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Contributions & Funding

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Funding for the Foundation's programs is received largely from federal, state and local government, with some contributions coming from the private sector. Acting as both a direct service agency and as a fiscal conduit, the Foundation has many years of experience in the fiscal management of large contracts from federal, state, local and private agencies in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

New York Foundation for Senior Citizens is a 501(C)3 not-for-profit corporation. Contributions to the Foundation are tax deductible. In addition, the Foundation receives Federal, New York State and New York City government funds as follows:

Social Service ProgramsDescriptionFunding Source
Case Management Program Serves elderly residents of Manhattan Community Boards 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6, providing intake screening and assessment for EISEP home care, as well as information and referral and ongoing counseling services to persons age 60 and over who are ineligible for such services under governmental programs. New York City Department for the Aging
Community Guardian Program Provides financial guardianship and case management services for physically and mentally frail adults, city-wide. New York City Human Resources Administration
Dyckman Senior Center Serves 40 breakfasts and 85 lunches, provides recreation and socialization activities and case work services for over 700 elderly members located in Manhattan Community District #12 New York City Department for the Aging
Enriched Housing Program Provides housing and supportive services for over 300 low income frail elderly over age 65, which helps them to remain independent in the community. Licensed by NYS DSS
Funded by SSI Congregate Care Level II
Home Attendant Program Serves a maximum of 800 Medicaid eligible frail elderly and disabled persons by providing home attendant services which include personal care, housecleaning, escort services, etc. Serves residents of Manhattan and Roosevelt Island. New York City Human Resources Administration Home Care Services Program
Home Repair & Safety Audit Programs Offers free minor maintenance and repair services for low/moderate income elderly homeowners and renters living in all 5 boroughs age 60 and over. These elderly homeowners would be unable to repair their homes, without the assistance of this program. Home Repair staff also provide free home safety checks for elderly homeowners, helping them to identify and correct safety hazards in their homes. New York City Department for the Aging
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Home Sharing and Respite Care Programs The Home Sharing Program matches persons living city-wide who have enough space to share living space with individuals in need of housing. One of the persons participating in the match must be 55 years or older. The Respite Care Program provides affordable short-term, in-home care by home attendants for frail elderly, over age 60 elderly, living City wide, who either require the assistance of others to manage at home or who live alone. NY State Legislators', NY City Council Members' and Borough Presidents' Discretionary Funds, through NY State Office for the Aging and NY City Department for the Aging as well as private contributions
Laguardia Senior Center Serves 190 breakfasts and 180 lunches. Provides recreation and socialization activities and case work services for over 5,400 elderly members located in Manhattan Community District #12 New York City Department for the Aging
Mott Street Senior Center Serves 105 breakfasts and 142 lunches. Provides recreation and socialization activities and case work services for over 4,500 elderly members located in Manhattan Community District #2 New York City Department for the Aging
Ombudsman Program Helps enhance the quality of life of residents of long term care facilities throughout five boroughs. This programs professional staff and trained Ombudsman Volunteers visit long term care facilities on a regular basis to assist in the resolution of residents' concerns and monitor their general care. New York City Department for the Aging
Project C.A.R.T.
Transportation Program
Offers free door-to-door van and private car transportation services to and from medical appointments and senior citizen centers for low income frail elderly who are unable to use public transportation. Serves elderly residents in Manhattan Community Districts #1 - #8. New York City Department for the Aging
Project S.T.E.P.
(Senior Theatre Enrichment)
Offers free theatre tickets to top Broadway plays. Senior citizen groups of 25 seniors, from all 5 boroughs, are scheduled for Wednesday matinees, when tickets are available. None Required
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Housing ProgramsDescriptionFunding Source
Alma Rangel Gardens Provides 89 units of subsidized, low income housing for senior citizens. Located in the Harlem section of Manhattan, it offers social and recreational services. Forty of its apartments are designated for Enriched Housing tenants who require special assistance. Food service is provided for those in the Enriched Housing Program. Rental income from tenants and HUD subsidy
Arthur B. Brown and William Brown Gardens Provides 132 units of subsidized, low income housing for senior citizens. Located on E. 93rd Street, Brown Gardens offers social and recreational services. Thirty-nine of these apartments are designated for Enriched Housing tenants who require special assistance. Food service is also provided for those in the Enriched Housing Program. Rental income from tenants and Section 8 subsidy
Clinton Gardens Provides 100 units of subsidized, low income housing for senior citizens. Located at 404 West 54th Street, Manhattan, it offers social and recreational services. Thirty-four of its apartments are designated for Enriched Housing tenants who require special assistance. Food service is also provided for those in the Enriched Housing Program. Rental income from tenants and Section 8 subsidy
Concourse Gardens Provides 119 units of subsidized, low income housing for senior citizens. Located at Echo Place off the Grand Concourse in the Bronx, it offers social and recreational services. Rental income from tenants and HUD subsidy
Cumberland Gardens Provides 105 units of subsidized housing for low income senior citizens. Located at 425 Cumberland Street and Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, it offers social and recreational services. Forty of its apartments are designated for Enriched Housing Program tenants who require special assistance. Food service is also provided for those in the Enriched Housing Program. Rental income from tenants and HUD subsidy
1850 Second Avenue Provides 48 units of subsidized, low income housing for senior citizens. Twenty-eight of the tenants are Enriched Housing Program residents who require special assistance. Food service is provided for those in the Enriched Housing Program. Rental income from tenants and limited number of Section 8 vouchers
Ridge Street Gardens Provides 100 units of subsidized, low income housing for senior citizens. Located at 80 Ridge Street between Ridge and Delancey Streets in Manhattan, it offers social and recreational services. Thirty of these apartments are designated for those in the Enriched Housing Program. Rental income from tenants and Section 8 subsidy
River View Gardens Provides 79 units of subsidized, low income housing for senior citizens. Located in the Hunters Point section of Queens, it offers social and recreational services. Twenty-five of its apartments are designated for Enriched Housing tenants who require special assistance. Food service is provided for those in the Enriched Housing Program. HUD 202 Construction funds
George Daly House Transitional housing and social rehabilitation service program for 88 homeless over age 45. Located at 269 East 4th Street, Manhattan. NYC Department of Homeless Services
Surf Gardens Provides 76 units of subsidized, low income housing for senior citizens. Located in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, it offers social and recreational services. HUD 202 Construction funds
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