Meet North Star Fund Grantees

Through quarterly van tours and panels, our donor programs offer a dynamic space where donors can be in dialogue with grantee partners about pressing issues, and gain a deeper understanding to how change happens.  

Recent events:

Let Us Breathe Forum
Call to action from the Let Us Breathe Forum, hosted by North Star Fund to highlight the analysis, vision, and strategies from activists, organizers, and funders who have been at the forefront of the Movement for Black Lives. Also see video of the opening and closing plenaries.

Panel: Solving the Housing Crisis: What's next for community organizers and donor activists?
Highlights from leaders and activists who are finding solutions to one of the most complex issues our city faces—the need for long-term, safe, and truly affordable housing for all New Yorkers.

Panel: The de Blasio Era: A real shift toward a progressive future?
A recap of our conversation with organizers asking questions of the new de Blasio administration on key issues ranging from education reform to housing and food systems.

Van Tour: Exploring Community Responses to "Stop & Frisk"
Report back from a visit with organizers in the South Bronx and central Brooklyn to learn about how grassroots, community-based organizations are working to end discriminatory policing practices in New York. 

Van Tour: Food Justice
Reflections on the role of philanthropy from a participant who attended this program. 

You can see a calendar of upcoming events.