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 2011

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

Brooklyn Community Foundation
As a final grant to help support the New York City Haitian Community Hope and Healing Fund

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York
Divided as follows: $100,000 to provide general operating support and $50,000 to support capacity building work with federated agencies

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens
To build human resources capacity and strengthen staff training and private fundraising capacity

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 Citizens' Committee for Children's work on behalf of children and families

Citizens Union Foundation, Inc.
To help support Gotham Gazette

Community Resource Exchange, Inc.
Toward the Fund for the Future, to help support capacity building for CRE in knowledge management and earned-income generation

Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Inc. (dba FPWA)
$150,000 (over eighteen months)
To help support FPWA's core programs

BoardStrong (FKA Governance Matters, Inc.)
To provide capacity building support for VCG Governance Matters and help Lawyers Alliance for New York provide legal services to nonprofit organizations based in New York City

The New York Community Trust
$40,000 (over six months)
As a final grant to 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 Community Trust (Fund for New Citizens)
To help support the Fund's Capacity-Building Initiative for Immigrant Organizations

The New York Immigration Coalition, Inc.
To provide general support for advocacy, constituency building, public education, and technical assistance 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 financial management assistance focused on outer-borough New York City nonprofit organizations

NPower NY, Inc.
$175,000 (over two years)
To help support The Community Corps, the Technology Service Corps, and strategic and business planning for NPower's nonprofit managed services and related IT outsourcing solutions

Philanthropy New York, Inc.
For general support

Phipps Neighborhoods, Inc.
To help strengthen academic services across the Youth Services Division through the development of a division-wide, evidence based curriculum, the centralization of training and professional development, and the development of effective assessment tools

ReServe Elder Service, Inc.
$100,000 (over two years)
To help bring the skills and experience of retirees to non-profit organizations

Support Center for Nonprofit Management, Inc.
To help support Executive Transition Management and turnaround and restructuring services for the New York City nonprofit sector

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.
$200,000 (over two years)
For general support of United Neighborhood Houses

Youth Development Institute
To help support the Career Internship Network