FPWA offers individuals, corporations, and foundations a number of ways to support our work. Aside from one-time cash donations, donors can also contribute through program donations, matching gifts, gifts in tribute, planned giving, stock transfers and event sponsorships.
General Operating Support
Support FPWA’s efforts to build a city of equal opportunity that seeks to reduce poverty, promote upward mobility and create shared prosperity for all city residents.
Faith –Based Initiatives
FPWA serves as a critical resource for New York City’s faith community. We bring together faith-based social services providers from all denominations and faiths. Your contributions help us to strengthen faith leaders and institutions human services work and advocate for the communities they serve.
Policy and Advocacy for NYC’s Most Vulnerable
The policy, advocacy and research unit of FPWA executes a focused policy agenda aimed at strengthening vulnerable New Yorkers. Your donations allow us to work closely with our network of member agencies, faith partners, coalitions, and allies, to impact policy, legislation, and budget outcomes to address the needs of struggling New Yorkers.
FPWA operates one of the largest toy drives in New York City. Each year, through our member agencies, we receive approximately 40,000 requests for toys and other goods. FPWA relies on the generosity of supporters to help meet the ever growing need. If you would like to make a donation, or for more information, please contact Gilda Flores, Member Support Coordinator.
College and Camp Scholarships
FPWA provides scholarships to college students in their junior and senior year who demonstrate financial need, have overcome personal adversity, who are identified by and affiliated with one of FPWA’s member agencies, and are currently enrolled as a junior or senior at an accredited college.
FPWA also offers member agencies that operate day or sleep away camps the opportunity to apply for camp scholarships. The families that qualify have children between the ages of 5 and 14, have a financially need, and have completed the camp application process. You donation to one or our scholarship programs will surely make a difference in the life of a youngster.
Many companies offer matching gift programs to encourage their employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Your company may match contributions dollar for dollar or even double or triple your donation to FPWA! Ask your human resources department if your company has a matching gift program and, if it does, ask for a matching gift form. We’re happy to assist if you need guidance. Please contact Adam Doyno, Director of Development.
Planned giving allows donors to give specific gift types that can be funded with cash, equity, or property. You can make a lasting difference in the lives of New York’s neediest residents by leaving a bequest to FPWA in your will, or through a trust or life insurance gift. To learn more about what you can do today to support our programs and services well into the future, contact Adam Doyno, Director of Development.
Honor a loved one with a donation in tribute. FPWA is happy to designate your gift in memory, celebration, or tribute of a loved one. Gifts in tribute are a cherished way to celebrate the life of someone special, while supporting FPWA. Tribute gifts are entirely tax deductible. For more information, please contact Adam Doyno, Director of Development.
FPWA accepts gifts of stocks, bonds, mutual fund shares and other securities. Stock transfer donations may help you avoid capital gains tax. Speak with your tax advisor for more specific information. If you’d like to give a gift of securities, please contact Adam Doyno, Director of Development.