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.
$300,000 (over two years)
Divided as follows: $100,000 a year to help support BELL Summer in New York City; and $50,000 a year to help support program improvements and capacity building in New York City and provide matching funds for a federal Social Innovation Fund grant for FY13 and FY14
Brooklyn Friends School
To help support the Horizons academic enrichment program at Brooklyn Friends School
Brooklyn Kindergarten Society
$150,000 (over two years)
To help accelerate the development of literacy and math skills for at-risk preschoolers in Brooklyn
Brooklyn Public Library
To help support First Five Years programming, including Weekend Stories; Ready, Play, Grow; and Ready, Set, Kindergarten, a new summertime initiative
To help support Classroom, Inc.'s school day, afterschool, and summer programming in inner-city Archdiocese of New York schools
East Harlem Tutorial Program, Inc.
To help support after school and summer programming for approximately 450 underserved students
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
The Fund for Public Schools, Inc.
$500,000 (over two years)
To help support years two and three of NYC Summer Quest, a three-year multifaceted approach to improving, expanding, and sustaining summer learning opportunities for NYC public school students
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
$112,500 (over 18 months)
To help provide intensive professional development for inner-city Catholic middle- and high-school teachers to improve the teaching of American history
Good Shepherd Services
To help support the Groundwork afterschool and summer enrichment program and its full integration into Good Shepherd Service's network of afterschool programs
The Grace Opportunity Project
To provide general operating support for the expansion of the GO Project's year-round educational programming for students in grades K-8
Inner-City Scholarship Fund, Inc.
To help support the Job Opportunities Program (JOP), 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
Inner-City Scholarship Fund, Inc.
$60,000 (over two years)
To help sustain the Library Connections program by supporting cross-curricular projects in alumni schools and convening meetings for school alumni to share best practices and ideas
Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, Inc.
To help strengthen the Explorers Academies and to continue to implement at one clubhouse small-group instruction in literacy and math
New York Interschool Association, Inc.
To help support the Faculty Diversity Search program to recruit and retain minority teachers in independent schools
The Parent-Child Home Program, Inc.
To help support The Parent-Child Home Program's expansion in New York City and develop and pilot a technology curriculum
Reach Out And Read of Greater New York, Inc.
To help provide New York City children and families with pediatric literacy counseling and support
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 Catholic school educators in the Klingenstein Center's intensive Two-Summers Master's program, and provide online coaching for program alumni