A strong and resilient nonprofit sector is essential to the work of the Altman Foundation and to our colleague funders, both private and public. We are only as good as our grantees. In this overarching program area, the Foundation provides support to achieve the results aligned with the objectives outlined below. Please note that the "Results Sought" reflect the specific outcomes of interest to us.

The Foundation provides support to achieve the following:

Results Sought:

  1. Significantly enhance the ability of key umbrella organizations to help their member or constituent agencies address critical community issues in the Foundation's areas of interest
  2. Measurably improve organizational effectiveness or program quality of community-based or other organizations working in the Foundation's areas of interest
Grants 2010

Alliance for the Arts, Inc.
To help support the Alliance's participation in the Support Center for Nonprofit Management's Executive Search & Transition Management program

To help nonprofit organizations in New York City identify and recruit engaged and productive new board members

Brooklyn Community Foundation
As a special contribution to help launch the New York City Haitian Community Hope and Healing Fund

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York
To provide general operating support and to support capacity building work with federated agencies

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens
To help sustain and enhance technological communication and infrastructure work and build management capacity in line with CCBQ's strategic plan

Child Care, Inc. dba Center for Children's Initiatives
To help support training and consultation to improve the quality of providers serving infants and toddlers

Citizens' Committee for Children of New York, Inc.
To help support CCC's work on behalf of children and families

Citizens Union Foundation, Inc.
To help support Gotham Gazette

Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Inc. (dba FPWA)
To help support FPWA's core programs

The Foundation Center
For general support

Literacy Assistance Center, Inc.
To help combine and strengthen the Literacy Assistance Center's health and family literacy work

To help support the local dissemination of findings from recent New York City research projects

National Summer Learning Association Inc.
$10,000 (over four months)
To help support the planning phase of their work to Advance Summer Learning in New York City

New York City Youth Funders
$5,000 (over two years)
To help support the New York City Youth Funders

The New York Community Trust (Fund for New Citizens)
To help support the Fund's Capacity-Building Initiative for Immigrant Organizations

The New York Community Trust
$40,000 (over six months)
To help support the Summer Matters Fund, a public/private partnership of New York City grantmakers and The City of New York's Department of Youth and Community Development

The New York Immigration Coalition, Inc.
To provide general support for advocacy, policy analysis, and educational outreach activities

Nonprofit New York, Inc. (FKA Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc.)
To help support NPCC's work on behalf of the local nonprofit sector

Nonprofit Finance Fund
To help support the Borough-Based Initiative for New York City nonprofit organizations

NPower NY, Inc.
To help support the continued development of affordable, high-quality information technology services for New York City nonprofits and to help expand NPower NY's Technology Service Corps

Philanthropy New York, Inc.
For general support

ReServe Elder Service, Inc.
To help bring the skills and experience of retirees to non-profit organizations

Support Center for Nonprofit Management, Inc.
To help support their Executive Transition Management and Turnaround & Restructuring services and assist Altman grantees in need of direct consulting services

TapFound Inc. dba Taproot Foundation
To provide general support for Taproot's New York operations

United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, Inc.
For general support of New York activities

United Neighborhood Houses of New York, Inc.
To help support capacity building and advocacy activities

Youth Development Institute
To help support the Career Internship Network