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Member Benefits

Philanthropy New York membership brings with it a range of benefits and available services that will strengthen the work of all of your staff and trustees. From the ever-expanding range of programs we offer, to the vital professional networks and funder collaboratives we support, to the web-based tools we provide, Philanthropy New York membership immediately improves the way you and your colleagues help your organization fulfill its mission.

The sections below provide an overview of our key membership benefits and services. Please also explore the following sections for additional member benefits:

  • Programs & Events
    (local and national event calendars, resources from recent programs, opportunities to get involved in programming, and program categories and policies) 
  • Networks
    (professional peer networks, local and national affinity groups, and partners in philanthropy)
  • Initiatives
    (current initiatives include diversity in philanthropy, public policy, and the NYTimes Company Nonprofit Excellence Awards)
  • Publications
    (monthly e-newsletter for members and recent member and partner publications)

Don't hesitate to contact us at 212.714.0699 or if you would like to discuss any of these benefits or other aspects of Philanthropy New York.

In This Area

  • Become a Member
    Learn about benefits of membership and download application materials.
  • Conference Facilities
    Our conference rooms are available for members to reserve for free, or for a modest charge for member grantees, during regular business hours.
  • Consultant & Vendor Lists
    Philanthropy New York compiles lists of member-submitted consultants and vendors.
  • Family Philanthropy Resources
    Philanthropy New York members have free access to the National Center for Family Philanthropy's Online Knowledge Center, an invaluable resource for family foundation staff and trustees, and advisors to family foundations.
  • Fiscal Sponsorship of Member-Driven Projects
    Through fiscal sponsorship, we help support member-driven projects and partnerships by maintaining full responsibility for financial and administrative accountability.
  • Foundation Directory Online Professional
    Philanthropy New York has access to the Foundation Center's most comprehensive suite of searchable databases: Grantmakers, Companies, Grants, and 990s, along with new interactive mapping tools.
  • Jobs Board
    View or post jobs at grantmaking organizations. Philanthropy New York members may post jobs free of charge.
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
    Member organizations’ employees and their families are eligible for a 5% discount on Long-Term Care Insurance from Prudential.
  • Member Directory
    Search to find colleagues at member organizations.
  • Office Space Bulletin Board
    Listings and searches for available office space from Philanthropy New York member organizations.
  • Salary Survey
    Members have access to an annual salary survey of New York City metro area foundations, done in partnership with the Council on Foundations.
  • Special and Standing Committees
    Members may serve on standing or special committees of the Board of Directors to gain valuable professional experience and become more involved in the Philanthropy New York community.
  • Tax-Deferred Annuity Program
    Members can join a collective tax-deferred annuity plan without incurring additional administrative costs.


Partner Discounts

  • GrantCraft
    Philanthropy New York members receive a 20% discount on any purchase from GrantCraft, one of the nation’s most respected developers of philanthropic practice tools.
  • MicroEdge
    The leading resource in grants management technology offers Philanthropy New York members a 10% discount on new software sales, or for existing MicroEdge clients, a 10% discount for add-on web modules.