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Philanthropy New York Publications

  • Philanthropy New York 2012 Annual Report
    Our annual report examines the benefits of Philanthropy New York membership, including a Member Engagement Checklist and Member Engagement Profiles, and contains our financial statements, highlights from the past year and information about the Board, staff and member organizations of Philanthropy New York.
  • PNY Member Engagement Checklist
    Our members can use the Checklist to see how many ways they can take advantage of their PNY membership and its benefits.
  • Benchmarking Diversity: A First Look at New York City Foundations and Nonprofits
    Published by Philanthropy New York and the Foundation Center, October 2009
    PDF, 2.17 MB

    This report examines the racial, gender, sexuality, and disability staff demographics of participating New York City-area foundations and nonprofits. It also looks at grantmaking policies and data collection around diversity and inclusion, examines the institutional capacities of nonprofit organizations, and looks at the range of ways that nonprofits define themselves as “minority-led.”
  • Best Practices in Disaster Grantmaking: Lessons from the Gulf Coast [PDF]
    Published by Philanthropy New York (formerly NYRAG), April 2008
    This comprehensive report shares the experiences of donors that provided funding following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and offers a blueprint for future philanthropic intervention following such disasters.
  • Donors' Guide to Gulf Coast Relief and Recovery (2nd Ed.) [PDF]
    Published by Philanthropy New York (formerly NYRAG), December 2007
    A comprehensive manual on the relief, recovery, and rebuilding efforts in the Gulf Coast.
  • Beyond Five Percent: The New Foundation Payout Menu [PDF]
    Published by the French American Charitable Trust, Northern California Grantmakers, and Philanthropy New York (formerly NYRAG), November 2007
    A report that looks at organizations that have charted alternative paths to the traditional lifespan of foundations, including adopting a limited existence by “spending down” their resources.
  • Building Bridges to Communities of Color: A Toolkit for Engaging Donors of Color [PDF]
    Published by Philanthropy New York (formerly NYRAG), June 2007
    Created as part of our work with the Coalition for New Philanthropy, this toolkit offers examples of effective donor-engagement strategies; challenges and lessons learned; best practices; and useful tools.
  • Philanthropy Matters [PDF]
    Published by Philanthropy New York (formerly NYRAG), 2006
    Philanthropy New York's general brochure offers you a chance to meet members, see how they have worked to change the world or improve the quality of life in their own backyards, and learn how we help them and hundreds of other donors succeed.
  • Rebuilding Lives: The Philanthropic Response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 2004 [PDF]
    Published by Philanthropy New York (formerly NYRAG), 2005
    Preferred practices for funding long-term reconstruction in the wake of massive disasters and humanitarian crises. Includes section on the effects of the disaster on local communities with ties to the Indian Ocean region.