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Inspired by the legacy of Frederick Douglass, the North Star Fund is one of New York City ’s leading community foundations. Dedicated to building a permanent financial and institutional base for social change, North Star takes its name from the abolitionist newspaper founded in 1847 by Douglass.
By organizing donors, raising money for grants, and providing technical assistance, we seek to support activism that addresses both the root causes and visible manifestations of poverty, racism, homophobia and gender discrimination.