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

2012 Grants

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

Brooklyn Community Foundation
$75,000
To help support the Brooklyn Recovery Fund

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York
$50,000
As a special one-time contribution to help Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York respond to community needs, particularly those of vulnerable seniors and families, in New York City in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

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

Child Care, Inc. dba Center for Children's Initiatives
$50,000
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.
$20,000
To help support the Campaign for Children

Citizens' Committee for Children of New York, Inc.
$100,000
To provide general operating support for CCC's work on behalf of children and families (over two years)

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

Community Resource Exchange, Inc.
$15,000
To help support capacity building for CRE in the final year of the Fund for the Future

ExpandEDSchools (formerly The After-School Corporation)
$28,000 (over eight months)
To help support the New York City Summer Learning Task Force

Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Inc.
$100,000
To help support FPWA's member services and policy programs

The Foundation Center
$5,000
General support for the Center's work in New York City

Governance Matters, Inc. (aka Volunteer Consulting Group, Inc.)
$35,000
To provide capacity-building support

Lawyers Alliance for New York
$25,000
To help support the Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief and Recovery Initiative

Lawyers Alliance for New York
$25,000
To help provide legal services to 15 or more New York City nonprofit organizations serving low-income New Yorkers

New York City Youth Funders
$5,000 (over two years)
To help support the New York City Youth Funders

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.
$100,000 (over fifteen months)
To provide general support for New York advocacy, constituency building, and educational outreach activities

Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Inc.
$80,000 (over two years)
To help support NPCC's work on behalf of the local nonprofit sector

Nonprofit Finance Fund
$25,000 (over six months)
To help support strategic financial guidance to nonprofits in New York City and the development of new models to enhance effectiveness, including creation of a NYC Community Resilience Fund

Philanthropy New York, Inc.
$15,000
To help support the 2013 Education Reform Review Initiative

Philanthropy New York, Inc.
$17,350
For general support

Phipps Neighborhoods, Inc.
$35,000
To help support the Education and Learning Initiative, designed to strengthen academic services across the Youth Services Division

SeaChange Capital Partners, Inc.
$65,000
To help support the New York Merger, Acquisition, and Collaboration Fund, which seeks to encourage and enable mergers, acquisitions, and other types of formal, long-term collaborations among and/or between nonprofit organizations serving New Yorkers

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 - New York's service to local nonprofits

United Neighborhood Houses of New York, Inc.
$125,000
As a special one-time contribution to UNH on behalf of member settlement houses seeking to address the needs of families in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and initiate post-storm recovery and planning projects

Youth Development Institute
$35,000
To help support the Career Internship Network

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