To support, empower, and mobilize families of incarcerated people to advance criminal justice reform.
Grants Awarded in 2018
To support and strengthen the New York City Police accountability campaign.
To support the leadership and healing of marginalized youth of color.
For a statewide coalition of environmental, labor, and community groups that aims to achieve an environmentally sustainable and just New York State economy.
For an advocacy campaign to end solitary confinement in New York State.
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
To engage South Bronx parents and youth in an effort to improve outcomes for students attending local public schools.
To build power and leadership within the local immigrant community.
To support community organizing and advocacy to address the need for affordable housing in North Brooklyn.
To protect and maintain affordable housing in the Bronx
To organize low-income New York City residents to combat displacement in Crown Heights.
To organize residents of Flatbush to demand police accountability and affordable housing.
To support youth organizing program for LGBT youth ages 12-23.
For a youth-led advocacy campaign to improve enrollment policies for immigrant high school students.
To address the increased harassment and discrimination faced by low-income immigrant residents of Flatbush.
For the community organizing and program expansion initiative, aimed at stopping the displacement of long-term residents in Central Brooklyn.
For a membership-based organization of immigrant workers on Staten Island.
To empower low-income, minority, and immigrant communities through transformative organizing, education, civic participation, and policy advocacy initiatives.
For a campaign to improve wages and working conditions of drivers affiliated with ride-sharing companies.
For support during a leadership transition and for its continuing campaign to transform the Kingsbridge armory.
To identify the root causes of homelessness, devise solutions, and organize campaigns that build power for homeless New Yorkers.
For a campaign to increase the release rate of elderly incarcerated people in New York State prisons.
To eliminate the legal and systemic barriers that prevent low-income transgender people from fully participating in social, economic and political life.
To end the predatory and discriminatory practice of commercial bail bonds.
Community/Neighborhood Development $120,000
To engage worker cooperatives in movement-building.
For a community-led creative agency that provides young people in Brownville and Ocean Hill, Brooklyn science, technology, engineering, and art skills.
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
To provide services and encourage civic participation among the Bangladeshi residents of East New York.
Technical Assistance $235,250
To support the legislative advocacy work of social justice and movement-building organizations in New York City.
To support strategic program of apprenticeships and additional training and resources that increase capacity of grassroots housing and advocacy organization across New York City.
For the Community Education programs, that produce tools create for and in collaboration with community groups addressing issues of social justice and inequity.
For research and policy support for current and former grantees.
To provide individual technical assistance to New York Foundation grantees.
To provide pro bono counsel and other direct services to members of the nonprofit community.