The Patchogue Arts Council is one of the 27 nonprofits that received a grant from Long Island Community Foundation. (Photo: Long Island Community Foundation)
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Nonprofits score $510K from Long Island Community Foundation

The Long Island Community Foundation has granted $510,000 to a wide variety of local nonprofits.

The money went to 27 nonprofit organizations that focus on arts and culture, community development and response, conservation and environment, education, mental health, youth development and legal assistance.

Among the nonprofits receiving funds are Group For The East End, $25,000; Citizens Campaign Fund For The Environment, $25,000; The Trust For Public Land, $25,000; Hofstra University School Of Entrepreneurship & Business Development, $25,000; Patchogue Arts Council, $20,000; Mercy Haven, $20,000; Women’s Diversity Network, $20,000; Long Island Pine Barrens Society, $20,000; Surfrider Foundation, $20,000; Defend H2O, $20,000; Interfaith Nutrition Network, $20,000; Girls On The Run, $20,000; Association For Mental Health & Wellness, $20,000; and many more.

The new grants come on the heels of nearly $2 million distributed to 123 nonprofits through the COVID-19 Long Island Philanthropic Response Fund and All for the East End Feed the Need program.

The Long Island Community Foundation, a division of The New York Community Trust, has made nearly $190 million in grants from hundreds of funds established by individuals, families, and businesses to invest in groups that create positive change and improve the quality of life on Long Island.

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