- After School
- College Preparation
- Emotional Support
- Gifted Programs
- Homework Help and Tutoring
- In School
The Citizens Committee for Children of NY
For 60 years, Citizens’ Committee for Children of New York, Inc. (CCC) has been providing a voice for children, especially poor and vulnerable children and children with special needs. As New York City’s only locally-based, multi-issue child advocacy organization, CCC stands up for children because we know that our future is entrusted to them.
The Grow Network
The Grow Network uses assessment results to support teaching and learning. Our print and online reports help educators make use of results from end-of-year and interim assessments. By breaking down the results into specific categories, Grow is able to offer targeted educational materials.
City Lights Youth Theatre
Founded in 1991, City Lights Youth Theatre's mission is to provide young people from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to participate in theatre experiences in order to develop confidence, responsibility, teamwork, and a greater sense of self and community. Our performing arts classes, full-scale productions, and in-school residencies engage children and teens, ages 3-19, in the collaborative process of creating and performing theatre.
The Children's Village
Our mission is to work in partnership with families to help society’s most vulnerable children so that they become educationally proficient, economically productive, and socially responsible members of their communities.
The TEAK Fellowship helps talented New York City students from low-income families gain admission to and succeed at top high schools and colleges. Along with academic support, TEAK provides leadership training, exposure to the arts and outdoors, mentoring, career experience, and assistance with the high school and college application processes.
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) is a national nonprofit that works to improve the lives of low-income people. CLASP’s mission is to improve the economic security, educational and workforce prospects, and family stability of low-income parents, children, and youth and to secure equal justice for all.
Student Sponsor Partners (SSP)
Student Sponsor Partners’ mission is to provide as many of New York City’s at-risk high school youth as possible with an opportunity to receive a quality non-public high school education, through the financial support and one-to-one guidance of a 4-year Sponsor. In doing so, Student Sponsor Partners strives to help disadvantaged youths earn their high school diplomas, and thus makes a direct and meaningful impact on their lives.
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.
Resource Area For Teaching (RAFT)
RAFT is a non-profit organization that believes hands-on teaching is the best way for teachers to teach and students to learn. We provide creative hands-on activities, educational resources, workshops and inexpensive materials, (many donated by local businesses), to enrich pre K-12 education and community group programs. Our goal is to assist teachers, non-profits and community groups, by providing materials and ideas for day-to-day teaching and for supporting professional growth.
Reach the World
Reach the World (RTW) is a unique nonprofit organization with the mission of linking students and teachers to online, global expeditions that have the power to expand learning beyond the four walls of the classroom.
Portraits of Hope
The Portraits of Hope program is aimed at brightening and enriching the lives of children and adults - many of whom may be coping with adversity, hardship, emotional or physical trauma, or serious illness - through their participation in creative, high-profile, one-of-a-kind projects.
Reach Out and Read
Reach Out and Read makes literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric care so that children grow up with books and a love of reading.Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give books to children at pediatric check-ups from six months to five years of age. A special focus is placed on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities cultivate early literacy skills so that children enter school prepared to succeed at reading.
Public Education Network
Public Education Network (PEN) is a national association of local education funds (LEFs) and individuals working to advance public school reform in low-income communities across our country. PEN believes an active, vocal constituency is the key to ensuring that every child, in every community, benefits from a quality public education.
Project Exploration is a nonprofit science education organization that makes science accessible to the public—especially minority youth and girls—through personalized experiences with scientists and science.
Project Cicero is a partnership of independent, public, and parochial schools, private and public organizations and corporations whose primary goal is to supplement or create classroom and school libraries for children in under-resourced New York City public schools through an annual citywide book drive. Project Cicero also puts books into homeless shelters, juvenile detention facilities, community centers, and wherever else there is a need. This past year, its seventh year of operation, Project Cicero distributed 140,000 books. To date, Project Cicero has placed nearly 1,000,000 into 5,500 classrooms and school libraries reaching 180,000 children in under-resourced schools in New York City.155.
To provide experiances to help youth make informed career decisions and becoming caring and mature adults.
The mission of Girls Quest (founded as Girls’ Vacation Fund) is to nurture girls from low-income families in New York to help them achieve their full potential and become active members of their communities by building academic and social competence
The Partnership for After School Education (PASE), a New York City-focused organization, promotes and supports quality afterschool programs for youth, particularly those from underserved communities, enabling them to identify and reach their full potential.
The organization's mission: ensure that all young people learn the communication, decision making, and goal setting skills they need to be successful in life.
Out2Play, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to building and refurbishing playgrounds throughout the New York City public school system. With more than half of New York City elementary schools lacking playground access, Out2Play is implementing a large-scale, city-wide program to give New York City school children this much needed resource.