2016 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.

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.

Central Brooklyn Economic Development Corporation

Programming to strengthen the capacity of small non-profit organizations.

Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation

Student Success Center at Thomas Jefferson Educational Campus in East New York.

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.

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.

La Finca del Sur/South Bronx Farmers

Support to strengthen the capacity of La Finca del Sur, the first woman-led urban farm in the Bronx.

Let’s Get Ready

Support for College Access Programs offering high school students SAT preparation and assistance with all aspects of the college admissions process.

Mary Mitchell Family and Youth Center

Expansion of the Center’s healthy food buying club and cooking demonstrations.

Project EATS

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

The Knowledge House

Year-long training in computer coding and software design for youth to support The Bronx Digital Pipeline.

The Point CDC

Support for the Blank Plate Empowered Meals Project to help prevent diet-related diseases in the South Bronx by improving food access at the neighborhood level.

We Run Brownsville

Community-based running program that builds, strengthens and maintains supportive interpersonal relationships for physical activity and behavioral changes.

Young Women’s Leadership Network

Support for the placement of a full-time, school-based Director of College Counseling at the Laboratory School for Finance and Technology.