The New York Community Trust



The New York Community Trust was founded in 1924 by the Vice President of the United States Mortgage and Trust Company, Frank J. Parsons, where 12 banks were invited to serve as part of the Trustees' Committee.


The trust focuses on giving grants in program areas including community development and environment; health and people with special needs; education, arts, and human justice; and children, youth, and families.



It has two divisions in Westchester and Long Island called Westchester Community Foundation and Long Island Community Foundation, respectively.

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Recent News from New York Community Trust


Long Island hires and promotions: Leslie H. Tayne, Guide Dog Foundation
Foundation: Long Island Community Foundation, New York Community Trust

The Long Island Community Foundation in Melville, an affiliate of New York Community Trust, has elected three members to its board of...more

Exelon, Microsoft among latest donors to Obama Foundation
Foundation: Microsoft, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, New York Community Trust

... fund managed by The New York Community Trust and another who gave a half-million dollars through the Silicon Valley Community...more

Philanthropic Solidarity: Now More Than Ever
Foundation: North Star Fund, NoVo Foundation, New York Community Trust, San Francisco Foundation

Solidarity in philanthropy is a call to those with privilege to acknowledge the ... Finally, philanthropic solidarity demands that we use our voices,...more

Westchester Community Foundation awards $720000 in grants
Foundation: New York Community Trust, Westchester Community Foundation

The Westchester Community Foundation awarded $720,000 in grants to 23 organizations in Westchester County during the month of June. As part...more

One Way Mega-Donors Can Offset Their Clout: Empower Community Funders
Foundation: New York Community Trust, Tulsa Community Foundation

... the population—which is already hugely powerful in U.S. society—is set to exercise even greater influence in coming decades through...more

Jeff Bezos's Philanthropy
Foundation: New York Community Trust

Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive of Amazon, is worth more than $80 billion, according to Forbes. He sought ideas for helping the world...more

6-7-17 New York City's Community Foundation Carries Out Charitable Legacies of Brooke Astor ...
Foundation: New York Community Trust

(June 7, 2017) NEW YORK –The New York Community Trust recently approved more than $12.3 million in grants to support 65 nonprofits that will...more

New York City's Community Foundation Carries Out Charitable Legacies of Brooke Astor and Many ...
Foundation: New York Community Trust

The New York Community Trust recently approved more than $12.3 million in grants to support 65 nonprofits that will help domestic violence...more

Will The City's Cultural Plan Walk The Talk Of Equity?
Foundation: New York Community Trust

Michelle Coffey and Kerry McCarthy, co-chairs of the New York City Cultural Agenda Fund in The New York Community Trust, ask how will the...more

Decision to Engage: Grants to Bring an Equity Lens to Urban Sustainability Work
Foundation: Surdna Foundation , Kresge Foundation, New York Community Trust, Summit Foundation , Summit Foundation

National funders supporting the program include Bloomberg, the JPB Foundation, Kendeda Fund, New York Community Trust, Summit...more

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Bronx County, NY
Kings County, NY
New York County, NY
Queens County, NY
Richmond County, NY

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