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.
A crucial component of the foundation’s mission is to provide assistance to low-income families struggling to maintain productive and healthy lives. We do this through support of reunification programs for families with children in the foster care system and through the funding of multi-service case management programs to help parents access the supports needed to provide for their children and to keep families together. We seek organizations able to document their success with families as they work to improve the opportunities available to both parents and children. Organizations seeking to demonstrate the effectiveness of their programs for the families they serve should be able to present data indicating that conditions such as the following have been achieved: