Recent Grants – FY2015

Association to Preserve Cape Cod
Barnstable, MA
$15,000 for advocacy work

Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance
Chatham, MA
$25,000 for general support

Connecticut Fund for the Environment
New Haven, CT
$30,000 for Save The Sound’s Western Long Island Sound program

Conservation Law Foundation
Boston, MA
$30,000 for Clean Water Advocacy work

The Nature Conservancy Rhode Island
Providence, RI
$30,000 for the ‘Improving Water Quality in the Southern New England Long Island Coastal System’ project

Natural Resources Defense Council
New York, NY
$40,000 for the New York Atlantic Ocean Protection Initiative

Save the Bay
Providence, RI
$40,000 for advocacy work
$50,000 as a matching challenge grant for the Bay Futures Capital Campaign

The University of Rhode Island Foundation
Kingston, RI
$15,000 for the Rhode Island Shellfish Management Plan

Brooklyn Community Foundation
Brooklyn, NY
$20,000 for the Youth Justice Funders Collaborative

Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions
Brooklyn, NY
$30,000  for the Bedford-Stuyvesant Police Arrest Diversion Project

Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions/NYC Department of Probation
Brooklyn, NY
$30,000 for the Capacity Building for Bedford-Stuyvesant Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON) Community Stakeholder Group

Community Connections for Youth
Bronx, NY
$40,000 for Reclaiming Our Youth
$2,500 for South Bronx Community Connections Report Release event

Correctional Association of New York
New York, NY
$50,000 for the Juvenile Justice Project
$30,000 for the Youth Speakers Institute (a collaboration between Youth Represent, Correctional Association, and Center for Community Alternatives)

Drama Club
New York, NY
$15,000 for the Rikers Island Project

exalt youth
Brooklyn, NY
$40,000 for general support

North Star Fund/Let Us Breathe Fund
New York, NY
$2,500 for the Let Us Breathe Fund

Vera Institute of Justice/Center on Youth Justice
New York, NY
$40,000 for the Police Diversion: Identifying Gaps, Risks, and Promising Approaches Project

Arms Control Association
Washington, DC
$50,000 for general support

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Washington, DC
$50,000 for the Nuclear Policy Program

Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation
Washington, D.C.
$30,000 for general support

Foundation for a Civil Society/The Iran Project
New York, NY
$25,000 for the Iran Project

Institute for Science and International Security
Washington, DC
$30,000 for general support

National Security Archive Fund
Washington, DC
$30,000 for the Nuclear Weapons Documentation Project

Natural Resources Defense Council
New York, NY
$42,500 for the Nuclear Program

The Peace and Security Funders Group (fiscal sponsor:
Fund for Constitutional Government)

Washington, DC
$7,500 for the Peace and Security Funders Group

The Ploughshares Fund
San Francisco, CA
$25,000 as a 2:1 matching challenge grant for the Iran Campaign

Union of Concerned Scientists
Cambridge, MA
$30,000 for the ‘Reducing Risks Posed by Current Nuclear Weapons Policies’

Center for Reproductive Rights
New York, NY
$30,000 for the U.S. Program

Groundswell Fund
Oakland, CA
$50,000 for general support

The Guttmacher Institute
New York, NY
$22,500 for general support

Ms. Foundation for Women
Brooklyn, NY
$45,000 for ‘Advancing Reproductive Justice through the ACA’ Project

National Advocates for Pregnant Women
New York, NY
$30,000 for general support

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
New York, NY
$50,000 for general support

Planned Parenthood of NYC
New York, NY
$40,000 for general support

Planned Parenthood of Southern New England
Providence, RI
$25,000 for Rhode Island Advocacy Work

Raising Women’s Voices (fiscal sponsor: National Women’s Health Network)
Washington, D.C.
$45,000 for ACA implementation advocacy

URGE
Washington, DC
$25,000 for general support

Sponsored: Arts & Culture:

The Adirondack Museum
Blue Mountain Lake, NY
$10,000 for general support
$50,000 for the For Generations Capital Campaign

American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY
$25,000 for the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation

Ballet Hispanico of New York
New York, NY
$15,000 for general support

Chez Bushwick
Brooklyn, NY
$9,000 for the Center for Performance Research

The Flea Theater
New York, NY
$10,000 for general support

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Inc.
Lee, MA
$10,000 for general support

Lincoln Center Theater
New York, NY
$30,000 for Open Stages

Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks (d/b/a The Wild Center)
Tupper Lake, NY
$10,000 for general support

New York Philharmonic
New York, NY
$35,000 for general support

Park Avenue Armory
New York, NY
$15,000 for general support

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
Great Barrington, MA
$25,000 for IMPACT Campaign

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
Williamstown, MA
$15,000 for general support
$150,000 for the Beinecke Fellowship in the Research and Academic Program

Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, NY
$20,000 for the Dept. of Greek and Roman Art
$10,000 for the Department of Paintings Conservation

New York City Ballet
New York, NY
$40,000 for general support
$50,000 for Taking Center Stage Capital Campaign: Education & Access Fund

School of American Ballet
New York, NY
$5,000 for two Children’s Division student scholarships

St. Ann’s Warehouse
Brooklyn, NY
$50,000 for the Home Capital Project

Phillips Academy
Andover, MA
$50,000 for Endowment Fund for the Addison Gallery of American Art

Yale University
New Haven, CT
$25,000 to establish an endowed fund to support the Linda Lorimer Award for Distinguished Service

Adirondack Council
Elizabethtown, NY
$10,000 for Expanding and Diversifying the Adirondack Park Consultancy

Adirondack Explorer
Saranac Lake, NY
$7,500 for optimizing Adirondack Almanack for mobile phone use

Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School
Brooklyn, NY
$15,000 for Field Study Educational Tools & Partnerships

The Carrot Project
Somerville, MA
$5,000 for the Greater Berkshire Agricultural Fund

Chatham Conservation Foundation
Chatham, MA
$15,000 towards the purchase of Twine Field

Central Park Conservancy, Inc.
New York, NY
$20,000 for the salary of a zone gardener for the Harlem Meer

Conservation Law Foundation
Boston, MA
$22,000 for the Rhode Island Central Landfill Advocacy Center

Farm Fresh Rhode Island
Pawtucket, RI
$10,000 for Harvest Kitchen

Global Greengrants Fund
Boulder, CO
$15,000 for general support
$50,000 as a matching challenge grant to increase base of individual donors

Harwich Conservation Trust
Harwich, MA
$50,000 for woodlands purchase in the Pleasant Bay watershed

Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
New York, NY
$15,000 for general support

The New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, NY
$25,000 for the Geographic Information Systems Laboratory

The New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund
New York, NY
$10,000 for the New York City Program

Northern Forest Atlas Foundation
Lake Placid, NY
$25,000 for the Northern Forest Atlas Project

Open Space Institute
New York, NY
$30,000 for Historic Tahawus Site Interpretation and Improvements

The Partnership Project, Inc.
Washington, DC
$15,000 for general support

Prospect Park Alliance
Brooklyn, NY
$10,000 for the Natural Resources Crew

Protect the Adirondacks!
Lake George, NY
$15,000 for general support

Rhode Island Natural History Survey
Kingston, RI
$20,000 for Rhody Native

Wave Hill
Bronx, NY
$25,000 for general support

Wildlife Conservation Society
Bronx, NY
$50,000 for the New York Aquarium Campaign

World Resources Institute
Washington, DC
$25,000 for general support

ALS Association
Washington, D.C.
$2,500 in memory of Claire Tow

Centurion Ministries
Princeton, NJ
$30,000 for general support

Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
New York, NY
$34,000 for New Sanctuary Sound System

Greater New Orleans Foundation/Bayou Community Foundation
Houma, LA
$5,000 for BCF’s Grants Program

Haitian Education & Leadership Program
New York, NY
$10,000 for the Building Haiti’s Human Capital through Higher Education Project

Lambi Fund of Haiti
Washington, DC
$30,000 for ‘Give Water Give Life’: Water Cisterns for NW Haiti

Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai Roosevelt
New York, NY
$25,000 for Language Assistance & Spanish Conferencing Project

New York Law School
New York, NY
$7,500 for the Center for New York City Law

Riverdale Neighborhood House
Bronx, NY
$10,000 for the Youth Internship Program

Solidago Foundation/Criminal Justice Initiative
New York, NY
$10,000 for general support

Southern Mutual Help Association, Inc.
New Iberia, LA
$35,000 for the Creating Community on Both Sides of ‘da Bayou’ Project

The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island
Providence, RI
$25,000 for the gender equality project

Year Up Providence
Providence, RI
$25,000 as a 1:1 matching challenge grant to build its individual donor base