Our Partners

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Our Supporters

Over the past 10 years, LEAP has received over $36 million in support from public, private, and individual sources. We recognize the following institutions for making our programs possible.

Corporate Support

American Express Foundation; AOL/Time Warner; Astoria Federal Savings; Auer's Moving & Rigging Co., Inc.; Bank of New York Mellon; Blackstone Charitable Foundation; Bloomingdale’s; CAMBRO; Chase Manhattan Foundation; The Chubb Corporation ; Citigroup Foundation; Colgate-Palmolive Company; The Complete Sculptor; Con Edison Strategic Partners; Contango; Daffy’s; Doors of Hope, a National Initiative of Philip Morris Companies Inc.; Environmental Technology Inc.; Equitable Trust Foundation; Exxon Education Foundation; Fidelity Investments; FleetBoston Financial Foundation; Hasbro Foundation; HBO; Hot Topic Foundation; Human-I-Tees; IBM; JPMorgan Chase Foundation; JPMorgan Charitable Trust; Jujamcyn; KADKO; Kinder Morgan Foundation ; Kmart Family Foundation; KeySpan Foundation; Liz Claiborne Foundation; Marino Gerazounis & Jaffe Associates; Ronald McDonald House Charities; Metropolitan Life Foundation; Microsoft; Midway Investors; Mindshare USA, Inc.; Mizuho USA Foundation/IBJ Foundation; Mobil Corporation; New York Life Foundation; New York Times Company Foundation;  New York Yankees; Mariano Brothers Specialty Moving; Nickelodeon Foundation; Prudential Foundation; Richmond County Savings Foundation; St. Paul Travelers Foundation; Standard Chartered Bank; TD BankNorth Foundation; Time, Inc.; Travelers Foundation; Tribune New York Foundation; Upromise; UPS Foundation; Washington Mutual; Whole Foods Market; Zabar's.


Achelis and Bodman Foundations; Alcoa Foundation; Andy Warhol Foundation; Annenberg Foundation; Applebaum Foundation; Lily Auchincloss Foundation; Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation; Axe-Houghton Foundation; Barker Welfare Foundation; Bay and Paul Foundations; Mary Duke Biddle Foundation; Bonnie Cashin Fund; Booth Ferris Foundation; Robert Bowne Foundation; Build-a-Bear Foundation; Louis Calder Foundation; Captain Planet Foundation; Center for Arts Education; Clark Foundation; Charles Dana Foundation; Dickler Family Foundation; Richard Davoud Donchian Foundation; Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation; Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Fund;  Educational Foundation of America; E.H.A. Foundation; Blanche T. Enders Charitable Trust; Epstein Teicher Philanthropies; Fridolin Charitable Trust; Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel Foundation; Greentree Foundation; Morgan Guaranty Charitable Trust; Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation; H. Family Foundation; Keith Haring Foundation; Harmon Foundation; Haskell Family Foundation; William Randolph Hearst Foundation; Heckscher Foundation for Children; Heidtke Foundation; Helena Rubinstein Foundation; Hyde and Watson Foundation; IECA Foundation; IEEE Foundation; Innovative Design Fund; Jack and Jill of America Foundation; Japan Foundation; Kids Fund; Kinder Morgan Foundation; Robert Lehman Foundation; Lemberg Foundation; Leon Lowenstein Foundation; Lewis-Feigenbaum Charitable Trust; Livable Streets Initiative; Leo Rosner Foundation; Molly Parnis Livingston Foundation; Lone Pine Foundation; Marta Heflin Foundation; New York Community Trust; Laura J. Niles Foundation; The Nissan Foundation; Northfield Bank Foundation; Orchard Foundation Overbrook Foundation; Partnership for After-School Education (PASE); Picower Foundation; Patrina Foundation; Raymond J. and Mary C. Reisert Foundation; Reisert Foundation; RGK Foundation; Richard Davound Donchian Foundation; Richenthal Foundation; Rockefeller Brothers Fund; Scherman Foundation; Ronald McDonald House Charities of New York/New Jersey; Rosenthal Family Foundation; Rubin Cohen Foundation; Edwin Schlossberg Foundation; Edith Glick Shoolman Children’s Foundation; Seth Sprague Educational and Charitable Foundation; Staten Island Foundation; Robert K. and Barbara J. Straus Family Foundation; David Sucherman LEAP Science Fund; Taproot Foundation; The After-School Corporation (TASC); Tiger Foundation; Tomorrow Foundation; Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation; Laura B. Vogler Foundation; Wellspring Foundation; West Side Children’s Fund; William T. Grant Foundation

Public Support

21st Century Grants; Bronx Council on the Arts; Community Achievement Project in the Schools; Empire State Partnership; Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); National Endowment for the Humanities; National Environmental Education and Training Foundation; New York City CASA Grants; New York City Council; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs; New York City Department of Education; New York City Department of Youth & Community Development; New York Parks & Recreation; New York City Partners for Arts and Education; New York City Mayor’s Office; New York City Theater Subdistrict Council; New York Foundation for the Arts; New York State Archives; New York State Council on the Arts; New York State Department of Education; New York State Violence Prevention; Partners for Arts Education; U.S. Department of Education; West Side Chamber of Commerce
We also recognize many generous individuals and anonymous institutions for their support of our programs.