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Funding Guidelines

Tiger Foundation currently gives funding consideration to programs in New York City in four main areas: Education, Employment, Youth and Families, and Criminal Justice. In addition to the guidelines below, please make sure to read the “What We Look For” section of this website, which outlines several Tiger Foundation evaluation criteria that are applied to our consideration of requests in all program areas.

Funding Guidelines - Youth and Families


Tiger Foundation’s investments in support of Youth and Families are dedicated to comprehensive, long-term approaches to breaking the cycle of poverty. In this funding portfolio, we focus on three critical areas:

  • Helping young children develop the academic and social skills necessary to succeed in school
  • Preventive support for vulnerable youth to stay on track to independent adulthood
  • Building Healthy Families