At the June 26, 2108 Board Meeting, the Directors of The Staten Island Foundation approved grants to organizations seeking the following results:

Increases in the number of K-12 students that are improving their academic achievement to at or above grade level
Curtis High School: $50,000 – Up2Us Sports Success Coach-Mentors Create a Path to Success

Increases in the number of youth that obtain a high school diploma, HSE or vocational credential
NY Center for Interpersonal Development (NYCID): $75,000 – Youth WINS – Pre-Bridge Program

Arts & Culture
Increases in the number of individuals participating in Staten Island art and culture offerings
Alice Austen House: $50,000 – New Eyes on Alice Austen: Redesigning the Museum’s Permanent Installation

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

The Staten Island Museum: $50,000 – Maximizing Space Rental Program for Sustainable Earned Income
St. George Theatre Restoration: $10,000 – Marquee and Illuminated Channel Letters

Community Service
Improvements in human services or community-based service organizations’ or schools’ effectiveness and efficiency that lead to improved results for those they serve
Children’s Aid Society: $25,000 — The Goodhue Center: A State-of-the-Art Community Facility
New York Community Trust: $25,000 — Early Childhood Partners NY

Increases in the number of individuals and families experiencing poverty that get their basic needs met (food, clothing, shelter) and connect to other needed resources
Neighborhood Housing Services of Staten Island: $50,000 – Grant Coordinator for Green & Healthy Homes

Increases in the availability and use of social services to stabilize the lives of at-risk individuals and families
Partnership with Children, Inc.: $50,000 —Kindergarten Readiness Project