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Long Island’s Community Foundation Announces Second Round of Grants
Melville, NY (August 20, 2015 ) – The Long Island Community Foundation is giving $351,500 to 18 nonprofit groups that provide training for mental health professions for veterans, operate mentoring programs for middle school kids, protecting wildlife, raising public awareness about Long Island’s water quality, and so much more.

Sandra Krasnoff Joins LICF Board of Advisors
Melville, NY (July 13,2015 )– The Long Island Community Foundation recently appointed Sandra R. Krasnoff to its Board of Advisors. “Sandra has outstanding integrity and leadership in community philanthropy, said David M. Okorn, LICF’s executive director. “We are honored to have her on our board and look forward to her invaluable commitment she will bring to LICF.

Once Again, Long Island's Community Foundation Grants $50,000 to East End Charities
The Long Island Community Foundation and the Board of the All For the East End (AFTEE) Fund announce the second round of grants of its Building Stronger Neighborhood Program, supporting organizations serving Long Island’s East End communities of Riverhead, Shelter Island, Southampton, Southold, and East Hampton.

Long Island’s Community Foundation Announces First Round of Grants in 2015
Investing $410,000 to 18 Nonprofits on Long Island – The Long Island Community Foundation is giving $410,000 to 18 nonprofit groups that provide counseling workshops for veterans and their families, boost science enrichment programs on the East End, promote community support for affordable homes, and so much more.

Investing in Change 2015 Spring Newsletter
Our donors are making investments for tomorrow...today. Read about how LICF helped launch an initiative to improve the lives of veterans, and what our senior program officer, Sol Marie has to say about competitive grant making on Long Island and much more...

Leadership News at Long Island’s Community Foundation
The Long Island Community Foundation recently named six new board members and a new vice chair.

Northport VA Medical Center and New York Legal Assistance Group Announce Long Island’s First Medical-Legal Partnership for Veterans
The Northport VA Medical Center and Legal Health, a division of the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), have launched a new initiative to improve the health and well-being of veterans by addressing pressing legal needs that endanger their health or impede their treatment and recovery.

Nearly Half a Million Dollars in Grants Announced in Largest Round of 2014
The Long Island Community Foundation is giving $465,800 to 23 nonprofit groups that provide mental health services for veterans and recently arrived immigrant children, promote community support for affordable rental home options, build nonprofit resiliency and training for disaster preparedness, help the Island’s hungry, and so much more.

Investing in Change 2014 Fall Newsletter
Our donors are making investments for tomorrow...today. Read about how Long Island Museums are filling the gaps in school education, how improving STEM learning is preparing Long Island's future workforce and more...

$270,000 to 15 Nonprofits Helping Nassau and Suffolk County Communities
Melville, NY (August 11, 2014) – The Long Island Community Foundation is giving $270,000 to nonprofit groups that are providing legal services to veterans; implementing renewal energy in East Hampton; life skills to young men in foster care; and so much more.

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