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The ABNY Foundation

ABNY Foundation

The ABNY Foundation


For five decades, ABNY has been bringing together corporate, nonprofit, labor, educational, health, cultural, and government leaders to solve the pressing policy issues of the day. As the City’s premier civic organization, ABNY brings more than 250 member organizations together to help make New York City a better place to live, work, and visit for all.

In 2024 The ABNY Foundation has awarded grants to A Better Jamaica, Bangladeshi American Community Development and Youth Services (BACDYS), Design Trust for Public Space, Fort Greene Park Conservancy, Green City Force, Street Vendor Project, The Trust for Governors Island, Uptown Grand Central and Welcome to Chinatown.

In 2023 The ABNY Foundation has awarded grants to Andromeda Community Initiatives, Bike New York, Braven NYC, Brooklyn Book Bodega, Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, Coro NY Leadership Center, Fort Greene Park Conservancy, Hour Children, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula, NYC & Company Foundation, Queens Night Market, Queensboro Dance Festival, Society for the Preservation of Weeksville, Sunnyside BID, The Acceleration Project (TAP), The Chocolate Factory, The HOPE Program, The New Majority NYC, Thrive for Life Prison Project, Urban Dove, We Build the Block, Alliance for Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Staten Island Business Outreach Center, Sanitation Foundation, NYC Muslim Center, Grace Institute and Multicultural Music Group.

In 2022 The ABNY Foundation awarded grants to Alliance for Flushing Meadows Corona Park (c/o City Parks Foundation), Andromeda Community Initiative, The Center for Zero Waste Design (a project of the Fund for the City of New York), ChaShaMa, Inc., Chhaya Community Development Corporation, Coro New York Leadership Center, Dancewave, Inc., Drive Change, Inc., Emma’s Torch, Fiorello H. LaGuardia Community College Foundation, Friends of Hudson River Park, India Home, IndieSpace, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Melquain Jatelle Anderson Foundation, Multicultural Music Group, Myrtle Avenue Business Improvement District, The New York Foundling, Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation, Phipps Neighborhoods, Inc., Queens Economic Development Corporation, Regional Plan Association, Riverside Language Program, Inc., Sanitation Foundation, The Society for the Preservation of Weeksville and Bedford-Stuyvesant History, Street Lab, Inc., Street Vendor Project (a project of Urban Justice Center), STRIVE International, Inc., Thrive for Life Prison Project, Inc., Uptown Grand Central, Urban Dove, and Welcome to Chinatown.

Organizations that received grant awards in 2021 include 100 Suits for 100 Men, Inc., Citizens Housing & Planning Council of New York, Design Trust for Public Space, Drive Change, Inc., Grace Outreach, Greater Jamaica Development Corporation, Habitat for Humanity New York City and Westchester County, KindWork, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center, LIFE Camp, Inc., The Marcy Lab School, New York Cares, New York Urban League, Not Another Child, Inc., Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation, The Osborne Association, Pursuit Transformation Company, Regional Plan Association, Sanitation Foundation, Urban Dove, and Uptown Grand Central.

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