The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation, as a legacy agent, frames our giving in the spirit of our grantor – and does so with a mindfulness towards impact, effectiveness and sustainability. We serve to partner with our grantees and fellow philanthropic leaders in a fashion that promotes collaboration and transformation.

We believe that, in its most elegant form, we are investors – investing in the nonprofits we support – and in doing so pay special attention to these “investments” to insure they flourish and achieve their objectives.

Recent News


“The Claire Award” College Scholarships Presented to YMCA Camp Counselors

Foundation President Peter J. Klein recently presented "The Claire Award,"  $2,500 in college scholarships, to three Huntington YMCA camp counselors—Dan Miele, Shea Naughton and Mackenzie… Read More »

Exciting Progress at Cold Spring Harbor Lab Genome Center

The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation's donation of $200,000 for a new Illumina NextSeq 500 at Cold Spring Harbor Lab's Genome Center has helped advance many… Read More »

Cinema Arts Centre Wins Claire Friedlander Family Foundation Arts & Culture Award

The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation was pleased to present the Arts & Culture Award to the Cinema Arts Centre of Huntington at the 6th Annual… Read More »