Grants

Grants Awarded in 2018

Miscellaneous $25,000

City Limits

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

To conduct investigations into policies, programs, and institutions affecting the lives of elderly New Yorkers.

Advocacy $460,000

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.

Coalition for Asian American Children and Families

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

To develop an Asian Pacific American network of advocates fighting for educational equity, diversity, and integration in public schools.

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.

Council on American-Islamic Relations–New York

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

To support the initiative to educate Muslim New Yorkers about law enforcement surveillance and empower them to challenge these practices through community organizing and civic engagement.

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 Civic Engagement Table

Amount
$60,000
Category
Advocacy
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To build a diverse cross sector census coalition in New York dedicated to a complete and accurate count in the 2020 census.

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.

New York State Youth Leadership Council

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

To support undocumented youth organizing including political education, leadership development, movement building, and advocacy.

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.

The Ladies of Hope Ministries

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

To address mass incarceration and serve incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women.

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 education.

Community Organizing $1,300,000

Adhikaar for Human Rights and Social Justice

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

To build the leadership of Nepali-speaking immigrants who work primarily as caregivers or in nail salons.

African Communities Together

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

To connect African immigrants living in New York to services, leadership training, and to develop advocacy and organizing campaigns for systemic change.

Brandworkers

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

To organize campaigns for workers’ rights and to develop leadership of its members.

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.

DRUM – Desis Rising Up & Moving

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

To implement member-led expansion of programming into Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Eastern Queens.

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.

Families for Freedom

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

To hire a community organizer to develop leadership of immigrants who may be at-risk for detention and deportation.

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.

Make the Road New York

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

To increase community organizing and advocacy activities to protect immigrants affected by changes in federal policy related to enforcement, deportation, and termination of protections under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Mixteca

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

To support a campaign to help Mexican residents of Sunset Park prepare for impending policy changes that will adversely affect the immigrant community.

New Immigrant Community Empowerment

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

For a campaign to use the city licensing process as leverage for worker protection against wage theft and safety violations.

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.

New York Immigration Coalition

Amount
$55,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To advance advocacy effort following the termination of the Federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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.

Right to Counsel

Amount
$45,000
Category
Community Organizing
Grants Awarded in
2018
Location
New York, NY

To monitor and promote the implementation of the city’s first right-to-council law in low-income neighborhoods where tenants are most vulnerable.

Rockaway Youth Task Force

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

To create a community of civically engaged youth in the Rockaways.

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.

United Neighborhood Houses of New York

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

To build the capacity of seniors to engage in efforts to reposition senior centers as valued neighborhood assets.

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.

Worker’s Justice Project

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

To build the collective power of day laborers to win institutional change that advances economic, racial, and workplace justice.

Community/Neighborhood Development $160,000

Bronx Cooperative Development Initiative

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

To advance an equitable, sustainable, and inclusive local economy in the Bronx.

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 $80,000

East Flatbush Village

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

To address gun violence in Central Brooklyn through youth development programs and advocacy.

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: $2,260,250