Services to Not-for-Profits

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

2009 Grants

BoardAssist
$25,000
To help nonprofit organizations in New York City identify and recruit engaged and productive new board members

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York
$150,000
To provide general support and to support capacity building work with federated agencies

Child Care, Inc. dba Center for Children's Initiatives
$20,500
To help expand Early Head Start Services in New York City

Citizens' Committee for Children of New York, Inc.
$45,000
To help support CCC’s work on behalf of children and families

Citizens Union Foundation, Inc.
$5,000
To help support Gotham Gazette

Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Inc.
$100,000
To help support FPWA’s core programs

The Foundation Center
$5,000
For general support

Governance Matters, Inc. (aka Volunteer Consulting Group, Inc.)
$50,000
To help support the Program Service Preservation Initiative, a pilot project in collaboration with Lawyers Alliance for New York and the Nonprofit Finance Fund

Literacy Assistance Center, Inc.
$175,000
To help support the Family Literacy Resource Center, and provide a contribution to the Immigrant Family Literacy Alliance

New York City Youth Funders
$2,500
To help support the New York City Youth Funders Network

New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc.
$50,000
To help expand services to the nonprofit arts sector by implementing key recommendations from NYFA’s five-year plan, including increasing the technological capabilities of NYFA’s Fiscal Sponsorship program and developing a marketing/outreach strategy

The New York Immigration Coalition, Inc.
$70,000
To provide general support for advocacy, policy analysis, and educational outreach activities

Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc.
$50,000
To help support NPCC’s work on behalf of the local nonprofit sector

Nonprofit Finance Fund
$50,000
To help support the Program Service Preservation Initiative for New York City nonprofit organizations

NPower NY, Inc.
$100,000
To further develop the NPower Platform to improve technology services to New York City nonprofits and help expand NPower NY’s Technology Service Corps

Philanthropy New York, Inc.
$14,450
For general support

Philanthropy New York, Inc.
$10,000
To help support the 2009 New York Times Company Nonprofit Excellence Awards Program

Philanthropy New York, Inc.
$3,550
To help support the 2010 New York Times Company Nonprofit Excellence Awards Program

ReServe Elder Service, Inc.
$50,000
To help bring the skills and experience of retirees to nonprofit organizations

Support Center for Nonprofit Management, Inc.
$50,000
To help support the Executive Transition Management Services project and provide turnaround and restructuring assistance to nonprofits facing economic challenges

United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, Inc.
$125,000
For general support of New York activities

United Neighborhood Houses of New York, Inc.
$75,000
To help support the UNH Professional Development Program for Senior Management of member settlement houses

Youth Development Institute
$25,000
To help support the Career Internship Network