Grants

Year 2017

Urban Affairs $780,940

Atlantic Monthly

Amount
$25,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2017
Location
Washington, DC

To support the contributors’ fees for a special edition of The Atlantic’s print magazine for the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

City Limits

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $105,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2016-2018
Location
New York, NY

To support the expansion of reporting on housing and development in New York City.

Fifth Avenue Committee

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $130,500
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2016-2017
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support the Sunset Park Library and Affordable Housing Development Project.

Fund for the City of New York

Amount
$35,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to the Immigrant Defense Project.

Make the Road New York

Amount
$75,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support its communication efforts on behalf of immigrant communities.

New York Community Trust

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $100,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2017-2018
Location
New York, NY

To support the Fund for New Citizens.

New York Immigration Coalition

Amount
$75,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support its DACA Rapid Response Initiative.

New York Legal Assistance Group

Amount
$265,940
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support the expansion of the NYCitizenship program.

New York Public Interest Research Group Fund, Inc.

Amount
$20,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to the Straphangers Campaign.

New York Public Radio/WNYC

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $550,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2016-2017
Location
New York, NY

To support “The Affordability Project.”

ProPublica

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $240,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2016-2017
Location
New York, NY

To support an investigative reporting beat focused on New York’s public institutions, including accountability reporting on policies, practices, and program implementation.

Research Foundation of the City of New York

Amount
$50,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To be directed to CUNY Citizenship Now! to support its efforts to provide emergency renewal application assistance to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.

Spaceworks

Amount
$0
Year 1 of four-year grant totaling $300,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2014-2017
Location
New York, NY

To support Spaceworks’ efforts to develop new affordable artist workspace, create a pipeline of prospective projects, and build partnerships with cultural and community-based organizations throughout New York City.

Supportive Housing Network of New York

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $150,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2017-2018
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support.

The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism

Amount
$100,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support its reporting on the implications of current and proposed federal policy changes on New York City.

The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism

Amount
$30,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support the expansion of the Newsmakers Series reportorial program, which will shine a light on municipal newsmakers during the 2017 mayoral election year.

The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate School of Journalism

Amount
$25,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support the research and production of an editorial vision and business plan for a new local journalism initiative.

The Futuro Media Group

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $200,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2017-2018
Location
New York, NY

To support the expansion of FMG’s public affairs and investigative journalism in New York.

Vera Institute of Justice

Amount
$80,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support efforts to expand the work of the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP), a first-in-the-nation approach to guaranteeing legal representation for indigent immigrants facing deportation while detained.

Jewish Life $383,733

Citizens Housing and Planning Council

Amount
$20,400
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To bring the expertise in affordable housing of Jerilyn Perine and CHPC to the one-year training program in Israel of the Rothschild Cadets for Local Government and to establish relationships between professionals in Israel and NYC’s affordable housing community.

IKAR

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $400,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2016-2017
Location
USA

To support the inaugural cohort of the Jewish Emergent Network’s national fellowship, a two-year immersion program of leadership training and mentorship for seven early-career rabbis in seven path-breaking Jewish communities across the United States.

Indiana University

Amount
$8,333
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2017
Location
Indianapolis, IN

To support the participation of Professors Leslie Lenkowsky and Jamie Levine Daniel from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University in the 2017 Israel Philanthropy Institute: Cross-Sectional Professional Development in the Field of Philanthropy, convened by Sheatufim in Israel.

Jewish Theological Seminary of America

Amount
$0
Year 1 of five-year grant totaling $1,000,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2013-2017
Location
New York, NY

To support the operation and expansion of the Center for Pastoral Education as it adds capacity to its current programs and launches strategic new pilots.

Muslim Community Network

Amount
$25,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support a community engagement coordinator to work on Muslim-Jewish partnerships in New York City.

New Israel Fund

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $100,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2017-2018
Location
Israel

To support housing and economic development in Arab Israeli communities.

Opportunity Fund [PEF Israel Endowments]

Amount
$200,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2017
Location
Israel

To support a one-year training program in affordable housing for the Rothschild Cadets for Local Government, Cadet graduates, and MAOZ participants in order to create a cross-sector cohort with the knowledge, access, and capacity to plan and implement context-appropriate and feasible solutions to Israel’s housing crisis.

Opportunity Fund [PEF Israel Endowments]

Amount
$0
Year 1 of four-year grant totaling $1,600,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2015-2018
Location
Tel Aviv, Israel

To support the Opportunity Fund for Civic Service.

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds Inc. [Injaz]

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $100,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2017-2018
Location
Israel

To support social and economic development in Arab Israeli communities.

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds Inc. [Lamerhav]

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $395,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2016-2018
Location
Israel

To support the Working Together Initiative.

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds Inc. [Matan]

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $150,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2017-2018
Location
Israel

General support for Collective Impact’s employment initiative.

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds Inc. [Sikkuy]

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $100,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2017-2018
Location
Israel

To support social and economic development in Arab Israeli communities.

Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $100,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2017-2018
Location
USA

To support the expansion of local chapters of Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom.

The Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore

Amount
$25,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support Leading Edge in advancing its flagship programs and research.

The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $249,340
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2016-2017

To support an ethical wills component to What Matters: Caring Conversations About End of Life—an advance care planning initiative—that frames ethical wills as a Jewish practice and offers training and programs for participants to create their own Jewish ethical wills in a range of settings in New York City; through a select nationwide network of JCCs; and in ongoing collaboration with the Gundersen Health Network’s Respecting Choices program, as an example of faith-based advance care planning.

The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $500,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2016-2017
Location
USA

To support the Muslim Leadership Initiative’s comprehensive alumni engagement program and the recruitment and implementation of MLI Cohorts 4 and 5.

The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America

Amount
$105,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2017
Location
USA

To support a mini-grant funding pool, administered by Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, for Muslim Leadership Initiative alumni to develop and implement shared local Muslim-Jewish activities in their respective communities.

Biomedical Research $40,000

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Inc.

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $192,274
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2016-2017
Location
New York, NY
 To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Amount
$20,000
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

to support a lecture and day-long workshop in Fall 2017 at Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital and to expand the “Mindful Medicine” project.

Columbia University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $186,130
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2016-2017
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Columbia University Medical Center

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $196,130
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2017-2018
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Harvard Medical School

Amount
$20,000
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2017
Location
Boston, MA

to support Dr. David Reich’s purchase and shipment of DNA collection and isolation kits to Kathmandu, Nepal.

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $199,844
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2017-2018
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

New York University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $195,804
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2017-2018
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

New York University School of Medicine

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $192,298
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2015-2017
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

New York University School of Medicine

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $195,592
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2016-2017
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Princeton University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $191,660
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2016-2017
Location
Princeton, NJ

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Princeton University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $191,660
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2016-2017
Location
Princeton, NJ

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Princeton University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $198,825
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2017-2018
Location
Princeton, NJ

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Rockefeller University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $200,691
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2016-2017
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Rockefeller University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $183,327
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2017-2018
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Rockefeller University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $205,723
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2017-2018
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Rockefeller University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $205,723
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2017-2018
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $186,679
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2017-2018
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Weizmann Institute of Science

Amount
$0
Year 1 of four-year grant totaling $391,500
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2016-2019
Location
Rehovot, Israel

To support two-year awards for 9 Israeli women scientists with postdoctoral fellowships in the United States selected by the Weizmann Institute’s “Israel National Postdoctoral Program for Advancing Women in Science”.

Yale University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $186,334
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2016-2017
Location
New Haven, CT

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Yale University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $196,437
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2017-2018
Location
New Haven, CT

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science.

Education $301,000

Bard College

Amount
$20,000
Category
Education
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To aid in the recruitment of the first cohort of Bard Prison Initiative’s Brooklyn Microcollege, and to expand the network of partner institutions.

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$10,000
Category
Education
Year
2017
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support the Macon Library in honor and memory of Taneya Gethers.

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $322,740
Category
Education
Years
2016-2017
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support the expansion of the BKLYN Incubator, a project to generate, test, and share program ideas across the Library’s branches.

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $275,000
Category
Education
Years
2016-2017
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support the Making Space project.

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $450,000
Category
Education
Years
2017-2019
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support the NYC Culture Pass program.

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$40,000
Category
Education
Year
2017
Location
Brooklyn, NY

For the 2017 NYC Neighborhood Library Awards for outstanding service to the community to be allocated directly to the following branch libraries: $20,000 to New Utrecht Library and $10,000 to Crown Heights Library. An additional $10,000 is to be allocated directly to Sheepshead Bay Library, a winner of the Perennial Excellence Award.

Chicago Public Library Foundation

Amount
$1,000
Category
Education
Year
2017
Location
Chicago, IL

To support the Chicago Public Library Foundation, in honor of Brian Bannon’s service to the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards.

New York Public Library

Amount
$130,000
Category
Education
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

For the 2017 NYC Neighborhood Library Awards for outstanding service to the community, to be allocated directly to the following branch libraries: $20,000 to Allerton Library; $20,000 to Chatham Square Library; $10,000 to Edenwald Library; $10,000 to George Bruce Library; and $10,000 to Hunts Point Library. In acknowledgement of the Perennial Excellence Award recipients, $10,000 will be allocated to the Aguilar Library and $10,000 to the Stapleton Library. An additional $20,000 is to be allocated directly to the winner of the Heckscher Prize for Outstanding Service to Children and Youth, Grand Concourse Library. Lastly, an additional $20,000 is to be allocated directly to the winner of the Award for Distinction in Service, Bronx Library Center.

New York University School of Law

Amount
$20,000
Category
Education
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support a lecture and dinner event as part of NYU School of Law’s “Conversations on Leadership” series in early 2018 and to support the annual JD/MBA spring break student trip.

Queens Borough Public Library

Amount
$50,000
Category
Education
Year
2017
Location
Queens, NY

For the 2017 NYC Neighborhood Library Awards for outstanding service to the community to be allocated directly to the following branch libraries: $20,000 to Queens Library at Lefferts, $20,000 to Queens Library at Woodside, and $10,000 to Queens Library at Bayside.

Street Lab, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Category
Education
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support the Uni Project’s provision of as many as 160 pop-up reading rooms at plazas and street festivals across New York City in 2017, in partnership with NYC Department of Transportation (NYC DOT).

The Academy for Teachers

Amount
$15,000
Category
Education
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support the cost of honoraria for Master Class seminar leaders for New York City public school teachers in 2017.

Memberships $46,800

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Category
Memberships
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

For membership in the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues in 2018.

Jewish Funders Network

Amount
$5,000
Category
Memberships
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

For Revson Foundation membership in 2018.

Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York

Amount
$3,000
Category
Memberships
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To help support the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York’s services to nonprofits and for membership in 2018.

Philanthropy New York

Amount
$11,800
Category
Memberships
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To help support Philanthropy New York’s services to grantmakers in the New York region and for the Foundation to receive membership services in 2018.

The Foundation Center

Amount
$12,000
Category
Memberships
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support the work of the Foundation Center in 2018.

Trustee Discretionary Grants $150,000

Adhikaar

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support.

Brennan Center for Justice

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support the James E. Johnson Legal Intern Fund in providing stipends for interns at the Brennan Center for Justice.

Brooklyn Jews/Congregation Beth Elohim

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To provide general operating support to the Dismantling Racism Team.

City Limits

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support City Limits’ investigative journalism.

Fund for the City of New York

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to the Brooklyn Movement Center for its ongoing campaigns against gentrification in Central Brooklyn.

Harvard Scholars At Risk

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
Boston, MA

To support year-long fellowships and related expenses for three to four Harvard Scholars at Risk fellows.

Prospect Park Alliance

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To provide operating support to the Prospect Park Alliance’s Natural Resources Crew.

Robin Hood Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support Robin Hood’s Billion Dollar Challenge, an endeavor to bridge the gap between the number of poor New Yorkers eligible for legal benefits and those enrolled.

Stephen Wise Free Synagogue

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support the continuation of the synagogue’s communications and marketing program in order to expand outreach to the Jewish community.

Student Sponsor Partnership

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to Student Sponsor Partnership.

Underground Development Foundation

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
New York, NY

To support The Lowline’s visionary Young Ambassadors Program, in collaboration with the New York Public Library’s Lower East Side Oral History Project and the Seward Park Library.

Veterinary Initiative for Endangered Wildlife

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2017
Location
Bozeman, MT

To support their Nepal Wildlife Health Program.

Total: $1,702,473