Don’t just give.
Solve. Today and forever.

Grants at Work Archive

Past stories from our Grants Newsletters

 Invigorating the Arts Invigorating the Arts
Critics have long complained that classical ballet companies have done far too little to diversify their troupes.
Wired Community Boards   Wired Community Boards
A Trust grant to The Municipal Art Society helped the City's 59 community boards get wired with a computerized mapping system that provided people with information about their communities, such as available services, building and lot ownership, and zoning regulations.
Reclaiming a Piece of the Bronx   Reclaiming a Piece of the Bronx
The Sheridan Expressway is the proverbial highway to nowhere. Planned in 1941 for trucks going to and from the Hunts Point markets, construction was stopped by groups who were appalled by the idea of a highway through the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden.
Groundwork   Laying the Groundwork in East New York
Groundwork offers a variety of programs for East New York kids in kindergarten through high school including: mentoring, literacy instruction, arts classes, counseling, sports and physical fitness, internships, and college preparation. "All these programs support our main objective: giving students the tools to get to college,"
Rocking the Boat  

Rocking the Boat
Meliza Peña used to stand on a bridge as a child and watch the Bronx River flow beneath. Today, Meliza is 21 years old and on the Bronx River nearly every day because of a youth program called Rocking the Boat.

909 Third Avenue | New York, NY 10022 | P (212) 686-0010 | F (212) 532-8528 |
Contact Us | Staff | Westchester Community Foundation | Long Island Community Foundation

The New York Community Trust is a 501(c)3 public charity.