Many non-profits are squeezed out and priced out of Manhattan buildings – but not from ours. These organizations play a vital role in our city and so many communities.

Eric Gural

As proud multi-generational New Yorkers, the Gural Family leads by example, with a company mission statement that prioritizes family values and a legacy of community improvement for New Yorkers. GFP maintains longstanding relationships with small businesses and non-profits, dedicating more than 3 million square feet of prime office space in the GFP portfolio to housing non-profit organizations that might otherwise be priced out of the city, with the belief that supporting non-profit organizations with affordable rents and top-quality service helps to improve our city and strengthen our communities.

Family members and employees of GFP are committed to New York on both a professional and personal level, participating in volunteer work, city beautification and civic engagement, as well as sitting on numerous boards in the New York area.

Commitment - Overview

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At GFP Real Estate, our support for non-profit organizations is an ongoing commitment. We continue to donate and provide discounted space to numerous civic and charitable organizations so they can continue their important work.

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Featured Non-Profits

GFP Real Estate's commitment to numerous non-profits has built significant and longstanding partnerships. It is vital that these alliances are nurtured so that together we can continue to improve New York and build upon the values we share.

It is the true meaning of a family company with good core values. They care about tenants that others might not necessarily care about. They want good tenants for a long time, and to improve the neighborhood.

Barbara Blair; President of the Garment District Alliance

Film Forum

Film Forum is New York City’s leading nonprofit cinema, founded in 1970. Film Forum has cultivated a membership of nearly 8,000 movie-lovers who support its commitment to an international array of films that treat diverse social, political, historical, and cultural realities.

Film Forum is undergoing renovations to open later in the summer. Details at filmforum.org.

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Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground believes everyone deserves a home. As the largest provider of street outreach and permanent supportive housing for homeless New Yorkers, the nonprofit is a leader in New York City’s efforts to address homelessness. With more than 3,500 apartments under management, and over 1,000 more in development, Breaking Ground is helping vulnerable New Yorkers rebuild and restore their lives in housing.


I Have A Dream Foundation

The “I Have A Dream” Foundation is a leading education nonprofit focused on breaking the cycle of intergenerational poverty through a comprehensive program of social-emotional and academic support that follows the same group of young people (“Dreamers”) from elementary school all the way through college. Founded in 1981 through the vision of Eugene Lang, IHDF operates in 16 cities and has served over 18,000 Dreamers.



charity: water is on a mission to bring clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries. Access to clean water means education, income, and health - especially for women and kids. Through genuine transparency, an unshakable 100% model and a brand built around hope instead of guilt, we’re re-instilling confidence in nonprofits and building a community of generous world-changers.


Global Citizen

Global Citizen is an advocacy organization dedicated to ending extreme poverty by 2030. The organization encourages people to take action via their platform; those actions apply pressure on world leaders to make commitments on core issues. So far, more than 13 million actions have been taken by Global Citizens, leading to $35 billion in commitments being made by world leaders, set to affect 1.7 billion lives by 2030.


Project Renewal

Project Renewal is a New York City-based nonprofit that works to end the cycle of homelessness by empowering adults and children to renew their lives with health, homes and jobs. Project Renewal’s innovative programs are designed to end the revolving door of emergency rooms, jails, shelters and the streets. For 50 years, Project Renewal’s pioneering approach has created programs that are replicated around the nation.



Acumen is changing the way the world tackles poverty by investing in companies, leaders and ideas. They invest patient capital in businesses whose products and services are enabling the poor to transform their lives. Since 2001, Acumen has invested more than $114 million in 109 companies worldwide. In 2015, Acumen was named one of Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Not-for-Profit Companies.


Non-Profits Supported

GFP Real Estate has a long history of supporting a variety of non-profit organizations. The list keeps growing and we are proud of the partnerships we have forged with organizations whose causes are important to us, as their work continues to help individuals, the wider city and the world.