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SeaChange provides grants, loans, analysis and advice to help nonprofits work through complex financial and organizational challenges.
We make grants to help nonprofits explore or implement mergers, joint-ventures, programmatic alliances and other types of formal, long-term and sustainable collaborations.
We make flexible, impact-first loans to support the real estate, working capital and expansion capital needs of nonprofits working in New York City.
Advice & Analysis
We provide advice and analysis to nonprofits facing organizational or financial challenges. Most of this work is provided on a pro bono basis.
SeaChange has helped hundreds of nonprofits with grants, loans, analysis and advice. Explore our portfolio of engagements below.
Brooklyn Community Bail Fund
SeaChange's $700,000 loan to the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund allowed them to establish the largest bail fund in the country, freeing more than 5,000 people who were in jail solely for their inability to pay bail and to advocate for the abolition of wealth-based detention.+ read more
The Bushwick Starr
SeaChange’s $1 million loan to The Bushwick Starr enabled them to acquire a new, permanent space for expanded theatrical programming and community artistic education.+ read more
New York City Charter School for the Arts
SeaChange made a $196,500 loan to allow New York City Charter School of the Arts to move to a new location downtown.
Considerable resources exist to help nonprofits achieve their ambitions. We’ve collected the ones that seem most relevant to the areas where SeaChange is active.VIEW RESOURCES
August 17, 2023
NYC Bridge Funding for the Arts (NYCBFA)
We are so excited to share more about an initiative we’ve been working on for the past eight months! In partnership with The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./NY), we have launched the NYC Bridge Funding for the Arts (NYCBFA), a loan fund that will provide short-term, below-market...+ keep reading See More News
September 29, 2020
Should DAFs be Reined In?
On September 16th SeaChange hosted our Fourth Annual “Great Debate” on the question: “Should DAFs be Reined in?” The discussion between Ray Madoff and Daniel Hemel was very engaging and even included some fireworks between our two wonderful debaters. Here is a link to a video of the...+ keep reading See More News