Grants

Grants Awarded in 2018

Advocacy $240,000

Alliance of Families for Justice

Amount
$40,000
Category
Advocacy
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To support, empower, and mobilize families of incarcerated people to advance criminal justice reform.

Communities United for Police Reform

Amount
$40,000
Category
Advocacy
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To support and strengthen the New York City Police accountability campaign.

How Our Lives Link Altogether!

Amount
$40,000
Category
Advocacy
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support the leadership and healing of marginalized youth of color.

New York Renews

Amount
$40,000
Category
Advocacy
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

For a statewide coalition of environmental, labor, and community groups that aims to achieve an environmentally sustainable and just New York State economy.

NYCAIC

Amount
$40,000
Category
Advocacy
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

For an advocacy campaign to end solitary confinement in New York State.

Young Advocates for Fair Education

Amount
$40,000
Category
Advocacy
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To fight on behalf of students attending ultra-Orthodox and Hasidic schools who are currently being deprived of a basic secular ed

Community Organizing $720,000

BronxPOWER

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Bronx, NY

To engage South Bronx parents and youth in an effort to improve outcomes for students attending local public schools.

Cabrini Immigrant Services of NYC

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To build power and leadership within the local immigrant community.

Churches United for Fair Housing

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support community organizing and advocacy to address the need for affordable housing in North Brooklyn.

Crown Heights Tenant Union

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To organize low-income New York City residents to combat displacement in Crown Heights.

Equality for Flatbush

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To organize residents of Flatbush to demand police accountability and affordable housing.

FIERCE

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To support youth organizing program for LGBT youth ages 12-23.

Flanbwayan Haitian Literacy Project

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

For a youth-led advocacy campaign to improve enrollment policies for immigrant high school students.

Flatbush Tenant Coalition

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To address the increased harassment and discrimination faced by low-income immigrant residents of Flatbush.

IMPACCT Brooklyn

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

For the community organizing and program expansion initiative, aimed at stopping the displacement of long-term residents in Central Brooklyn.

La Colmena

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Staten Island, NY

For a membership-based organization of immigrant workers on Staten Island.

Laundry Workers Center

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To empower low-income, minority, and immigrant communities through transformative organizing, education, civic participation, and policy advocacy initiatives.

New York Communities for Change

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

For a campaign to improve wages and working conditions of drivers affiliated with ride-sharing companies.

Northwest Bronx Community and Clergy Coalition

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Bronx, NY

For support during a leadership transition and for its continuing campaign to transform the Kingsbridge armory.

Picture the Homeless

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To identify the root causes of homelessness, devise solutions, and organize campaigns that build power for homeless New Yorkers.

Release Aging People in Prison Campaign

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

For a campaign to increase the release rate of elderly incarcerated people in New York State prisons.

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To eliminate the legal and systemic barriers that prevent low-income transgender people from fully participating in social, economic and political life.

VOCAL-NY

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To end the predatory and discriminatory practice of commercial bail bonds.

Community/Neighborhood Development $120,000

Green Worker Cooperatives

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community/Neighborhood Development
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To engage worker cooperatives in movement-building.

Made in Brownsville

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community/Neighborhood Development
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Brooklyn, NY

For a community-led creative agency that provides young people in Brownville and Ocean Hill, Brooklyn science, technology, engineering, and art skills.

Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice

Amount
$40,000
Category
Community/Neighborhood Development
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
Bronx, NY

To engage young people and community residents in efforts to reshape the toxic built-infrastructure into spaces that are environmentally sound.

Direct Service $40,000

Technical Assistance $235,250

Advocacy Institute

Amount
$25,000
Category
Technical Assistance
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To support the legislative advocacy work of social justice and movement-building organizations in New York City.

Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development

Amount
$40,000
Category
Technical Assistance
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To support strategic program of apprenticeships and additional training and resources that increase capacity of grassroots housing and advocacy organization across New York City.

Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP)

Amount
$30,000
Category
Technical Assistance
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

For the Community Education programs, that produce tools create for and in collaboration with community groups addressing issues of social justice and inequity.

Community Development Project

Amount
$30,000
Category
Technical Assistance
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

For research and policy support for current and former grantees.

Community Resource Exchange

Amount
$75,250
Category
Technical Assistance
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To provide individual technical assistance to New York Foundation grantees.

Lawyers Alliance for New York

Amount
$35,000
Category
Technical Assistance
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To provide pro bono counsel and other direct services to members of the nonprofit community.

Total: $1,355,250