2014 Grantees

ARTs East New York

Arts education through the Young Artist Institute, which trains youth ages 3 – 21 in music, dance, theatre, visual arts, and computer programming.

Breakthrough NY

South Bronx expansion for college access program focused on getting high-potential, low-income middle and high school students into four-year colleges.

Brownsville Community Justice Center

Youth development programs for court-involved Brownsville residents, including community benefit projects, anti-violence programming, and paid internships.

Change for Kids

Expanding educational offerings of under-resourced K-5 public school in South Bronx with goal of improving student behavior and achievement.

East New York Farms

Internships and externships for youth grades 9-12 to operate two farms and farmers’ markets, provide gardening assistance at community gardens across East New York, and learn about nutrition and healthy eating.

Goodwill

Job training, placement and financial literacy services for residents of the NYCHA Soundview Houses.

Groundwork for Success

College prep program in East New York serving youth grades 9-12 to help them achieve their post-secondary goals.

Harlem RBI

K-5 afterschool program providing academic enrichment and baseball instruction to South Bronx students.

Literacy Inc.

Expansion of literacy programming to the South Bronx, including training for parents to lead literacy programs at schools, libraries and community organizations.

PENCIL

Partnerships between corporate sponsors and South Bronx high schools to provide college and career-readiness to underserved youth grades 9-12.

Per Scholas

Information technology training, job placement, and financial literacy services for South Bronx residents.

Project EATS

Establishment of urban farm in Brownsville that will employ residents and operate weekly farm stands, afterschool and nutrition programming.

Reading Partners

School-based reading center in Hunts Point section of South Bronx providing one-on-one literacy tutoring to elementary school students.

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance

Marine and environmental science and stewardship programs serving Rockaway youth.

Sabaoth Group

Support for tenant empowerment workshops

Sustainable South Bronx

Green collar job training for unemployed adults with focus on building systems and construction.

Urban Dove

Elementary and high school afterschool programs serving South Bronx residents ages 8-19.