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

2011 Grants

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

Brooklyn Community Foundation
$25,000
As a final grant to help support the New York City Haitian Community Hope and Healing Fund

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York
$150,000
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
$75,000
To build human resources capacity and strengthen staff training and private fundraising capacity

Child Care, Inc. dba Center for Children's Initiatives
$50,000
To help support training and consultation to improve the quality of providers serving infants and toddlers

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

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

Community Resource Exchange, Inc.
$15,000
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.
$150,000 (over eighteen months)
To help support FPWA's core programs

Governance Matters, Inc. (aka Volunteer Consulting Group, Inc.)
$50,000
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
$50,000
To help support the Fund's Capacity-Building Initiative for Immigrant Organizations

The New York Immigration Coalition, Inc.
$70,000
To provide general support for advocacy, constituency building, public education, and technical assistance activities

Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc.
$40,000
To help support NPCC's work on behalf of the local nonprofit sector

Nonprofit Finance Fund
$50,000
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.
$14,450
For general support

Phipps Neighborhoods, Inc.
$35,000
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.
$50,000
To help support Executive Transition Management and turnaround and restructuring services for the New York City nonprofit sector

TapFound Inc. dba Taproot Foundation
$25,000
To provide general support for Taproot's New York operations

United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, Inc.
$100,000
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
$35,000
To help support the Career Internship Network

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