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Investing in Change 2019 Spring Newsletter is here!
Our donors are making investments for tomorrow...today. Read about how LICF is working with Catchafire, Advocacy Institute and other innovative organizations to help our nonprofit partners with much need technical and organizational expertise.

Long Island’s Community Foundation Announces $365,000 in First Round of Grants for 2019
The Long Island Community Foundation is giving $365,000 to help 19 nonprofits encourage the arts for culturally diverse students on the East End, campaign to eliminate single-use plastic items in Nassau County, restore our Island’s natural habitats, and connect people to training and career opportunities. Funded projects also will help advocate for transit-oriented development in Elmont, Uniondal...

Citizens Campaign says 65 of 80 household products contain 1,4-dioxane - Study funded by LICF
On Tuesday, the Citizens Campaign for the Environment released a study (Funded by LICF) that says tests found the chemical 1,4-dioxane in 65 of 80 household products, including baby products, shampoos, detergents and body washes, although most at levels well below what the FDA considers safe for consumers.

Leadership News at Long Island’s Community Foundation
The Long Island Community Foundation has appointed a new chair and vice chair of its Board of Advisors.

A Sad Farewell to LICF Emeritus Board Member Joan R. Saltzman
The board of directors and staff of the Long Island Community Foundation are deeply saddened by the passing of Joan R. Saltzman. Joan died on Saturday, February 9th. She was 99 years old.

Remembering Erwin P. Staller
On February 11, 2019, the Long Island Community Foundation lost a dear friend, donor, and champion, Erwin P. Staller.

LICF Grants $50,000 to Catholic Health Services of Long Island
We recently granted $50,000 to Catholic Health Services of Long Island for their diabetes outreach program at St. Francis Hospital.

Op-ed in Crains: From our president Lorie A. Slutsky
Op-ed in Crain’s: “Without state investment, New York will fail to achieve an accurate count, an outcome that would have disastrous consequences for our state.”

Long Island’s Community Foundation Announces $579,000 in Final Round of Grants for 2018
The Long Island Community Foundation is giving $579,000 to help 25 nonprofit groups across the Island - bringing this year's total to nearly $1.5 million granted through it's competitive grants program.

Tips for Year-End Giving
Now is a great time forgiving. When you make a donation by December 31 to the Long Island Community Foundation, you aren’t just giving money—you’re making a difference in your own backyard. Here are 10 ways to make the most of your year-end giving.

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