Partnership for After School Education

February 15, 2017

Catalog for Giving 8th Edition - Request for Proposals funding

The Catalog for Giving is soliciting proposals for participation in its 8th Edition Catalog, which begins January 2018. Selected organizations will receive three years of general operating funds, ranging from approximately $50,000-$75,000 per year, and have the opportunity to be part of a unique community of supporters of innovative opportunities for NYC youth. Organizations must have been founded between 2007 - 2015 with an annual budget between $150,000 and $1.5 million. The request for proposal is due March 23, 2017 at 5:00 pm. The review committee will narrow the pool and select organizations for site visits in May and June. Final selection will be made during the fall of 2017.

Other Articles in Funding

December 02, 2020

The David Prize

The David Prize will award $200,000 to the five best ideas to improve New York City, with funding from the Brooklyn-based Walentas Family Foundation. Past recipients include a housing assistance program envisioned by an LGBTQ activist, jobs support for immigrant day laborers in Queens, and efforts to build NYCHA anew through more composting. Applications and nominations will be accepted through January 1, 2021.

September 15, 2020

Honnold Foundation Community Fund

The Honnold Foundation’s Community Fund supports solar PV installations for community-based nonprofits with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) leadership in the most polluted places in the United States. Community Fund grant recipients will receive funding for the installation of a solar PV system on or near their building. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Learn more and apply.

January 02, 2020

Tech and Society Challenge: Youth Voice in the Digital Age

Susan Crown Exchange is seeking to support programs, initiatives, or campaigns that respond to the following Challenge: How can young people inspire their peers to use technology in healthy ways and make digital spaces better for everyone? They expect to award grants at two tiers: 1) prototype, experimental, or early-stage grants of $50,000 per year (up to two years); and 2) implementation grants of $100,000–$250,000 per year (up to two years) to organizations with established records and detailed plans who want to scale their work. Submissions will be considered on a rolling basis until the deadline of 6:00 PM on January 31, 2020. Submit your letter of inquiry through their Foundant portal.

December 05, 2019

New York Life Foundation AIM High Grants for Middle School Programs

In partnership with the Afterschool Alliance, the New Life Foundation will award 26 grants to out-of-school time (OST) programs serving disadvantaged middle school youth through their Aim High grant program. The Aim High program is part of the New York Life Foundation’s ongoing investment in middle school OST programs to help economically disadvantaged eighth-graders reach ninth grade on time and prepare to succeed in high school. The grant program will fund afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, based on a competitive application process. This request for proposals will close on January 24, 2020.

December 05, 2019

Community Votes Youth Voter Engagement

Community Votes is offering a free program along with a $1500 mini-grant to support youth voter engagement projects focused on the 2020 election. Community Votes helps identify ways to integrate nonpartisan voter engagement activities - think voter registration drives, phone banking, canvassing, and creating voter guides, - within existing programs. This Train the Trainer model includes ongoing support for these voter engagement activities and concludes with a report on each organization's success in reaching and turning out voters. Reach out to Louisa Hackett,, with questions or fill out a brief application if you want to sign up.

November 15, 2019

NLSA Summer Learning Awards

Each year, the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) recognizes the outstanding work done during the summer months on behalf of our nation’s youth. Candidates for the Summer Learning Awards are exceptional summer programs, models, and systems that keep children and youth learning, safe and healthy during the critical summer months. They show strong outcomes in helping students cement the skills they have learned during the academic school year through creative curricula, unique programming and effective family engagement strategies. Applications are due December 4, 2019 by 6pm.

November 01, 2019

NYS Transition Partners

NYS Transition Partners will award four $2,500 grants to NYS initiatives assisting young people with disabilities navigate the transition to adulthood. Prospective non-profits will have projects that include young people and parents in the project planning process and support families through the transition process. Any questions about the RFP may be submitted by email to Nancy Campbell at by November 5, 2019. Submissions are due December 6, 2019 by 5:00pm.

October 01, 2019

Disney NYC Grant 2019

generationOn, with the generous support of Disney NYC, is providing $500 grants for adult facilitators based in New York City to engage children (ages 5-12) in planning and implementing service projects to address issues in their communities that matter to them. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through October 15, 2019.

October 01, 2019

NYC Complete Count Fund

The New York City Complete Count Fund is the first program of its kind in the city and represents an investment of $19 million in community-based organizations to mobilize New Yorkers to self-respond to the 2020 census. They encourage all organizations that have deep connections to historically undercounted communities to apply, and the City’s support will range from $25,000 to $250,000, depending on organizational size and capacity. Application for funding will remain open through October 15, 2019.

September 16, 2019

Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund

The first New York City Council fund of its kind, CCNSF aims to build the capacity of New York City nonprofits in recognition of the fact that organizations led by people of the community are best equipped to meet the needs of the community. CCNSF is also intended to promote learning among CBO leaders. Applications are due September 23, 2019.