Philanthropy New York is the principal professional community of philanthropic foundations based in the New York City region. Taken together, our 285 member organizations—including the leading private, corporate, family, and public grantmaking foundations in the world—each year provide support totaling more than four billion dollars to thousands of nonprofit organizations and NGOs located in New York, the U.S., and around the world, which in turn focus on an almost endless range of issues and concerns.
Created as a nonprofit organization in 1979 by New York City-based foundations, Philanthropy New York enhances and increases the ability of organizational and individual philanthropists located in the New York region, whose missions focus on New York, the United States, and around the globe, to serve the public good.
To this end, Philanthropy New York:
What we don’t do: