Mayor Adams Unveils $43 Million Plan to Lead on Gender Equity, Lays Ambitious Goal to Make NYC Most Women-Forward City in U.S.
January 25, 2024
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today unveiled, “Women Forward NYC: An Action Plan for Gender Equity,” a more than $43 million investment aimed at making New York City a national leader on gender equity, including for transgender and gender expansive New Yorkers, with the ambitious goal of becoming the most women-forward city in the United States.
Mayor Adams to Relieve Over $2 Billion in Medical Debt for Hundreds of Thousands of Working-Class New Yorkers
January 22, 2024
New York City Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan today announced a pioneering medical debt relief program, that will invest $18 million over three years to relieve over $2 billion in medical debt for hundreds of thousands of working-class New Yorkers. The city will partner with RIP Medical Debt, a national, New York City-based nonprofit specializing in buying and ultimately wiping out medical debt to acquire debt portfolios and retiree debt from health care providers and hospitals across New York City. To supplement the city's investment, RIP Medical Debt and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City will also partner to raise additional funding over three years.
New York City's Diplomatic Community to Compete in Consulate Cup Soccer Tournament at Citi Field
October 11, 2023
Fundraising tournament brings together New York City's international diplomatic community to make the beautiful game more accessible for New York City youth. 20 consulates representing New York City's diplomatic community are coming together to compete in the second annual Consulate Cup on Saturday, October 14 from 10:00am - 5:00pm ET. More than 200 players from across the globe will compete in the soccer tournament at Citi Field.
Mayor Adams, Mayor's Fund Announce new Scholarship Initiative to Increase Diversity in Journalism
July 21, 2023
New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City today announced a new scholarship fund to expand access to educational opportunities for New York City students of color and increase diversity within journalism.
"New York City Soccer Initiative Launches Second Annual Community Cup Across NYC Mini-Pitches"
June 30, 2023
The New York City Soccer Initiative (NYCSI) partners -- Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, New York City Football Club (NYCFC), the U.S. Soccer Foundation, adidas, and Etihad Airways – will host the second annual free NYCSI Community Cup, a celebratory 5v5 tournament that will bring together young people aged 8-11 from all five boroughs to compete on the 50 blue mini-pitches that have been constructed by the partners all across the City.
Trinity Awards More Than $22 Million in Grants, Addressing Housing Insecurity and Mental Health Needs
June 15, 2023
A new $300,000 grant to the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, working with New York Disaster Interfaith Services, will help 50 houses of worship across the city provide temporary shelter for 950 asylum seekers.
MSC Foundation Launches Partnership with Mayor's Fund to Support Vulnerable New York City Communities through Educational and Environmental Programmes
December 8, 2022
The MSC Foundation and Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City are joining forces to support underserved New York communities thanks to a Foundation grant of approximately a quarter of a million dollars for two City programmes in the fields of education and the environment.
Mayor Adams Appoints Marcella Tillett as Executive Director of Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City
October 21, 2022
New York City Mayor Eric Adams today announced the appointment of Marcella J Tillett as the executive director of the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City.
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Launches "Public Art as Community Engagement" Pilot with Public Conversation Series Exploring the History and Legacy of the Lyons Family
October 18, 2022
Curated and hosted by Niama Safia Sandy, Harnessing History: Tracing the Legacy of the Lyons Family will run from October 22 – November 5.
Inaugural Consulate Cup Launches Ahead of FIFA World Cup
September 30, 2022
New annual tournament brings together New York City's international diplomatic community to support making soccer more accessible. All funds raised will go directly to grow the NYCSI Community Cup and other free soccer programming.
Mayor Adams, Mayor's Fund, and Pfizer Announce $1.5 Million Grant to Boost City's Stem Education Efforts for Middle and High School Students
July 11, 2022
Grant Expands Existing Programs and Creates Career Pathways Into STEM Sector
Mayor Adams to Deliver Additional $3 Million in Cash Assistance to Bronx Fire Victims
March 16, 2022
BronxWorks Chosen to Disburse Remaining Funds, Provide Case Management Services
Mayor Adams Continues Support for Bronx Fire Victims
March 5, 2022
Meal Delivery Services to Continue for Families Displaced by Bronx Fire Staying at Shelter Hotels
Global Superstar and Bronx Native Cardi B Partners with Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City to Cover Funeral Costs of Bronx Fire Victims
January 19, 2022
New York City Mayor Eric Adams and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City today announced a partnership with global superstar Cardi B to cover the burial expenses for each victim of the tragic Bronx fire in an effort to alleviate the financial burden for their families.
Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City Partners with Bank of America, the Met Council to Immediately Distribute $2250 to Every Household Impacted by Bronx Fire
January 14, 2022
To provide immediate relief, the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York, Bank of America, and the Met Council will provide pre-loaded gift cards to each impacted family.
Mayor Adams and Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City Announce Relief Effort for Victims of Bronx Apartment Building Fire
January 10, 2022
Mayor Eric Adams and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City today announced the launch of the Bronx Fire Relief Fund to support those affected by the recent apartment building fire in the Bronx.