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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo – 518-474-8390, Albany
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand – (212) 688-6262, NYC
Senator Charles E. Shumer – (212) 486-4430, NYC
CharitiesNYS.com provides a wealth of resources for nonprofit organizations throughout New York State, from Buffalo to Whitehall and everywhere in between, compiled and monitored by New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood.
NYC Nonprofits is a list of several units in the Mayor’s Office that work together to strengthen NYC Nonprofits and includes City Council funding opportunities.
New York State Dept. of Health offers information and resources for promoting and protecting public health, along with listings of funding opportunities which support public health.
New York State Racing and Wagering Board Charities planning to conduct raffles must apply to this agency for authority to do so.
NY Funders Alliance – an association of grantmakers and philanthropic advisors throughout New York State. They provide and develop opportunities for funders to convene and connect, deliver tools and resources, and engage our members in programming that highlights national, state, and regional thought leaders that focus on issues members care about.
Philanthropy New York – a trusted community of nearly 300 grantmaking organizations that develops forward-thinking guidance and programming to address the unique challenges of philanthropy and convenes funders to strengthen ties across the sector.
New York Council of Nonprofits – develop and promote an effective and vibrant charitable nonprofit community throughout New York State. This is to be accomplished by strengthening organizational capacity, being an advocate and unifying voice, informing philanthropic giving, and conducting research and planning to demonstrate relevance and impact.
Nonprofit New York – a membership organization with a long history of serving the New York nonprofit sector and its members with useful information, cost-saving programs, capacity building training, and advocacy services related to nonprofit management.
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) – 9 NY Chapters – NYC, Western NY, Genesee Valley, Hudson-Mohawk Area, Central NY, Long Island, Finger Lakes Area, Mid-Hudson Valley, and Westchester.
Association of Nonprofit Specialists-NY is a network of independent consultants, specialists and organizations that provide management assistance to nonprofits.
Better Business Bureau Metro New York helps people find and recommend businesses and charities they can trust. Areas of geographic focus include: New York City, Long Island, and the Mid-Hudson region.
charitySTRONG is a New York state focused organization, helping nonprofits build strong and diverse boards of directors through an innovative recruitment program and easily accessible director training aimed at the highest standards of board leadership, governance, and oversight.
Corporation for National and Community Service-NY provides connections with AmeriCorps and Senior Corps in New York.
FJC Fiscal Sponsorship Program New York – Not yet received your 501(c) (3) determination letter from the IRS? Fiscal sponsorship can be a way to receive grant funding in the interim. Many community foundations also offer fiscal sponsorship, so check with your local community foundation too.
Fractured Atlas is focused on arts sponsorship and management services (nationwide, based in NYC).
Lawyers Alliance for New York provides legal services from more than 1,600 volunteer attorneys for nonprofit organizations and social enterprises. In addition, publications, workshops and webinars provide guidance about formation, fundraising law, fiscal management, nonprofit governance and other legal aspects of operating a not-for-profit corporation.
New York City Bar Justice Center – The Public Service Network matches attorneys with legal and non-legal volunteer opportunities for organizations in the not-for-profit sector.
New York Community Trust Fund connects past, present, and future generous New Yorkers with vital nonprofits in NYC working to make a healthy, equitable, and thriving community for all.
New York State Society of CPAs is a membership association of certified public accountants which answers technical inquiries, offers training in financial and tax areas and provides referrals.
United Way of New York State working to improve the lives of all New Yorkers.
|FOUNDATION NAME||TOTAL ANNUAL GIVING|
|The Ford Foundation||$524,470,533|
|Jewish Communal Fund||$451,187,386|
|The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation||$302,078,167|
|Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc.||$240,642,551|
|The Simons Foundation||$232,372,215|
|The New York Community Trust||$222,557,108|
|The JPMorgan Chase Foundation||$170,963,492|
|Carnegie Corporation of New York||$159,033,581|
|The Rockefeller Foundation||$150,273,949|
|The Robin Hood Foundation||$132,440,879|
|Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)||$105,519,668|
|Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International||$84,651,980|
|Alfred P. Sloan Foundation||$84,532,909|
|Doris Duke Charitable Foundation||$84,437,306|
|Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research||$81,695,892|
|The Starr Foundation||$73,122,951|
|The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation||$46,257,632|
|Fund for the City of New York, Inc.||$45,775,264|
|The William Randolph Hearst Foundations||$45,675,000|
|FJC: A Foundation of Philanthropic Funds||$42,430,072|
|The Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.||$39,552,527|
|AVI CHAI Foundation||$38,562,604|
|The Pinkerton Foundation||$37,606,705|
|Surdna Foundation, Inc.||$35,581,985|
|Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation||$31,340,634|
|PepsiCo Foundation, Inc.||$30,389,744|
|The Shubert Foundation, Inc.||$30,000,000|
|Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Inc.||$29,880,120|
|The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation||$27,667,333|
|Gilder Foundation, Inc.||$27,317,800|
|New Israel Fund||$26,589,715|
|M & T Charitable Foundation||$24,554,722|
|The Clark Foundation||$23,743,934|
|Park Foundation, Inc.||$23,641,017|
|FOUNDATION NAME||GEOGRAPHIC FOCUS|
|Adirondack Community Trust||National; Adirondack Mountains, New York; northeast New York;|
|Allegany County Area Foundation, Inc.||Allegany County, NY|
|Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation||Berkshire County, MA; Columbia County and northeast Dutchess County, NY; and northwest Litchfield County, CT|
|Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation||Allegany, Cattaraugus, and McKean counties, NY;|
|Central New York Community Foundation, Inc.||Cayuga, Onondaga, Oswego and Madison Counties, NY|
|Chautauqua Region Community Foundation, Inc.||Chautauqua County, NY; Randolph, NY;|
|Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo||Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagra, Orleans, Wyoming counties, NY.|
|Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan||Orange County, NY|
|Community Foundation of Tompkins County||Broome County, NY; Tompkins County, NY|
|Glens Falls Foundation||Glens Falls, NY; Saratoga, Warren, and Washington counties, NY;|
|Long Island Community Foundation||Nassua and Suffolk Counties, NY|
|North Star Fund, Inc.||New York, NY and the Hudson Valley region, NY|
|Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation, Inc.||Northern Chautauqua County, NY|
|Northern New York Community Foundation, Inc.||Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence Counties, NY|
|NY Nanum Foundation, Inc.||NJ; NY;|
|Rochester Area Community Foundation||Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, and Wayne counties, NY|
|Schenectady Foundation||Schenectady County, NY|
|Stonewall Community Foundation||New York, NY|
|The Bethesda Foundation Inc.||Hornell, NY area|
|The Community Foundation for South Central New York, Inc.||Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware Otsego and Tioga Counties, NY|
|The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region, Inc.||Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, and Washington Counties, NY|
|The Community Foundation for the Twin Tiers||Bradford, Potter, Sullivan, and Tioga Counties in Pennsylvania and Tioga County in New York.|
|The Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc.||Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben and Yates counties, NY;|
|The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties, Inc.||Herkimer and Oneida Counties, NY|
|The Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley||Dutchess, Putnam and Ulster Counties, NY|
|The New York Community Trust||New York, NY|