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The Staten Island Foundation is an independent, private foundation serving the borough of Staten Island, New York. We are interested in outcomes in the areas of education, health, arts and culture, and strengthening community services. The Foundation funds direct services, capacity building, and a limited number of capital projects.  

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The Staten Island Foundation 260 Christopher Lane, Suite 3B Staten Island, NY 10314 Phone: (718) 697-2831 Fax: (718) 697-3180

Hurricane Sandy: Our Approach to Relief and Recovery

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Collective Impact Initiative to Combat Youth Substance Abuse

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Latest News:

The Staten Island Foundation and a cross-section of local community and education leaders began exploring how taking a collective impact approach could increase student outcomes in Staten Island. Click here to learn more.

On May 12, 2015, Philanthropy New York published The Staten Island Foundation’s editorial on their blog, PhilanthroPost.  In the post, Betsy Dubovsky, Executive Director talks about the Foundation’s approach to meeting our community’s challenges with collective efforts. Click here to read the editorial.

On April 28, 2015, the Board of Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved 11 grants totaling $1,002,500. Click here to learn more.

On February 24, 2015, the Board of Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved 16 grants  totaling $430,442. Click here to learn more.

On February 6, 2015, the article, “Redefining Disaster, Preparedness, and Resiliencewas published in the Stanford Social Innovation Review. This article was co-authored by The Staten Island Foundation’s Executive Director, Betsy Dubovsky. Click here to read and learn more.

On October 28,2014, the Board of Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved grants to 23 organizations totaling $1,059,670. Click here to learn more.

Betsy Dubovsky is awarded the Dr. Richard M. Silberstein Memorial Award.

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The Staten Island Foundation Announces Five Grants through its Nonprofit Recovery Fund ranging from $150,000 to $250,000.  Click here to learn more.

The Staten Island Foundation reflects on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

RECOVERY. How well acquainted we are with this word at The Staten Island Foundation as we live with the impact of Hurricane Sandy on this community….Click here to learn more.

The Staten Island Foundation is awarded $1 million for Sandy recovery.

The Staten Island Foundation has been awarded a $1 million grant from The American Red Cross to support long-term recovery services for people affected by Superstorm Sandy. The funds will be used to provide financial support to community-based organizations involved in disaster recovery on Staten Island in the borough’s hardest-hit areas.  Click here to learn more.