Grants

Year 2020

Urban Affairs $653,680

Brooklyn Community Foundation

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $100,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2020-2021
Location
New York, NY

To support Documented NY, a non-profit news site devoted to covering New York City’s immigrants and the policies that affect their lives.

Center for Urban Community Services, Inc.

Amount
$25,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To provide COVID-19 emergency relief efforts.

Citizen Housing and Planning Council

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $105,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2019-2021
Location
New York, NY

To support the evaluation of New York City’s East New York Basement Conversion Pilot.

City Limits

Amount
$6,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the use of the News Revenue Hub’s technology package in 2020.

City Limits

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $70,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2019-2020
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support.

Common Cause NY

Amount
$75,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support public education on ranked choice voting in advance of New York City’s local 2021 elections.

Cornell University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $650,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2020-2022
Location
New York, NY

To support the expansion of Cornell Law School’s First Amendment Clinic to the New York metropolitan area.

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $150,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2019-2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the New York Community & Immigrant Media Sustainability Project.

Fund for the City of New York

Amount
$10,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support RTCNYC’s Strategic Convening in 2020.

Fund for the City of New York

Amount
$15,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To provide support to the Brooklyn Movement Center’s Power Line platform.

Fund for the City of New York

Amount
$75,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support Power Line, a civic journalism platform designed to provide Central Brooklynites with the information necessary to make informed decisions during the 2021 local elections.

New York Community Trust

Amount
$200,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the NYC Coronavirus Impact Fund’s response efforts helping to bridge the gap for nonprofits that have lost crucial revenue.

ProPublica

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $400,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2020-2021
Location
New York, NY

To support independent, investigative reporting on the management, budget, policy, and practices of the New York Police Department, produced in partnership with THE CITY.

Public Policy and Education Fund of New York

Amount
$75,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the New York Civic Engagement Table’s 2021 NYC elections initiative.

Supportive Housing Network of New York

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $150,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2019-2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the Getting to 35K and Preservation Projects.

The Lenfest Institute for Journalism

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $2,500,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2018-2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the establishment of THE CITY, a nonprofit news organization focused on public affairs journalism in New York City.

United Neighborhood Houses of New York

Amount
$75,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support a voter initiative aimed at educating and engaging communities with historical low turnout in the local 2021 elections.

University Neighborhood Housing Program

Amount
$30,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support UNHP’s research on housing distress and the policy solutions needed to mitigate it in the Bronx and New York City-wide.

Urban Justice Center

Amount
$22,680
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the planning to establish Upper West Side Open Hearts Initiative as an organization capable of supporting communities citywide.

West Side Federation for Senior Housing Inc

Amount
$25,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To provide COVID-19 emergency relief efforts.

YMCA of Greater New York

Amount
$20,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the culmination of YMCA’s Census outreach and services to immigrant communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID pandemic.

Jewish Life $670,150

Brandeis University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $402,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2020-2021
Location
Waltham, MA

To support the Chaplaincy Innovation Lab’s project: “Leading Where Life Happens” to build the field of Jewish chaplaincy.

Elem

Amount
$20,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
Israel

To provide general operating support to ELEM in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Hebrew Free Loan Society Incorporated

Amount
$50,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support for COVID-19 response efforts.

Hillel at Baruch, Inc.

Amount
$150,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the work of Hillel at Baruch College with special programming while students are learning off-campus and to plan for a return to campus in 2020 or 2021.

Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life

Amount
$100,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
USA

To support the National Office of BASE, a movement of rabbinic couples building grassroots, pluralistic Jewish communities for young adults in their 20s and early 30s, in its capacity-building initiative through participation in Project Accelerate.

Hunter Hillel Foundation

Amount
$100,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the work of Hillel at Hunter College with special programming while students are learning off-campus and to plan for a return to campus in 2020 or 2021.

New Israel Fund [ACAP]

Amount
$50,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
Israel

Support to improve the quality of life in Arab municipalities by overseeing continued implementation of General Resolution 922 and any successive resolutions.

New Israel Fund [ACAP]

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $220,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2020-2021
Location
Israel

Support to improve the quality of life in Arab municipalities by leveraging the network of Rothschild Cadets to strengthen the capacity of Arab municipal governments.

NLI USA INC

Amount
$30,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
Israel

To support phase two of the transcription, cataloguing, and uploading in English and Arabic of Dr. Clinton Bailey’s Archive of Bedouin Culture – five decades of unique primary-source aural, written, and visual materials covering the last generation of elderly Bedouin to come of age in the pre-modern period in the Sinai and Negev deserts of Israel.

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds Inc. [Edmond de Rothschild Partnerships]

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $425,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2019-2020
Location
Israel

To support training and education programs in affordable housing and urban regeneration for student Cadets and Cadet graduates to build a network of expertise at the national and local government levels in addressing issues of housing and redevelopment in municipalities across Israel.

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds Inc. [Histadrut Hanoar Haoved V’Halomed]

Amount
$15,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
Israel

To provide general operating support to the Histadrut Hanoar Haoved V’Halomed in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $140,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2020-2021
Location
Israel

To support community engagement efforts in connection with urban revitalization of Ramat Eshkol, a neighborhood of Lod, Israel.

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds Inc. [Ma’ase]

Amount
$20,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
Israel

To provide general operating support to Ma’ase in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $300,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2019-2021
Location
Israel

To support Co-Impact’s programs that strengthen the recruitment pipeline of Arab-Israeli candidates for employment and retention in private sector companies.

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds Inc. [Opportunity Fund]

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $250,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2020-2021
Location
Tel Aviv, Israel

To support activities in connection with the Opportunity Fund’s winding down, as the government of Israel assumes operations of national civic service for the Fund’s target populations of at-risk youth, youth with disabilities, and Arab and minority youth, and continues the integration of national service with quality enrichment programs to improve long-term life opportunities in Israeli society.

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds Inc. [S.A.H.I.]

Amount
$15,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
Israel

To provide general operating support to S.A.H.I. in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $150,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2019-2020
Location
Israel

To support implementation of housing and planning objectives of Israeli Government Resolution 922 in Arab Communities.

Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $150,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2019-2020
Location
USA

To support the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom’s capacity to meet the demand for more adult and teen chapters nationally; and to expand professional resources and training for chapter leaders and members to act against hate in their local communities.

The Jewish Federations of North America [The Shahaf Foundation]

Amount
$20,150
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
Israel

To support The Shahaf Foundation in the establishment of a strong and sustainable network of mission-driven communities of young activists in the Arab sector.

The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $375,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2020-2021
Location
USA

To support the Muslim Leadership Initiative’s transition to a new program format.

The Shalom Hartman Institute of North America

Amount
$100,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support expansion of the Courageous Leadership Initiative.

Biomedical Research $711,078

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Amount
$54,510
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $213,581
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2019-2020
Location
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

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

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Amount
$56,037
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Amount
$56,288
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Amount
$56,288
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $213,581
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2019-2020
Location
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

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

Columbia University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $203,617
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2019-2020
Location
New York, NY

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

Columbia University

Amount
$53,882
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

Columbia University Medical Center

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $206,668
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2019-2020
Location
New York, NY

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

Columbia University Medical Center

Amount
$53,613
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Amount
$52,894
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

New York University

Amount
$53,613
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

New York University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $205,642
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2019-2020
Location
New York, NY

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

New York University Grossman School of Medicine

Amount
$54,403
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

New York University School of Medicine

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $205,568
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2019-2020
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 $218,890
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2019-2020
Location
New York, NY

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

Rockefeller University

Amount
$57,060
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

Rockefeller University

Amount
$57,958
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $195,374
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2019-2020
Location
New York, NY

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

Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Amount
$50,919
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

Weizmann Institute of Science

Amount
$0
Year 1 of four-year grant totaling $375,000
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2019-2022
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 School of Medicine

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $205,642
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2019-2020
Location
New Haven, CT

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

Yale School of Medicine

Amount
$53,613
Category
Biomedical Research
Year
2020
Location
New Haven, CT

To support a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellow in Biomedical Science for a six-month extension.

Education $569,670

Brennan Center for Justice

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $300,000
Category
Education
Years
2019-2021
Location
New York, NY

To support its election reform efforts in New York.

Brennan Center for Justice

Amount
$50,000
Category
Education
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support their development of a roadmap to reform the NYS Board of Elections (BOE).

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $275,000
Category
Education
Years
2019-2021
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support the expansion of the Making Space project.

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$75,000
Category
Education
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support Bklyn Reach, an initiative to address Brooklyn’s digital divide by extending BPL’s wireless internet signal into communities surrounding library branches.

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $272,664
Category
Education
Years
2018-2020
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support the BKLYN Incubator.

Center for an Urban Future

Amount
$93,500
Category
Education
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support a public symposium, policy brief, and campaign to improve New York City’s capital construction process for public libraries, parks, and cultural institutions.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Amount
$75,000
Category
Education
Year
2020
Location
Washington, DC

To support the Greenstein Fund for a Just Future.

Chalkbeat

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $150,000
Category
Education
Years
2019-2020
Location
New York, NY

To support Chalkbeat’s New York bureau.

Community Votes

Amount
$50,000
Category
Education
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To build the capacity of one umbrella organization to support ten of their members’ 2021 voter mobilization efforts and to update the NY Nonprofit Voter Engagement Toolkit for broad distribution among the nonprofit community.

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $200,000
Category
Education
Years
2019-2020
Location
New York, NY

To support 6-10 Lisa Goldberg/Revson Scholars at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism.

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY

Amount
$21,170
Category
Education
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the J-School’s Resilience Fund.

NYC FIRST

Amount
$45,000
Category
Education
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the development and pilot of Robot in a Box and the increased access to robotics in New York City that it will provide.

The Academy for Teachers

Amount
$10,000
Category
Education
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the general operations of the Academy for Teachers.

The Children’s Aid Society

Amount
$50,000
Category
Education
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the Children’s Aid Society’s initiative to educate and engage young people and their communities in the South Bronx in the 2021 elections.

THE CITY

Amount
$100,000
Category
Education
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support THE CITY’s coverage of NYC’s 2021 local elections.

Memberships $47,800

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Category
Memberships
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

For membership in the Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues in 2021.

Candid

Amount
$12,000
Category
Memberships
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the work of Candid in 2021.

Jewish Funders Network

Amount
$5,000
Category
Memberships
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

For Revson membership in 2021.

Nonprofit New York

Amount
$4,000
Category
Memberships
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To help support Nonprofit New York’s services to nonprofits and for membership in 2021.

Philanthropy New York

Amount
$11,800
Category
Memberships
Year
2020
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 2021.

Trustee Discretionary Grants $165,000

American Ballet Theatre

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To provide support to the American Ballet Theatre in creating a Global Council and in moving its administrative offices to its new quarters in Manhattan.

Bowery Residents Committee

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support general operating expenses being incurred in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Community Impact, Inc.

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to Community Impact.

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to Dance Theatre of Harlem.

Educational Alliance

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support Educational Alliance’s emergency response services as related to the COVID-19 crisis.

Family Nurturing Center of Massachusetts Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
Dorchester, MA

To provide general operating support to Family Nurturing Center.

Harvard Scholars At Risk

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
Cambridge, MA

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

Prospect Park Alliance

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To provide general operating support to the Prospect Park Alliance.

Stars of New York Dance, Inc.

Amount
$5,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to The Stars of New York Dance.

The Academy for Teachers

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support the general operations of the Academy for Teachers.

The Afro-Latin Jazz Alliance of New York, Inc.

Amount
$10,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support their educational programs.

The Jewish Museum

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to The Jewish Museum in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

The Voter Participation Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
Washington, DC

To support voter education and engagement.

Urban Justice Center

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2020
Location
New York, NY

To support Urban Justice Center’s Street Vendor Project.

Total: $2,817,378