Grants

Year 2021

Urban Affairs $712,000

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.

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.

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
$92,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To support the Center for Community Media’s City Elections Project.

Joint Ownership Entity New York City (JOE)

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $100,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2021-2022
Location
New York, NY

To support the preservation of NYC’s nonprofit owned affordable housing.

New York Community Trust

Amount
$250,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To support a new donor collaborative aimed at increasing civic and voter participation in NYC.

New York Community Trust

Amount
$75,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To support the New York State Census Equity Fund and its grantmaking to ensure a fair, equitable, and transparent redistricting process.

New York University – Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Amount
$25,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To support Project NYC 2025.

Open Hearts Initiative

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $200,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2021-2022
Location
New York, NY

To support the founding and operations of the Open Hearts Initiative as a citywide effort.

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.

The Center for New York City Neighborhoods

Amount
$225,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To plan and launch the Homeowner Landlord Services Pilot.

THE CITY

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $2,000,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Years
2021-2023
Location
New York, NY

To support THE CITY and its local public affairs journalism.

United Neighborhood Houses of New York

Amount
$45,000
Category
Urban Affairs
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To support UNH’s evaluation of the Settlement House Voter Initiative.

Jewish Life $170,000

70 Faces Media

Amount
$25,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

Support for New York Jewish Week.

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.

Footsteps

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $200,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2021-2022
Location
New York, NY

To support the Career Services Program at Footsteps, a nonprofit serving Jews beginning lives outside of ultra-Orthodox communities.

Hannah Arendt Center of Bard College

Amount
$15,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2021
Location
Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

Meanings of October 27 Project.

Harold Grinspoon Foundation

Amount
$30,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

Support for PJ Library in New York City.

Harvard University

Amount
$25,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2021
Location
Cambridge, MA

Charles H. Revson Foundation Lecture Fund for the Stacy Dick Lectures at the Center for Jewish Studies.

Hillel at Baruch, Inc.

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $300,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2021-2022
Location
New York, NY

To support the work of the Hillel at Baruch College offering students personal, academic, professional, and spiritual enrichments.

Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life

Amount
$25,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2021
Location
USA

Support for Civic Spirit’s work with educators in faith-based schools to advance civics education.

Hunter Hillel Foundation

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $280,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2021-2022
Location
New York, NY

To support the work of the Hunter Hillel Foundation offering students personal, academic, professional, and spiritual enrichments.

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.

P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds Inc. [Co-Impact]

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. [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. [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.

Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $150,000
Category
Jewish Life
Years
2021-2022
Location
USA

To support the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom’s programs to build trust, respect, and relationships between Muslim and Jewish women and girls.

The Forward Association

Amount
$50,000
Category
Jewish Life
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

Support for coverage of the 2021 elections in New York City.

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.

Biomedical Research $0

Columbia University in the City of New York

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $216,744
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2021-2022
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 $216,744
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2021-2022
Location
New York, NY

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

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $217,476
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2021-2022
Location
New York, NY

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

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $219,528
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2021-2022
Location
New York, NY

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

New York University Grossman School of Medicine

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $224,070
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2021-2022
Location
New York, NY

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

New York University Grossman School of Medicine

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $224,070
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2021-2022
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 $236,523
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2021-2022
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 $233,120
Category
Biomedical Research
Years
2021-2022
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 $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”.

Education $260,000

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.

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
$50,000
Category
Education
Year
2021
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support BPL Outdoors and the creation of outdoor libraries at 10 branches.

Brooklyn Public Library

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $366,295
Category
Education
Years
2021-2023
Location
Brooklyn, NY

To support BKLYN Incubator and its new focus on community-generated programs.

Chalkbeat

Amount
$0
Year 1 of two-year grant totaling $150,000
Category
Education
Years
2021-2022
Location
New York, NY

To support Chalkbeat’s New York bureau.

City Limits News

Amount
$35,000
Category
Education
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support.

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY

Amount
$0
Year 1 of three-year grant totaling $500,000
Category
Education
Years
2021-2023
Location
New York, NY

To support Lisa Goldberg/Revson Foundation Scholars.

New York Public Library

Amount
$50,000
Category
Education
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To support NYPL Outdoors Pilot and the creation of outdoor libraries at seven branches.

Queens Public Library Foundation

Amount
$25,000
Category
Education
Year
2021
Location
Queens, NY

To support QPL W.O.W. (With Out Walls) and the creation of outdoor libraries at five branches.

The GroundTruth Project

Amount
$100,000
Category
Education
Year
2021
Location
Boston, MA

To support the Rebuild Local News Coalition and its advocacy to revitalize local journalism.

Trustee Discretionary Grants $72,500

American Ballet Theatre

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to American Ballet Theatre.

Bowery Residents’ Committee, Inc.

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To support the Horizons Workforce Development Program.

Cheerful, Inc. [Murals for Good]

Amount
$5,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to Murals for Good.

Community Impact, Inc.

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to Community Impact.

Dance Theatre of Harlem

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to Dance Theatre of Harlem.

Rethink Food NYC, Inc.

Amount
$15,000
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To provide general operating support to Rethink Food NYC.

The Jewish Museum

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2021
Location
New York, NY

To support the Young Patron Program.

Vida Joven de Mexico

Amount
$7,500
Category
Trustee Discretionary Grants
Year
2021
Location
San Diego, CA

To provide general operating support to Vida Joven de Mexico.

Total: $1,214,500