The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City accepts financial donations from people and groups.

This is to:

  • Promote the general welfare of the City's residents
  • Aid civic improvements

The Fund sometimes accepts financial donations in response to an emergency. The Mayor may announce this.

The Mayor's Fund cannot accept:

  • Furniture
  • Clothes
  • Any other "in-kind" donations

Donations to specific City agency programs are also accepted. If you send a check, write on the check which program you want to receive your donation.

The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City is a 501(c) (3) public charity. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Donate to the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City.

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for help.

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has caused a major humanitarian crisis. Hundreds of thousands of people flee the violence of war. New Yorkers can help by sending cash donations to relief groups working in the region.

The United States Agency International Development has compiled a list of organizations.

New Yorkers can:

  • Donate
  • Learn more about reputable relief groups responding to the crisis in Europe

Learn how to donate to relief organizations.

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