To help New York nonprofits get familiar with the local giving of Richard Debs and his wife, Barbara, here’s some important information to know about the Debs Foundation.
Businessman John R. Gordon gives through a philanthropic foundation he founded with his wife, Kiendl. Here’s what we know about the New York City-focused John R. & Kiendl Dauphinot Gordon Fund.
With roots in Chicago, the Logan brothers — Richard, Jonathan and Daniel — all have their own foundations. They’re each carrying on and evolving a long legacy of giving that began with their late parents, David and Reva Logan.
In July, Amy Freitag assumed her role as only the fourth president in the New York Community Trust’s 97-year history. Freitag discusses the job so far, her influences, and her vision for what community foundations can accomplish.
The hedge fund legend was famous for mentoring young managers, and a good number of his disciples have followed in his philanthropic footsteps. Here are the biggest of the bunch.
Interest in participatory grantmaking has grown over time, but few have embraced it like the Brooklyn Community Foundation. Here’s a look at how BCF centers community decision-makers in its elder funding and elsewhere.
Here are a few things to know about the Irma L. and Abram S. Croll Charitable Trust’s approach to grantmaking and how NYC grantseekers can get involved with this funder.
Here are a few things NYC nonprofits should know about the Joyce and Daniel Cowin Foundation and what it prioritizes at the local level.
The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation is supporting an NYU project to identify and overcome barriers to food production and access in New York, with a focus on small and urban farmers.
The Corner Foundation was founded on a real estate fortune in New York City. Here’s some information about this locally-focused funder and its founders, Frederick and Diana Elghanayan.
Here’s a look at the Leon and Toby Cooperman Family Foundation’s local giving, centered on New York and New Jersey, and how nonprofits can get connected.
After more than a decade heading the Environmental Grantmakers Association, Rachel Leon returned to grantmaking in her home state of New York. Read about her unique international-to-local perspective on green giving and beyond.
New Jersey’s Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation backs organizations in the areas of education, the arts and community engagement. Here’s what you need to know about one of the state’s largest private funders.
The Howard Gilman Foundation is one of New York City’s most important performing arts funders. We talked with President and CEO Laura Aden Packer about her career path, the health of the city’s arts ecosystem, and more.
Here are some details about what the Continental Grain Foundation supports in New York and elsewhere, and how much grantees are getting from this corporate funder.
The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan is a community funder in New York that has been operating since 1999. To help nonprofits get to know CFOS a bit better, here are three key facts to remember.
Last April, New York Community Trust President Lorie Slutsky announced she would retire in 2022 after 32 years in the position. We checked in with her to discuss her career trajectory, potential post-retirement plans, and more.
Arturo Garcia-Costas is a rare place-based environmental grantmaker with a national and international portfolio—and perspective. Michael Kavate spoke with him about his approach to funding and the current green giving landscape.
Here are some details about the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region in Albany, New York and what nonprofits can do to secure a grant from this funder.
New York City-based Art Matters piloted a program in which previous grant recipients acted as grantmakers. Director Abbey Williams explains why it was needed and what other funders can learn from their experience.
Based in Horseheads, New York, the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes has over 40 years of grantmaking experience. Here are the top things Southern Tier nonprofits should know.
Salesforce stands apart from many K-12 funders in that it’s heavily focused on direct support for public school districts. As schools face daunting challenges while reopening, the tech giant made another $19 million in grants.
Here are four things grantseekers in New York City should know before they apply to the John and Margo Catsimatidis Foundation.
Since Joe and Trina Cayre first established their foundation in the late 1980s, they have focused their attention on Jewish causes and New York City. Here are some important details to know about this funder.
From a humble Bronx background, Geri Mannion rose to become a star program officer at the Carnegie Corporation. We talk to the foundation veteran about her rise, and her work on timely issues like democracy and immigration.
This media giant’s corporate funding arm awards millions of dollars to various regions to address community challenges. We take a closer look.
This sporty Midwestern funder has over a billion in the bank, big spend-down plans and a fondness for parks and recreation. Here’s what you need to know about the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation.
Based in New York, hedge fund veteran Mark Gorton is big in the livable streets movement as a donor and advocate. We catch up with him on the heels of a year that brought city life outdoors and onto the streets and sidewalks.
Joe and Clara Tsai, owners of the Brooklyn Nets, have emerged as strong social justice donors. We spoke with Clara Wu Tsai about how their giving has evolved, and a new fund to empower Black business owners.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation’s $100 million response to the pandemic played out in more than 200 grants that backed communities around the globe. We take a close look at where the money went and why.