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Protect the environment, improve education, fight for justice, nurture the arts, enrich the lives of older New Yorkers. Whatever you choose to support through your permanent fund in The New York Community Trust, you can be sure your legacy is in good hands.

Through our deep expertise, sound investment, and careful oversight, we will ensure your charitable gift meets tomorrow’s challenges, as we’ve been doing for nearly 100 years.

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    What causes will you champion?

    Arts & Culture
    Support arts education, diversify the talent pipeline, create affordable workspaces for artists, and preserve history.
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    Children & Youth
    Help young New Yorkers learn and thrive. You can also help children with disabilities and those in foster care.
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    Help improve schools and early childhood programs, teach STEM, and prepare students for college.
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    Older People

    Help older adults meet their health, social, and legal needs; and make the city a better place to grow old.
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    Stand up to climate change, advocate for stronger environmental policies, reduce pollution, and protect wildlife and the waterfront.
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    Improve health care, support biomedical research, improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, and more.
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    Press for criminal justice reform, defend women’s rights, protect immigrants, provide legal services, and inspire civic action.
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    LGBTQ NYers

    Support advocacy for LGBTQ rights, improve health services, build safe communities, and more.
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    Tackle the systemic causes of poverty, most notably hunger, homelessness, barriers to employment, and inequality.
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    Quality of Life
    Support vibrant parks, open spaces, and affordable communities to make New York City a better place to live.
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    Effective organizations that donors (like you) have helped support:

    Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation | BronxWorks | Cause Effective | Cancer Care | City Harvest | Community Food Advocates | Disability Rights Advocates | Earthjustice | El Puente De Williamsburg | Fund for Public Schools | Futures and Options | GallopNYC | Healthier Products Coalition | Hunger Free America | INCLUDEnyc | Invest in Skills NY | Internationals Network for Public Schools | Lenox Hill Neighborhood House | Medicare Rights Center | National Black Theatre | Natural Resources Defense Council | New York Legal Assistance Group | NYCLU | New York Public Library | ReadWorks | Regional Plan Association | Planned Parenthood of New York City | SAGE | Services for the Underserved | Teaching Matters | The Point Community Development Corporation | University Settlement Society of New York | Urban Arts Partnership | Youth Communication | And thousands of other organizations.