Funds

Our principal strategy for enabling high-impact transactions and offering leveraged opportunities to funders is to manage a series of grantmaking, lending, and investment funds. For more information, or to apply for funding, please click the links below.

The SeaChange-Lodestar Fund for Nonprofit Collaboration makes grants to encourage and support mergers, acquisitions, joint-ventures, and others types of formal, long-term collaborations between nonprofits.

THE SEACHANGE-LODESTAR FUND

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The Contact Fund makes loans to support the real estate, working capital and expansion capital needs of high-impact nonprofits working on behalf of low-income New Yorkers. The Contact Fund seeks to deploy its capital in special situations that require a level of flexibility generally unavailable from conventional lenders.

THE CONTACT FUND

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The Catalyst Fund was established in 2008 to facilitate the flow of growth capital into a select group of high-performing nonprofits working in education and youth development with the opportunity, capacity, and ambition to increase their impact significantly.

THE CATALYST FUND

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The New York Merger, Acquisition, and Collaboration Fund (“NYMAC”) makes grants to encourage and support mergers, acquisitions, joint-ventures, and others types of formal, long-term collaborations between nonprofits predominantly serving New York City.

NY MERGER, ACQUISITION, AND COLLABORATION FUND

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The New York Pooled PRI Fund (“NYPRI”) makes flexible, high-impact capital available to organizations working with and on behalf of low-income New Yorkers. These organizations may be involved in health and human services, housing, education and youth development, community and economic development, or the arts.

THE NEW YORK POOLED PRI FUND

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SeaChange structures and manages special-purpose philanthropic vehicles (“SPPVs”) to address the particular needs of nonprofits and funders. We will consider any SPPV idea that is consistent with our mission where SeaChange can play a value-added role.

SPECIAL PURPOSE VEHICLES

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