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Foundation Advisors

Using technical literacy to help science and medicine funding philanthropies maximize the impact of their giving.


Helping under-served high school students explore educational and career pathways to economic mobility and independence.


Integrating educational and environmental programs with financial services to address the alleviation of poverty in Nicaragua.

Teens For Food Justice

Applying hydroponic urban farming techniques to ensure equitable access to healthy, fresh, and affordable food.


A Bronx-based nonprofit that helps talented young people from under-resourced households fulfill their academic, athletic, and leadership potential.

Tenement Museum

Preserving and interpreting the history of immigration through the experience of those who settled in and built lives on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, America’s iconic immigrant neighborhood.

Heller Fundraising Group

A consulting firm that provides fundraising expertise for nonprofits — including strategic advising and implementation on capital campaigns, feasibility studies and major gift programs.

Grace Initiative Global

Striving toward innovative peace-building and conflict prevention through strategies involving trust building, transformation, and empowerment.


A Bronx-based nonprofit that helps talented young people from under-resourced households fulfill their academic, athletic, and leadership potential.

New Heights

Uses the power of sports to engage promising inner-city youth to be leaders in high school, college, and life.

Asian American Arts Alliance

Supporting artists of Asian descent across the span of their careers through networking, workshops, fellowships, and civic engagement.

One World Exchange

A New York-based nonprofit that prepares under-represented youth for leadership opportunities through an eight-week immersion program in developing nations.

Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation

Supporting women and their families in North Texas with social, educational and other services.

Foreseeable Future Foundation

Improving the lives of the visually impaired through sports and recreation.

Real Impact Tracker

Bringing impact investing to everyone with greater transparency by scoring the social and environmental impact of investments and building a system to certify those institutions most committed to impact.


A nonprofit that trains formerly incarcerated people to repurpose discarded materials into home furnishings and mentors them into their own businesses.

Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT)

The leading nonprofit organization in New York dedicated to enhancing access to justice for children and families in the Family Court system. LIFT provides legal information, community education, and support services to those in need.

National Executive Service Corps (NESC)

A nonprofit providing affordable consulting and executive search services for nonprofits. 


Leadership, Education, Athletics in Partnership, Inc. (LEAP)

LEAP trains New Haven college and public high school students to work with younger children, providing a literacy-based curriculum as well as classes in the arts, computer science, swimming, athletics, camping, cooking and team building.

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Public Health Film Society

Through events like the Public Health Film Festival, using film to create and disseminate evidence-based public health messages as a means of intervention and changing public health-related behavior. 

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