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 2022

Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.
$100,000 (over two years)
To provide direct assistance, information and training to low-income, vulnerable NYC families who are trying to obtain the support and services their children need to succeed in school

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
$150,000 (over two years)
To provide capacity building support to help bolster its digital infrastructure

Bronxworks, Inc.
$200,000 (over two years)
For the third phase of the Quality Assurance Project

Catholic Charities Community Services, Archdiocese of New York
To upgrade the telephonic system used to provide and connect New Yorkers in need to direct services, social supports, and emergency relief resources

Civic News Company (aka Chalkbeat Inc.)
To support Chalkbeat New York's efforts to inform the educational equity conversation

Citizens' Committee for Children of New York, Inc.
$150,000 (over two years)
To provide general operating support for the organization's work on behalf of New York City's children and youth

Citizens Union Foundation, Inc.
$30,000 (over two years)
For operational support of Gotham Gazette, including daily reporting and the development of in-depth series

City Futures, Inc.
To develop and advance research-based actionable policy ideas for ensuring an inclusive and equitable recovery in New York

Grand Street Settlement, Inc.
$125,000 (over two years)
To support agency-wide diversity, equity and inclusion work, a comprehensive risk assessment, and the development of a new strategic plan

Healthy Humor, Inc.
$110,000 (over two years)
For organizational capacity building and for program development

Lawyers Alliance for New York
$100,000 (over two years)
To provide business and transactional legal services to nonprofits serving low-income New Yorkers

The New York Community Trust
$200,000 (over two years)
To support The Fund for New Citizens' collaborative efforts to build the capacity and program effectiveness of community-based immigrant-led and immigrant-serving nonprofits

The New York Immigration Coalition, Inc.
$150,000 (over two years)
For statewide advocacy, organizing, technical assistance, training, and public education to advance and protect immigrant rights and integration

The New York Urban League, Inc.
$150,000 (over two years)
To support the development and implementation of its strategy to build communications capacity and promote new donor and volunteer recruitment

Nonprofit New York, Inc. (FKA Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc.)
$90,000 (over eighteen months)
To support education, services, and advocacy aimed at strengthening the capacity of New York City nonprofits

Philanthropy New York, Inc.
$25,000 (over two years)
For education about and advocacy on behalf of the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors in New York City

Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc. (dba INCLUDEnyc)
To provide general operating support for INCLUDEnyc’s free, multilingual programming that provides youth with disabilities and their families crucial tools, resources, and direct assistance

SeaChange Capital Partners, Inc.
To support the pro bono “help desk” program for NYC nonprofits that need transaction-related advice and/or financial analysis

Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center, Inc.
$80,000 (over two years)
To support development of a framework and plan for an integrated whole-family approach to human services delivery and economic mobility

Support Center for Nonprofit Management, Inc.
To strengthen the leadership and management of nonprofits and social enterprises

United Neighborhood Houses of New York, Inc.
$90,000 (over eighteen months)
To collect, analyze, and utilize data documenting the needs of low-income New Yorkers and support the program improvement and policy goals of settlement houses