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    Taxonomy Code: TD-1200.6600-150

    Organizations whose grant funds are derived from many donors rather than from a single source and are held in an endowment that is independently administered. Income from the endowment is used to make grants for charitable purposes, usually in a specific community or region.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    COMMUNITY CHEST OF PORT WASHINGTONRaises funds for distribution to local charities dedicated to improving the lives of those in need of help in Port Washington.NassauCOMMUNITY CHEST OF PORT WASHINGTONCOMMUNITY CHEST OF PORT WASHINGTON
    FRIENDS OF THE NORTH SHORE PUBLIC LIBRARYFriends foster closer relations between the library and the community support the library's functions, resources, services and needs and encourages benefactions, gifts, endowments and bequests to the North Shore Public Library.SuffolkFRIENDS OF THE NORTH SHORE PUBLIC LIBRARYNORTH SHORE PUBLIC LIBRARY
    HARRY CHAPIN FOUNDATIONProvides grants to 501(c)3 organizations with the following types of programs, Arts-In-Education: programs integrated into school curriculum; Agricultural and Environmental Programs: programs that promote safe and sustainable environments, agricultural programs that support the preservation of individually owned farms and citizen organizations promoting equitable food production and distribution and Community Education Programs: programs that identify community needs and mobilize resources to meet them, fostering social and economic justice.SuffolkHARRY CHAPIN FOUNDATIONHARRY CHAPIN FOUNDATION
    INFORMATION AND REFERRALProvides information and referral to emergency food programs and other human services providers throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties.SuffolkINFORMATION AND REFERRALISLAND HARVEST
    LONG ISLAND CHARITIES FOUNDATIONProvides money for local charities by holding several fundraisers per year. Run by volunteers.SuffolkLONG ISLAND CHARITIES FOUNDATIONLONG ISLAND CHARITIES FOUNDATION
    LONG ISLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONProvides services to donors and administers philanthropic funds. Makes grants to non-profit organizations and functions as a neutral convener/catalyst in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Its mission is to build a permanent source of private funding for Long Island charities. Produces Newsletter and Agency brochure. Is an operating division of The New York Community Trust.NassauLONG ISLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONLONG ISLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
    MAKE IT COUNT FOUNDATIONProvides resources for optimal housing, health and education and serves as a catalyst for sustainable change through the development and implementation of dynamic programs as well as strategic partnerships with leading nonprofits and community organizations.SuffolkMAKE IT COUNT FOUNDATIONMAKE IT COUNT FOUNDATION
    MANHASSET COMMUNITY FUNDRaises funds for the charities and organizations that serve the Manhasset community by public contributions from individuals and businesses in Mnahasset, and to distribute those funds among participating charitable institutions. The Fund may also, from time to time, distribute monies to non-participating charities on an emergency or special needs basis.NassauMANHASSET COMMUNITY FUNDMANHASSET COMMUNITY FUND
    MOTHER CABRINIFraternal organization of Catholic men who conduct charitable activities. Call or visit website for membership information.SuffolkMOTHER CABRINIKNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
    NASSAU COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS BURN CENTER FOUNDATIONSubsidizes the Burn Center at Nassau County Medical Center by purchasing equipment when the county is unable to absorb the cost. Covers the cost of sending doctors and nurses to burn treatment seminars. Raises funds to supplement the cost of renovations to the burn center over and above what the county will fund. Provides Fire Prevention Awareness programs to residents of Nassau County.NassauNASSAU COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS BURN CENTER FOUNDATIONNASSAU COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS BURN CENTER FOUNDATION
    OPERATION RENOVATIONProvides housing renovation solutions for veterans and active duty military who need safe, medically appropriate, and affordable housing as the journey back to civilian life. All renovations are at no cost to the veteran or family through the generous support of individuals, foundations and corporate contributors.SuffolkOPERATION RENOVATIONMAKE IT COUNT FOUNDATION
    THE EAST HAMPTON HEALTHCARE FOUNDATIONProvides improved access to quality healthcare services in the town of East Hampton. Offers primary healthcare to uninsured through programs at the East Hampton Healthcare Facility. Funds programs to support healthcare access and public health improvement. Provides grant funds to community organizations sponsoring healthcare activities.SuffolkTHE EAST HAMPTON HEALTHCARE FOUNDATIONTHE EAST HAMPTON HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION
    TOWNWIDE FUND OF HUNTINGTONProvides financial support for 20 health and human services agencies in Huntington township through fundraising and special grants.SuffolkTOWNWIDE FUND OF HUNTINGTONTOWNWIDE FUND OF HUNTINGTON
    UNITED COMMUNITY FUND OF GREAT NECK AND NORTH NEW HYDE PARKProvides funding for agencies that reflect the needs of the community. Promotes awareness and raises funds for member agencies.NassauUNITED COMMUNITY FUND OF GREAT NECK AND NORTH NEW HYDE PARKUNITED COMMUNITY FUND OF GREAT NECK AND NORTH NEW HYDE PARK
    WISHGRANTINGGrants wishes to children ages 2 1/2 to 18 years (must be under the age of 18 at the time of referral) who have been diagnosed with a life threatening medical condition and who have not received a wish from any other organization.SuffolkWISHGRANTINGMAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY, NY, INC.
    WISHGRANTINGGrants the wishes of children from ages 2 1/2 to 18 years who have been diagnosed with a life threatening medical condition. Serves Nassau County and the five boroughs on New York City.NassauWISHGRANTINGMAKE-A-WISH METRO NEW YORK

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