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LICF Grants $20,000 to Community Action Southold Town (CAST)
The Long Island Community Foundation (LICF) is thrilled to be supporting Community Action Southold Town’s (CAST), North Fork Parent-Child Home Program...

Here's to a great year of giving!
2017 grants totaling $1,340,500! Read more...

Long Island’s Community Foundation Announces $560,000 in Grants
The Long Island Community Foundation is giving $560,000 to help nonprofit groups across the Island­—bringing this year’s total to more than $1.3 million given through LICF’s competitive grants program.

It's the Giving Season.
It's the Giving Season. The Long Island Community Foundation is helping Long Islanders make a difference.

Our Fall issue of Investing in Change is here!
Our latest newsletter is out! Read about the work we are doing to make Long Island a great place to live, work, and play!

Long Island’s Community Foundation Welcomes New Member to the Team
The Long Island Community Foundation welcomes Tonya C. Thomas to the team! As an associate program officer, she will support the Foundation’s grant making and special initiatives.

Hurricane Maria and Mexico Earthquake Disaster Relief
We’ve compiled a list of charities that we recommend and are helping to address this unprecedented need for humanitarian aid throughout the Caribbean and southeastern US.

Hurricane Irma Disaster Relief Fund
Hurricane Irma has devastated communities across Florida, with hundreds of thousands of residents forced from their homes and more than 6.2 million without power. We recommend giving to community foundations, which have decades of experience in local problem-solving, and identifying effective nonprofits providing relief and recovery aid to those who need it most.

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Fund
The Greater Houston Community Foundation has established the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to provide disaster relief to the victims and families of this unprecedented storm which has claimed at least 60 lives so far. We recommend giving to community foundations, which have decades of experience in local problem-solving, and identifying effective nonprofits providing relief and recovery aid to thos...

Opinion: Philanthropy’s Neglect of the Suburban Poor Hurts Us All
This piece is based on the author’s new book "Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty," published by the Russell Sage Foundation. He discusses how suburban poverty has escalated over the years, but the suburbs have much less resources to address it than cities. He asks the question, “What can philanthropy do?”, which he lists several on point suggestions of how grant makers and donors c...

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