About Us

MISSION
The New York Foundation is a steadfast supporter of community organizing and advocacy. We believe that the resilience and vitality of New Yorkers is the city’s greatest resource; and we value the courage and experience of community groups and their leaders in the struggle against systemic inequity. The Foundation supports grassroots initiatives that confront structural barriers and inspire people to work toward a more just and inclusive city.

VISION
We believe that the resilience and vitality of New York City’s neighborhoods are its greatest resource, we support work that inspires residents to become more informed, active participants in the life of the city.

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