Recent Grants

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At the June 27, 2017 Board Meeting, the Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved grants to organizations seeking the following results:

Education

Increases in the number of pre K children meeting their developmental milestones
New York Public Library: $50,000 – Early Literacy Education on Staten Island’s North Shore

Increases in the number of K-12 students that are improving their academic achievement to at or above grade level   
NYC Department of Education District 31: $50,000 – Creating a Guiding Coalition to Lead Impact Teams
John Lavelle Preparatory Charter School:$25,000 – Writing for College Readiness Project

Increases in the number of least-advantaged students that enter and succeed in college
Port Richmond High School: $25,000 – AVID Expansion: College Readiness Program

Increases in the number of youth that demonstrate their leadership skills at school or in the community and improve their academic performance
Center for Supportive Schools: $25,000 – Supporting Staten Island Youth Outcomes through the Peer Group Connection Program

Arts & Culture
Increases in number of youth that participate in the arts in or out of school through multiple experiences
Public School 23: $10,000 – Sundog’s Theater’s Fairy Tale Theater Program for Grades K through 5
Public School 13: $10,000 – Visual Arts for Kindergarten Students to Boost Writing Skills

Improvements in effectiveness and efficiency of arts organizations that leads to their enhanced sustainability
National Lighthouse Museum: $ 10,000 – To Enhance Capacity by Increasing the Funding Stream 

Increases in the number of residents, particularly youth, that abstain from substance abuse
Staten Island YMCA: $50,000– YMCA Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Program

Community Service
Improvements in human services, community-based service organizations or schools effectiveness and efficiency that lead to improved results for those they serve
Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York: $100,000 – Mapping the North Shore: Data-driven Opportunities to Improve Child Well-being

Increases in the number of residents that volunteer their time and experience to better the community
American Red Cross, Greater New York Region: $30,000 – #GetAlarmedNYC – Staten Island
Citizens Committee for New York City: $25,000– The Staten Island Initiative

Increases in the number of individuals and families experiencing poverty that get their basic needs met (food, clothing, shelter) and connect to other needed resources
City Harvest, Inc: $50,000 – Staten Island Mobile Market Program
Community Health Action of Staten Island: $50,000 – Expansion of Emergency Feeding Capacity

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At the April 26, 2017 Board Meeting, the Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved grants to organizations seeking the following results:

Education
Increases in the number of K-12 students that are improving their academic achievement to at or above grade level   
Curtis High School: $50,000Up2Us Sports-Coach Mentor Program

Arts & Culture:
Improvements in effectiveness and efficiency of arts organizations that leads to their enhanced sustainability
Staten Island Arts: $ 100,000 – To Expand Audiences and Cultural Participation on Staten Island

Increases in the number of individuals participating in Staten Island art and culture offerings
Freshkills Park Alliance: $10,000 – SectionStory Project
Art Lab: $20,000 – Capacity Building for Strategic Planning, Board Development and Executive Training

Community Service
Improvements in human services, community-based service organizations or schools effectiveness and efficiency that lead to improved results for those they serve
Seamen’s Society for Children and Families: $150,000 – Staten Island Alliance for North Shore Children and Families
FSG, Inc.: $95,000 – Staten Island Alliance for North Shore Children and Families
Coro New York Leadership Center: $5,000Participatory Budget Youth Fellowship

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At the October 25, 2016 Board Meeting, the Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved grants to organizations seeking the following results:

Education
Increases in the number of K-12 students that are improving their academic achievement to at or above grade level     
Sundog Theatre:  $47,000 – 3-D Literacy Program
Jewish Community Center of Staten Island, Inc.:  $55,000 – Early Childhood Education Family Literacy
READ Alliance : $50,000 – Staten Island School Year Reading Program
Police Athletic League: $50,000 – After School and Summer Program for 100 Youth at P.S. 78
Public School 11: $10,000– Make A Difference Project at Public School 11

Increases in number of adult English language learners becoming proficient in English at a level that meets their educational or career needs
Make the Road New York: $40,000 – Staten Island Adult Education and Training Program

Increases in the number of pre K children meeting their developmental milestones
FSG, Inc: $235,000 – Backbone Services to Early Care and Education Initiative

Health
Increases in the number of residents, particularly youth, that abstain from substance abuse
Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness: $100,000– TYSA Evaluation and Shared Measurement Capacity

Increases in available health services for the least advantaged, including mental health services
Seamen’s Society for Children and Families: $27,400 – Seamen’s Society Dialectical Behavior Therapy Training Program

Increases in number of residents that increase their level of daily physical activity and/or improve their diet with nutritious foods
Project Hospitality: $50,000 – Moveable Feast Initiative
New Direction Services: $15,000 – Fun and Fitness Family Challenge

Arts & Culture
Increases in number of youth that participate in the arts in or out of school through multiple experiences
Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, Inc.: $30,000 – Philharmonic Schools PS 50 & 78 – Staten Island Program
Staten Island Makerspace, Inc.: $18,000 – Make a Difference Engineering Program

Community Service
Increases in the availability and use of social services to stabilize the lives of at-risk individuals and families
Partnership with Children, Inc.: $50,000 – Kindergarten Readiness Project

Improvements in human services, community-based service organizations or schools effectiveness and efficiency that lead to improved results for those they serve
JobsFirstNYC: $50,000 – Staten Island Young Adult Workforce Partnership Project

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At the June 28, 2016 Board Meeting, the Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved grants to organizations seeking the following results:

Education
Increases in the number of parents that are actively involved in supporting their child’s educational success
Literacy Inc.: $50,000 + $25,000 Challenge Grant – Comprehensive Literacy Model in Northern Staten Island Program

Community Service
Increases in the availability and use of social services to stabilize the lives of at-risk individuals and families
Legal Services for New York City Staten Island: $50,000 – Immigrant Domestic Violence Survivors Advocacy Project
Salvation Army Greater New York Division: $50,000 – Pathway of Hope University Program
City Harvest, Inc: $50,000 – Staten Island Mobile Market Program

Improvements in human services, community-based service organizations or schools effectiveness and efficiency that lead to improved results for those they serve
Northfield Community Local Development Corporation: $25,000 –  Uplift Staten Island
Staten Island NFP Association: $150,000 – Collective Impact Approach to Improve Early Education Outcomes
Lawyers Alliance for New York: $10,000- Staten Island Community-Based Outreach Project

Arts & Culture
Increases in number of youth that participate in the arts in or out of school through multiple experiences
Art Creates US, Inc. DBA as ProjectArt : $10,000– ProjectArt: Staten Island
IlluminArt Productions: $10,000 – Write-A-Play School Residencies Project

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