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About Our Members

More than 280 grantmaking foundations and corporations belong to Philanthropy New York. They award $4 billion a year to more than 20,000 charitable organizations in the New York area and around the world.

Philanthropy New York members make grants in a vast number of areas, including community development, the environment, education, and health and human services. They have aided front-line responses to such tragedies as Hurricane Sandy, the Japanese tsunami, the Haitian earthquake and Hurricane Katrina. They strive to lessen poverty, hunger, inequity, and injustice. They advocate for the elderly, the disabled, women, children, young people, and families.

In this section, you can read news stories and announcements about our members and learn more about the work they support. See the Philanthropy New York Member Directory for a complete list of member organzations.

In This Area

  • In the News
    Our members are often featured in the media. Read recent articles mentioning member organizations and colleagues.
  • Transitions
    Appointments, promotions, retirements, and other transition announcements from our members.
    In 2009, Philanthropy New York commemorated our 30th anniversary by celebrating the remarkable reach of our region's grantmaking sector with 30 Grants in 30 Days. These stories demonstrate what philanthropy means and the impact it has had over the past three decades.
  • Types of Grantmakers
    Philanthropy New York serves as the "big tent" for the New York City philanthropic community. Included are definitions of the major types of grantmaking organizations.
  • Profiles of Grantees
    Voices from the Front Line features member-supported nonprofit organizations.
  • Member Spotlight
    Learn about our members' latest initiatives, books and resources they recommend, and ways they want to connect with other grantmakers. Email if your organization would like to be featured and we’ll send you the questionnaire.