Philanthropy New York’s public policy efforts are guided by the belief that local, state, and federal laws and policies should 1) promote a just and equitable society, 2) strengthen nonprofits and 3) support a healthy and sustainable philanthropic sector. Philanthropy New York will: Advocate for tax and fiscal policies that support philanthropic giving. Support policies and practices that create and sustain a thriving nonprofit sector. Champion public policies that have systemic effects on issues and marginalized communities our members serve. Review our full list of policy priorities below.