Who We Support

Helping Cultural Organizations, Artists, Educators and Social Change Makers

  • WFUV.org ~ 90.7 FM ~ Local Public Radio. New York’s source for music discovery has been a noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for more than 70 years.
  • The Secret City ~ The Secret City is a non-profit arts organization that presents sincere and fabulous community celebrations of everyday creative life.
  • The Public Theater ~  A theater of, by, and for all people. Artist-driven, radically inclusive, and fundamentally democratic, The Public continues the work of its visionary founder Joe Papp as a civic institution engaging, both on-stage and off, with some of the most important ideas and social issues of today.
  • Jacob Burns Film Center Creative Culture Fellowship Program ~ The Silver Sun Diverse Voices Fellowship is awarded to a new filmmaker each spring, and provides a 10-month long fellowship experience for emerging filmmakers to produce two short film projects in a collaborative community.
  • Close-Up Documentary Filmmakers ~ An International Co-Production Training Program for Documentary Filmmakers from the Middle East and North Africa that aims to support filmmakers from diverse ethnic, religious, cultural or political backgrounds from Afghanistan, Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) enriches the lives of young people and their families at The Herb Alpert Center by offering high quality, affordable, arts training in dance, music, theatre, and visual art to ethnically and socio-economically diverse young people.
  • Roundabout Theatre Company ~ The nation’s most influential nonprofit theatre company, as well as one of New York City’s leading cultural institutions. With five stages on and off Broadway, Roundabout now reaches over a million theatre goers, students, educators and artists across the country and around the world every year.
  • The Academy for Teachers ~ We bring New York City’s teachers together with remarkable experts, intellectuals, and artists for inspiring master classes and other events that expand their knowledge and lift their spirits. Our programs, held in partnership with leading institutions, demonstrate that teachers deserve the support of our culture’s best and brightest.
  • North Star Fund ~ brings together a community of New Yorkers who combine our resources—money, skills and networks—to fund locally-grown movements for change, making grants to thousands of organizations working locally for justice on issues from immigration to racial justice to gender justice.
  • Billion Oyster Project ~ Restoring oyster reefs and the local marine ecosystem to New York Harbor through public education initiatives, aquaculture and community outreach, and large-scale investments in green-blue infrastructure of NY Harbor.
  • Teatown ~ A nonprofit nature preserve and environmental education center in the Lower Hudson Valley, inspiring our community to lifelong environmental stewardship with 15 miles of hiking trails, a two-acre island refuge for over 230 species of native wildflowers, year-round programming, wildlife exhibits, and natural science day camps in the summer and school breaks.
  • The Ashokan Center ~ The oldest outdoor environmental education organization in New York State, located in the storied Catskill Mountains adjacent to the Ashokan Reservoir. Our mission is to teach, inspire and build community through shared experiences in nature, history, music and art.
  • Chappaqua Summer Scholarship Program ~ Providing academically motivated students from under-resourced New York City high schools with a three-year summer program of enriched academic and cultural activities to promote connections between CSSP students and families in our community, and to help prepare our students for college and expose them to career options to support their future personal success.
  • Woodstock Land Conservancy ~ A non-profit land trust is a community of dedicated and generous volunteers, supporters, and community members which owns and manages undeveloped land, works with landowners to permanently protect their property through conservation easements and acquisitions, and provides nature education and outdoor activities to the community.
  • SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young ~ A national non-profit organization, which through summer camp, speech therapy, and creative expression empowers, educates, and supports young people who stutter and the world that surrounds them.
  • The UVM Foundation ~ To secure and manage private support for the benefit of the University of Vermont, and foster relationships with alumni and donors that maximize their personal and philanthropic investment toward the realization of the University’s aspiration to remain among the nation’s premier small research institutions.