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Achelis Foundation - A New York-based organization funding youth, rehabilitation, biomedical research, child welfare, major cultural institutions, hospitals and health care, social services, alcohol and drug abuse, father absence and responsible fatherhood, and education, primarily in New York City.

Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel Foundation - Grants are currently made in the areas of education, social welfare, the environment, and reproductive rights. In the areas of public education and social welfare, the Foundation's grantmaking is focused almost entirely on organizations based in New York City.

Charles Hayden Foundation - Seeks to promote the mental, moral and physical development of children and youth ages three to eighteen in the New York and Boston metropolitan areas. Funds programs that enhance the schooling and after-school activities of inner-city students.

Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation - Dedicated to the betterment of New York City, the Foundation supports improved health care and the performing arts in New York City.

Foundation Center - A national directory of foundations and nonprofits, with search option.

Foundations Online - Online guide to national foundations and nonprofits.

Fund for the City of New York - Through centers on youth, government and technology as well as core organizational assistance, the Fund introduces and helps to implement innovations in policy, programs, practice and technology in order to advance the functioning of government and nonprofit organizations in New York City and beyond.

GuideStar - A database of more than 850,000 nonprofit organizations.

Heathcote Art Foundation - Supports New York City based arts organizations that directly assist emerging artists of promise and those which promote the creation of new and innovative work.

Hyde and Watson Foundation - Supports capital projects related to health, education, religion, social services, arts, and humanities, focused primarily in the New York City Metropolitan area, and Essex, Union, and Morris Counties in New Jersey.

Independence Community Foundation - Committed to the renewal and revitalization of low-income and moderate-income neighborhoods of New York City, Nassau County and Northern New Jersey.

IOLA Fund of the State of New York - Helps the poorest and most vulnerable people in New York State to obtain help with legal problems affecting their most basic needs, such as food, shelter, jobs and access to health care.

Isaac H. Tuttle Fund - Provides direct financial support to individuals and to not-for-profit community-based organizations that provide services to seniors in Manhattan, New York.

J.M. Kaplan Fund - The Fund is committed to, among other things, the livability of its hometown, and tries to encourage citizen involvement in the improvement of crucial New York amenities.

Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation - Provides grants primarily in the areas of environment and reproductive rights, with an emphasis on the Metro New York Environment.

Lily Auchincloss Foundation - Dedicated to the enhancement of the quality of life in New York City, the Foundation supports contemporary visual art, preservation and community programs which serve to enrich the lives of the people of New York City.

Long Island Community Foundation - The Mission of the Long Island Community Foundation is to enhance the well-being of the people and the communities of Long Island through effective grantmaking to non-profits.

Louis Calder Foundation - Seeks to promote the educational, physical and personal development of children and youth in the Greater New York City Metropolitan Area.

Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust - Considers grant proposals for music and urban environmental programs in New York City.

New Visions for Public Schools - Recently awarded grants to eight schools in New York City.

New York Community Trust - Awards grants to New York City organizations within the areas of Children, Youth, and Families; Community Development and the Environment; Education Arts and the Humanities; and Health and People with Special Needs.

New York Women's Foundation - Seeks to fund programs within the five boroughs of New York City which will contribute to moving low-income women and girls towards economic self-sufficiency and self-reliance.

Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York - Unites nonprofits from all subsectors in the New York metro area social services, the arts, religion, philanthropy, health, education, housing and economic development.

North Star Fund - A progressive community foundation that supports projects in New York City organized by the people most affected and oppressed by current economic, social, and political problems.

Pinkerton Foundation - The Foundation supports efforts to strengthen and expand community-based programs for children, youth and families in New York City, particularly those related to economically disadvantaged children, youth and families, and severely learning disabled children and adults of borderline intelligence. - A national directory of foundations, with search by topic options.

Robin Hood Foundation - Funds education, after-school programs, job training, and health care initiatives in New York City.

Rockefeller Brothers Fund - A major contributor to New York City nonprofits, the fund focuses on public education, youth development, community-based initiatives, and building community leadership.

Stonewall Community Foundation - A voice for gay and lesbian philanthropy, the Foundation awards a variety of grants to address community needs in New York City.

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