- After School
- College Preparation
- Emotional Support
- Gifted Programs
- Homework Help and Tutoring
- In School
Community League of the Heights
The Community League of the Heights provides the knowledge and the resources that people need to transform their lives and their community. Our holistic approach ensures that the community has the best opportunity to succeed. Our enduring philosophy is: "Our doors are always open to neighbors in need".
Goodwill Beacon 141
The Beacon's mission is to give young people a safe haven full of unique opportunities. Here they will be empowered by programs inspiring their active and creative minds. We stress the total development of each individual: intellectually, socially, emotionally, and physically.
Breakthrough New York at The Town School
Breakthrough New York at The Town School increases educational opportunity for motivated public middle school students and encourages talented high school and college students to pursue careers in education.
Breakthrough New York at The Town School is affiliated with a national collaborative of sites who are engaged in the same students-teaching-students model. As one of 26 sites nationwide, we work closely with our national collaborative to share ideas, recruit teachers, and coordinate fundraising.
To find out more about our national collaborative, check out the Breakthrough Collaborative’s website www.breakthroughcollaborative.org.
The Center brings together two Bank Street initiatives that have well-established records of efficacy over time. These initiatives originally served two constituencies through separate but interconnected programs. The first, the Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP), began 17 years ago and has had tremendous success working with youth at risk of dropping out of high school.
The second program under the Center umbrella is known as I-LEAD (Institute for Leadership, Excellence and Academic Development). This program serves promising, high-achieving students at under-resourced schools and prepares them to become competitive applicants to selective colleges and universities.
Double Discovery Center
To provide model educational programs and services which will enable young people historically underrepresented in higher education to pursue their highest aspirations and to achieve the full breadth of their intellectual potential
To instill the confidence, pride, curiosity and hope needed to complete secondary school, challenge oneself intellectually and embark on the path of higher education
To foster "Double Discovery" between the eligible participants and the students, faculty and staff of Columbia University and others in the City of New York to generate common understanding, foster shared experiences and remove racial, gender, age and religious barriers that divide the people of our society
Founded in September 1999, StreetSquash is an after-school youth enrichment program that combines academic tutoring with squash instruction, community service, and one-on-one mentoring.
To provide experiances to help youth make informed career decisions and becoming caring and mature adults.
NYC Outward Bound
NYC Outward Bound programs are transformational. In New York City, we focus primarily on bringing our educational approach to City youth where they live, reaching them mainly through their public schools.
New Jersey SEEDS
SEEDS is an academic enrichment and leadership development program for high-achieving, low-income youth. SEEDS seeks to prepare qualified students for placement at top schools and to empower students to live lives of leadership, professional accomplishment, and service to the community.
Let’s Get Ready
Let’s Get Ready is committed to expanding access to higher education to underserved high school students, through training and coordinating the volunteer services of qualified college students.
Legal Outreach prepares urban youth from underserved communities in New York City to compete at high academic levels by using intensive legal and educational programs as tools for fostering vision, developing skills, enhancing confidence, and facilitating the pursuit of higher education.
I Have a Dream Foundation
The "I Have a Dream"® Program helps children from low-income areas reach their education and career goals by providing a long-term program of mentoring, tutoring, and enrichment with an assured opportunity for higher education.
The Harlem Educational Activities Fund, Inc. (HEAF) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity whose goal is to help Central Harlem and Washington Heights children from disadvantaged backgrounds develop the attitudes, skills and values that will enable them to lead satisfying and productive lives in mainstream American life.
"College Summit's mission is to increase the college enrollment rate of low-income students by ensuring that every student who can make it in college makes it to college, and by putting college access “know-how” and support within the reach of every student. "
Children's Aid society
Today Children’s Aid serves more than 150,000 children and their families at more than 45 sites throughout New York City. Our caring begins even before birth, through prenatal counseling and assistance, and continues through the high school years with college and job preparatory training programs. All aspects of a child’s development are addressed as he or she grows, from health care to academics to sports and the arts. And because stable children live in stable families, a host of services are available to parents, including housing assistance, domestic violence counseling and health care access.
Cornelia Connelly Center
The mission of the Cornelia Connelly is to give girls from low-income families a uniquely effective educational foundation, encompassing a comprehensive middle school program, strong support through high school, planning for higher education, and a vibrant alumnae community, which together enable Connelly students to fulfill their potential and achieve productive roles in society.
St. John's University GEAR UP Program
The mission of St. John's University GEAR UP program is to serve as a vehicle that will enable academically and/or economically disadvantaged students to graduate middle school and high school and pursue post secondary education. Through a broad range of academic and social support services, we will provide our students with a solid academic background that will enable them to succeed and become lifelong learners and productive citizens of society.
The After-School Corporation (TASC)
The After-School Corporation (TASC) is a nonprofit organization established through a challenge grant from the Open Society Institute in 1998. Its mission is to enhance the quality, availability and sustainability of after-school programs in New York and beyond, with the goal of making after-school a public responsibility. TASC funds, monitors, evaluates and supports after-school programs in New York City. It works with local and national partners to build high quality, sustainable after-school systems in New York and across the nation.
TASC is dedicated to improving the learning lives of all kids by transforming the way after-school is funded and delivered. As TASC enters its second decade as a leader in the after-school field, it is working to achieve the goal of after-school for all children by:
* Supporting strong, innovative New York City after-school programs that enrich kids’ lives, ease the stress on working families, and help children develop the skills they’ll need to compete in the global economy
* Working to expand high quality programs on the local, state and national level
* Developing a more educated, highly-skilled after-school workforce to promote superior programming for all kids.
Our mission at Bell Curves is to help individuals overcome barriers to educational success. Bell Curves partners with organizations and develops curricula and materials tailored to help each organization's constituents achieve academic excellence. Bell Curves works to make education accessible and affordable for all individuals, regardless of their socioeconomic background.