Who Funds NFF Programs

More than 300 funders nationwide have invested in NFF's mission and work since 1980. Below are partial lists of our funders and supporters over the years.*


Financial Institutions
Bank Hapoalim, Bank Leumi USA, Bank of America (Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation), Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Bank of America Community Development Corporation, Bank of New York Mellon, Bank One of Michigan, BB&T Charitable Foundation, Calvert Social Investment Foundation, Capital Bank, Carver Federal Savings Bank, Chevy Chase Bank, CIBC World Markets, Citi Community Capital, Citicorp, USA, Citizens Bank, Comerica Charitable Foundation, Commerce Bank, Community Capital Bank, Credit Suisse First Boston Foundation, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund, Fidelity Foundation, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., Huntington National Bank, HYPO Vereins Bank, ING DIRECT, Israel Discount Bank of New York, JPMorgan Chase Bank, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, M & T Bank, Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company, Merchants Bank of New York, Merrill Lynch, Mitsubishi Trust & Banking Corporation (U.S.A.), Mitsui Trust Bank (U.S.A.), Mizuho Corporate Bank(USA), Mizuho Trust & Banking, Mizuho USA Foundation, National City of Michigan, New England Financial, North Fork Bank, Northern Trust Bank, PNC Bank, Standard Federal Bank, State Street Corporation, Sterling National Bank, SunTrust Bank, TCF Bank, TD Bank, TD Waterhouse, The BTMU Foundation, Inc. c/o Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, The Goldman Sachs Foundation, U.S. Trust, Valley National Bank, Wachovia Regional Community Development Corporation, Wainwright Bank, Wells Fargo, Woodlands Investment Management, World Bank.

AAA Michigan, Aetna Life & Casualty Co., Amerisure Companies, AT&T, Atlas Tool, Inc., Barton Malow Company, Boston Globe Foundation, Bridgestone/Firestone, Inc., Burton-Katzman Development Company, Butzel Long, Chemistri, Collins & Aikman Corporate Headquarters, COMAU-PICO, Con Edison, Inc., Consumers Energy Foundation, Crain Communications, Inc., DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Detroit Free Press, DTE Energy Foundation, Edw. C. Levy Company, El Paso Corporate Foundation, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Ernst & Young LLP, Exxon Corporation, Ford Motor Company Fund, Freddie Mac, General Motors Foundation, Handleman Company, Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn, IBM, Johnson Controls Foundation, KPMG, LLP, Lear Corporation, Masco Corporation Foundation, McCann-Erickson Detroit, MetLife Bank, NA, Metlife Foundation, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, PLC, Mitsubishi, Newmark & Company Real Estate, Penske Corporation of Detroit, Pfizer, Inc., Philadelphia Newspapers, Inc., Plante & Moran, PLLC, Pulte Corporation, R.L. Polk, Rohm and Haas, The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the US, The Home Depot, The Taubman Company, Toshiba, Union Pacific Foundation, Verizon Foundation, Yazaki North America.

A Foundation of Philanthropic Fund, Alice Kales Hartwick Foundation, Altman Foundation, Andrew Mellon Foundation, Barr Foundation, Barry S. and Evelyn M. Strauch Foundation, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bloomberg , Blue Shield of California Foundation, Bob Lamm Shefa Fund of the Jewish Funds for Justice, Booth Ferris Foundation, California Community Foundation, Cargil Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Charities Aid Foundation, CharityWorks, Charles Hayden Foundation, Citi Foundation, Claneil Foundation, Clark Foundation, Community Foundation, Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan, Connelly Foundation, Consumer Health Foundation, Cordelia Foundation, Daniels Fund, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Delaware Valley Regional Economic Development Fund, Detroit Youth Foundation, Dodge Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Fairfield County Community Foundation, FJC Fleishhacker Foundation, Foellinger Foundation, Ford Foundation, Fresno Regional Foundation, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Graustein Memorial Fund, Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Green Park Foundation, Harold K.L. Castle Foundation, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Hawaii Community Foundation, Hudson-Webber Foundation, Independence Community Foundation, Independence Foundation, Irene E. and George A. Davis Foundation, J.M. Kaplan Fund, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Koret Foundation, Kresge Foundation , Kronlund Foundation Charitable Trust, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Mandell L. and Madeleine H. Berman Foundation, Marin Community Foundation, Marty and Dorothy Silverman Foundation, McGregor Fund, McKnight Foundation , Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Metro Health Foundation, Milton M. Ratner Foundation, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust, Naomi and Nehemiah Cohen Foundation, New Profit Inc., New York State Health Foundation, Omidyar Network, Open Society Foundation, Peninsula Community Foundation, Philip L. Graham Fund, PNC Foundation, Polk Bros. Foundation, Inc., Posner-Wallace Foundation, Prince Charitable Trusts, Rasmuson Foundation, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, Robin Hood Foundation, Rose Community Foundation, S.H. Cowell Foundation, Salzman Family Trust, Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation, Samuel S. Fels Fund, San Francisco Foundation, Sara Lee Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Sovereign Bank Foundation, Surdna Foundation, TD Charitable Foundation, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, The Babcock Foundation, The Boston Foundation, The California Endowment, The California Health Foundation, The California Wellness Foundation, The Carls Foundation, The Chicago Community Trust, The Clark Foundation, The Commonwealth Fund, The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, The Davis Foundation, The Dyson Foundation, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, The F.B. Heron Foundation, The Fremont Foundation, The Greater New Orleans Foundation, The Henry Luce Foundation, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, The Hyams Foundation, The Hyde and Watson Foundation, The James Irvine Foundation, The Jenesis Group, The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, The Joyce Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, The Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation-Bank of America Trustee, The Meyer Foundation, The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, The New York Community Trust, The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Philadelphia Cultural Fund, The Philadelphia Foundation, The Pinkerton Foundation, The Reva and David Logan Foundation, The Rhode Island Foundation, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Skillman Foundation, The Taper Foundation, The Tauber Family Foundation, The Valley Foundation, The Wallace Foundation, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Tiger Foundation, Trellis Fund, TZEDEC Economic Development Fund of The Jewish Funds for Justice, United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of NY, Victoria Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Walter and Elise Haas Fund, WCT, Weingart Foundation, William Penn Foundation. 

Public Sector
City of Philadelphia – Department of Commerce, City of Philadelphia – Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Community Development Bank, Community Development Financial Fund, Delaware Division of the Arts, Department of Health and Human Services, Empire State Development Corporation, Fannie Mae Foundation, Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, Illinois Arts Council, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Michigan Public Service Commission, National Endowment for the Arts, New Jersey Economic Development Authority, New Jersey Historical Commission, New Jersey State Council on the Arts, New York City Economic Development Corporation, New York State Council on the Arts, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, Pennsylvania State Council on the Arts, Rhode Island Arts Council, State of New Jersey, United States Department of the Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. 

Nonprofit Entities 
Arts & Science Council, Boston LISC, Case Western Reserve, Community Resource Exchange, Corporation for Enterprise Development, Family Service Association, Fieldstone Alliance, First 5 LA, Hyde Square Task Force, Investment Fund of the Diocese of Long Island, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), National Association of YWCA Executives, NCB Development Corporation, Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, Opportunity Finance Network (formerly known as National Community Capital Association), Public Interest Projects, Inc., Shared Interest, The Aspen Institute, The Jewish Fund, United Way for Southeastern Michigan, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley, United Way of New York City, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, United Way of the Bay Area, Venture Philanthropy Partners, VolunteerMatch, Whitney Fund.

Alvertha Penny; Ami Dar; Andrew and Joy Cohn; Andrew Cohen; Andrew Ditton; Antony Bugg-Levine, Audrey Choi, Clara Miller; Daniel Ben-Horin; David and Louise Vollmayer; Elizabeth C. Sullivan and Steven D. Gellman; Ellen and Paul Lazar; James Bildner, Janet and Malcolm Thompson; Kimberly Johnson; Maria E. Blair; Michela Jones, Lisa and Randolph Hall, Lisa Smith and Maurice Jones; Robert Robbin and Jean Murphy; Ruth and Ira Salzman; Tessie Guillermo; William E. Strickland, Jr.

This listing reflects supporters through December 31, 2012.

*Does not include clients receiving fees for services