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.

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from New York Community Trust


New York City foundations speed up giving for COVID-19 relief
Foundation: New York Community Trust

... highlighting the value of philanthropy focused on a specific community. ... Drawing from experience providing philanthropic relief in the aftermath...more

Foundations Paying Out, Expect Deep Recession
Foundation: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, New York Community Trust

The Community Foundation Public Awareness Initiative relies on data reported by community foundations, news reports, and other communications...more

Lilly Endowment's largesse targets strained not-for-profit safety net
Foundation: Ball Brothers Foundation, Gates Foundation, Foellinger Foundation , Indianapolis Foundation, New York Community Trust, Kellogg Foundation, Lilly Endowment

... University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. “The bottom line is, Indiana is very fortunate to have this philanthropic rock at the core of its...more

The Rite Aid Foundation Donates $5MM to Address COVID-19 Pandemic
Foundation: CDC Foundation, New York Community Trust, Seattle Foundation

The Rite Aid Foundation on Tuesday announced a $5 million philanthropic ... CONVENIENCE STORE PHILANTHROPY FOUNDATION...more

Announcement of two emergency grants for the theater community with application deadlines in ...
Foundation: New York Community Trust

To be eligible, organizations must have 501(c)(3) status and currently receive government funding from New York City or New York State. Grant...more

Two New Emergency Relief Grants Created to Help Members of the Theater Community
Foundation: New York Community Trust

NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund. Administered by the New York Community Trust, this fun requests proposals from small and...more

Grants to be awarded for plans for improving finances of blacks on Long Island
Foundation: Long Island Community Foundation, New York Community Trust

The collaborative, formed in 2018 by the Long Island Community Foundation, announced Thursday that it has issued a request for proposals that...more

Nonprofits gear up for 2020 Census push, with $675B in federal money at stake
Foundation: Long Island Community Foundation, New York Community Trust

Government and philanthropic organizations have money designated to educate and help the public with the census. New York plans to make...more

Advancing Equity through Employee Ownership Models
Foundation: New York Community Trust

This program is intended for philanthropic leaders who want to better understand the promise and challenge of employee ownership and...more

Geographic Focus

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

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Funding for social enterprises and housing associations are extremely lacking. Nick O’Donohoe, Chief Executive, Big Society Capital points out that there is a need to “build bigger, more stronger, more resilient social enterprises” because they are “critical to growth and prosperity and quality of life in our community.”


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