Foundation / Corporation
The New York Community Trust (NYCT)
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for initiatives that improve the environment. Grant funds may support national or international projects. Funding is intended for activities that address climate change, reduce greenhouse gases, protect public health, and preserve biological diversity through habitat conservation.
National Environment Grants
The goals of this program are to mitigate climate change; make communities more resilient to climate change; protect public health from the hazards of toxic chemicals and pollutants; and preserve biological diversity.
Grants are made to promote more environmentally sustainable, resilient, and just communities that:
The Fund encourages initiatives that cut across these program areas, especially those focused on smart growth, sustainable agriculture and regional food systems, and sustainable production.
With the exception of those focused on New York State, all projects must benefit more than one U.S. state or territory to be considered.
International Environment Grants
The Trust makes international grants to U.S. organizations that are building the capacity of government, academic institutions, private sector entities, and nonprofits to:
GrantWatch ID#: 182147
Each year, the Trust awards 2-3 International Environment Grants.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Grant Portal: https://proposals.nycommunitytrust.org/Loi?loiKey=29
The New York Community Trust
909 Third Avenue (Between 54th and 55th streets)
New York, NY 10022
Phone: (212) 686-0010
Fax: (212) 532-8528
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