Hagedorn Foundation
 

Our Current Grantees

Immigration

Uniondale Community Council, Inc.
$60,000 support for the LI 2010 Census Initiative
Date Approved: December 30, 2009
Research and Education Project of Long Island
http://www.lipc.org
$32,500 support for the LI 2010 Census Initiative - NYS Census Grant
Date Approved: December 30, 2009
Old Westbury College Foundation, Inc
$16,500 support for the LI 2010 Census Initiative and $4000 for NALEO work
Date Approved: December 30, 2009
Family Service League of Suffolk County
http://www.fsl-li.org
$79,014 support for the LI 2010 Census Initiative - NYS Census Grantee
Date Approved: December 30, 2009
Centro Cultural Hispano de Oyster Bay, E. Norwich y Vecindades
$32,500 for work for the LI 2010 Census Initiative and $3000 for NALEO Census work
Date Approved: December 30, 2009
Robert L. Perry Jr. Development Corporation
$5,000 to implement a parent education program for Greenport community, especially African American and immigrant families.
Date Approved: November 23, 2009
National Association of Mothers Centers, Inc (NAMC)
http://www.motherscenter.org
$55,000 in general support to continue to develop an informed and engaged membership and to motivate women and other caregivers to advocate on a local, state and national level for public policies that value the work of care giving.
Date Approved: November 23, 2009
Long Island Wins
http://www.longislandwins.com
$230,000 to continue an education/media campaign to change the public’s perception of immigrants and immigration on Long Island.
Date Approved: November 23, 2009
Latino Justice PRLDEF
http://www.prldef.org
$105,000 to support new and continuing litigation on Long Island and to staff an anti-hate crimes hotline.
Date Approved: November 23, 2009
Fiscal Policy Institute
$25,000 in support to underwrite two reports on immigration on Long Island.
Date Approved: November 23, 2009
Family Service League of Suffolk County
http://www.fsl-li.org
$28,500 to continue operating a hiring and resource center for day laborers in Huntington Station.
Date Approved: November 23, 2009
Center for Playback Theater
$25,000 in support to bring Playback’s improvisational performances to Long Island to address issues of immigration on Long Island
Date Approved: November 23, 2009
Roosevelt Community Revitalization Group
$100,000 in support for the Roosevelt “Hubs” project
Date Approved: November 12, 2009
Public Interest Projects
http://www.publicinterestprojects.org
$600,000 in continued support for the Four Freedoms Fund work on immigration reform, civic engagement and integration, and protection of civil liberties and human rights.
Date Approved: November 12, 2009
Child Care Council of Suffolk County
http://www.childcaresuffolk.org
$65,000. Second year grant of $65,000, per year for two years, in continued support of a full-time director to strengthen and expand the Parent Leadership Initiative (PLI) program.
Date Approved: November 9, 2009
Build Initiative
$50,000 per year for three years to support the BUILD initiative in NYS to help build a coordinated system of programs, policies and services for children (zero to five years old) and their families.
Date Approved: November 9, 2009
Barry and Florence Friedberg Jewish Community Center
http://www.friedbergjcc.org
$115,000. Second payment of $115,000, per year for two years, $65,000 in general support for the Parenting Resource Network and $50,000 to hire two community outreach workers.
Date Approved: November 9, 2009
Adelphi University
http://www.adelphi.edu
$70,000. Second payment of two year grant:$70,000, per year for two years, to support the Institute for Parenting’s Raising a Thinking Child program (RATC).
Date Approved: November 6, 2009
Research and Education Project of Long Island
http://www.lipc.org
$50,000 in renewed support for leadership and advocacy training on Long Island.
Date Approved: November 3, 2009
Research and Education Project of Long Island
http://www.lipc.org
$45,000 in support to continue building a grassroots movement in support of affordable housing on Long Island or the Yes In My Backyard (YIMBY) project.
Date Approved: November 3, 2009
Middle Country Library Foundation
http://www.mcpl.lib.ny.us
$70,000 for two years to help support the implementation of Family Place Centers in Wyandanch and Riverhead Public Libraries.
Date Approved: November 1, 2009
Public Interest Projects
http://www.publicinterestprojects.org
$64,260 in support for the Funder's Committee for Civic Participation for the 2010 Census Initiative.
Date Approved: October 28, 2009
Communications Consortium Media Center
$50,000 in renewed support for the Census Project—a multifaceted public education campaign on behalf of a fair and accurate 2010 Census—through its final months, September 1, 2009 – March 31, 2010.
Date Approved: October 27, 2009
Center for Law and Social Policy
$50,000 to support Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity (SPO), a funder driven initiative in its efforts to fight poverty and increase opportunities for economic mobility; increase the number of webcast interviews and recognition for the website as the one-stop resource for information on poverty; and add 5 – 10 new funders to the initiative.
Date Approved: September 29, 2009
Nassau County Government Efficiency Project
$250,000 in support to continue the Nassau County Government Efficiency Project’s education campaign to inform the public about the benefits of accountability and fiscal prudence for merging Nassau’s 400 special taxing districts
Date Approved: September 14, 2009
Suffolk Community Council
http://www.suffolkcommunitycouncil.org
$25,000 in continued support for the Partners in Unity Brentwood Immigration Project
Date Approved: August 25, 2009
Family Service League of Suffolk County (FSL)
http://www.fsl-li.org
$60,000 to underwrite a project to collect and analyze data for an in-depth portrait of Suffolk County’s children and families that will provide the basis for a strategic “system of care.
Date Approved: August 24, 2009
Assoc. for Fundraising Professionals, LI Chapter
$1,000 for an interactive panel at Philanthropy Day where fundraisers will collaborate to judge a group of nonprofits who apply for a grant and hone their skills in the process
Date Approved: August 24, 2009
Adelphi University
$8500 for the Long Island Center for Nonprofit Leadership (LICNL): $2000 to help develop the LI Youth Leadership Network and $6,500 to provide a follow up session with participants of the 2009 Brave and New Nonprofit World Summit.
Date Approved: August 24, 2009
Early Care and Learning Council
$45,000 in general support for Winning Beginnings New York’s (WBNY) public and political will building campaign on behalf of children aged zero to five, with particular emphasis on the period from birth through three years
Date Approved: July 22, 2009
Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy
http://www.scaany.org
Two year grant to continue to develop and advocate for a state wide universal screening and home visiting system for new parents - Second payment of $75,000.
Date Approved: June 18, 2009
Sepa Mujer c/o Touro PAC
$35,000 to launch a leadership training program for Latinas in Suffolk County and provide part-time staffing to educate immigrant women in Suffolk County about laws and policies affecting their communities; to increase their leadership skills; and to engage immigrant women in determining the future of their communities through community organizing and civic participation
Date Approved: June 16, 2009
Brookings Institution
http://www.brookings.edu
$25,000 to build a database of federal assistance programs that rely on decennial census statistics to allocate funds, utilizing FY2008 spending data; to distribute to the Funders Census Initiative and on the web, for each of 352 geographic areas, a table that lists the total amount distributed by federal assistance programs reliant on census statistics; and, by October, publish on the web a report discussing database findings.
Date Approved: June 2, 2009
Hispanic Federation
http://www.hispanicfederation.org
$60,000 in support to develop and implement a Civic Life curriculum for newly naturalized citizens residing in Nassau and Suffolk counties; to empower immigrants to become active citizens and change agents in their communities; and to provide an opportunity for interethnic and interracial dialogue among different immigrant groups.
Date Approved: May 12, 2009
Fight Crime: Invest In Kids (FCIK)
http://www.fightcrime.org
$75,000 a year for two years to build a membership base in the Long Island business community, and to recruit 10 new business leaders from Long Island; to help business members advocate at local and state levels; and to develop and produce reports and briefs to advance the children’s advocacy movement in Long Island and New York State.
Date Approved: May 12, 2009
Farmingville Residents Association
$25,000 in support to continue the Farmingville Resident Association’s mission and to solidify relationships established between the Farmingville Residents Association (FRA) and immigrant organizations; to promote cross-cultural understanding and respect in Farmingville; and to make Farmingville a more united, well-informed, and hospitable community.
Date Approved: May 12, 2009
Early Years Institute
http://www.earlyyearsinstitute.org
$150,000 to establish a board of directors, staff structure, organizational policies, and develop a broad based fundraising plan; Develop a marketing and communications plan, to include written materials, and publish a report on the state of child care on LI; and to build a community advisory committee and conduct an asset map of one, or possibly two communities on LI.
Date Approved: April 29, 2009
National Women’s Law Center
http://www.nwlc.org
$50,000 a year for two years to convene state and national early child care and education advocates to formulate new strategies to help advance the benefits of making early child care and education a national priority; and to research, develop and implement a communications strategy to educate and build support for early child care and education.
Date Approved: April 13, 2009
Benjamin Cardozo School of Law
$19,250 in support for a report on Immigration to gather data regarding ICE raids on immigrants’ homes in Suffolk and Nassau counties, including allegations of abusive practices and constitutional violations; to restore constitutional protections to victims of ICE home raids across the country; and to use this data to help prompt reform of national immigration enforcement policy.
Date Approved: March 31, 2009
Public Policy and Education Fund of New York
http://www.citizenactionny.org/ppef
$60,000 in support for the Long Island Education Organizing Project to educate and train parents and students across Long Island to be leaders on local and state education issues; to organize and mobilize parents and students in at least three low-income, working class school districts to advocate for better schools on a local and state level; and to build a broader network of parent and student activists across school districts on Long Island.
Date Approved: March 23, 2009
Every Child Matters Education Fund
http://www.everychildmatters.org
Continuing support for the Every Child Matters campaign on Long Island for an ECM coordinator to work on the LI advocacy and educational campaign; build a broad network of coalitions, organizations, community groups, and individuals; and to educate and influence Nassau and Suffolk policy makers on issues that affect children.
Date Approved: March 23, 2009
Sojourners
Support for Sojourners’ immigration work (includes $75,000 in general support)- to equip 250 clergy and lay leaders with resources and effective tools for messaging on faith and immigration, through advocacy/messaging training; to strengthen the media capacity of its grassroots partners to complement its organizing efforts with other Four Freedoms Fund immigration partners; and to build Web 2.0 social platforms (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, podcasts, etc.) to connect and educate targeted faith audiences.
Date Approved: March 18, 2009
Family Service League of Suffolk County (FSL)
http://www.fsl-li.org
$63,250 (includes first year operating expenses) to host 2 Video Conference Centers (VCCs) and to provide calendar coordination for the sites. *Five year grant to cover operating expenses,$19,760, with terms to be reviewed anually.
Date Approved: March 5, 2009
Health and Welfare Council of LI
http://www.hwcli.org
$39,750 to host the Nassau County Video Conferencing Center including operating expenses *Five year grant to cover operating expenses, $15,200, with terms to be reviewed annually.
Date Approved: March 5, 2009
Southern Poverty Law Center
$22,800 in support to determine the level and cause of unreported and under-reported hate crimes against immigrants in Suffolk County
Date Approved: March 3, 2009

Current Grantees