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Supporting programs that
make a difference in the life
of New York City

Signature Theater by night. Photo: Robert Wright
Juilliard School dancers in performance. Photo: Rosalie O'Connor
Jerome Greene Hall at Columbia University. Photo: Robert Wright
Patient exam at Montefiore Medical Center
Free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacourt Theater. Photo: Joseph Moran
Researchers at Montefiore Medical Center

We identify and fund programs that make a significant impact in four distinct giving areas, working with leaders and organizations to identify new ways to increase access, expand audiences, and create opportunities for both individual and institutional advancement.

JLGreene: For a Better New York

Our Response to COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic presents enormous challenges to our way of life. Here in New York City the heroism and selflessness of so many individuals continues daily, as frontline workers treat the ill and care for our community at great risk to themselves.

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ProPublica Reports on Pandemic

ProPublica published their first coronavirus investigation on February 28th, reporting on the grave missteps at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that hampered officials’ ability to track and contain the virus’s spread in the US. They then directed their healthcare reporters towards stories that clearly explained COVID-19 to readers, combatting oversimplified headlines and misleading statistics with accurate, fact-based journalism.

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Our 40-year history is grounded in the vision of our founder, Jerry Greene, to give back to the city he loved. Find out more

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