The New York Community Trust was featured in many news outlets in 2019.
Below are selected highlights.
ALL TOGETHER: A letter to the editor from Trust Senior Program Officer Patricia Swann calls for states across the nation to fully fund outreach efforts to ensure the success and accuracy of the 2020 Census.
WELL-ADVISED: Trust General Counsel Jane L. Wilton commented on dealing with gifts of stock for donor-advised funds, a popular charitable giving vehicle The Trust pioneered in 1931.
NYC, DECONGESTED: Trust Program Officer for the Environment Arturo Garcia-Costas wrote this op-ed outlining the benefits of congestion pricing in New York.
TO THE NORTH: Westchester Community Foundation Executive Director Laura Rossi discusses the importance of the census count to the provision of public services for the next 10 years
COVER STORY: The Long Island Community Foundation funded a study that calculated the cost of the opioid epidemic on the Island.
ARTS FOR ALL: Trust Vice President for Philanthropic Initiatives Kerry McCarthy cowrote this call for philanthropy to commit to advancing equity in the arts.
CASH OUT: Trust Vice President for Donor Services Gay Young wrote a piece for Manhattan neighborhood newspapers on ways to donate to nonprofits without using cash.
THEATER ACCESS: American Theatre wrote about the partnership between the Jerome L. Greene Foundation and The Trust to expand audiences for 12 theaters, which included subsidizing tickets for those who couldn’t otherwise afford them.
KID STUFF: Trust Program Officer Eve Stotland wrote an article published in local papers on effective nonprofits that New Yorkers can support to help schoolchildren.
SETTING THE AGENDA: New York Community Trust President Lorie Slutsky contributed an op-ed to Crain’s New York Business suggesting 2019 priorities for Governor Andrew Cuomo.