The Fund has raised more than one million dollars from many generous donors and has rapidly deployed $450,000 to the region’s nonprofits to provide vitally important services during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The Census Bureau’s massive outreach operation is in full swing, self-responses are coming in (and being reported) daily, and despite the impact of COVID-19 on in-person outreach, organizations in every state are working hard to Get-Out-the-Count.
Today the Fiscal Policy Institute’s new report “The Staggering Cost of Long Island’s Opioid Crisis” revealed the economic impact of this health crisis and how the financial burden is borne by all of us.
In 2017, a small group of funders came together to create a learning community about the upcoming 2020 census, and to consider ways in which philanthropy could play a role in ensuring a fair and accurate census count.That group became PNY's 2020 Census Work Group . Working with the membership of PNY's upstate sister organization New York Funders Alliance , an expanded group of funders and philanthropic member associations established New York State Grantmakers for Census Equity , a collaboration through which funders can coordinate the allocation of resources towards census-...
The New York Community Trust has joined with other funders in the state to create the New York State Grantmakers for Census Equity which plans to raise $1 to $2 million to help mobilize local and statewide efforts to make the 2020 Census accurate...
It is no coincidence that the communities that are hardest to reach in the decennial census count are also those that are under-resourced and under-represented in federal, state and local government. Systematic undercounting of hard-to-reach...
What are New York City’s impacts on the health of its waterways and the Long Island Sound? How do combined sewer overflows present complex challenges with community development and environmental justice dimensions?
The Long Island Community Foundation recently named three new board members. “We are thrilled to welcome these three talented and iconic community leaders to our Board,” said David M. Okorn, LICF’s executive director.
Long Island’s economy could have had an infusion of $24 billion in 2014 alone were it not for racial inequities resulting in an income gap faced by African-American residents, according to a report released Monday by the Urban League of Long Island.
Their focus is on expanding tourism — which includes drawing visitors from New York City and promoting Riverhead as a place people plan their vacations around — and emphasizing the town’s arts and culture services.
Philanthropic support includes Tow Foundation, Pinkerton Foundation, Andrus Family Fund, Long Island Community Foundation, Brooklyn Community Foundation, Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel Foundation, David Rockefeller Foundation and New York Foundation.