Increase access to and success in high-quality post-secondary educational opportunities.
- Significantly improve the social-emotional capacities of youth essential to college and career success
- Increase the number of underserved students enrolled in and completing college
- Increase the number of underserved students enrolled in and completing other high-quality post-secondary training and credentialing programs
The B.E.L.L. Foundation, Inc.
To be divided as follows: $100,000 to help support programmatic activities for scholars in BELL Summer in New York City; and $50,000 to help build regional capacity and sustainability
Brooklyn Friends School
$80,000 (over two years)
To be divided as follows: $15,000 each year to help support the Horizons academic enrichment program at Brooklyn Friends School; and $25,000 each year to support capacity building in fundraising
Brooklyn Kindergarten Society
$175,000 (over two years)
To be divided as follows: $75,000 each year to help accelerate the development of literacy and math skills for at-risk preschoolers in Brooklyn; and an additional $25,000 in the first year to help support a pilot program with Family Child Care Providers
Brooklyn Public Library
$100,000 (over fifteen months)
To help launch the First Five Years Outreach Initiative
To help support Classroom, Inc.'s school day, afterschool, and summer programming in inner-city Catholic schools and provide a new digital learning program to three schools
Fund for the City of New York, Inc.
To help support the Child Care and Early Education Fund, a collaborative fund dedicated to improving early care and education in New York City
Good Shepherd Services
To help support their afterschool and summer programs in East New York and Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn and related literacy development programming
The Grace Opportunity Project
$150,000 (over two years)
To provide general operating support for the GO Project's year-round educational programming for students in grades K-8
The Grace Opportunity Project
$30,000 (over eighteen months)
To support an external evaluation
Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center
To provide capacity building support to help strengthen the afterschool program
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, Inc.
To help support Explorers Academy afterschool programming and efforts to pilot and refine instructional approaches to preventing summer learning loss
The New School/Center for New York City Affairs
To provide capacity building support to develop a database and digital tools to help educate parents about pre-kindergarten educational opportunities in the city
New York Interschool Association, Inc.
To help support the Faculty Diversity Search program to recruit and retain minority teachers in independent schools
ParentChild+ Inc. (FKA The Parent-Child Home Program, Inc.)
To help support the Parent-Child Home Program in New York City and expand the pilot program with family child care providers to the Bronx
Phipps Neighborhoods, Inc.
To help support the Education and Learning Initiative, designed to strengthen academic services across the Youth Services Division, and to extend it to programming for out-of-school youth
Reach Out And Read of Greater New York, Inc.
$75,000 (over two years)
As a final grant to provide general support for this early literacy program
Read Alliance, Inc. (formerly Reading Excellence and Discovery Foundation, Inc. dba Read Alliance)
To provide general support for READ's early literacy work in New York City
Teachers College, Columbia University
$160,000 (over two years)
To help increase the number of New York City independent school teachers of color and inner-city Catholic school educators in the Klingenstein Center's intensive Two-Summers Master's program, and provide online coaching for program alumni