The Carl V Bini Memorial Fund

Our Mission

The BINI Fund supports the community through scholarships, emergency grants, and special needs assistance. The Fund is uniquely positioned to adapt to the changing needs of communities, especially in times of crisis.


An 18 year veteran New York City Firefighter assigned to Rescue 5 in Staten Island, who lost his life on September 11th, 2001. The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund was created in Carl’s memory to honor him and to continue his lifelong belief of helping others.

Highlights of our work within the community

 Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy devastated the borough of Staten Island. During this time of crises The Bini Fund was able to provide not only food and supplies, but also funneled more than $2.2 million back into the community to help those in need.

Burn Unit

Burn Unit

The Bini Fund is proud to have sponsored a burn unit at Staten Island University Hospital to provide aid to those who need assistance both now and in the future.

Bini Basketball League

Bini Basketball League

When Nike stopped funding a youth basketball league on Staten Island, The Bini Fund stepped in and has continued the league which serves over 400 children and teens each summer.

P.S. 37

P.S. 37

The Bini Fund allocated more than $35,000 to renovate the cafeteria at P.S. 37 on Staten Island which educates handicapped and disabled children.

You Can Make A Difference!

Help us continue to help those in need within our community by donating today!

Press highlights we are proud of

FOX 5 News

Bini Fund Is Spearheading Relief Efforts on Staten Island.

New York 1 News

Bini Fund Steps in When Nike Steps Out to Fund Basketball League.

Huffington Post

Bini Fund is Number 1 Out of 9 Ways That 9/11 Inadvertently Sparked Good in the World.

Staten Island Advance

June 17th Named Carl Vincent Bini Day by Local Elected Officials.