We believe that an essential part of grantmaking is to encourage continuous learning and sharing of knowledge. With many of our grants, we are funding a nascent project or idea, and in doing so, we learn a lot about making an impact as the project grows. By sharing insights into strategies and best practices, we can have an enduring impact beyond the grant itself.
When funding for arts education in New York City was drastically cut in the 1970s, Laurie Tisch joined a group of supporters who organized a small exhibition and studio space on the Upper West Side and who were integral to the space’s transformation to CMOM as we know it today.
The goals of the NYC Green Cart Initiative, a bold blend of public policy, private philanthropy and grassroots entrepreneurship, are to increase access to healthy food and to create jobs.
BoardServeNYC has demonstrated significant success in attracting, engaging, and serving its target populations and is producing a steady stream of placements.