people of Albany, New York. Grant requests for general operating support, program, project and capital support will be considered. Preference will be given to those organizations located in, or serving the people of Albany.

Frey Family Foundation

The Frey Family Foundation, Inc. is a not–for–profit, 503(c)(3) charity organized to support philanthropic activities directed primarily at services for at–risk youth and for public education.

Frog Rock Foundation

The Frog Rock Foundation is are a private foundation, founded in 2000 to address the often overlooked needs of disadvantaged children in Westchester County, New York. The Foundation will fund organizations working with economically disadvantaged children to promote early childhood learning and development, and provide opportunities for intellectual and personal enrichment to children of all ages. All applicants are required to submit an initial letter of i…

G-Unity Foundation - New York City

The G–Unity Foundation, Inc. provides grants to nonprofit organizations that focus on improving the quality of life for low–income and underserved communities. The major goals of The G–Unity Foundation include: Emphasizing the critical importance of supporting academic institutions; Supporting nonprofit organizations that focus on the academic enrichment of a child, and Supporting after school activities. The G–Unity Foundation acce…

Gibney Family Foundation - AZ, CA, CT, FL, ID, MA, ME, NH, NY, OR, VT, UT,...

The Gibney Family Foundation provides grants to non–profit organizations, within the scope of our influence, which can demonstrate an outstanding ability to empower those who are challenged, particularly the Blind, in their quest to live happier more productive lives. Even though the Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant proposals at this time, we are interested in discovering, working with, and supporting the most effective non–profit o…

Gorman Foundation

The Gorman Foundation is a family foundation in upstate New York. It was established in January 2003 with a bequest from Alice M. Gorman who passed away from breast cancer in June 2002. The Foundation awards grants to projects and general–support grants to nonprofit, IRS 501(c)(3) organizations. Examples include but are not limited to: Arts, Education, Hospitals, universities, and clinics with programs and services that help people access affordable…

Grant Family Foundation

The Grant Family Foundation is a public charitable foundation established by Robert E. Grant and Patricia Grant of Lake Placid, New York, to support educational, medical and cultural arts organizations located primarily in the Adirondacks in Upstate New York.


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Greenwall Foundation

The Greenwall Foundation program in bioethics has provided funding for physicians, lawyers, philosophers, economists, theologians and other professionals to address micro and macro issues in bioethics, providing guidance for those engaged in decision making at the bedside as well as those responsible for shaping institutional and public policy. The Foundation’s arts and humanities program has increasingly focused on support for small and midsize New Y…

Hagedorn Foundation

The Hagedorn Foundation is guided by the belief that all children deserve a happy, healthy and safe start to life. We consider parents and supportive communities to be essential players in the successful start of a young person’s life and transition into adulthood. Since its inception, the Hagedorn Fund has provided over $32.5 million to more than 400 organizations on Long Island and nationwide. Approximately 90% of the funds disbursed have gone to su…

Hannaford Charitable Foundation - NH, ME, MA, NY, VT

The Hannaford Charitable Foundation was established in 1994 as part of a charitable giving program to provide financial support to non–profit organizations dedicated to improving the communities in which Hannaford operates. We consider requests from worthy charities in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Vermont that fall into four general categories. Health and welfare, Educational institutions. Civic and cultural organizations Other…

Harman Family Foundation - Wash DC, NYC, Boston, Los Angeles

The Harman Family Foundation supports programs that bring education and the arts to underserved populations in Washington D.C., New York, Boston, and Los Angeles. The Foundation supports educational innovation and seeks to strengthen the arts community, and strengthen the community itself through the arts.

Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to assisting the poor, primarily through operating and capital grants to direct service organizations located in Baltimore, Hawaii, Northeastern Pennsylvania, New York, Israel and the Former Soviet Union. These grants are focused on meeting basic needs such as shelter, nutrition, health and socialization and on enhancing an individual’s ability to meet those needs. Within that focus, emphas…

Harry S. Black & Allon Fuller Fund

The Harry S. Black & Allon Fuller Fund was established in 1930 to support quality health care and human services programming for underserved populations. The grantmaking focus is in the following areas: Health Care, Physical Disabilities. The Fund has biannual deadlines of April 1 and October 1. Grant decisions for the April 1 deadline will be made by June 30. Grant decisions for the October 1 deadline will be made by December 31. Applicant organizatio…

Hawley Foundation - Saratoga County, NY

The Hawley Foundation has a tradition of assisting children through grants to organizations that serve the neediest youth in our community and to college students who need assistance with college expenses through student scholarship grants in Saratoga County. Our mission is to promote the health, welfare and education of children in Saratoga County.

Heckscher Foundation

Heckscher Foundation was founded in 1921 to promote the welfare of children in New York and elsewhere throughout the United States. Today, it provides grants to youth–serving organizations in the fields of education, family services, child welfare, health, arts and recreation.

Heckscher Foundation for Children

The Heckscher Foundation for Children was founded in 1921 to promote the welfare of children in New York City and the United States as a whole. We fund organizations serving youth in the fields of education, family services, job training, health, arts and recreation. The Foundation’s giving takes the form of program support, capacity–building, capital projects and general operating support. The Foundation seeks to “level the playing field” for…

Helen Andrus Benedict Foundation

The Helen Andrus Benedict Foundation is focused on creating elder–friendly neighborhoods and actively engaging older people in their communities, the Foundation targets its grantmaking primarily to nonprofits in Westchester County, New York, with special attention to the City of Yonkers.

Helena Rubinstein Foundation

The Helena Rubinstein Foundation supports programs in education, community services, arts/arts in education, and health, with a special interest in programs that benefit women and children and assist disadvantaged communities. Grants are mainly allocated to organizations in New York City. Proposals are accepted throughout the year. There is no application form; however, the New York Common Application Form may be used.


Focusing on education and the environment, HSBC Bank USA builds strong, enduring relationships with a wide range of organizations, providing the resources and tools to sustain long–term results. HSBC’s 2008 U.S. social investment was $26 million and we were honored to have been recognized by more than 15 of our partner organizations for our philanthropy. HSBC Bank USA has branches in CA, CT, FL, MD, NJ, NY, VA.

Hyde and Watson Foundation

The Foundation supports capital projects such as hard costs related to purchase or relocation of facilities and/or building improvements, purchase of capital equipment, limited medical research, and other one–time capital needs. Broad fields include education, social services, arts, health, religion, and humanities. The current geographic areas of grant support are primarily the five boroughs of New York City, and Essex, Morris, and Union Counties in…

Ira W. DeCamp Foundation

The Ira W. DeCamp Foundation focuses its grantmaking in three areas: community–based health care, foster care, and workforce development. Grants are restricted to the New York metropolitan area.

Ira W. DeCamp Foundation - New York Metro Area

The Ira W. DeCamp Foundation focuses its grantmaking in three areas: community–based health care, foster care, and workforce development. Grants are restricted to the New York metropolitan area.

Isaac H. Tuttle Fund - New York City

The Isaac H. Tuttle Fund distributes grants to community organizations and programs that provide direct services to the elderly in Manhattan. Grants are made only to tax–exempt organizations and are typically directed to community–based agencies serving the elderly in Manhattan. We also fund organizations that provide services to agencies serving the elderly in Manhattan.

J. M. Kaplan Fund

The J. M. Kaplan Fund has four official Fund grant programs: City Life, Environment, Historic Preservation, Migrations. The great majority of projects funded through the four Common Grant programs are solicited by Kaplan Fund staff. Unsolicited written inquiries are welcome, however. Organizations should submit a brief letter – no more than two pages – describing their work and its relevance to the specific program interests of the Fund. Send t…

Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation

The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation promotes social justice and human rights through its five program areas: Jewish life, strengthening Israeli democracy, health and mental health, educational opportunity, and human rights. Support is provided to organizations in the United States and abroad.

Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation

The Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation was established in 1979 from the estate of Louis Dreyfus, a music publisher, and that of his wife, Jean. The mission of the Foundation is to enhance the quality of life of New Yorkers, particularly the aging and disadvantaged. The Foundation disburses grants mainly within the five boroughs of New York City and primarily in fields supportive of aging, arts, education, and social services.

JM McDonald Foundation - Upstate New York

The Foundation was created in 1952 by Mr. J. M. McDonald. Over the past 53 years, Trustees of the Foundation have sought to uphold J. M.’s desire to improve education and social programs in and around the upstate New York area. Primary interests of the Foundation are education, humanities, health, and a variety of social and human services.

Joan Mitchell Foundation

The Joan Mitchell Foundation annually awards grants to painters and sculptors, supports outside programming such as workshops and residencies serving individual artists, and provides free art education opportunities for New York City Youth.

John Ben Snow Foundation

The John Ben Snow Foundation is a private foundation governed by federal tax law and accordingly disburses funds to tax–exempt organizations approved by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The mission of the Foundation is to make grants within specific focus areas to enhance the quality of life in Central and Northern New York State. Historically, the Foundation has made grants in the following program areas: Arts and Culture, Community Development,…

Johnson Family Foundation - CO, NY, PA, VT

The Johnson Family Foundation operates national grantmaking programs in the areas of environmental health and LGBT issues, as well as place–based grantmaking programs in the State of Vermont; New York City and Long Island, NY; the City of Pittsburgh, PA; and the Town of Telluride, CO.

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation

The Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation is a privately endowed philanthropy located in the borough of Manhattan, New York City. The Macy Foundation is primarily focused on domestic health professional education. The Foundation supports programs designed to improve the education of health professionals in the interest of the health of the public. Funding Priorities: Projects to improve medical and health professional education in the context of the changing health…

Joukowsky Family Foundation - New York City

The Joukowsky Family Foundation is a private charitable foundation based in New York City. The Joukowsky Family Foundation’s primary focus of giving is on education. The Foundation also supports a wide range of cultural, social, archaeological, and historical activities. The Foundation typically pre–selects the charitable organizations to which we award grants. However, we are open to a select number of unsolicited proposals and scholarship appl…

Kessler Foundation

Kessler Foundation strives to improve the lives of people with physical disabilities caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis, brain and spinal cord injury, and other chronic neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions. The Board of Trustees of Kessler Foundation has decided to strategically focus the majority of its external grant allocations toward increasing the employment of people with physical disabilities.

KeyBank Foundation - AK, CO, ID, IN, KY, ME, MI, NY, OH, OR, UT, VT, WA

The KeyBank Foundation, through its civic programs, corporate contributions, and volunteerism supports organizations that foster economic self–sufficiency, principally where KeyBank operates. Funding Priorities: Financial Education Workforce Development, Diversity. Types of Support: Grants “ Supporting programs fostering economic self–sufficiency at many types of nonprofit organizations; Sponsorships “ Partnering with nonprofit…

Laura B. Vogler Foundation - NYC & Long Island

The Laura B. Vogler Foundation Trustees seek to make modest sized grants to organizations concerned with the health, well being and education of children, the disadvantaged and the elderly. Specific programs or projects, rather than general operating support or capital programs, are favored. Requests for funds for conferences, seminars or loans are not within the scope of the Foundation. Geographically, grants are made only in New York City and on Long Isl…

Laura Jane Musser Fund - CO, HI, MN, NY, WY

The Laura Jane Musser Fund wants to encourage collaborative and participatory efforts among citizens in rural communities that will help to strengthen their towns and regions in a number of civic areas including, but not limited to, economic development, business preservation, arts and humanities, public space improvements, and education. The Foundation funds programs in Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, New York, and Wyoming.

Lavanburg Foundation - New York City

The Lavanburg Foundation provides seed grants to organizations working in New York City and its surrounding areas who share our belief that good housing is more than matter of bricks and mortar – that it should also provide the means to build lives through social support.

Lavelle Fund for the Blind - New York City

The Lavelle Fund for the Blind is dedicated to supporting programs that promote the spiritual, moral, intellectual, and physical development of blind and low–vision people of all ages, together with programs that help people avoid vision loss. Priority is given to agencies that concentrate on serving the New York City metropolitan area.

Levitt Foundation - Children & Youth - NYC & Long Island

The Levitt Foundation is an independent foundation incorporated in New York in 1949. The Foundation is interested in the environment as it relates to children and youth living in the five boroughs of New York City and on Long Island, New York.

Lily Auchincloss Foundation

The Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc. is a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to the enhancement of the quality of life in New York City. The Foundation supports contemporary visual art, preservation and community programs which serve to enrich the lives of the people of New York City. The Foundation funds only 501(c)3 organizations located within the five boroughs of New York City. The Foundation only accepts online applications. Each cycle opens ap…

Lily Palmer Fry Memorial Trust

The Lily Palmer Fry Memorial Trust was established in 1954 to support and promote summer camp opportunities for underserved children. Special consideration is given to traditional camp programs that take urban children out of the city to experience the natural environment. The deadline for application to the Lily Palmer Fry Memorial Trust is February 1. Applicants will be notified of grant decisions by letter within 2 to 3 months after the proposal deadlin…

Limited Brands Foundation

Since its inception, the Limited Brands Foundation has invested nearly $100 million in our home office communities. The foundation is committed to supporting community programs that focus on empowering women, nurturing and mentoring children and improving education. Also embedded in our focus is a commitment to inclusion. Going hand in hand with our efforts to help improve education is our commitment to enriching the cultural arts.

Lois H. and Charles A. Miller Foundation - MD, NY, CT

The Lois H. and Charles A. Miller Foundation, Inc. provides grants for healthcare, higher education, historic preservation, animal welfare and the arts. Currently we support organizations in and around Baltimore, Maryland, New York City, New York’s Hudson River Valley and the Northwestern area of Connecticut.

Long Island Fund for Women and Girls

The Long Island Fund for Women & Girls encourages all women and girls to become philanthropists, thus enlarging Long Island’s donor pool. The impact of pooled small and large contributions has made, and will continue to make a difference in the lives of Long Island women and girls. The Long Island Fund for Women & Girls is a vehicle for encouraging, and where possible, funding the grassroots initiatives organized by women and girls in response…

Louis R. Cappelli Foundation

The Louis R. Cappelli Foundation is a funding source designed to assist at–risk youth to reach their full potential. The Louis R. Cappelli Foundation’s mission is to make grants in support of philanthropic activities, with a focus on programs addressing the special needs of youth. Three specific targeted areas where the Foundation focuses its attention are education, health and fitness, and arts education. All fully certified 501(c)(3) non&ndash…

M&T Bank Charitable Foundation - NY, NJ, PA, MD, VA, DE, Wash DC

M&T Bank Charitable Foundation – NY, NJ, PA, MD, VA, DE, Wash DC At M&T Bank, we recognize that our corporate success is directly related to the health and vitality of the communities we serve. So, as a corporate citizen, we believe in providing resources to not–for–profit organizations that make our communities better places to live and work. Through our philanthropic arm, The M&T Charitable Foundation, we support a diverse…

M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation - TX, FL, OR, NY

The M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation honors the tradition of its founders through grants that stimulate change. To accomplish this mission, the Foundation acts as a catalyst for collaboration and makes grants in communities where the Directors live or have an interest. Grants are made primarily in the communities of Dallas (Dallas County) and Houston (Harris County), Texas; Boca Raton, Florida; Portland, Oregon; and New York, New York including Long Island….

Mary McClellan Foundation

The Mary McClellan Foundation promotes and supports the health care needs of the community in the Towns of Cambridge, Easton, Greenwich, Jackson, Salem, and White Creek in Washington County and the Town of Hoosick in Rensselaer County, New York, by making grants to local non–profit organizations which directly or indirectly provide for the health care needs of the community. Any Non–profit organization that provides health care to our service a…

Mebane Charitable Foundation - Early Childhood - NC, KY, NY, CA

The Mebane Charitable Foundation was founded by G. Allen Mebane IV in 1992. Since 2000, the Foundation has pledged and awarded grants totaling more than $8,500,000 to organizations in North Carolina, Kentucky, New York and California. In recent years the Foundation has narrowed its focus significantly, with the majority of its funding directed toward improving public education in North Carolina, but more specifically in Davie and surrounding counties. The…

Mee Foundation

The Mee Foundation invests in projects and programs of qualified nonprofit organizations that support the communities of Delaware County New York, Cameron County Pennsylvania, Broome County New York and the surrounding areas. The general categories of focus are Healthcare, Humanities, Community, Education, Recreation, Arts and Culture. It is the Foundation’s intent through such investments to create a positive impact on the issues facing these communi…

Mertz Gilmore Foundation

The Mertz Gilmore Foundation is a private, independent grantmaking institution that supports and promotes human rights, healthy communities, the performing arts, and a sustainable environment. The Foundation uses a variety of philanthropic strategies to strengthen civic and cultural institutions in under–served communities of New York City, to support human rights defenders throughout the United States, and to address the climate crisis.

Moody's Foundation

The Moody’s Foundation is committed to supporting a variety of initiatives in communities in which its employee live and work. The bulk of these programs are located in New York City, the Company’s headquarters community. Grants are also made in San Francisco, California, and London, England. The areas in which the Foundation focuses its giving are education and health and human services, with limited donations allocated for programs in the arts…

National Grid Foundation

The National Grid Foundation was created to enhance the quality of life in areas where we provide services. Our ongoing challenge is to create opportunities for solutions to educational and environmental issues. Our Foundation philosophy is based on the principle that giving people the tools to build hope is an essential ingredient in the development of individuals, families and communities. The National Grid Foundation endeavors to improve the quality of…

New York Community Trust

The Trust’s mandate is to make the City a vital place in which to live and work for all New Yorkers. We make grants in the five boroughs, to nonprofits large and small, to those we’ve worked with over the years and those who are new to us. We are committed to sticking with significant issues that don’t lend themselves to quick or easy solutions, and look for projects that take fresh approaches to long–standing issues and that tackle em…

New York Knicks Community Relations - NY, NJ, CT

Throughout the year, the New York Knicks receive thousands of requests from schools, not for profit organizations, foundations, faith based organizations, community groups and charity events. Requests can be made for tickets, player appearances and autographed Knicks memorabilia. The New York Knicks Community Relations department limits community donations and player appearance requests to organizations and charitable events in the Tri–State area (Ne…

New York Mets Foundation

The New York Mets Foundation funds and promotes a variety of educational, social and athletic programs and other charitable causes. Founded in 1963, it continues its mission to invest in the future of our community, and to provide assistance to myriad organizations that benefit children and others in need.

New York State Health Foundation

The New York State Health Foundation is dedicated to improving the health of all New Yorkers. Our mission is three–fold: Expanding health insurance coverage, Increasing access to high–quality health care services, Strengthening public and community health. The Foundation is addressing its mission through both targeted grant strategies and special opportunity funds.

New York Women's Foundation

The New York Women’s Foundation was established in 1987 as a voice for women and a force for change. We combine hands–on philanthropy with community–driven projects to change the lives of low–income women and girls. The New York Women’s Foundation funds organizations and programs within the five boroughs of New York City that have developed strategies to move low–income women and girls towards long–term economic secu…

North Star Fund

The North Star Fund provides resources to community organizing and activist groups that are transforming New York City. Our grantees are major risk–takers in the issues they tackle and the problems they confront. In turn, the North Star Fund is willing to take risks in funding new and emerging groups that work to build movements of people and communities pursuing social justice for all New Yorkers.

O'Connor Foundation - Rural Upstate New York

It is the policy of the O’Connor Foundation to generally restrict our geographic area of program to proposals that have direct impact on the quality of life in Delaware and the 7 contiguously surrounding counties in rural upstate New York (Broome, Chenango, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster).

O'Grady Foundation

The O’Grady Foundation’s purpose is to promote and encourage support for the arts. Grants across a broad spectrum of artistic disciplines are made from investment income to qualifying recipients. The Foundation prefers to restrict its grantmaking to organizations in New York City and Fairfield County, and Connecticut. Exceptions to this policy may be made from time to time at the discretion of the Board of Trustees. The Foundation is primarily in…

Olivia's Organics Charitable Foundation - New England, NY, NJ, PA

The Olivia’s Organics Charitable Foundation was established in early 2006 as a way to invest in the lives of children. The Foundation seeks to give direct–service grants to organizations that work with children by providing services that have an immediate and tangible impact on their well–being. The foundation does not accept unsolicited grants, but instead chooses organizations with which it would like to partner for each quarter of the f…

OppenheimerFunds Foundation

The OppenheimerFunds Foundation was created in December 2003 to serve as the main grantmaking channel for the philanthropic activities of OppenheimerFunds and its affiliates. The theme of Future Enterprisers encompasses a wide array of programs and services. The OppenheimerFunds Foundation will support initiatives in the following areas: Direct youth services, Training, Curriculum development, Seminars and workshops, Program expansion. Geographical area: O…

OConnor Foundation

It is the policy of the O’Connor Foundation to generally restrict our geographic area of program to proposals that have direct impact on the quality of life in Delaware and the 7 contiguously surrounding counties in rural upstate New York (Broome, Chenango, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster).

Palette Fund

The Palette Fund honors the legacy of Rand Harlan Skolnick through collaborative grantmaking and programs that value human rights and education. Specifically, the foundation is focused on four health and/or social issues: the role of nutrition in healthcare and cancer, LGBT youth, HIV/AIDS and patient navigation. No unsolicited proposals are accepted, but organizations are welcome to join Palette’s database to bring attention to their work by emailing…

Partners for Arts Education (PAE): SAP Grants

Partners for Arts Education (PAE) administers School Arts Partnerships (SAP) –– a NY state–wide re–granting program. SAP provides matching funds for artists and/or cultural organizations to partner with schools to support arts–in–education projects. Through collaborative planning and teaching, educators and teaching artists will create NYS Learning Standards–based curricula that focus on the interdisciplinary and/o…

Patrina Foundation

The Patrina Foundation supports girls’ and women’s social and educational not–for–profit programs in the New York Metropolitan area and surrounding counties. Grants are made exclusively to tax–exempt organizations, with the exception of private foundations. Grantees are primarily educational, cultural, and social service organizations which promote academic, artistic, athletic, job skills, and/or life skills and leadership abili…

Paul Rapoport Foundation - LGTB community - New York City & New Jersey

The Paul Rapoport Foundation was established in 1987 with funds from the estate of Paul Rapoport, a founder of both New York City’s LGBT Community Services Center and GMHC. Throughout its history the Foundation has sought to reflect Paul’s values by providing funding for organizations that continue to be in the vanguard of assuring equal rights and services for the entire LGTB community. The Foundation funds primarily within the five boroughs of…

Peoples Bank United Community Foundation - CT, ME, MA, NH, VT, NY

In 2007, People’s United Bank established the People’s United Community Foundation as the philanthropic arm of the bank. The People’s United Community Foundation targets its philanthropic efforts in the following areas: affordable housing, community development, and youth development. Geographical focus areas Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and in Westchester County, New York.

Pinkerton Foundation - New York City

The Pinkerton Foundation’s principal program interests are focused on economically disadvantaged children, youth and families, and severely learning disabled children and adults of borderline intelligence. The Foundation supports efforts to strengthen and expand community–based programs for children, youth and families in New York City. The Foundation also occasionally funds research, demonstration and evaluation projects in its principal progra…

Price Foundation - CA, CO, NY

The Louis and Harold Price Foundation was created to contribute to the social welfare. The purpose of the Foundation is to encourage and support innovative and creative programs primarily in the areas of education, health, and human social services. In pursuit of its mission, the Foundation makes grants on both a seed funding and ongoing support basis but generally excludes support for capital campaigns, endowments and building projects. The Foundation dir…

Prospect Hill Foundation

The Foundation’s grants primarily support activities in the United States. While many of these activities are national in scope, there is particular regional focus in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The Prospect Hill Foundation pursues this mission by making grants in three program sectors: Environmental Conservation, Nuclear Weapons Control, Reproductive Health.

Provident Bank Charitable Foundation

The Provident Bank Charitable Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the communities it serves. Through financial contributions, we support numerous health and human services programs, as well as youth and education initiatives in Rockland, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan and Putnam Counties in New York and Bergen County in New Jersey. Grants are awarded to organizations and programs that meet specific guidelines and criteria.

Rauch Foundation

The Rauch Foundation is a Long Island–based family foundation that supports innovative and effective programs designed to: Give disadvantaged children a better start in life; Improve the natural environment in Maryland and on Long Island; Build management skills and foster leadership in the nonprofit and civic sectors. Areas of funding interest include Children and Families, Environment (Long Island and Maryland) and Leadership.

Richmond County Savings Foundation - Staten Island, NY

The Richmond County Savings Foundation is committed to supporting projects that enhance the quality of life in the communities served by the Foundation. In this regard, RCSF focuses on supporting charitable organizations whose programs and services advance educational opportunity, enrich cultural development and strengthen health and human services.

Robert Bowne Foundation

The Robert Bowne Foundation supports the development of quality programs that offer literacy education to children and youth of New York City, in the out–of–school hours, especially for those living in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods.

Robert N. DeBenedictis Foundation

The purpose of the Robert N. DeBenedictis Foundation is to provide financial assistance to gay and lesbian rights start–up & grassroots organizations in the states of New York and Florida that are attempting to fulfill the needs of their group that have not been satisfactorily met and To support animal rights start up & grassroots organizations in the states of New York and Florida that are attempting to fulfill the needs of their group that…

Robin Hood Foundation - NYC

Robin Hood Foundation funds and supports innovative poverty–fighting organizations in New York City.

Rochester Area Community Foundation

Our grants, scholarships, and community leadership focus on systemic changes that help youth at all stages of development. Youth–supporting grants are made in several interest areas: Early Childhood; Education; and Youth & Families. Additionally, we build for the future through our Health & Environment interest area.

Rockefeller Brothers Fund

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s grantmaking is organized around three themes: Democratic Practice, Sustainable Development, and Peace and Security, and three pivotal places: New York City, Southern China, and Western Balkans. On October 12, 2006, the RBF trustees approved a new cross–programmatic grantmaking initiative on energy.

Rosamond Gifford Charitable Corporation

The Foundation is committed to using its financial and human resources to build the capacity of individuals and organizations to enhance the quality of life for the people of Central New York.

Rose & Kiernan Charitable Foundation - Albany

The Rose & Kiernan, Inc.’s Charitable Foundation was established in 2002 to support not–for–profit initiatives in the communities where Rose & Kiernan employees live, work and raise their families. Rose & Kiernan supports public service and youth organizations of all different kinds.

Samberg Family Foundation

The Samberg Family Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation committed to fostering healthy and productive living for children and youth, families, and communities. We believe that when provided with the appropriate supports and opportunities, all children and youth can achieve their dreams. The Foundation provides grants to eligible nonprofit organizations throughout the United States. Initiatives serving the metropolitan areas of New York City are o…

Sarah K. de Coizart Article TENTH Perpetual Charitable Trust

The purpose of the Sarah K. de Coizart Article TENTH Perpetual Charitable Trust is to provide financial assistance to Environment and species conservation and blindness–related services and research. Environment – Grants will focus exclusively on project support and will range in size from $25,000 to $100,000 per year. Multi–year commitments will be considered. Priority will be given to projects focused on the tri–state area and New…

Scherman Foundation - New York City & National Focus

The main areas of interest of the Scherman Foundation are the environment, human rights and liberties, reproductive rights and services, the arts, and social welfare. In the last two areas particularly, preference is given to organizations in New York City. The Foundation does not fund colleges, universities or professional schools. No grants are made for medical, science or engineering research, nor does the Foundation make grants to capital campaigns, in…

Sheehan Family Foundation - MA, NY, Milwauke

The Sheehan Family Foundation grants are directed primarily to Massachusetts, in areas where L. Knife & Son, Inc. and related family businesses have operated since 1898, primarily Plymouth, Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket counties and Essex and Middlesex, Massachusetts. We have expanded recently to include additional areas where the company does business, including Brooklyn, New York, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Liverpool and Westmoreland, New York. Are…

Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation

The Foundation encourages and supports policy analysis, advocacy, and research, as well as educational and artistic activities that address issues around society’s changing family structure and its cultural and ethnic diversity. Our three main areas of activity are: Arts and Culture, Health and Human Services, and Civil Liberty and Social Justice. Our geographic domains are primarily, though not restricted to, the Himalayan region and the New York Cit…

Sills Family Foundation - NYC, Boston, Vermont

The mission of The Sills Family Foundation is to help children from poor families live up to their highest promise. We do this by giving grants to organizations that work on the front lines of supporting: Comprehensive Services to Families in Crisis with a special focus on children of incarcerated mothers; Early and Elementary Childhood Education with family supports such as health care and parent education; Environmental Justice with a concentration on re…

Sovereign Bank Foundation - CT, DE, MA, MD, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI

The Sovereign Bank Foundation, (the Foundation) makes charitable contributions to 501(c)(3) non–profit organizations. Areas of funding interest include Community Investment and Economic Development, Youth & Education, Health & Human Services, Arts & Culture.

Starr Foundation

The Starr Foundation makes grants in a number of areas, including education, medicine and healthcare (New York City and overseas), human needs (New York City), public policy, culture and the environment. The Foundation makes grants on a national and international basis and solicits specific organizations to submit proposals for funding.

Staten Island Foundation

The Staten Island Foundation is an independent, private foundation serving the borough of Staten Island, New York. We are interested in outcomes in the areas of education, health and human services and the arts. The Foundation funds projects as well as management assistance, and professional development (including leadership development) for the staff of not–for–profit organizations serving Staten Island.

Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation

The Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation contributes to a wide range of United States charitable organizations qualified under section 501(c)(3) or section 170(b)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation directs most of its grants to organizations providing services in the New York City metropolitan area and in Israel. The Foundation’s current grantmaking is focused on the following program areas and benefits the following populations: Educati…

Stop & Shop Supermarket Company - CT, MA. RI, NH, NJ, NY

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company prides itself on being a good neighbor and supporting all the communities in which we operate. Our charitable initiatives, focusing on three major areas: hunger, combating childhood cancer, and children’s educational and support programs, have helped thousands of people of every background and lifestyle.

Taconic Foundation

The Taconic Foundation was established by Audrey and Stephen Currier in 1958. The Foundation has responded to changing needs throughout its history, resulting in its current programmatic areas – housing and community development and youth development.

Tauck Foundation - CT, NY, WA

Since 2000, the Tauck Foundation has funded a range of after–school and summer programs serving low–income and underserved youth in CT, NY, and WA.

Theodore Luce Charitable Trust - New York City

The Trust seeks to support programs that assist young people, ages 8–18, in developing competencies that will enable them to grow, develop their skills and become healthy, responsible and caring youth and adults. Of particular interest are programs for low–income youth that operate year–round and address the following: academics, personal and social competence, health and physical well–being, preparation for work, special interests…

Thomas and Jeanne Elmezzi Foundation - New York City & Tri-State Area

The Mission of the Thomas and Jeanne Elmezzi Foundation is to encourage and support Programs that directly provide assistance to individuals who due to either environment or circumstance have not had the opportunity or ability to live independent and productive lives. Such challenges may be physical, medical, economic, environmental or geographical. The Foundation only funds charitable organizations qualified under section 501 (c) 3 of the Internal Revenue…

Tiger Foundation - New York City

The Tiger Foundation currently gives funding consideration to programs in New York City in three main areas: education, job training, and social services/youth development (which includes the support of early childhood (ages 0–3) and family support programs). In addition to the guidelines below, please make sure to read the “What We Look for” section of this website, which outlines several Tiger Foundation evaluation hallmarks that are ap…

Toyota U.S.A Foundation - AL, CA, IN, KY, MI, NY, TX, WV

Education is the focus of the Toyota U.S.A Foundation. In addition to funding national programs, Toyota supports the social well–being of communities where it has major operations (Alabama, California, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Texas and West Virginia). This includes assistance for Arts & Culture and Civic & Community Development, Health & Human Services.

Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation

The Troy Savings Bank Charitable Foundation seeks to fund initiatives that will make positive and lasting changes in our communities. Of special interest to the Foundation are grantmaking opportunities that leverage grant effect through collaboration with other not–for–profit organizations, government agencies, and private funding sources. Geographical focus areas Albany, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, and Washing…

Valentine Perry Snyder Fund - New York City

In her will, Mrs. Sheba Torbert Snyder made provisions to establish the Valentine Perry Snyder Fund in honor of her late husband. Upon Mrs. Snyder’s death in 1942, the Fund was established. Funding Interests: Youth, human services, job training, and public affairs. Geographic Focus: New York City.

Viola W. Bernard Foundation

The Viola W. Bernard Foundation was established initially in 1968 as the Tappanz Foundation to provide seed money for innovative mental health programs with a particular emphasis on families and children. The mission of the Viola W. Bernard Foundation remains to support innovative programs that address the interplay between social conditions and the psychological health of children and families. Grant applications are considered twice a year, in October an…

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W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation - Education - SF Bay Area, NY, Bo...

The W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation is committed to providing the educational and developmental opportunities to disadvantaged children and young people that enable them to fulfill their potential. Our grantmaking programs in education, youth development and early childhood development are designed to tackle the problems children and youth face in obtaining an excellent education, accessing the skills that will serve them as they transition int…

Wachovia Foundation

The Wachovia Foundation is a private foundation that is funded annually by Wachovia Corporation. We provide grants to eligible 501(c)(3) tax–exempt organizations in two primary and two secondary focus areas. Primary Focus Areas: Education, Community Development. Secondary Focus Areas: Health and Human Services, Arts and Culture. Geographical areas: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Yor…

Westchester Community Foundation

The Westchester Community Foundation supports nonprofit organizations working to improve the quality of life for Westchester’s residents by meeting emerging and on–going needs, fostering livable communities, and protecting and preserving the County’s natural resources. Areas of funding interest include Arts, Children & Youth, Community Development, Environment, Health, People with Special Needs.

Western New York Foundation

The Western New York Foundation makes grants in the seven counties of Western New York State: Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming, Allegany, Cattaraugus, and Chautauqua. Areas of funding interest include Human service, Education, Youth organizations, Cultural organizations, Environmental education and conservation programs, Civic service organizations that handle crime prevention, parks and recreation facilities or community development; “Seed money” to start…

William E. & Maude S. Pritchard Charitable Trust - Suffolk & Nassau Countie...

In his will, William E. Pritchard made provisions to establish the Trust in memory of himself and his wife. Upon Mr. Pritchard™s death in 1982, the fund was established. Areas of funding interest include Community development (affordable housing, economic development); Community–based health care (primary care access and delivery); Education (early education, K–12 public schools); The environment (land and water conservation, parks and…

William G. McGowan Charitable Fund - PA, CO, NV, IL, NY, Wash DC, VA

The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund brings our vision to life through grantmaking in three program areas including Healthcare and Medical Research; Education, and Community Programs for Those Most Vulnerable. We give priority to programs that have demonstrated success, measurable outcomes, have a plan for sustainability, and aim to end cycles of poverty and suffering. The McGowan Charitable Fund restricts its grants to the following areas: Northeast Pen…

William J. and Dorothy K. O'Neill Foundation

The William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation directs and manages several grantmaking programs. Grants in response to requests from the communities we serve are made through the Capacity Building Grants program. At the O’Neill Foundation the application process for a capacity building grant is an ongoing collaboration between the Foundation and the grant seeker. Our goal is to support the applicant during all phases of the process by maintaini…

Women's Foundation of Genesee Valley

The Women’s Foundation funds projects that create systemic change and move women and girls toward economic self–sufficiency.