How does my organization apply for a WellMet grant?

Our grantmaking timeline is as follows:

September-November: Members source and discuss prospective nonprofits.

January: Member send specific nonprofits requests for proposals (RFP).

March-May: Members engage with nonprofits during site visits and meetings.

June: Members vote on and recommend grantees to the New York Community Trust, which then reviews and makes grant if approved.

To be considered for a WellMet grant an organization must be providing direct social services within the five boroughs of New York City, have a budget ranging up to $750,000, and be a 501(c)(3) or have a fiscal sponsor with this designation.

If you are interested in learning more about our process, our membership, or being considered for a grant, please use our contact form.


How do I become a WellMet member?

If you are interested in becoming a member please use our contact form.


Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. All donations may be made by writing a check. The following information is required:

Checks made out to:
Community Funds, Inc.
Memo Line: WellMet
Enclosure Note: Include your mailing address to receive a tax receipt.

Mail your check to:
Maggie Murphy, Donor Services & Grants Management
New York Community Trust
909 Third Avenue, 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10022

Thank you for your contribution!


What is WellMet’s relationship with NY Community Trust (NYCT)?

WellMet Philanthropy is a donor-advised fund. WellMet submits grant recommendations to NYCT every May, at the end of our annual grantmaking cycle. NYCT is a 501(c)3 that vets the prospective grantees, issues grant checks and is responsible for all financial reporting.


How do I contact WellMet?

We’d love to hear from you.  Please use our contact form.