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Long Island

We foster and engage in enduring and innovative philanthropy that will create equitable and thriving communities throughout Long Island.

Grantee Atlantic Marine Conservation Society helps the local sea turtle population.

Future Donors

From education and the arts to health care and the environment, we’ll help you make a difference for the causes you care about.

Current Donors

Thank you for making our work possible. Your generosity makes our region a better place to live—for everyone.


Learn more about how we support nonprofit organizations to create strong and thriving communities.


We offer flexible, effective, and rewarding ways to help you help your clients meet their charitable goals.

Latest from Long Island

117 Grants in 2023

From preserving the local environment and connecting young people with opportunities to fostering more affordable and stable housing, we are helping communities across Suffolk and Nassau counties thrive.

Open a Fund to Support Local Causes

Work with our philanthropic experts and grantmaking staff to turn your generosity into systemic change in your community for decades to come.

Long Island Unitarian Universalist Fund

The Long Island Unitarian Universalist Fund (LIUUF) is a field-of-interest advised fund that ignites and strengthens progressive social change on Long Island.

The things that we—as regular citizens—don't know in regard to the needs of a community are astounding. As both an attorney and as the Advisory Board Chair, it's been eye-opening for me.

Patricia C. Marcin, trust and estates attorney, partner at Rivkin Radler, and chair of The Trust’s Long Island advisory board 

I tell my clients that The Trust can help them achieve their goals, from helping children with disabilities to assisting people with impaired vision, to focusing on improving a particular community.

Patricia Galteri, Managing Attorney of Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C.

The Trust's staff can connect like-minded donors and help them pool resources to make their giving have more impact.

Marc Wong, CFP practitioner and vice chair of the Long Island advisory board
Grasslands and forestry surrounding water.

Understanding Long Island

Long Island has changed dramatically since The New York Community Trust opened an office there in 1978 (originally known as…
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Contact the Long Island Office

David M. Okorn

Executive Director, Long Island


Phone: (631) 991-8800 x226

Learn More about Giving with The Trust

No matter how you want to make an impact, we can help you turn a variety of assets into a force for good. With a group or on your own, in your name or anonymously, today or tomorrow, for a specific cause or for the good of our region. We can help.

A small group of adults stands outdoors; a Trust donor puts on a bee suit so she can handle these live pollinators.

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Help us create a more equitable and resilient city across all five boroughs.

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Join us to create healthier and more vibrant communities in Westchester.