Mertz Gilmore Foundation


218 West 18th Street
New York, NY10003
Organization Type: 
Public or Private Sector: 
Type of Funding Agency: 
Private Foundation
Type of Support: 
One Program Area/Department
Types of Activities Funded: 
Arts Organizations
Community and Social Justice Organizations
Total Funds Granted for Arts for Change Activity: 
Restrictions on Grantmaking: 
No restrictions listed.
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The Mertz Gilmore Foundation is a private, independent grantmaking institution that supports and promotes human rights, healthy communities, the performing arts, and a sustainable environment. The New York City Dance program sustains the high visability of dance in the city and brings together artists and audiences. The Human Rights in the U.S. program tests and supports human rights advocacy to realize social change and justice in the U.S. The New York City Communities program promotes an equitable and sustainable city of vibrant communities by supporting work in low-income neighborhoods that emerges from, and actively engages, local efforts. The Climate Change Solutions program promotes sustainable policy and practice.