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

2018 Grants

Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.
To provide direct assistance and training to low-income, vulnerable New York City families who are trying to obtain the support and services their children need to succeed in school

Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens
$150,000 (over fifteen months)
To develop and pilot a multi-service  Immigrant Family Emergency Assistance Program aimed at strengthening immigrant family preparedness and support services

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

Citizens' Committee for Children of New York, Inc.
To develop a public awareness video series to engage New Yorkers in the Campaign for Children (C4C) priorities

City Limits
To help support investigative reporting on the issues of New York City, especially those affecting marginalized communities

Grand Street Settlement, Inc.
To conduct a needs assessment to inform the design of comprehensive, community-specific youth programs for the agency’s intergenerational space located in the new Essex Crossing Community Center

Grantmakers in Aging
$5,000 (over twenty-two months)
To help support the 2019 Annual Conference in New York City

Make the Road New York
To support a mental/emotional health initiative aimed at building new skills, services, and resources to help address the needs of members experiencing high degrees of fear and stress, while providing support to staff

The New York Community Trust
$200,000 (over two months)
To help support The Fund for New Citizens' efforts to build the effectiveness and capacity of New York City's immigrant-led and immigrant-serving nonprofits

The New York Immigration Coalition, Inc.
To help support a Rapid Response initiative focused on strengthening the capacity of member organizations to reach and educate their communities

The Partnership for Inner-City Education
$125,000 (over two years)
To help build the Partnership's Advancement Team to expand the donor base and increase the amount of funds raised

Philanthropy New York, Inc.
For general support

The Queens Borough Public Library
$200,000 (over two years)
To help support an Out-of-School-Time Outcomes Analyst and the development of an outcomes-driven, evidence-based, measurement-focused framework for the Library’s out-of-school-time programs

Queens Community House, Inc.
$35,000 (over fifteen months)
To help implement the first phase of an agency-wide database system using a Salesforce platform