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A Message from the Board Chair and President & CEO

The New York Women’s Foundation had a successful year—complete with many “first-of-its kind” initiatives and advancements—made possible by your generous support and the incredible work and dedication of our grantee partners. We are grateful to have you with us, standing with all the women of New York City: community leaders who work on the frontlines of poverty, violence, and racial and ethnic discrimination; women who tirelessly work to uplift themselves and their families; and women who donate to and volunteer at The Foundation. The change our work creates simply would not be possible without our cross-cultural alliance of women from every borough and background. Together, we create a better New York City for all.

In 2016, The New York Women’s Foundation distributed $7.61 million, a significant increase of $1.6 million over last year. The growth is a reflection of The Foundation’s strategic creation, housing, and management of The NYC Fund for Girls and Young Women of Color. This increase in grants aims to address a continuum of complex needs faced by women and families in underinvested communities, facing poverty and economic insecurity.

During the year, The Foundation achieved broader impact through our work and the work of 90 grantee partners across the five boroughs. Indeed, we expanded our visibility and influence, and most notably saw our local successes inspire national change: We partnered with White House Council on Women and Girls to share our work on the Young Women’s Initiative of New York City and in doing so, we inspired 7 other women’s foundations across the nation to begin their own initiatives for young women. We co-founded Prosperity Together, a first-of-its- kind partnership with 27 public U.S. women’s foundations committing $100 million in funding over five years to create economic security for women and families across the nation, which in its first year distributed $29 million—46 percent higher than projected.

As we mark our 30th anniversary in 2017, the lives of underinvested women and families in New York City are more important and challenged than ever. We are here, as we have been for the past three decades, taking bold action to support justice and economic security for the women and families who need it most.

Thank you for your commitment and for putting your trust, resources, and hope in us. As we continue our mission to make a better New York City for all, we know we can count on your support.

Warm regards,

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    Ana L. OliveiraPresident & CEO
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    Yvonne QuinnChair

WHAT THE FOUNDATION DOES LIKE NO OTHER

Over the past three decades our $58 million of grants have helped establish a network of more than 350
grantee partners—most of which continue to flourish today. In collaboration with our grantee partners, we bolster
the safety, health and economic security of women and families across the five boroughs. We transform individual
lives, strengthen families and communities, and create a better New York City for all.

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Our Giving

Philanthropy is more than an act of giving. It is a highly participatory and broadly influential engine for social change that shapes the world.

The year 2016 was one of expansion and engagement for The New York Women’s Foundation.

The Foundation distributed more grants than ever before: a total of $7.61 million with $6 million from The Foundation and $2.11 million via The NYC Fund for Girls and Young Women of Color. This investment propels us forward in removing barriers and creating opportunities for women, girls and families living at or below the poverty level in our city.

Our Supporters: The Foundation has brought together an alliance of women from all backgrounds and means since its founding in 1987. They have stood stronger together, pooling resources to achieve bigger, more lasting results. We ask all to come as they are and do what they can. We are proud to report that more women are standing together than ever for all of the women of New York City. In 2016, we increased our number of donors by 14 percent—our highest yet.

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Our inclusive approach encompasses our participatory grantmaking approach, ensuring that communities we serve play a vital role in what we fund. Volunteers participating in The Foundation’s Grants Advisory Committee work in teams reviewing proposals, conducting site visits and making recommendations for funding. This unique approach allows us to leverage the talents of local women in finding and supporting effective programs, keeping grantmaking transparent and close to the community.

In 2016, our participatory grantmaking approach was expanded to include girls through our innovative Girls Ignite! Grantmaking initiative with our grantee partner, YWCA of the City of New York. The program empowers the next generation of philanthropists by providing fellowships to 15 teenage girls and gender-fluid youth of varying racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds from across the city, to explore social justice issues, leadership, advocacy, peer group dynamics, community engagement, and financial decision making. This unique nine-month program affords participants the opportunity to work as a team to distribute The Foundation’s youth grantmaking funds to local, youth-led nonprofit organizations or projects selected by the group.

Learn more about our participatory grantmaking approach
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35% Increase in women volunteering
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We also made targeted investments in communities and on issues to accelerate change.

Through our Partnership for Women’s Prosperity initiative, now in its fourth year, The New York Women’s Foundation invested in 10 organizations in Upper Manhattan and the South Bronx as part of a localized effort to expand access and overcome obstacles to middle-level and living wage jobs and other income generating opportunities faced by low-income women in these neighborhoods. Investments are focused on education, job training and placement, business development and entrepreneurship, asset building and financial literacy, and work supports.

The Foundation has also embarked on a partnership to advance the health, welfare, and economic potential of immigrant women and families working in racing and backstretch jobs at Belmont Park, Aqueduct Raceway, and the Saratoga Race Course. The Belmont Backstretch Workers Project is engaging three existing nonprofit organizations that serve this community: The Backstretch Employee Service Team, The Belmont Childcare Association, and the NY Racetrack Chaplaincy to expand their impact. Together, they provide a range of services including mental health, substance use and reproductive health care services, support groups, community social events, and early childhood education.

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Our Impact

The New York Women’s Foundation accelerated the progress of important economic security advancements in 2016 by supporting grantee partners’ work to create change that will improve conditions for people in New York and beyond.

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We furthered our critically important work on criminal justice reform, because we know that overcriminalization of women is a major contributor to economic insecurity and vulnerability of women.

Examples include:
  • The Foundation supported the Prisoner Reentry Institute at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in research resulting in a report titled, Women In Justice: Gender and the Pathway to Jail in New York City. The report aims to bridge information gaps to help criminal justice reform experts better understand the unique needs of women, and to help those steeped in women’s services to better understand the context of the criminal justice system.

  • This year, President & CEO Ana Oliveira was named to The Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform, which is exploring the possibility of closing Rikers Island amongst other issues.

  • The Foundation and the Impact Center for Public Interest Law at New York Law School partnered with Sara Bennett, a former criminal defense attorney and photographer, on a month-long display of her photo portrait series of formerly incarcerated women, Life After Life in Prison. A panel was held on the experiences of women in the prison system with Ms. Bennett; Soffiyah Elijah, former Executive Director of Correctional Association of NY; Vivian Nixon, Executive Director of College and Community Fellowship; Keila P., pictured in Life After Life in Prison; and moderator Adele Bernhard, Adjunct Professor and Director of the New York Law School Post-Conviction Innocence Clinic.

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Sharing Knowledge

In 2016, The Foundation offered bold leadership in exploring strategies, programs, and initiatives that work—bringing community, policy, and research experts together.

The Foundation released the third report from our Voices from the Field series, Blueprint for Investing in Girls Age 0-8, which makes key recommendations on how nonprofit, public sector, and philanthropic entities can better support NYC’s young girls, their mothers, and caretakers.
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Blueprint for Investing in Girls Age 0-8

Among the report’s findings:
  • Low-income mothers in NYC have highly-limited access to the basic guidance, support, respite and childcare resources needed to be effective nurturers and first teachers.

  • Low-income women of color are overwhelmingly both the main/sole wage earners and the main/sole caregivers for their families.

  • Low-wage working women overwhelmingly hold service and retail jobs characterized by minimal pay scales, erratic hours and total lack of flexibility.

  • Workers staffing NYC’s subsidized childcare programs are predominantly women of color earning salaries that put them barely over the poverty line.

  • Informal caregivers – often the only available to low-income mothers -- have limited access to ongoing training, support, feedback and supervision that their work merits and requires.

The Foundation held several public education events, covering topics from women’s incarceration to the role of women in building healthier communities.
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Exciting new data was presented by bipartisan pollsters, Celinda Lake and Vince Breglio. Additionally, a panel of community organizers shared insights from their work: Ana Orozco, UPROSE; Angela A. Tovar, The Point CDC; and Marcia Bystryn, New York League of Conservation Voters.

Building Healthier Communities: Environment, Energy, and the Role of Women

featured a robust discussion on the role of women in driving the adoption of renewable energy in communities, in partnership with the Civil Society Institute.

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We brought together leading journalists Maria Hinojosa, Anchor and Executive Producer of NPR’s Latino USA and Founder, President & CEO of Futuro Media Group; Jodi Kantor, Reporter, The New York Times; and Feminista Jones, writer & activist, for a spirited conversation.

In Focus: Election Outcomes & the Future for Women

featured a conversation about the future for women guided by the possible outcomes for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, in partnership with Latham & Watkins’s Women Enriching Business.

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The panel included Reshmi Sengupta, Sakhi for South Asian Women; Chanda Hill, SCO Family of Services; Dawn DeCosta, Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School; and Jocelyn Rodriguez, Committee for Hispanic Children and Families. Journalist Soledad O’Brien, founder of Starfish Media Group, moderated.

Blueprint for Investing in Girls Age 0-8

report release and panel discussion convened a group of experts to discuss the report.

The Foundation increased its visibility and secured coverage and op-eds in outlets including:
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Support Women to Support Communities

The New York Times, June 2, 2016

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Local Action to National Influence

In an effort to accelerate change for women and girls on a larger scale, The Foundation sparked partnerships across sectors and saw its local successes inspire efforts across the country.

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Young Women's Initiative

The Young Women’s Initiative of New York City (YWI), which The Foundation co-chaired, completed its work and released recommendations in 2016. Founded by NYC City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, YWI is the nation’s first-ever effort to create a long-term blueprint for investing in young women of color by creating policy and funding recommendations in support of their success. As a philanthropic partner, The Foundation took a leadership role in this partnership of visioning and creating the framework for improving the lives of young women and girls.

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The National Young Women's Collaborative

The Foundation’s work in New York City on YWI inspired the launch of seven new Young Women’s Initiatives by sister foundations and organizations around the nation.  Together, this group has created The National Young Women’s Collaborative to support this important work. Ana Oliveira, President & CEO of The New York Women’s Foundation, announced the expansion to seven new locales at The White House United State of Women Summit in June.

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Prosperity Together

In 2016, The New York Women’s Foundation joined 27 public U.S. women’s foundations, along with the Women’s Funding Network, in announcing Prosperity Together (PT), a five-year, $100 million funding initiative to create opportunities and break down barriers to women’s economic security across the United States. In 2016, PT members collectively invested more than $29 million, exceeding the expected investment of $20 million for the first year. PT builds on the more than 30 years of expertise and leadership of U.S. women’s foundations to fund programs including job training, child care, and research that have proven effective nationwide.

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The NYC Fund members include: Andrus Family Fund, Brooklyn Community Foundation, Cricket Island Foundation, Ford Foundation, Foundation For A Just Society, Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation, Ms. Foundation for Women, New York Community Trust, The New York Foundation, The New York Women’s Foundation, North Star Fund, NoVo Foundation, Pinkerton Foundation, Scherman Foundation, Schott Foundation, Surdna Foundation, and Third Wave Fund.

The NYC Fund for Girls and Young Women of Color

The NYC Fund for Girls and Young Women of Color, co-founded and managed by The Foundation, is the first of its kind in the United States and is unique in its specific mission to transform the lives of young women of color—breaking generational cycles of poverty, abuse, and disinvestment. In 2016, The Fund distributed a total of $2.11 million to 28 nonprofit organizations throughout the five boroughs.

The Fund, is an example of collaborative philanthropy where organizations pool resources to achieve more than what one foundation can do alone. Launched by The New York Women’s Foundation and NoVo Foundation in 2014, it was formed to increase philanthropic resources available to organizations that advance the leadership of New York’s girls and young women of color and address longstanding issues that inhibit opportunity and provoke inequity.   

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Partnership for Women's Prosperity

The Foundation is a member of the Partnership for Women’s Prosperity (PWP), a national partnership with five other women’s funds working to strengthen opportunities for economic security for low-income women. Our funding through PWP is supporting our work in the Bronx and Upper Manhattan with resources aimed to meet the needs of low-income women with a unique and comprehensive package of supports that are necessary to create a stable life, which may include help with English language proficiency, access to vocational and higher education, rights as caregivers and overcoming histories of criminal justice involvement, substance abuse and intimate partner violence.

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Meet Our Grantee Partners

We invest to remove barriers and create opportunities in each of the areas listed below. In addition, The Foundation uses targeted strategies to further propel positive change for underinvested women and girls.

Economic Security

The New York Women’s Foundation promotes the economic security and independence of women and
girls by supporting programs that provide greater access to education, job training, employment, and
financial resources while also working to achieve economic justice.

Click here to meet our 2016 grantee partners
Meet Jada Girls Write Now

Jada still remembers the moment she knew writing was going to change her life for the better. She was sitting alongside her mentor Linda, a freelance writer and journalist, at a Girls Write Now writing workshop, where mentor-mentee pairs hone their skills, listen to experts in the field, and support each other as a community.

The workshop inspired Jada. “I told myself, I’m going to write each day,” she tells us. Linda has been a solid support figure in Jada’s life, writing alongside her at Girls Write Now workshops, encouraging her through the college application process, and nudging her to apply for The Princeton University Summer Journalism Program. Linda says, “Jada wasn’t going to apply at first but I said, ‘What do you have to lose?’— and she got in!” Linda and Jada’s special bond was particularly helpful this past year when Jada’s life took a sudden turn: her mother, sister, and brother had to move into a housing shelter. Linda and Jada continue to meet once a week for their pair session, no matter the distance. “We meet all over,” Linda reports. “I’ve been to the Bronx to meet Jada. Sometimes we have dinner after a workshop and write. I’ve gone to her school when she has a free period, and we write then. We’re making it work.”

Jada’s dedication to her craft recently earned her a highly coveted scholarship from The New York Times College Scholarship Program, which will give her up to $15,000 per semester toward tuition, a laptop, and a summer job at The New York Times. She graduated as valedictorian in her class at Preparatory Academy for Writers, was recently published in (R)evolution: The Girls Write Now 2016 Anthology, won an Honorable Mention in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, performed at The Girls Write Now Awards in May, and appeared on Fox News with Linda to talk about their experiences. Jada is now attending Connecticut College and tells Girls Write Now, “I am excited at the prospect of beginning a new chapter of my life in college — and to have Linda by my side.”

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Girls Write Now (www.girlswritenow.org) is New York’s first and only writing and mentoring organization for girls. Girls Write Now mentors underserved high school girls from throughout New York City’s five boroughs — over 90 percent high need and 95 percent girls of color — who must rise above the race and income-based inequalities of the city’s public school system and the nation’s workforce. Through one-to-one mentoring with professional women writers and media makers, writing and technology workshops, and leadership, college preparation, and professional development opportunities, Girls Write Now inspires women to share their craft and empowers girls to find their voices and tell their stories.

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Anti-Violence and Safety

The New York Women’s Foundation supports programs that address the immediate needs of women, girls, and transgender people who suffer physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. They also confront root causes and work to create lasting changes in institutions and beliefs that perpetuate gender-based violence. 

Click here to meet our 2016 grantee partners
Meet Regina Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP)

I am an asylum seeker in search of a safe and secure place I can call home. As a Transgender Black woman, I was attacked on many occasions back in my country, Guyana. Being a trans woman has always been difficult in my home country—the society does not understand what it means to be Transgender. On December 9, 2014, I made the decision to flee to avoid further discrimination and prejudice.

Once here, I had no idea where to turn for help. I decided to visit the LGBTQ Center in Manhattan, and began to attend the meetings of immigration support and social action groups. These groups exposed me to social and cultural activities, and during my time there I was introduced to another amazing organization, Queer Detainee Empowerment Project.

I was fortunate to have QDEP take an immediate interest in helping me in any way they could. I explained my situation to Jamila, and she went right to work. I was placed in a program with ROC New York (Restaurant Opportunity Center), where I was exposed to front and back of the house professional restaurant training. I received three certificates while I was there.

I am presently employed as a live-in nanny with a very nice family in Brooklyn. I was connected to the family through Jamila at QDEP and I am glad to say that I feel very safe and happy. All of these accomplishments were made possible because of the dedicated people at QDEP. Through this amazing organization, I was able to secure health insurance, legal representation, work authorization, work training, clothing, food, and now employment and housing. I am part of a QDEP weekly support group, where I have a chance to connect and network with other LGBTQ folks. QDEP continues to do wonders in my life and many other LGBTQ folks.

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The Queer Detainee Empowerment Project assists folks coming out of immigration detention in securing structural, health/wellness, educational, legal, and emotional support and services. We work to organize around the structural barriers and state violence that LGBTQI detainee/undocumented folks face related to their immigration status, race, sexuality, and gender expression/identity.

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Reproductive Justice

Health, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Justice

The New York Women’s Foundation supports programs that help women, girls, and gender-fluid individuals take control of their health and sexual rights, and to obtain quality healthcare, including the full range of reproductive services.

Click here to meet our 2016 grantee partners
Meet Shatia Fellow, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH)

This past May I officially joined NLIRH as the New York Latina Advocacy Network (NY LAN) fellow. I initially became involved with NLIRH in September 2012 when I joined their Young Parent’s cohort. At that time, I was approximately seven months pregnant and in the process of learning about my rights and how to advocate for myself.

Since that time, I have become a fierce advocate for the rights of other young parents. Through my work with the NY LAN and NLIRH, I have had the opportunity to share my personal story with the New York City Council and with congressional staff in Washington, DC, as a spokesperson for NLIRH’s Young Parents’ Dignity Agenda. Last fall, I was invited to join the Young Women’s Advisory Council for the Young Women’s Initiative, which was started by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. The Young Women’s Initiative is the first initiative in the nation to specifically target and address systemic disparities that young women face. In this role, I serve as a youth expert for the Young Woman’s Initiative’s Community Support and Opportunity Workgroup which addresses the needs of young women and girls living in poverty, including those in the foster care system.

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National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) builds Latina power to guarantee the fundamental human right to reproductive health, dignity, and justice. We elevate Latina leaders, mobilize our families and communities, transform the cultural narrative, and catalyze policy change.

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Capacity Building

As an early funder of emerging, women-led, community-based nonprofits, The Foundation is fiercely committed to ensuring our grantee partners’ programmatic and organizational sustainability, as well as strengthening the leadership of their staff at all levels.

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Meet Beverly Tillery Executive Director, Anti-Violence Project (AVP)

The New York Women’s Foundation was the first philanthropic institution to provide AVP with significant, sustained funding support. The Foundation has been particularly helpful in supporting the development of new and appropriate leadership for AVP.

The Foundation enrolled me in a training program for emerging women leaders of color that was nothing less than lifesaving.  It equipped me to think strategically about the challenges that I was encountering as AVP’s first black female executive director. It provided me with an invaluable support network of fierce fellow women leaders and it clarified the need to focus on self-care as we negotiate the isolation and stresses of simultaneously juggling service, advocacy, and management tasks while also defending our positions as women of color.     

The Foundation’s grants have helped us to proactively reach out to young trans individuals and LGBTQ women of color; helped us to educate our own board and staff about the particular situations and potential of those populations; and helped us raise consciousness within the organizations with which we regularly collaborate. Perhaps most importantly, their support has allowed us to begin nurturing a robust cohort of young leaders within those two populations—to tap the authentic talents and perspectives that AVP so vitally needs for its ongoing progress.       

The connections between leadership development and systemic change are inseparable. You can’t change deeply imbedded societal views and structures without supporting the individual leaders best positioned to bring about those changes.  You can’t separate structural progress from individual and institutional progress.  And no one understands those interrelationships better than The New York Women’s Foundation.        

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Anti-Violence Project works to address and end all forms of violence through organizing and education and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy. Beverly is an experienced thought leader, advocate, and national organizer with nearly three decades of experience working in social justice movements.

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2016 Capacity Building Initiative

As an early funder of emerging, women-led, community-based nonprofits, The Foundation is fiercely committed to ensuring our grantee partners’ programmatic and organizational sustainability, as well as strengthening the leadership of their staff at all levels.  

In 2016, The Foundation provided a total of $260,000 in capacity-building support that leveraged the expertise of a variety of technical assistance supports in New York City. This disbursement enabled one-on-one consulting services and cohort learning opportunities for our grantee partners. In addition, grantee partners could apply for individual capacity-building grants to pursue customized technical assistance services from consultants of their choosing. Grantee partners were also provided access to a variety of workshops and trainings through The Foundation’s continued partnership with the New York City Capacity Building Funder’s Collaborative.

2016 Capacity Building Grants

The Foundation awarded a total of $139,000 in capacity-building grants to 26 grantee partners to strengthen organizational infrastructure and increase the effectiveness of their programmatic activities. Organizations requested assistance in the following areas: board development, communications, evaluation, fundraising, information technology, program development, and strategic planning. Please visit our grantee partner directory to learn more.

2016 Capacity Building Partnerships

The Foundation provides capacity building support to grantees through strategic partnerships with nonprofit consulting firms. Through these partnerships, 33 of The Foundation’s grantee partners participated in structured peer learning opportunities, combined with one-on-one consultations, to increase their programmatic capacities in leadership and organizational development, strategic planning, and fundraising.

  • Cause Effective provided a series of workshops and one-on-one consultations for grantee partners to strengthen individual donor development and increase overall fundraising capacity.
  • The Omega Women’s Leadership Center at the Omega Institute provided an intensive leadership development retreat and support for grantee partners to explore their unique leadership values, vision, and voice as women leaders.
  • The Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living provided grantee partners the opportunity to participate in a weeklong immersion program to unlock their innate capacity for stress resilience and optimal performance through mindfulness tools and practices.

The Citizens Committee for New York City provided micro-grants, project planning assistance, and resources to projects that are helping women address the unique needs they face in New York City’s low-income neighborhoods.

2016 New York Capacity Building Funder’s Collaborative

The New York City Capacity Building Funder’s Collaborative strengthens the leadership and management capacity of our grantee partners through a series of participatory workshops and trainings on a variety of topics such as fundraising, board development, financial management, and communications. Workshops and trainings typically range in length from a half day to a series of full-day sessions. Individual follow-up consultations are often conducted at the end of each series.

In addition to learning new skills and strategies for building organizational capacity, the trainings provide an excellent opportunity for grantees to share experiences, increase their knowledge base, build learning partnerships, and form valuable relationships. NYWF’s aim is to provide grantee partners with the resources to improve service delivery and advocacy to low-income women and girls in New York City.

In 2016, The Foundation partnered with the New York City Capacity Building Funder’s Collaborative to offer grantees the following workshops and trainings:

  • Leadership Transition
  • Media Training
  • Weathering the Storms: Protecting Your Organization Against Opposition Attacks
  • Women of Color & Gender Nonconforming Leaders Empowerment Series
  • Direct Action Campaigning
  • Financial Management
  • Effective Community Organizing
  • Storytelling
  • Grassroots Fundraising
  • City Hall Advocacy
2016 Strategic Discretionary Grants

The New York Women’s Foundation understands that there are emerging issues or immediate needs that fall outside the scope, size, or timing of NYWF’s fall and spring guidelines that are in accordance with our mission. Our Strategic Discretionary grants allow NYWF to support these efforts.

In 2016, NYWF awarded $478,400, including the following organizations:

  • ACTMFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • African Women's Development FundFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • AICHFor support of Native American youth organizing efforts in New York City

  • Asian American Impact FundFor support to small and emerging organizations working with underinvested Asian-American and Pacific Islanders in NYC

  • Association of Fundraising ProfessionalsFor the Real Time Grantmaking Education Session at Fundraising Day New York

  • Athena Film FestivalFor support of the 2016 Athena Film Festival

  • Black Women in Medicine (URU)For multimedia educational program that celebrates the history, status, and future of women of color in medicine

  • Black Women’s BlueprintFor support of the 2016 Truth and Reconciliation Commission

  • BLK ProjekFor the 2016 Not Just Talk Summit

  • CAAAVFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • Center for Popular DemocracyFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • CHCFFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • Cidadao GlobalFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • Civic NationFor the White House United State of Women Summit

  • Columbia University Institute for Research in African-American Studies For support of the Black Girl Movement Conference

  • Cornell University Workers InstituteFor research efforts on the domestic worker industry

  • CREAFor literacy and leadership development activities for immigrant women in East Harlem

  • The National Crittenton FoundationFor the Girls @ the Margin National Alliance

  • Extreme KidsFor expansion of community center space for children and families with disabilities in Queens

  • FELPSFor their Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service program

  • Fiscal Policy InstituteFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • Futuro MediaFor work to support diversity in journalism in New York City

  • Girls Leadership Institute For the national study Closing the Gap, Understanding How Girls of Color Become Leaders

  • GRITtvFor coverage of the 2016 political process from the perspective of grassroots women and community leaders

  • Iris HouseFor the annual Women as the Face of AIDS Summit

  • Jews for Racial and Economic JusticeFor outreach, engagement, and training opportunities for women and LGBTQ communities in NYC

  • JFREJFor their executive leadership transition

  • JustLeadershipFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • Latino Leadership InstituteFor work leadership training, community dialogues, and voter education efforts for the Latino community in NYC

  • Latino Leadership InstituteTo support civic engagement and leadership development opportunities for women in NYC

  • League of Professional Theater WomenFor support of their strategic planning process

  • Mayor's Fund to Advance New York CityFor 2016 Women in Politics forum

  • National Conference on Puerto Rican WomenFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • New Leaders Council For enhanced community engagement activities

  • New Leaders CouncilFor outreach, engagement, and training opportunities for women and LGBTQ communities in NYC

  • New Sanctuary CoalitionFor a speakers bureau training efforts for undocumented immigrant women in NYC

  • New Yorkers for ChildrenFor the 2016 Girls Matter! Forum

  • NY Archival SocietyFor the Women's Suffrage Centennial

  • Osborne AssociationFor research efforts on needs of women at Rose M. Singer Center of Rikers Island

  • PACE CenterFor the 2017 All About Girls Summit

  • Participatory Budgeting ProjectFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • Protect our DefendersFor efforts to convene coalition of female veterans of color who have survived military sexual assault and harassment

  • QDEPFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • SakhiFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • SCO Family of ServicesFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • SPARKS/FootstepsFor work to provide mothers and families suffering from Postpartum Depression and other perinatal disorders

  • The New SchoolFor support for emerging women of color writers

  • The Williams InstituteFor the LGBTQ Poverty Collaborative's work in New York City

  • Thurgood Marshall Lower School Academy For enhanced community engagement activities

  • Transgender Legal Defense and Education FundFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • Vote Run LeadFor the 2016 Dare to Lead New York event

  • Washington Area Women's FundFor support of nationwide Prosperity Together initiative

  • Washington Area Women's FundFor support of expansion efforts of the Young Women's Initiative nationally

  • Women for Afghan WomenFor enhanced community engagement activities

  • Women's City ClubFor enhanced community engagement activities

Partnership for Women’s Prosperity

As a participant in the Partnership for Women’s Prosperity (PWP)–a national partnership with five other women’s foundations–NYWF is working to boost the economic power of women across the USA, community by community. The collective goal is to support economically-vulnerable women and girls to become financially secure through advancements in education, job training and employment, and innovative strategies in workforce development.

NYWF grantee partners funded under this initiative use strategies that range from basic skills development to career advancement across many sectors and within high-demand industries that provide meaningful and livable wages.

NYWF is achieving the goals of the PWP partnership through grantmaking, collaboration in a learning community, research, and the development of best practices and strategies that build women’s long-term financial self reliance and economic security.

The PWP grant supported NYWF by deepening our investment in grantee partners serving women living at or below the federal poverty level, including immigrant women, parenting teens, formerly incarcerated women, victims of violence and abuse, and women on public assistance. PWP is supported by the Walmart Foundation.

Please visit our grantee partner directory for more information.

The Catalyst Fund at Groundswell Fund

In 2015, NYWF partnered with The Catalyst Fund at Groundswell Fund, to increase investments and visibility of the vital contributions of women of color who are leaders in the reproductive justice movement. The Foundation awarded grants to the following local community-based, women-of-color led reproductive justice organizations:

Please visit our grantee partner directory for more information.

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Donor Lists and Financials

We are so grateful for the support and partnership of our donors. Your generosity makes it possible for us to create better lives for women and families in our city.

$100,000+
  • Hyatt Bass
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • Citi Community Development
  • Anne E. Delaney
  • Estate of Loti G. Gaffney
  • The Ford Foundation
  • Foundation for a Just Society
  • Groundswell’s Catalyst Fund
  • Laurie M.Tisch Illumination Fund
  • Live Oak Foundation
  • NoVo Foundation
  • Yvonne S. Quinn
  • Robert Sterling Clark Foundation
  • Surdna Foundation
  • The Walmart Foundation
$50,000-$99,999
  • Tory Burch Foundation
  • Civil Society Institute
  • Ginny and Sean Day
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Agnes Gund
  • InMaat Foundation
  • The Lucretia Philanthropic Fund, Inc.
  • Smart Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
$25,000-$49,999
  • Anonymous (1)
  • Brooklyn Community Foundation
  • The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
  • Susan C. Coté
  • Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
  • Abigail E. Disney
  • Barbara and Eric Dobkin
  • Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Cathy and Walter Isaacson
  • Jack & Dorothy Kupferberg Family
  • Foundation
  • Dorothy Lichtenstein
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Morgan Stanley Foundation
  • Michèle Penzer
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
  • Janet Prindle Seidler
  • The Scherman Foundation, Inc.
  • Select Equity Group Foundation
  • Jean and Martin Shafiroff
  • Joan and Donald Sherman
  • Stifel
  • The Janet Prindle Seidler Foundation
  • U.S. Trust Company of New York
  • Barbara Manfrey Vogelstein
  • Joan Melber Warburg
  • Women’s Bond Club of New York
$10,000-$24,999
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Grainne McNamara
  • Susan R. Cullman
  • Janet M. Riccio
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Tracey Schusterman
  • Margaret A. Morrison
  • FactSet Research Systems, Inc.
  • Bezos Family Foundation
  • The Cricket Island Foundation
  • Mildred Anna Williams Fund
  • North Star Fund
  • Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation
  • Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler LLP
  • The Pinkerton Foundation
  • Shawna Wilson
  • Karen Choi
  • Astoria Bank
  • Dinny R. Joffe
  • Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s
  • Standard & Poor’s
  • Helene R. Banks
  • Karen Bigman
  • Joyce B. Cowin
  • Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc.
  • Penguin Random House LLC
  • Susan Sawyers
  • The Caroline and Sigmund Schott Fund
  • The Sister Fund
  • Barbara Brizzi Wynne
  • KPMG LLP
  • Estate of Susanne Schnitzer
  • Renée Landegger
  • Geoffrey Brewer
  • Northern Trust
  • Carolyn Rossip Malcolm
  • Rhonda Joy McLean
  • Mary Caracappa
  • W Magazine
  • PEPSICO Foundation
  • Jamie Kramer
  • XL Catlin
  • Allen & Overy
  • Beyond Mom
  • Fiona Druckenmiller
  • The Eberstadt Kuffner Fund, Inc.
  • Diana Elghanayan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Lisina M. Hoch
  • Hudson’s Bay Company
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
  • InVNT Productions
  • Ann F. Kaplan
  • Marion S. Kaplan
  • Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
  • Limestone Foundation
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Ms. Foundation for Women
  • Theresa Nedelman
  • Yoko Ono
  • Larry and Nancy Pantirer Family
  • Foundation, Inc.
  • Katheryn Patterson Kempner
  • Mary Dillon Reynolds
  • Shearman & Sterling LLp
  • Time Warner Inc.
  • Ann Tisch
  • WeiserMazars LLP
  • Marissa C. Wesely
  • Beyond Mom
$5,000-$9,999
  • Anonymous (2)
  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Kyra T. Barry
  • Helen Benham
  • Bloomberg L.P.
  • Andrea R. Bozzo
  • Jessica Brackman
  • Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc.
  • Laura E. Butzel
  • Capalino+Company
  • Community Foundation for Southeastern
  • Michigan
  • Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez
  • Covington & Burling LLP
  • Lovelight Foundation and Julie Fisher
  • Cummings
  • Elizabeth B. Dater
  • Dawkins Charitable Trust
  • Caroline F. Delaney
  • Patricia Eng
  • Ernst & Young Foundation
  • Eliza Factor
  • Julie R. Fenster
  • Debra Fine
  • Founders Entertainment
  • Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein, and Selz P.C.
  • Marcy Grau
  • Judith L. Hall
  • Hartan Brokerage, Inc.
  • Anne Hess
  • Gail B. Hochman
  • Katherine A. Homans
  • Betty C. Jones
  • Sarah S. Kovner
  • Nancy Marks
  • Clare Tweedy McMorris
  • Jeanne B. Mullgrav
  • Eileen Murray
  • Ana L. Oliveira
  • Camille Orme
  • Susan T. Rodriguez
  • Beth Rudin DeWoody
  • May and Samuel Rudin Family
  • Foundation, Inc.
  • Elizabeth A. Sackler
  • Sheri Cyd Sandler
  • Annabelle M. Selldorf
  • Karen Reynolds Sharkey
  • The Susan Stein Shiva Foundation
  • Carolyn B. Sicher
  • Silver Mountain Foundation for the Arts
  • Cornelia Small
  • Valerie Spencer
  • Carrie Spengler
  • Gillian V. Steel
  • SterlingRisk Insurance
  • Susannah Taylor
  • The Catherine C. Marron Foundation
  • Colleen Tierney
  • UBS Financial Services, Inc.
  • Union Theological Seminary
  • Elizabeth H. Wang
  • Kathryn Weill
  • Beth N. Werwaiss
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • World Wings International, Inc.
$2,500-$4,999
  • 291 Foundation
  • The Loreen Arbus Foundation
  • Morgan Brill
  • Lisa S. Cashin
  • John & Margo Castimatidis Foundation
  • Cathy McNamara, Inc.
  • Kristen Chard Rabsatt
  • Svetlana Danovich
  • Delaware North Companies, Inc.
  • Angela M. DiMatteo
  • The James and Judith K. Dimon
  • Foundation
  • Vivian H. Donnelley
  • EILEEN FISHER
  • EisnerAmper LLC
  • Mary Ellen Geisser
  • Maria Gelormini
  • GMHC
  • Google Inc.
  • Katherine Grover
  • Colette Haider
  • Gay Hartigan
  • Hilary R. Hatch
  • Michelle A. Henry
  • Adria S. Hillman
  • Ipreo LLC
  • Deborah Jackson
  • Alice Jacobs
  • Jujamcyn Theatres
  • Robert M. Kaufman
  • Eileen Kelly
  • Amy Kuehner
  • LaGuardia Community College
  • Susan B. Lindenauer
  • Tracy Lovatt
  • Lowes Corporation
  • Hazel-Ann Mayers
  • Nancy Meyer and Marc Weiss
  • MonSai Jewelry
  • Elba I. Montalvo
  • Yvonne L. Moore
  • Morrison & Foerster Foundation
  • Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens
  • Neiman Marcus Group
  • Susan A. Noonan
  • Jane B. O’Connell
  • Alison Overseth
  • Priscilla Painton
  • Silda Palerm
  • Allison Pease
  • Marian S. Pillsbury
  • The PIMCO Foundation
  • Ellen Polansky
  • Proteus Fund
  • Sharon Gigante Pushie
  • Margarita Rosa
  • Jordan Roth
  • Elizabeth Sabin
  • Melissa Salten
  • Pam B . Schafler
  • Scholastic Trade Publishing
  • Sara Lee Schupf
  • Penny Shane
  • Ann Short
  • Muriel F. Siebert Foundation
  • Muriel Siebert
  • Patricia J. Simpson
  • Julie Sissman
  • Jonathan M. Tisch
  • Sue Ann Weinberg
  • Women’s Foundation of Minnesota
  • Linda Zambelli
  • Suzanne Zywicki
$1,000-$2,499
  • Anonymous (1)
  • 1199SEIU Child Care Corporation
  • AARP NY
  • Janice E. Abert
  • Stephanie L. Ackler
  • Joseph P. Addabbo Famly Health Center,
  • Inc.
  • Denise Adler
  • Priscilla Almodovar
  • The Altman Foundation
  • E. Sherrell Andrews
  • Frances M. Barrett
  • Mercedes T Bass
  • Lisa G. Beckerman
  • Claire Behar
  • Susan Beller
  • Fabiola Bergi
  • Susan Bernfield
  • Nancy Bernstein
  • Christine Beshar
  • Bethpage Federal Credit Union
  • Lori and Bret Black
  • Madeline Blinder
  • Susan Ellen Block
  • Peggy Blumenthal
  • Bon Iver
  • Kelly and Scott Bookmyer
  • Jean Bortner
  • Shumita Bose
  • Susan Burden
  • Kwanza R. Butler
  • Elizabeth Cash
  • Anita T. Channapati
  • Whitney A. Chatterjee
  • Deborah Cohen
  • Ellen B. Corenswet
  • Valerie Coster
  • Olivia H. Cousins
  • Stacey Cumberbatch
  • Elizabeth Cuthrell
  • Pamela J. Damsky
  • Agathe David-Weill
  • Kimberly Davis
  • Barbara Debs
  • DeSantis Breindel, Inc.
  • Jeannie H. Diefenderfer
  • Christine DiGuiseppi
  • Kathleen M. Doyle
  • Eileen Fisher Foundation
  • Laura Evans
  • Jason Factor
  • Lily M. Fan
  • Forestdale, Inc.
  • Karla Frieders
  • Ann Friedman
  • Barbara T. Friedman
  • Andrea Gellert
  • Margery Grace
  • Stacey A. Guardino
  • Nohra Haime
  • Antoinette Hamilton
  • Suhana S. Han
  • Ryan Hawke
  • Julia Henig
  • Alexandra A. Herzan
  • Marjorie Hill
  • Madeline and David Holder
  • Lisa M. Holton
  • Alice Hsu
  • CUNY Hunter College General Fund
  • Jennifer A. Jackson
  • Gloria Jarecki
  • Mary E. Johnston
  • Rachel Judlowe
  • Ann G. Jurdem
  • Marilyn Katz
  • Yukako Kawata
  • Charles Kerr
  • Kwanghee Kim
  • Kite Key Foundation
  • Arthur Knapp
  • Alexandra Korry
  • Antoinette E. La Belle
  • Sandra A. Lamb
  • Francine LeFrak
  • Susan W. Leicher
  • Jane Lerner
  • Nina Lesavoy
  • Jennifer Leuba
  • Susan J. Lewis
  • Judith Lief
  • Doreen Lilienfeld
  • Sharon Love
  • Helen T. Lowe
  • Kerrie MacPherson
  • Karen Magee
  • Daniel Maguire
  • Jeanette Mall
  • Rosa Mazzone
  • Terri McCullough
  • Eleanor McGee
  • Vincent McGee
  • Joan A. McKay
  • McKinsey & Company, Inc.
  • Erica Steinberger McLean
  • Teri S. Meissner
  • Jennifer Milacci
  • Milbank, Tweed, Hadley, & McCloy LLP
  • Vizhier Mooney
  • Rosevelie Márquez Morales
  • Jeannie Mun
  • Gail B. Nayowith
  • Neuberger Berman LLC
  • Kate O’Brian
  • Omega Women’s Leader Center
  • Open Society Foundations
  • Michelle Ores
  • Stephanie Oster
  • Carmel Owen
  • Jennifer Parkinson
  • Liz Peek
  • Ann Marie Petach
  • Phillip & Tracey Riese Family Foundation
  • Lisa L. Philp
  • Leslie A. Puth
  • Christina Ramelli
  • Linda E. Rappaport
  • Talatha Reeves
  • Diana W. Reid
  • Christina K. Ren
  • Rachel F. Robbins
  • Susan M. Roberts
  • Irma E. Rodriguez
  • Janet C. Ross
  • Marcy Russo
  • Samuel J. & Ethel LeFrak Charitable Trust
  • Jean Scannell
  • Ellen Schall
  • Jacqueline M. Schinnerer
  • James W. Sewell
  • Lisa Sherman
  • Tarnisha L. Smart-Santiago
  • Courtney Smith
  • Soapbox Strategists
  • Muriel Soenens and Justin Haythe
  • Diana Solash
  • Brande Stellings
  • Ann Temkin
  • Ann Tenenbaum
  • Judith Thurman
  • Sandra S. Tully
  • Barbara J. Turk
  • Cynthia S. Van Osdol
  • Wagner College
  • John L. and Sue Ann Weinberg Foundation
  • Ashley R. Wessier
  • Bradford Wilson
  • Dee Winokur
  • Withers Bergman LLP
  • Olivia Wolfe
  • Cynthia Young Eberstadt
  • Mary N. Young
  • Beverley Zabriskie
$500-$999
  • Humera Afridi
  • Alpha Theory
  • Susan Alt
  • Alyson Andrus
  • The David Aronow Foundation
  • Alexa Aviles
  • Major Ulrich Baer
  • Bank of America
  • Christine Curtain Barnes
  • Lilliam Barrios Paoli
  • Jane Baum
  • Debra Bednar-Clark
  • Max Berger
  • Taina Bien-Aimé
  • Maura Bluestone
  • Dana Lombardo Bober
  • Rachel Brandenburger
  • Emily Braun
  • Regina Bronson
  • Donna Bryan
  • Carol Buckler
  • Sharon Callahan
  • Martha Caron
  • Caitlin M. Cassaro
  • Sarah L. Cave
  • CCS Fundraising
  • Arlette Cepeda
  • Erin Ceynar
  • Naraporn Chan-o-Cha
  • Laura Cheng
  • Christine Choi
  • Judy Choi
  • Amy Chou
  • Kathleen Chrisman
  • Research Foundation of the City
  • University of New York
  • Michelle Coffey
  • Sarah E. Cogan
  • Carrie H. Cohen
  • Eva W. Cole
  • Molly Cole
  • Cornerstone Capital Group
  • Patricia Crown
  • Noreen Culhane
  • Joyce Cumberbatch
  • Elizabeth L. Daniels
  • Nancy Davis
  • Deneille Dewar
  • Maureen Dillon
  • Tara DiLullo
  • Olivia W. Douglas
  • Catherine J. Douglass
  • Jacqueline Ebanks
  • Joshua Edelson
  • Dorothy M. Ehrlich
  • Eight Square, Inc.
  • Lauren Embrey
  • Empire Bluecross Blueshield HealthPlus
  • Margaret M. Enloe
  • Jennifer Enslin
  • Christina Evans
  • Interior Construction Corp
  • Karen Fairbanks
  • Winnie Feng
  • Martha M. Ferry
  • Jennifer E. Fiori
  • Elizabeth Fishman
  • Christine Fitzgibbons
  • Sarah J. Foley
  • Karen J. Freedman
  • Sasha Galantic
  • Lee Galvis
  • Mary Rose. Gasner
  • Cecilia Miguel
  • Tonya Gayle
  • Rosalie Genevro
  • Brands Group
  • Grand Street Settlement
  • Penny Grant
  • Kate Graziano
  • Carin and Richard Guarasci
  • Laura Guthrie
  • Donna Hall
  • Richard Hall
  • Lana Harber
  • Liliane A. Haub
  • Jodi E. Hecht
  • Anne D. Herrmann
  • Hetrick-Martin Institute
  • Teresa Hohl
  • Housing Plus Solutions, Inc.
  • Erin Hunter
  • Patricia Isen
  • J.K. Group Inc.
  • Weslie Resnick Janeway
  • Carine Jocelyn
  • Courtney D. Johnson
  • Katherine S. Kahan
  • Rhoda Kanaaneh
  • Kristina W. Karnovsky
  • Anne Keating
  • Kimberlee Keller
  • Sharon Callahan Kennedy
  • Elaine Kessel
  • Arleen Kestenbaum-Buckley
  • Moira Kilcoyne
  • Bomsinae Kim
  • Susan Maltz Kingsolver
  • Robert Klotz
  • Melissa Ko
  • Jamie L. Kogan
  • Ida Kristensen
  • Eric Kutcher
  • Danielle Moss Lee
  • Hali Lee
  • David Levine
  • Patti S. Lieberman
  • Rachel Loeffler
  • Marilyn Z. Lubell
  • Christiane MacArthur
  • Elizabeth Maclean
  • Macquarie Group
  • Marjorie Magner
  • New York Marriott Marquis
  • Marisa Matays
  • Michele Mayes
  • Molly McGowan
  • Deborah H. McManus
  • Patricia Meier
  • The Janis & Alan Menken Foundation
  • Janis Menken
  • Mary Metz
  • Ketly Michel
  • Deborah S. Millman
  • Nadine Mirchandani
  • MM.LaFleur
  • Jacklyn S. Monk
  • Ann B. Moore
  • Evangeline Morphos
  • Gigi Mortimer
  • Janet Mulligan
  • Stephanie G. Myers
  • Sharon Althea Myrie
  • Sarah Pacheco Najarian
  • Janet A. Nelson
  • Jennifer Nevins
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • Susan D. Newton
  • Inosi Nyatta
  • Jeanne O’Brien-Ebiri
  • Jeannie Park
  • Deborah Parker
  • Pearl Pell
  • Perri Peltz
  • Juliana Pereira
  • Eden Perry
  • Pershing Advisor Solutions LLC
  • Karen A. Phillips
  • Shawn Pride
  • Pearl B. Rabinowitz
  • Virginia Reticker
  • Mollie Richardson
  • Karen Robards
  • Lynda Rodolitz
  • Benjamin M. Rosen
  • Hannah Ross
  • Rosina Rubin
  • Isis Sapp-Grant
  • Julie Scelfo
  • Michelle Schiano
  • Lynn C. Schulman
  • Celia Seigerman-Levit
  • Archana Shah
  • Lindsay D. Shea
  • Tara Sher
  • Mary M. Shuford
  • Florina Shutin
  • Rashidah Siddiqui
  • Michelle Siegel
  • Silverleaf Foundation
  • Erika Smilevski
  • Smith, Gambrell & Ru ssell, LLP
  • Melissa P. Sobel
  • Bonnie and Tom Strauss
  • Elizabeth Stubenbord
  • Zena Tamler
  • The Bachmann Strauss Family Fund, Inc.
  • Dorothy Q. Thomas
  • Judith R. Thoyer
  • Michele Van Lieu
  • Lee and Cynthia Vance Foundation
  • The Velshi Wachs Foundation, Inc.
  • The Lothar Von Ziegesar Foundation, Inc.
  • Andrew Wallerstein
  • Lou-Anne Walters
  • Sharon J. Weinberg
  • Mariet Westermann
  • Stacy Westreich
  • Debra Alligood White
  • Catherine A. Williams
  • Ruth A. Ziegler
  • Jane Zimmy

Summarized Financial Statements

Statements of Activities Year Ended December 31, 2016 with Comparative Totals for 2015
Year Ended December 31       2016 2015
  Unrestricted Temporarily
Restricted
Permanently
Restricted
Total Total
Support and Revenue:          
Contributions & grants $ 1,190,715 $ 2,291,087 - $ 3,481,802 $ 16,454,428
Special events 2,242,890 173,200 - 2,416,090 2,642,246
Donated goods and services 134,709 -0 - 134,709 90,425
Investment (losses) gains, net 408,814 170,173 - 578,987 -399,885
Other income 38,296 -0 - 38,296 167,263
Net assets released from restrictions 8,109,393 -8,109,393 - 0 0
Total support and revenue 12,124,817 -5,474,933 - 6,649,884 18,954,477
           
Expenses:          
Grants, research, public education & leadership development $ 10,549,874 - - $ 10,549,874 $ 8,571,563
Administration 740,860 - - 740,860 598,475
Fundraising 1,982,466 - - 1,982,466 1,884,711
Total expenses 13,273,200 - - 13,273,200 11,054,749
Change in net assets -1,148,383 -5,474,933 - -6,623,316 7,899,728
Net assets - January 1 9,880,898 11,573,995 1,799,595 23,254,488 15,354,760
Net assets - December 31 $ 8,732,515 $ 6,099,062 $ 1,799,595 $ 16,631,172 $ 23,254,488
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    Sources of Revenue
    Contribution & Grants
    $ 3,481,802
    57.4%
    Special Events
    $ 2,416,090
    39.8%
    Other Income
    $ 38,296
    0.6%
    Donated Goods and Services/Other Income
    $ 134,709
    2.2%
     
    6,070,897
    100%
    Excluded: investment
    578,987
     
    Total Revenue
    $ 6,649,884
     
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    Expenditures
    Programs
    $ 10,549,874
    79.5%
    Fundraising
    $ 1,982,466
    14.9%
    Admin
    $ 740,860
    5.6%
    Total Expenditures
    $ 13,273,200
    100%
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    Grantmaking
    Economic Security
    $ 3,440,550
    45%
    Anti-Violence and Safety
    $ 1,408,400
    19%
    Health, Sexual Rights and Reproductive Justice
    $ 384,450
    5%
    Capacity Building and Strategic Discretionary
    $ 266,600
    4%
    The New York City Fund for Girls and Young Women of Color
    $ 2,110,000
    28%
    Total Grantmaking
    $ 7,610,000
    100%
Statements of Financial PositionAs of December 31, 2016, and 2015
Assets 2016 2015
Cash and cash equivalents $5,434,453 $ 6,441,052
Investments 8,180,061 8,135,651
Pledges receivable, net 3,724,860 9,034,350
Prepaid expenses 105,248 92,445
Property and equipment, net 100,179 148,795
Other assets 127,728 102,532
  $17,672,529 $23,954,825
Liabilities and Net Assets    
Accounts payable and accrued expenses $351,039 $272,657
Grants payable 476,800 139,950
Deferred rent liability 158,018 160,730
Funds received in advance 55,500 127,000
Total liabilities 1,041,357 700,337
     
Net Assets:    
Unrestricted:    
Current 2,571,412 3,808,594
Board designated endowment 6,161,103 6,072,304
Total unrestricted 8,732,515 9,880,898
Temporarily restricted 6,099,062 11,573,995
Permanently restricted 1,799,595 1,799,595
Total net assets 16,631,172 23,254,488
  $17,672,529 $23,954,825

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