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Ignite your legacy, today.

At The Trust, we champion the causes you care about with smart grantmaking solutions designed specifically to adapt over time. Watch our video above to learn how we ensure the future of your giving is long-lasting and bright.

You can change lives. We can help.

For nearly 100 years, The New York Community Trust has been taking on tough problems to improve the quality of life in New York by supporting nonprofits that speak to the charitable passions of our generous donors.

What do you care about? Improving education, the arts, the environment? Or helping children, the elderly, gays and lesbians, veterans, the sick or the homeless? The Trust can help you support the causes you love. Now and forever.


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