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A Holocaust museum in New York City will offer free educational field trips to eighth grade students in public schools in a program announced Thursday aimed at combating antisemitism. The program will allow up to 85,000 students at traditional public schools and charter schools to tour Manhattan’s Museum of Jewish Heritage over the next three years, […]

New York City plans to send eighth-grade students from across the city on field trips to the Museum of Jewish Heritage as part of an effort to address antisemitism. The program, part of a $2.5 million public-private partnership to address antisemitism, will be seeded with $1 million from a foundation run by Jon Gray, the […]

America’s biggest donors gave more than $11.9 billion in 2023. This year’s report features our analysis of the list, giving trends among megadonors, and a look at their giving to and from their foundations and donor-advised funds in 2023. The report highlights some of the country’s most interesting philanthropists, including a look at how those who will dominate big […]

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A Holocaust museum in New York City will offer free educational field trips to eighth grade students in public schools in a program announced Thursday aimed at combating antisemitism. The program will allow up to 85,000 students at traditional public schools and charter schools to tour Manhattan’s Museum of Jewish Heritage over the next three […]

$2.5 million program will cover transportation, guides and take-home materials for schools as city seeks to mitigate rising antisemitism throughout the US. The program will allow up to 85,000 students at traditional public schools and charter schools to tour Manhattan’s Museum of Jewish Heritage over the next three years, starting this fall. New York City […]

New York City will send tens of thousands of students to Manhattan’s Holocaust museum as the city and its school system grapple with a surge in antisemitism since the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas war. Under the new initiative, 85,000 eighth graders from public and private school will visit the Museum of Jewish Heritage over the […]

Amid a rise in incidents of antisemitism in the city and across the globe, New York City Councilmember Julie Menin, the Gray Foundation’s Mindy and Jon Gray, and the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust , have joined forces to launch a groundbreaking Holocaust Education School Tours program for all 8th-grade students in New York […]

A $1 million donation has been made to the city of Highland Park for the construction of a permanent place of remembrance to honor the victims of the parade mass shooting that claimed seven lives on July 4, 2022. The donation by Jon and Mindy Gray, current residents of New York City, is the first […]

Mindy and Jon Gray, founders of the Gray Foundation, prioritize high-risk, high reward research projects, or as Executive Director Dana Zucker puts it, “funding early, innovative work.” Oftentimes, she explains, “that’s the space where the breakthroughs happen.” PREcision DIabetes ConsorTium (PREDICT), a collaboration between the University of Chicago’s Data for the Common Good and UChicago Medicine Kovler Diabetes Center, […]

Across the five boroughs, schools celebrated NYC Scholarship Month this January 2024 – the opportunity for new families to activate and view their children’s NYC Scholarship Accounts for the very first time!

All 70,000 public school second graders were going to get free swimming lessons under a city council law passed last year, but it was postponed for a year as part of the Mayor Eric Adams budget cuts. Now Wave Makers, a program devised by the City Council and the nonprofit Asphalt Green, will provide free […]