Recent Grants – FY2016

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

Conservation Law Foundation
Providence, RI
$30,000 for Clean Water Advocacy work

Environment Council of Rhode Island Education Fund 
Providence, RI
$25,000 for the Rhode Island Green Infrastructure Coalition

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

The Nature Conservancy Rhode Island 
Providence, RI
$30,000 for advocacy on nutrient pollution in southern New England coastal waters

Restore America’s Estuaries
Arlington, VA
$30,000 for the Latitude 41 Regional Water Quality Financing Summit

Save The Bay
Providence, RI
$40,000 for its advocacy work

Arms Control Association
Washington, DC
$50,000 for general support
$5,000 for travel costs to Open Ended Working Group meetings

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

Institute For Science and International Security
Washington, DC
$20,000 for general support

The Iran Project (Fiscal Sponsor: Foundation for a Civil Society)
New York, NY
$40,000 for general support

James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Monterey, CA
$30,000 for policy work on HEU-free zones

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

Natural Resource Defense Council
New York, NY
$50,000 for the Nuclear Program

Peace & Security Funders Group (Fiscal Sponsor: Fund for Constitutional Government)
Washington, DC
$5,000 for general support

Union of Concerned Scientists
Cambridge, MA
$30,000 for the Global Security Program

Center for Reproductive Rights
New York, NY
$22,500 for the U.S. Program

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

The Guttmacher Institute 
New York, NY
$15,000 for general support

Ms. Foundation for Women
Brooklyn, NY
$45,000 for expansion of ‘Advancing Reproductive Justice through the ACA’ into Tennessee and Georgia

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

National Women’s Health Network
Washington, DC
$45,000 for Raising Women’s Voices

Planned Parenthood NYC
New York, NY
$30,000 for general support

Planned Parenthood Southern New England
Providence, RI
$25,000 for general support

Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity (URGE)
Washington, DC
$25,000 for the Student Journalist Program

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund 
Brooklyn, NY
$15,000 for general support

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

Center for Community Alternatives, The Correctional Association of New York, Youth Represent
New York, NY
$30,000 for the Youth Speakers Initiative

Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions
Brooklyn, NY
$40,000 for the Bedford Stuyvesant Human Justice Initiative

Community Connections for Youth
Bronx, NY
$40,000 for Reclaiming our Youth

The Correctional Association of New York
New York, NY
$50,000 for the Juvenile Justice Project

Drama Club
Jackson Heights, NY
$10,000 for the Rikers Island Project

Exalt Youth
Brooklyn, NY
$40,000 for general support

New York Juvenile Justice Initiative (Fiscal Sponsor: FJC, A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds)
New York, NY
$5,000 for the NY Juvenile Justice Initiative

Young New Yorkers
Brooklyn, NY
$10,000 for the 8-Week Arts Diversion Program

The Adirondack Museum
Blue Mountain Lake, NY
$10,000 for general support
$50,000 for For Generations capital campaign designated for the ‘Our Adirondack Park’ exhibit

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

Ballet Hispanico
Manhattan, NY
$15,000 for general support

Cape Cod Symphony & Conservatory 
Hyannis, MA
$5,000 for the Ocean Sice Performance Center feasibility project

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

Community MusicWorks
Providence, RI
$30,000 for the Fellowship Program and IMPS Planning Initiative

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 
Becket, MA
$10,000 for general support
$5,000 for the Ella Baff Artistic Initiative Fund

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

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

Metropolitan Museum of Art
Manhattan, NY
$20,000 for the Dept. of Greek & Roman Art
$10,000 for the Dept. of Paintings Conservation

National History Museum of the Adirondacks (dba The Wild Center)
Tupper Lake, NY
$10,000 for general support
$20,000 for the Wild Walk capital campaign

New York City Ballet
Manhattan, NY
$40,000 for general support
$50,000 for Taking Center Stage capital campaign designated for the Education and Access Fund

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

Saint James Place
Great Barrington, MA
$25,000 for purchase for theatrical lighting, sound & video equipment

School of American Ballet
Manhattan, NY
$5,000 for general support

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
Williamstown, MA
$15,000 for general support

The Adirondack Council 
Elizabethtown, NY
$10,000 for the campaign to ban ATV use on Forest Preserve lands

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation
Sheffield, MA
$15,000 for the Berkshires Agriculture Ventures

Bronx River Alliance
Bronx, NY
$15,000 for general support
$500 in honor of the birth of Lumen Gillespie Tunick

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

Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance
North Chatham, MA
$10,000 for general support

The Carrot Project (Fiscal Sponsor: Third Sector New England)
Somerville, MA
$5,000 for the Greater Berkshire Agricultural Fund

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

Conservation Law Foundation
Providence, RI
$20,000 for the RI Central Landfill Advocacy Project

ecoRI
Providence, RI
$15,00 for marketing and public outreach

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

Global Greengrants Fund 
Boulder, CO
$15,000 for general support
$50,000 for Strategic Planning Initiative

The Adirondack Chapter of the Nature Conservancy
Arlington, VA
$20,000 for the Staying Connected Initiative, a program of Two Countries, One Forest

The New School
New York, NY
$15,000 for the Tishman Environment & Design Center, designated for the Archival Project for the Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health

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

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

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

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

Protect the Adirondacks!
Lake George, NY
$10,000 for general support

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

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

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

World Resources Institute
Washington, DC
$25,000 for the Climate Program

The Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
$150,000 for the Tutt Library Building on the Block: Library for the Future capital campaign

Yale University
New Haven, CT
$50,000 for Steinway Pianos for Adams Center for Musical Arts Project

Arab American Association of New York
Brooklyn, NY
$10,000 for local organizing

The Bayou Community Foundation (Fiscal Sponsor: Greater New Orleans Foundation)
New Orleans, LA
$5,000 for grants in Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes

Centurion Ministries 
Princeton, NJ
$30,000 for general support
$40,000 for institutional capacity building

Clean and Healthy New York
Albany, NY
$15,000 for Strategic Planning Initiative

The Criminal Justice Initiative (Fiscal Sponsor: Solidago Foundation)
Northampton, MA
$15,000 for general support

English for Action
Providence, RI
$10,000 for general support

Exalt Youth
Brooklyn, NY
$500 in honor of Oscar Paul Peter Elston

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

Haitian Education & Leadership Program (HELP)
New York, NY
$10,000 for general support

Hospital for Special Surgery

New York, NY
$25,000 for endowment fund of the Allan E. Inglis, M.D. Chair in Surgical ArthritisLambi Fund of Haiti
Washington, DC
$15,000 for Association of Women of Savann Karen Project

Lineage Project
Brooklyn, NY
$25,000 for general support

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

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

The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island
Providence, RI
$25,000 for the “2016 Status of RI Women” research project

Worker’s Justice Project (Fiscal Sponsor: Third Sector New England)
Jackson Heights, NY
$10,000 for Women’s Economic Justice Initiative

Year Up Providence
Providence, RI
$25,000 for the Volunteer to Donor Conversion Campaign (1:1 matching grant)