Grantees

2017 / $210,000

2017 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

BACDYS helps low-income youth and adults in NYC Bangladeshi neighborhoods...

2017 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Building Beats provides DJ and music programs that teach entrepreneurial,...

2017 / Brooklyn
Grant: $25,000

CityScience’s programs build the capacity of teachers and youth development...

2017 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Tomorrow’s Leaders helps over-age middle school students cope with and...

2017 / Manhattan
Grant: $25,000

The Shakespeare Forum provides East Harlem youth with long-term acting...

2017 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000

The program seeks to cultivate and develop future leaders by...

2017 / Manhattan
Grant: $25,000

NYOT’s mission is to prepare the next generation of technology...

2017 / Brooklyn
Grant: $10,000

MiB’s mission serves as a gateway to economic mobility...

2017 / Manhattan
Grant: $25,000

DMF Youth’s mission is to create safe, nurturing afterschool and...

2017 / Manhattan
Grant: $25,000

Culture for One’s mission is to enrich the lives and...

2016 / $125,000

girl raising her hand
2016 / Brooklyn
Grant: $10,000

Youth Advocacy Corps (“YAC”) launched its pilot program in 2015...

2016 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

A tutoring and mentoring project that organizes professionals to volunteer...

2016 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Mixteca's mission is to empower the Mexican and Latin-American immigrants...

2016 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

The Knowledge Houses serves "at-risk" young adults, 16-24 years of...

2016 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

HYPOTHEkids provides underserved students with hands on science and engineering...

women after their citizenship test
2016 / Queens
Grant: $20,000

The Center for Immigration and Advancement of New Americans (CIANA)...

2016 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000

Barbershop Books is a community-based literacy program that creates child-friendly...

2015 / $140,000

2015 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

KAVI is a hospital, school and community-based violence intervention program...

2015 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Young New Yorkers provides court-mandated arts-based transformative justice programs...

High fives
2015 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

Serving 4-19 year olds of diverse backgrounds, South Bronx United...

2015 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Created in 2011 to address the unmet needs of indigent...

Group of students on liberty island
2015 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Scholarship Plus finds, encourages and supports outstanding economically deprived NYC...

2 cars
2015 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Using digital art technology as therapy and for workforce development

3 children with award
2015 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Offering (gratis) debate classes and practices every day in over...

2014 / $160,000

Women dancing in studio
2014 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Founded by an MIT grad who saw especially women of...

Drive Change images
2014 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Started in 2012, the founder, a former teacher at Riker’s...

2014 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

FLY prepares under-represented public high school students for college via...

2014 / Staten Island
Grant: $5,000

This organization provides a food pantry, housing services and other...

2014 / Staten Island
Grant: $20,000

Founded in l997 in Staten Island as a storefront center,...

Girl with calpboard
2014 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

This mentorship program, begun in 2011, connects at-risk youth, ages...

2014 / Manhattan
Grant: $10,000

Founded in 2009 to improve the quality of life for...

2014 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

This Greenwich Village program which runs out of the Church...

2014 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

This program uses volunteers from the tech world to teach...

Students using computers
2014 / Manhattan
Grant: $5,000

PMP provides summer programming where teachers and high-achieving student mentors work with children to help them retain and build on what they learned during the previous school year.

2013 / $109,500

2013 / Brooklyn
Grant: $10,000

Cycle Kids uses fitness and nutrition-based classes and challenges to...

2013 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Flames was founded 39 years for mostly low-income boys, ages...

A duet
2013 / Brooklyn
Grant: $19,500

WC was founded in 2007 by “canners” (i.e.., those who...

MASA Robotics Class Close-up
2013 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

Begun in 2001 to help young Mexican immigrants succeed in...

Determined to Educate 1
2013 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

Started in 2008, Determined joins senior citizens and youth through...

doctor with patient
2013 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

City Health Works trains health coaches with the aim of reducing obesity and diabetes in East Harlem.

2012 / $145,000

2012 / Brooklyn
Grant: $15,000

FH guided newly-arrived Haitian students, ages 14-21, into high schools...

2012 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

This project’s goal was to eliminate teen idleness by providing...

2012 / Brooklyn
Grant: $2,500

Founded in 2007, their goal was to pair a teen...

2012 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

The AAANY was founded after 9/11 to provide social services,...

2012 / The Bronx
Grant: $2,500

The goal was to establish a sustainable farmer’s market at...

2012 / The Bronx
Grant: $5,000

River Watch was founded in l998 to improve the educational...

2012 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Each year, some 25 high schoolers from all over the...

2012 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000

HCN had 6 sites in 4 boroughs which offered support...

2012 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Champion offered training to entry level restaurant employees, primarily people...

2012 / Manhattan
Grant: $17,500

YR is a volunteer legal organization which represented and defended...

2012 / Manhattan
Grant: $2,500

Founded to heighten awareness of the Federal SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition...

2012 / Manhattan
Grant: $5,000

BE was set up in 2009 to help disadvantaged students...

2011 / $128,000

2011 / Queens
Grant: $8,000

CAR supported once-incarcerated men and their families to assure all...

2011 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

This Bed-Stuy program had three areas of focus; arts and...

Group in classroom
2011 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

The Center began as a pilot program with The Robin...

2011 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

GCF provided job-training to low income youth in sustainable careers...

2011 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

An association of currently and formerly incarcerated women who, through...

2011 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Founded in 2008, this program sought to improve the foster...

2011 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

PublicPrep, founded in 2002, operated three single sex charter...

2010 / $163,000

2010 / Queens
Grant: $12,000

This organization was founded after a rise in HIV positive...

Batoto Yetu boys
2010 / Brooklyn
Grant: $5,000

Founded in 1990, BY engaged inner city youth in African...

2010 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Added Value taught kids entrepreneurial skills in Red Hook through...

Aaron Zimmerman - NY Writers Coalition pic 2
2010 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Founded in 2002, NYWC provided free creative writing workshops to...

2010 / Brooklyn
Grant: $5,000

Founded in 1999, YouthStep met 2-3 times weekly so their...

2010 / The Bronx
Grant: $10,000

CCfY mobilized local organizations to develop alternatives to incarceration through...

2010 / Manhattan
Grant: $18,000

An after school biking program in 3 high schools for...

2010 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Founded in 1993, HH is dedicated to increasing access to...

2010 / Manhattan
Grant: $18,000

NEW YORK WOMEN’S EMPLOYMENT CENTER (AKA WOMENS‘ CENTER FOR...

2010 / Manhattan
Grant: $18,000

Founded in 1998, Get Ready was a college prep program....

2010 / Manhattan
Grant: $17,000

This program provided test prep in math for the GED...

2009 / $166,000

2009 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Established in 2002, Brooklyn Rescue promoted healthy living and a...

2009 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

This group provided food and emergency assistance to marginalized Brooklyn...

Chris McGinn - The HOPE Program Photo 3
2009 / Brooklyn
Grant: $15,000

Hope offered programs in literacy, computer skills and on the...

Alessandra Rose - HOUR CHILDREN COMMUNITY
2009 / Queens
Grant: $15,000

Since 1986, HC has provided services to incarcerated and formerly...

2009 / The Bronx
Grant: $15,000
This organization served over 6,000 low income residents by supplying...
2009 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

Established in l990, Hope Line provided food for some 30,000...

2009 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

MWIRD was a Bronx-based food pantry as well as...

Veggies for seniors
2009 / Staten Island
Grant: $20,000

Founded in l996. Our grant allowed ND to help...

2009 / Manhattan
Grant: $6,000

GOSO worked to counter the cycle of being released from...

David Dewey - Friends of Island Academy 4
2009 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000

Friends addresses problems facing 16-18 year olds recently released from...

2008 / $177,500

2008 / Queens
Grant: $7,500

LIFE served some 70 young people, ages 15-21, at a...

2008 / Queens
Grant: $15,000
CC provided programs for kids, ages 6-18 in Jamaica, Queens....
2008 / Queens
Grant: $10,000

This organization, which was established in 2006, provided programs...

2008 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000
WET produced films by young women, ages 13-19. Grant...
Row New York boys
2008 / Queens
Grant: $20,000

Row provided daily competitive rowing instruction to girls, grades 7-12,...

2008 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

NH targeted disconnected youth, ages 17-24, to help them transition...

2008 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000

HL sought to motivate kids to become leaders through experiences...

2008 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

GOSO worked to counter the cycle of being released from...

2008 / Manhattan
Grant: $10,000

CPL trained kids, ages 8-18, to write and to become...

Day One activity
2008 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Day One offered anti-violence programs to teens. Grant for...

2008 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Re-established in 1994 as The Community-Poem Project and then morphing...

2007 / $210,000

2007 / Queens
Grant: $20,000
Grant for funding and school prep for minority kids. Parent-Child...
2007 / Queens
Grant: $10,000
Reap was designed to excite and inspire kids about math...
2007 / Queens
Grant: $20,000
ND targeted young adults ages 16-24 with an emphasis on...
2007 / Queens
Grant: $20,000
The Center was working with 300 kids and their parents....
2007 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

The Collective worked with young mothers and mothers-to-be by providing...

kids sailing
2007 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

Rocking the Boat empowers young people from the South Bronx...

2007 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

MM’s mission was to introduce children of color to doctors...

2007 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

REMS, which was founded in 2000, took at-risk kids...

2007 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Voices taught foster care children how to navigate that system....

Girl holding Be Bold sign
2007 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

PowerPlay advances the lives of girls in New York City,...

Kids Creative - Kids Creative Jayla with pink guitar
2007 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

This is an organization that helps children resolve conflicts and...

2006 / $167,500

2006 / Brooklyn
Grant: $10,000

S.A.V.Y is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization whose mission is...

2006 / Brooklyn
Grant: $10,000

This Bed-Stuy program provided summer as well as regular after...

2006 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Founded in 2003, GW ran three programs in three Brooklyn...

2006 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

The mission of CASES (Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment...

2006 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000
Spirit provided direct services for children and their families who...
2006 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

IAR assisted children who have a parent in jail. ...

Two more teens smiling
2006 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Since 1979, Avenues for Justice has provided alternative sentencing options...

2006 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000
Established in 1993, YAC’s mission was to help homeless and...
2006 / Manhattan
Grant: $17,500
This was an after school theatre program located in 4...
2006 / Manhattan
Grant: $10,000

City’s after school program helped 70 teenager/year deal with conflict...

2005 / $170,000

2005 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

GGE’s programs focus on improving the lives of high risk...

2005 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

Founded in 1990, UWS helped families whose children have special...

2005 / Queens
Grant: $20,000
Mentoring, tutoring and parental support were the key elements in...
2005 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

VU’s most significant program was Voices Behind Bars, which was...

2005 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000
Founded in 2002 and based at Fordham University, CS provided...
2005 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000

Begun in 1994, Credit educated the Upper Manhattan Latino community...

Julie Fisher NYC Autism Charter School
2005 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000

Founded to address the needs of autistic children and their...

2005 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Established in 2002, Share provided leadership and morality training for...

2005 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Peer Health trained NYC college students, who are then assigned...

2004 / $139,200

2004 / Queens
Grant: $20,000
Saya was founded in 1996 to help create social change...
2004 / Brooklyn
Grant: $10,000
Provided language and applied skills programs for immigrant women. ...
2004 / Brooklyn
Grant: $19,200

Added Value taught kids entrepreneurial skills in Red Hook through...

2004 / Brooklyn
Grant: $10,000

CC arranged access for low income families to cultural venues...

2004 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000
New York City’s first urban boarding school launched in 2002...
Abby McCreath - happy trio
2004 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Groove provided free dance classes for teenage girls so as...

2004 / Manhattan
Grant: $10,000
This organization offered programs to develop leadership skills in teens...
2004 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000
CfY’s mission was to help low-income, mostly black and Hispanic...
2004 / Manhattan
Grant: $10,000

In 2004, iMentor had a staff of 8, worked with...

2003 / $104,000

2003 / Brooklyn
Grant: $10,000
A voluntary health care center for the disabled and elderly....
2003 / Brooklyn
Grant: $14,000
BKS, which was started in 1891, had five early-learning centers,...
2003 / Manhattan
Grant: $10,000

Trained volunteer-advocates specialized in helping women who have been victimized...

2003 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

This organization served and defended the rights of Mexican immigrants...

Brian using adaptive seating and a tray to enjoy a meal with his brother
2003 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

ADA’s mission was to provide disabled children with customized equipment...

2003 / Manhattan
Grant: $10,000
Jump! matched 75 enthusiastic youngsters from the Lower East Side...
2003 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Founded in 1990, this program served children living in shelters...

2002 / $125,000

2002 / Brooklyn
Grant: $15,000

Hope offered programs in literacy, computer skills and on the...

2002 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000

SJHS for Girls needed just under $20,000 to complete two...

2002 / Brooklyn
Grant: $5,000
This group specialized in entrepreneurial and loan assistance. Our grant...
2002 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000
In the words of its principal, “Our goal is to...
2002 / Manhattan
Grant: $10,000

Trained volunteer-advocates specialized in helping women who have been victimized...

2002 / Manhattan
Grant: $5,000

Provided musical training, starting at age 2, going through high...

kids hugging
2002 / Manhattan
Grant: $10,000

Established in 1990, Friends works with kids, ages 16-21, who...

high school teacher leading kids
2002 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Providing young people, regardless of their economic or social background,...

2002 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Established in 1996 to provide services and training to girls,...

2001 / $135,000

2001 / Brooklyn
Grant: $20,000
Mentoring and tutoring high risk teens. Grant to help with...
2001 / Brooklyn
Grant: $10,000
100 was established in 1995 to improve relations between the...
2001 / Queens
Grant: $10,000

Since 1982, LO has prepared youth from underserved NYC areas...

2001 / The Bronx
Grant: $20,000

WM grant to pay for a program coordinator to mentor...

2001 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Our WM grant was for general operating funds as well...

2001 / Manhattan
Grant: $10,000

Founded in 1995, Bro/Sis served mainly black and Hispanic kids,...

2001 / Manhattan
Grant: $10,000

In 1993, Exodus established a school for high-risk teens with...

2001 / Manhattan
Grant: $20,000

Since 1994, DDJ has offered after-school programs in Harlem to...

2001 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000
Founded in 1989 to provide a safe space for South...

2000 / $80,000

2000 / Queens
Grant: $20,000

Since 1986, HC has provided services to incarcerated and formerly...

2000 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000
Our grant was to develop a Saturday program for mothers...
2000 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000
HIH was founded in l987 to improve the social and...
2000 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000

Started in 1999, to even the playing field by providing...

2000 / Manhattan
Grant: $15,000

In 1979, Trickle Up gave ten seed grants, not loans,...