Provide disadvantaged children and youth with more high-quality learning time through early childhood education and afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs.
- Significantly improve the social, emotional, and cognitive development of young children
- Measurably improve the academic performance of disadvantaged students
- Significantly improve students’ ability to learn, work, and thrive in a digital society
- Demonstrably improve the effectiveness of leadership, faculty, and staff
To help support the academic success and persistence of students from underserved communities at particularly vulnerable stages in the academic pipeline and build the capacity of staff, faculty advisors, and mentors working with first-generation, low-income students
Breakthrough New York, Inc.
$100,000 (over two years)
To help support the College Bound Program
Cristo Rey New York High School
$160,000 (over two years)
To provide general support
Early Steps, Inc.
To support outreach and a program of services aimed at helping families of color gain access to an independent school education for their children entering Kindergarten or First Grade, and to support successful fundraising and constituency development in this 30th Anniversary year
The East Harlem School at Exodus House
$125,000 (over two years)
To provide general operating support
Education Clinic, Inc. (aka St. Aloysius Education Clinic)
To provide general operating support for the Clinic's year-round academic enrichment programs for underserved children and youth
George Jackson Academy
To provide general operating support for this model elementary and middle school program for low-income boys in New York City
Goddard Riverside Community Center
$300,000 (over two years)
To be divided as follows: $125,00 each year help increase the number of NYC students entering college and attaining degrees through direct counseling and support services and professional development for counselors; and an additional one-time contribution of $50,000 in the first year to support the new position of Options Policy Associate
Harlem Educational Activities Fund, Inc.
To provide general operating support for HEAF
$200,000 (over two years)
To support iMentor's New York City program designed to create pathways for low-income youth to college enrollment, persistence, and completion
Inner-City Scholarship Fund, Inc.
To help support the Job Opportunities Program (JOP) program, which provides job-readiness workshops, college-preparation mentorships, and summer internships for highly motivated, low-income high school juniors and seniors from inner-city Catholic high schools
Jewish Home Lifecare Manhattan (formerly The Jewish Home and Hospital for Aged)
To help support the Geriatric Career Development (GCD) program's academic, college, and workforce preparation for youth
Saint Ignatius School/New York Nativity
$25,000 (over fifteen months)
As a final grant to help support the salary of a full-time Advancement Associate
Sponsors for Educational Opportunity, Inc.
$300,000 (over three years)
To continue support for SEO's "OpportunityX2" expansion initiative in New York
Storefront Academy Harlem (aka The Children's Storefront)
To provide general operating support for the Storefront Academy Harlem school
Student/Sponsor Partnership, Inc.
To help support services to students, mentors, and schools
Summer on the Hill
To provide academic enrichment and counseling for promising underserved students from Manhattan and the Bronx