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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.

A Message from the Funders Census Initiative

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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.

New York State Grantmakers for Census Equity

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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-...

New York Foundation and New York Community Trust Create New Fund Aimed At Supporting A Fair and Accurate Census

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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...

Long Island Community Foundation-Backed Report Finds Racial Inequities Cost LI’s Economy Billions Each Year

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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.
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NY Juvenile Justice Funders Urge State Officials to 'Raise the Age'

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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.