New York Community Trust Announces Nearly $7.2 Million in Grants

The has announced grants totaling nearly $7.2 million to nonprofit organizations in New York City and across the country.

Grants were awarded in support of initiatives in the arts, child abuse and violence prevention, community development, education, the environment, health and human services, housing, and substance abuse recovery. Recipients include the , which was awarded $850,000 to provide cash and job counseling to families in poor neighborhoods at risk of losing their homes; , which will receive $123,000 to integrate financial literacy instruction into social work education and practice at its ; and , which was awarded $75,000 to advocate for and provide legal services to victims of sex trafficking.

The trust also awarded $200,000 to child welfare agency to train caseworkers in a proven child-abuse prevention program; $150,000 to the to expand an alternative-to-incarceration program at the ; and $90,000 to the to help youth complete drug addiction treatment and/or avoid addiction.

For a complete list of , visit the NYCT Web site.

"." New York Community Trust Press Release 06/12/2013.