Giving Back

At The Equity Group, we are grateful for the opportunity to spend our days doing challenging work with interesting companies, and to be in a position to give back to our community. Through financial and service-oriented support of the organizations described below, our team looks to share our good fortune with our community.

Autism Speaks is a science and advocacy organization dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Learn more

The Badge of Honor Memorial Foundation was created with two goals in mind: the first and foremost is to assist the survivors of officers who have been killed in the line of duty to obtain all of the statutory benefits that may be available to them. The second goal is to provide each family coping with their loss with a lasting symbol of recognition for the life of service the officer courageously gave. Learn more

faces is a non-profit organization that is part of the NYU Langone Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. Objectives include studying alternative therapies, developing more advanced seizure detection devices, and increasing awareness about epilepsy. Learn more

Hope & Heroes Children's Cancer Fund provides philanthropic assistance to the Herbert Irving Child & Adolescent Oncology Center at Columbia University Medical Center. The Fund's mission is to support and expand existing programs and therapies at the Center, develop new initiatives and enhance the research that is vital to continuing the fight against pediatric cancer and blood disorders. Learn more

JDRF is a leader in setting the agenda for diabetes research worldwide, and is the largest charitable funder of and advocate for type 1 diabetes research. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Learn more

In local communities across the US, March of Dimes is helping mothers take charge of their health, and supporting families when something goes wrong. The March of Dimes also acts globally, sharing best practices in perinatal health and helping improve birth outcomes where the needs are the most urgent.Learn more

The Ovarian Cancer Translational Research Group is intent on finding markers for early detection and prevention of ovarian cancer, and investigating potential therapeutic targets and genetic markers associated with disease recurrence and risk. Ultimately, the goal is to provide the genetic information which can change how we deal with ovarian cancers.Learn more

Since 1899, National Jewish Health has been at the forefront of research and medicine, integrating the latest scientific discoveries with coordinated care for lung, heart and immune diseases.Learn more

Urology Research Program

The NYU Urology Research Program studies carcinogenesis, angiogenesis, stem cells, developmental biology, urothelial biology, immunology and receptor transcriptional regulation. In 2008, the Center of Excellence on Urologic Disease was created to promote team research on urologic disease across departments - one of only six such multidisciplinary Centers at NYU. Learn more

Play for P.I.N.K. is dedicated to raising funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Evelyn H. Lauder. Its mission is to fund clinical and genetic research into the causes and treatment of breast cancer.Learn more

Schreiber Pediatric Rehab Center offers premier outpatient physical, occupational and speech-language therapy to children with disabilities, developmental delays and acquired injuries. Its goal-oriented approach maximizes each child's ability to function as independently as possible within the community.Learn more

Turnaround strives to fulfill the promise of public education by helping high-poverty, low-performing public schools create positive learning environments that foster healthy intellectual, social, and emotional growth in every student. Turnaround's interdisciplinary teams of educators and mental health professionals partner with schools over a three-year period to build the permanent capacity in each school to sustain a positive learning environment and bring about academic achievement for all students.Learn more

Women In Need provides housing, help and hope to New York City women and their families who are homeless and disadvantaged. Through comprehensive programs such as shelter, supportive permanent housing, job training, domestic violence services, alcohol and substance abuse treatment and childcare, WIN offers the tools and guidance which allow families to return to their communities and live independently.Learn more

The Virginia Wounded Warrior Program (VWWP) was established in 2008 in response to the growing need to improve and expand services to our nation's veterans and their family members whose lives have been touched by stress-related injuries or traumatic brain injury. VWWP provide services through five regional consortia of community services boards, brain injury service providers, and other public and private service providers who offer services across the Commonwealth.Learn more