The New York City Police Foundation, Inc. was established in 1971 by business and civic leaders as an independent organization to promote excellence in the NYPD and improve public safety in New York City. The Police Foundation supports programs designed to help the NYPD keep pace with rapidly evolving technology, strategies and training. The New York City Police Foundation: provides resources that are not readily available through other means - to date $100 million has been invested in 400 innovative NYPD programs; serves as a vehicle for tax-exempt gifts and grants from individuals, businesses, and philanthropies; is the first municipal foundation of its kind in the country, and serves as a model for similar organizations in other cities; and is the only organization authorized to raise funds on behalf of the NYPD.
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