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12 Nov 2019

Disability 101: Let’s Talk about the I in D.E.I.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The disability community, comprised of more than 1 million people, is New York City’s largest and most diverse minority group. Despite efforts to make practices and policies more diverse, equitable, and inclusive, foundations often leave disability...
23 Oct 2019

From Intentions into Actions: Bringing Behavioral Design to NYC Nonprofits

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
So often we learn about exciting evidence-based programs and bemoan how difficult and expensive it is to scale up best practices. By contrast, behavioral science offers research findings and design techniques that can be applied fairly easily, at...
24 Jul 2019

A Post-Victory Breakfast Briefing on Congestion Pricing & the Road Ahead

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Thanks in large part to the generous support of the New York funding community, a highly organized and powerful coalition of over 150 business, labor, good government, environmental and justice organizations, secured passage of a robust congestion...
04 Jun 2019

Stonewall 50: Lessons in Unerasing Underrepresented Histories

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
This June marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, a key turning point in the LGBTQ civil rights movement. Despite the enormous advances of the movement, most people know almost nothing about LGBTQ history. Like those of other...

The New York Community Trust Grants $4.8 Million to Invest in a Fairer, More Equitable New York

Release Date: 
04/08/2019
Combating youth violence, addressing climate change, and improving access to mass transit. These are just three of the 46 projects New York’s community foundation is supporting to improve life for New Yorkers.
16 Oct 2019

Who is Poor in NYC? Hint: Many More People Than You Think

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Since its introduction in 2000, the Self-Sufficiency Standard has shifted the conversation from poverty to self-sufficiency and informed advocacy efforts, such as expanding tax credits for working households, reducing fares for low-income riders,...

Staten Island, Conrad N. Hilton Foundations, New York Community Trust, and More Launch Campaign to Make NYC First in Nation to Offer Long-Term Support for Foster Youth

Release Date: 
02/28/2019
Dozens of human services agencies and foundations in New York City are asking Mayor Bill de Blasio for a $50 million boost to the budget for foster care next year. The funding would go toward full-time life coaches and tutors for current and former...
25 Feb 2019

Census Jobs: How Do You Mobilize a Temporary Workforce of Half a Million People in Less Than Two Years?

Monday, February 25, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
How Do You Mobilize a Temporary Workforce of Half a Million People in Less Than Two Years? This question is the theme of the Census Funders Working Group’s first 2019 briefing. In 2010, the Census Bureau recruited, trained and deployed a temporary...

Booth Ferris Foundation, New York Community Trust and Others Support Apollo Theater Transformation

Release Date: 
12/10/2018
The Apollo Theater announced today that it is undertaking the initial phase of the iconic Theater’s transformation into the Apollo Performing Arts Center through two new theaters within the Victoria Theater Redevelopment Project at 233 West 125th...
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04 Dec 2018

Seeding Power: Leadership for Justice-Based Movements in Food and Farming

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Over the past two decades, food has emerged as a central strategy and focus of nonprofits worldwide concerned with environmentalism and climate change, public health and hunger, community and economic development, human rights, and racial and social...

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