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 2023

BoardStrong (FKA Governance Matters, Inc.)
$80,000 (over two years)
To provide governance support and training to nonprofit organizations, with a focus on those based in or serving New York City

ProPublica, Inc.
$50,000 (over two years)
To help support a full-time reporter to work on stories concerning New York’s public institutions, including accountability reporting on policies, practices and program implementation with the goal of stimulating positive change