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 2013

Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, Inc.
$150,000 (over two years)
To help support the preparation and execution of The Campaign for the A.R.T./New York Theatres, a campaign to secure affordable performance space for New York City's Off and Off Off Broadway theatres over the next 99 years

Association of Fundraising Professionals New York City Chapter
$2,500 (over six months)
To help support the Real-Time Grantmaking professional development practicum of Fundraising Day in New York 2013

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

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

Child Care, Inc. dba Center for Children's Initiatives
To help support training and consultation to early childhood programs to implement the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment System and promote the social/emotional development of young children

Citizens' Committee for Children of New York, Inc.
To help support the Campaign for Children

Civic Consulting USA
To help aggregate and coordinate the provision of high-capacity corporate pro bono support to the City of New York in economic development, environmental sustainability, education, affordable housing, public safety, and transportation

Episcopal Social Services
To provide capacity-building support for ESS's merger with Safe Space

To help support the New York City Summer Learning Task Force

Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Inc. (dba FPWA)
To help support revitalization and strengthening of the vision, execution, and impact of policy programs and member services, while also supporting strategic capacity building efforts

The Foundation Center
For general support for the Center's work in New York City

Fund for the City of New York, Inc.
To help support the Student Success Network, a project of the Partner Program of the Fund for the City of New York

Graduate NYC!
To help support the operations and development of NYC College Line, a project of Graduate NYC!

BoardStrong (FKA Governance Matters, Inc.)
$35,000 (over 18 months)
To provide capacity-building support

Human Services Council of New York City, Inc.
To help support, coordinate, and document relief and recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and help develop effective disaster planning and preparedness for the future

Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House, Inc.
To assist with capacity building during an executive transition

Lawyers Alliance for New York
To help provide business and transactional legal services for 15 or more nonprofit organizations working in areas of mutual interest to the Foundation and Lawyers Alliance

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

The New York Community Trust
To help support the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund

Philanthropy New York, Inc.
For general support

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

SeaChange Capital Partners, Inc.
$50,000 (over six months)
To help support the creation of the New York Pooled PRI Fund, a collaborative vehicle to facilitate additional program-related investment in New York City nonprofits

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
As a final grant to help support Taproot-New York's service to local nonprofits

United Neighborhood Houses of New York, Inc.
$220,000 (over two years)
For general support of UNH's efforts to strengthen the capacity of its members and improve the human services fields in which they operate

Youth Development Institute
To help support the Career Internship Network