Ensuring a fair and accurate count.
The New York State Census Equity Fund (NYSCEF) in The New York Community Trust was established in 2018 to ensure participation in the 2020 Census by the State’s hard-to-count communities, and to encourage public engagement in the redistricting process stemming from the Census.
The Fund is directed by a Steering Committee of donors, who serve as advisors. The Steering Committee overseeing redistricting grants and activities is in formation.
The Fund’s grantmaking focuses on three main areas: community education and mobilization, advocacy at the state level, and technical assistance. Grants include: