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
All Our Kin
To bring All Our Kin's proven model for raising the quality, availability, and sustainability of family child care to New York City
The B.E.L.L. Foundation, Inc.
To support BELL’s technical assistance partnership with the Office of Community Schools at the New York City Department of Education for the 2017 Summer in the City program, which seeks to serve approximately 400 scholars at 10 Community Schools in New York City
Brooklyn Public Library
$96,000 (over fifteen months)
To launch Team Up to Read, a six-week family workshop series at 20 libraries and provide enhanced early literacy reference materials for parents in order to strengthen reading skills among children ages 5-9
Citizen Schools, Inc.
To help support the Citizen Schools Expanded Learning Time program in New York City
To help support Classroom Inc.'s work in inner-city Catholic schools
The Eagle Academy Foundation, Inc.
To support Eagle Academies' extended learning and college readiness programming
Early Steps, Inc.
$70,000 (over two years)
To provide a final grant in support of outreach to families of color about the benefits of an independent school education; counseling for applicant families through the admissions process; and workshops for applicant families and school administrators
Entrepreneurial Ventures in Education (dba Summer Advantage USA)
To provide support for a free, high-quality summer learning experience for children who attend New York City public schools in Brooklyn and Queens, including Zone 126
ExpandEDSchools (formerly The After-School Corporation)
$60,000 (over eleven months)
To design and implement an intervention in the after-school hours that builds literacy skills in upper elementary school students (grades 4-5) at three NYC schools serving low-income communities
The Fund for Public Schools, Inc.
To support the expansion of NYC Pre-K Explore, a comprehensive, two-year professional learning track with specialized training for teachers and site leaders to implement a research-based curriculum in Pre-K for All classrooms across the city
Good Shepherd Services
To help support Good Shepherd Services’ cohort of seven afterschool programs in East New York and Bedford-Stuyvesant
The Grace Opportunity Project
To provide general operating support for the GO Project's year-round educational programming for academically struggling public school students K-8
$100,000 (over three years)
To support the College Completion Innovation Fund (CCIF) of Graduate NYC!
$130,000 (over two years)
To provide general support for this academically rigorous independent school
Jewish Home Lifecare Manhattan (formerly The Jewish Home and Hospital for Aged)
To support the Geriatric Career Development program and its work to enhance the overall academic, college, and workforce preparation of under-served NYC youth
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, Inc.
To help support the Explorers Academy afterschool program and efforts to refine and evaluate instructional approaches to preventing summer learning loss
The New York Community Trust
To support Early Childhood Partners NYC, a collaborative funding network dedicated to ensuring that all NYC children enter kindergarten prepared for lifelong success
New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute
To help support the Early Childhood Leadership Initiative and provide career support and professional development to early childhood program leaders and directors in New York City
Power of Two
To provide general operating support for Power of Two to serve infants and their primary caregivers through a short-term, evidence-based home visiting program, Attachment and Bio-behavioral Catch-Up (ABC)
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
To support ScriptEd’s New York City-based pipeline of programming
Summer on the Hill
To provide high quality education and guidance on school choices to high-achieving, low-income public school students in grades 3 - 12 from the Bronx and Upper Manhattan
Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation
$50,000 (over eighteen months)
To strengthen program evaluation practices and develop an evaluation tool that can more accurately document service quality and improvements in home-based childcare settings