At the February 27, 2018 Board Meeting, the Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved grants to organizations seeking the following results:

Increases in the number of pre K children meeting their developmental milestones

  • Jewish Community Center of SI: $150,000Early Childhood Expansion
  • Eden II School for Autistic Children: $50,000Early Childhood Expansion

Increases in the number of parents that are actively involved in supporting their child’s educational success

  • Police Athletic League: $50,000Expansion of Parent Engagement Model during Afterschool and Summer 2018

Arts & Culture
Improvements in effectiveness and efficiency of arts organizations that leads to their enhanced sustainability

  • Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden: $50,000Visitor Experience Capacity Building Initiative
  • Nonprofit Finance Fund: $40,000Business Model Planning for the Staten Island Museum
  • Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Company: $5,000Building Capacity in Port Richmond

Increases in number of residents that increase their level of daily physical activity and/or improve their diet with nutritious foods

  • New York University: $10,000Sustainable funding to address urgent health issues on Staten Island

Community Service
Increases in the number of Staten Island residents getting and keeping jobs at a level that meets their employment goals

  • JobsFirstNYC: $50,000Youth Workforce Initiative Network of Staten Island (WINS)
  • Staten Island Chamber of Commerce Foundation: $60,000–Developing Staten Island’s Talent Pipeline