Long Island Community Foundation Benefits Local Nonprofits

Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation among the recipients.

Two local nonprofits are among the 25 area organizations to benefit from grants from Long Island Community Foundation Board. The Syosset-based foundation, which aims to improve the region and help donors with philanthropy, recently approved a total of $537,000 in grants. 

, in Port Washington, received $10,000 and Nassau County Museum Of Art in nearby Roslyn Harbor received $15,000.

“We had an overwhelming amount of requests for support from our nonprofit partners during this grant cycle,” said David M. Okorn, executive director at the foundation, in a statement. “It’s still a tough economy and the demand for their services continues to increase. We are so grateful to our generous donors who make these grants possible and improve the quality of life for all Long Islanders.”

The full list of recipients include:


  • East End Arts And Humanities Council, Riverhead - $10,000


  • Bar Association Of Nassau County Fund, Mineola - $15,000
  • Vision Long Island, Northport - $15,000


  • Connecticut Fund For The Environment, Long Island Sound - $20,000
  • Long Island Pine Barrens Society, Riverhead - $35,000
  • Nassau Land Trust, Garden City Park - $15,000
  • One Region Fund, New York - $30,000 


  • Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City - $20,000
  • ERASE Racism, Syosset - $20,000
  • Family Service League, Huntington - $20,000
  • Friends of LIMSAT, Garden City - $45,000
  • Nassau County Museum Of Art, Roslyn Harbor - $15,000
  • The After School Corporation, New York - $15,000


  • Federation of Organizations for the NYS Mentally Disabled, W. Babylon - $15,000
  • Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation, Port Washington - $10,000
  • LI Council On Alcoholism And Drug Dependence, Mineola - $15,000
  • Long Island Medical Foundation/NuHealth, East Meadow - $50,000
  • RotaCare, Uniondale - $20,000
  • Southampton HospitalAssociation, Southampton - $50,000


  • Island Harvest, Mineola - $25,000


  • Coalition Against Child Abuse And Neglect, Bethpage - $15,000
  • Health And Welfare Council Of Long Island, Hempstead - $20,000
  • Mental Health Association In Suffolk County, Lindenhurst - $15,000 


  • The Retreat, East Hampton - $20,000
  • Youth Environmental Services, Massapequa - $7,000




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