The mission of The Staten Island Foundation is to improve the quality of life on Staten Island, particularly for the least advantaged. Strategies to accomplish the mission include financial support; providing leadership for the community; collaboration with grantees, funders, and other entities; and building the capacity of local organizations to better fulfill their missions.

Recent News

June 27, 2023 Board Meeting Results

At the June 27, 2023 Board Meeting, the Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved grants to organizations seeking the following results: Community Services Increases in the number of residents living in poverty to receive [...]

April 25, 2023 Board Meeting Results

At the April 25, 2023 Board Meeting, the Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved grants to organizations seeking the following results: Community Service Increases in the number of Staten Islanders getting and keeping jobs [...]

February 28, 2023 Board Meeting Results

At the February 28, 2023 Board Meeting, the Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved grants to organizations seeking the following results: Community Services Increases in the number of residents, particularly youth, who demonstrate their [...]

The Staten Island Foundation directs its support in four Focus Areas. To find out about our priorities in these areas, see:

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