2015 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.

BronxWorks 

Community Services Program providing afterschool, summer camp, workforce development, senior, gardening and healthy food services.

Brownsville Community Justice Center

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

Brownsville Think Tank Matters

Public speaking and anti-violence program that helps Brownsville youth residents build self-esteem and improve academic achievement.

Change for Kids

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

DreamYard Project

Support for theater, visual arts, and dance programs

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.

Grace Outreach

Support for high school equivalency (HSE) and career prep programs

Green City Force

Support for program service expansion and improvement for alumni

Groundwork for Success

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

Harlem Lacrosse and Leadership

Academic and sports training for middle school girls.

Harlem RBI

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

Osborne Association

Support for workforce development services, including training and placement

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.

Rocking the Boat

Academic support, college guidance, and social services for Rocking the Boat participants

Sabaoth Group

Support for tenant empowerment workshops

Sustainable South Bronx

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

The Door

Support for HSE at the Bronx Youth Center