The New York Community Trust was featured in many news outlets in 2020.
Below are selected highlights.
SURGE IN GIVING: The Trust’s donors and President Lorie Slutsky were quoted in this article detailing the outpouring of philanthropic support in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
RISING TO THE MOMENT: The generosity of our donor-advisors and success of our NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund were featured.
NEEDIEST CASES: As a recipient of The New York Times’ Neediest Cases Fund, The Trust worked with the news outlet to share stories of those helped through our Emergency Fund.
MAKE US COUNT: Westchester Community Foundation Executive Director Laura Rossi spoke about the challenges facing local communities to get counted in the 2020 Census.
EQUITY ON LONG ISLAND: Our Long Island Community Foundation is working with other funders to close the racial wealth gap for Black Long Islanders.
TROUBLING FORECAST: The Trust’s program officer for the environment, Arturo Garcia-Costas, was quoted in this piece connecting climate change with extreme weather events.
MAKING CONNECTIONS: The Trust’s Mosaic Network and Fund was showcased for its promising model forging connections between African, Latinx, Asian, Arab, and Native American NYC arts groups and funders.
HELPING HOMELESS STUDENTS: Trust grants provided funding for internet connections in family shelters, allowing children experiencing homelessness to attend school remotely.