Apply to New York Foundation

New York Foundation makes core grants of $45,000, renewable for up to 3 years for established groups and 5 years for emerging organizations. We have three new grant cycles per year, with deadlines on March 1st, July 1st, and November 1st.

  • All applicants will receive a response within 2 weeks after the deadline.
  • A limited number of applications that fit our criteria and priorities will be asked to schedule a site visit with program staff to learn more about the work and submit additional materials. All site visits are currently virtual due to COVID-19.
  • From those selected for site visits, program staff will recommend a limited number of organizations to our Board of Trustees. The Board meets in June for our March 1st deadline, and grantees will be notified after the board meeting. If you are not recommended for a grant, you will receive a small honorarium for the site visit.

Provide a brief description of your request, which should include: (no more than 3 pages)

  1. Mission and history of your organization.
  2. What are your current programs and organizing and/or advocacy goals?
  3. Please briefly describe how your work meets our criteria and priorities. (Link to our criteria/priorities)

Brief Bios of Leadership or Key Staff Members*

List of Board of Directors with any Affiliations*
(or other governing board, e.g. advisory group, etc.)

List of Current Funders
List of Current Funders