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Candid (previously Foundation Center/GuideStar)


American Council of Learned Societies (humanities and related social sciences)

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (suicide prevention and treatments)

American Honda Foundation (youth education, STEM, and environment)

American Nursing Foundation (nursing and national health)

American Psychological Association (scholarships, fellowships, grants in psychology)

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (healthcare, poverty, education, and technology)

Charles Koch Foundation (criminal justice, economic opportunity, education, foreign policy, free speech, health care, immigration, entrepreneurship, science of liberty, and technology)

Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region (grants and scholarships in the capital region)

Doctors Company Foundation (health, patient safety education, healthcare training, safety research)

ECMC Foundation (higher education and career success)

Ford Foundation (cities and states, civic engagement and government, creativity, future of work, gender/racial/ethnic justice, natural resources and climate, technology, and society)

Foundation to Promote Open Society (democratic practice, higher education, early childhood education, economic equity and justice, human rights, information and digital rights, equality, journalism, health and rights, and justice reform)

Howard Hughes Foundation (biomedical research and science education)

Henry Luce Foundation (arts, humanities, social sciences, women in STEM, cultural exchange with Asia, public policy, and religion)

James S. McDonnell Foundation (human cognition, theoretical and mathematical tools, special initiatives for science)

J. M. Kapland Fund (social justice, environment, and heritage conservation)

Kresge Foundation (cities, arts and culture, Detroit, education, environment, health, human services, and social investment practice)

Lake Placid Foundation (scholarships and grant for the Adirondack, NY region)

Lumina Foundation (education, racial justice and equity, human work and learning, state and federal policy)

Motorola Solutions Foundation (STEM education, technology, engineering and first responder programming)

National Academy of Education (fellowship programs and research to improve education)

Philip E. & Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation (entrepreneurship in non-traditional business fields, arts & design, and environmental sciences)

Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation (nursing education)

Robert B. Silvers Foundation (literacy, art criticism, political analysis, and social reportage)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (health and healthcare)

Robin Hood Foundation (early childhood and youth, education, job and income security, and human services for the five boroughs of New York City)

Russell Sage Foundation (visiting scholars, publishing, research, and programs in social sciences)

Science History Institute (historical study of science, medicine, and technology)

Spencer Foundation (education-focused research, research training fellowships, and field-building initiatives)

Strada Education Network (improve education and employment pathways)

The Commonwealth Fund (healthcare, health equity, health policy, and practice) 

Teagle Foundation (seed funding, liberal education, and accessibility)

Wallace Foundation (school leadership, afterschool, arts, summer learning, social and emotional learning, expanded learning, and arts education)

Whole Kids Foundation (children’s nutrition and wellness)

William & Flora Hewlett Foundation (education, environment, gender equity and government, performing arts, U.S. democracy, cyber initiatives, and effective philanthropy)

William T. Grant Foundation (research, inequality, and youth service)

Federal Government


National Endowment for the Humanities

National Science Foundation

National Institutes of Health

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of Education

Health Resources & Services Administration

New York State

NYS Department of Labor

NYS Department of Education

NYSTAR (Empire State Development's Division of Science, Technology & Innovation)

NYSERDA (NYS Energy Research & Development Authority)

NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets

NYS Department of Health

NYS Department of Economic Development

NYS Office of Children & Family Services

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation

SUNY Empire