At the February 23, 2021 Board Meeting, the Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved grants to organizations seeking the following results:

Community Service
Increases in residents living in poverty to receive basic services and connect to other resources
• St. Clare’s Parish: $5,000 – Food Pantry and Emergency Community Outreach
• Food Bank for New York City: $60,000 – Feeding & Empowering Staten Island
• Northfield Community LDC of SI: $50,000 – Staten Island Community Land Trust
• The New York Foundling: $50,000 – Staten Island Community Partnership Food Pantry

Improvements in human services or community-based service organizations’ or schools’ effectiveness and efficiency that lead to improved results for those they serve
• Lawyers Alliance for New York: $15,000 – Staten Island Community-Based Outreach Project 2021

Increases in the number of residents, particularly youth, that demonstrate their leadership in the community
• Green City Force: $50,000 – Service Corps

Increases in the number of pre-K children meeting their developmental milestones
• Children’s Aid Society: $50,000 – Richmond Early Learning Center
• Reach Out and Read of Greater New York: $10,000 – Books for Children in Staten Island

Increases in the number of K-12 students that are improving their academic achievement to at or above grade level
• Literacy Trust; $36,035 – Reading Rescue – Staten Island Expansion

Increases in the number of youth that demonstrate their leadership skills at school or in the community and improve their academic performance
• Public School 19: $9,999 – RULER Training at PS 19
• Public School 59: $9,999 – Responsive Classroom Professional Development
• PS 74- Future Leaders Elementary School: $9,999 – Leadership Development and Social Emotional Learning with the Leader in Me

Increases in available health services for the least advantaged, including mental health services
• Emma’s Place – Staten Island Grief and Loss Center for Children and Families, Inc.: $20,000 – Immediate Individual Crisis Counseling

Arts & Culture
Improvements in effectiveness and efficiency of arts organizations that leads to their enhanced sustainability
• National Lighthouse Museum-: $50,000 – Weathering the Storm to Stay the Course
• Staten Island Children’s Museum: $60,000 – Building and Exhibits Upgrade

Increases in the number of youth that participate in the arts or out of school through multiple experiences
• Philharmonic Symphony Society of NY: $50,000 – Increasing Student Engagement with Music on the North Shore

Increases in the number of individuals participating in Staten Island art and culture offerings
• Staten Island Museum: $50,000: Maximizing Virtual Audiences through Public Programs, Exhibitions & Collections