The Generoso Pope Foundation

The Generoso Pope Foundation is a private foundation, which responds to requests for funding from education, health, cultural, human service, and civic organizations.

From The President

index-content-02My name is David Anthony Pope, great-grandson of Generoso Pope. It is my distinct honor and privilege to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of the philanthropic family foundation that bears my great-grandfather’s name. Generoso, whose fitting name means generous in Italian, was a true visionary who did more than dream; he faithfully implemented… read more


  • Generoso Pope Foundation Tuckahoe David Iona CollegePope Foundation Announces Endowment at Iona CollegeApril 13, 2018 - 1:34 am

    Iona College and the Board of Trustees hosted the 2018 Scholarship Award Gala at the Cipriano 42nd Street on April 13, 2018. The evening included a special presentation of the 2018 Blessed Edmund Rice Humanitarian Award to David Pope and the Generoso Pope Foundation. Past recipients of the Blessed Edmund Rice Award include the Honorable Raymond Kelly, […]

  • Generoso Pope Foundation Tuckahoe Police Department David Anthony Pope Motorcycle UnitTuckahoe Police Expands Motorcycle UnitNovember 21, 2017 - 6:49 pm

    The Village of Tuckahoe Police Department has added two new Harley-Davidson Electra Glide motorcycles to their motorcycle fleet. The purchase of the two new bikes were made possible by a $45,000 grant from the Generoso Pope Foundation. The Motorcycle Unit was formed in 2012, when the Generoso Pope Foundation gifted a grant of $60,000. The formation of the […]