Every three years we scour the City to unearth small organizations that have the potential to grow and serve more young people for years to come. We believe that providing support, both financial and operational, is key to encouraging expansion and sustainability.
America On Tech
Prepares the next generation of technology leaders in order to decrease the economic and racial wealth gap in underestimated communities.
Improves educational outcomes and life opportunities for underserved students and expands access to the great game of lacrosse in the South Bronx.
Harnesses the unique craft of wooden boat building and maritime-centered exploration to inspire young people to uncover the confidence, skills, and courage to chart pathways to success in and outside the classroom.
Harnesses the wonders of nature to increase environmental and food literacy, cultivate curiosity, and provide transformative experiences for urban youth. We use urban agriculture to teach kids about where food comes from and why it matters.
City Living NY
Empowers youth aging out of foster care to transition successfully into adulthood by providing concrete resources, tools, and support services.
Cares for youth‚ especially incarcerated and court involved‚ by creating space for them to thrive, with improv as their guide. No strings attached.
Amplifies youth and community power by inspiring, guiding, and advocating for youth to determine their college, career, and leadership futures.
Inspires youth to lead healthy and ambitious lives through mentorship and hands-on education in urban farming, nutrition, and sustainability.
Harold Hunter Foundation
Utilizes skateboarding as a vehicle to provide underserved youth with valuable life experiences that nurture individual creativity, resourcefulness, and the development of life skills.
Inspiring Minds NYC
Engages, inspires, and empowers youth to reach their full potential through culturally-responsive programs and exposure to life-changing experiences.
Seeds of Fortune
Financially empowers young women of color by helping them obtain college financing and career skills via mentorship and an ed-tech platform.
STEM From Dance
Gives girls the awareness and preparation for a STEM education through the creative and confidence-building aspects of dance.
Tech Kids Unlimited
Teaches computer science thinking and technology skills to neurodiverse youth with disabilities to help them become the techies of tomorrow.
Inspires kids ages 8-18 to discover and develop their inner voices in a diverse, challenging, and supportive community of writers.
Brings teens together to build a more productive, inclusive, and informed civic culture by deepening each other's understanding and working together to create generational change.