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June 2014 | Grants Newsletter

New Grants

See a full list of grants approved at the April board meeting.>>

OPERA America (above) is using $50,000 to promote its National Opera Center, which offers singers and opera companies Manhattan rehearsal, recording, and performance spaces.

After moving from place to place, Brooklyn theater St. Ann’s Warehouse is building a home nested inside the roofless shell of the Tobacco Warehouse, a centerpiece in the Fulton Ferry Historic District. Our $100,000 grant supports preservation of this Civil War-era structure. Rendering by Rogers Marvel Architects

To provide a safety net to cancer patients, our $100,000 grant to New York Legal Assistance Group is opening legal clinics in hospitals; Cancer Care is using $750,000 to help patients get treatment; and $100,000 to God’s Love We Deliver provides meals to cancer patients. (Right, a patient in a Legal Assistance Group video.)

The Trust’s grant to Citizens Committee for New York City last year helped 50 neighborhood groups clean up vacant lots, repair street lights, and improve their blocks in other ways. This year, another $125,000 will benefit New Yorkers who are taking community clean-ups into their own hands.

Members of Queens Center for Gay Seniors demonstrate their connection to one another. The Trust’s $35,000 grant to Queens Community House funds recreational, social, and health programs.


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