Corcoran Cares Local Charities

Corcoran Cares Beneficiaries


Arts in Action                                               

Bringing the training of fine art skills to public school children. Also assists depressed children and those suffering from post traumatic stress disorder.

Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps

Helps minority communities become healthier.

Bottomless Closet

Promotes economic self-sufficiency by providing interview skills, business clothing and ongoing career development and support to economically disadvantaged NYC women.

Brooklyn Arts Exchange

A neighborhood home for the arts and recognized citywide and nationally for it’s work “developing” artists.

The Brooklyn Ballet

The Brooklyn Ballet was founded in 2002 as a professional, not-for-profit dance company dedicated to serving Brooklyn’s diverse artistic communities through educational outreach projects.  Through its educational and community programs, Brooklyn Ballet creates opportunities for new audiences to experience an aspect of culture that would have been otherwise inaccessible. A few of the outreach projects that The Brooklyn Ballet works on are:

Take Ballet to the Streets- A free performance series, which takes place in community centers, parks, waterfront piers, and senior citizen centers.

Elevate- A program in which students and teachers work together to receive 6-8 weeks of hands on ballet training.

Brooklyn Ballet in the Houses – A program that provides ballet education to students who live in NYCHA housing. This program includes three performing opportunities as well as offering full scholarships to the Brooklyn Ballet.

The Brooklyn Chamber Music Society

The society has established itself as an important presenter of classical chamber music in New York City.

Ellen Hermanson Foundation

To ensure access to state-of-the-art breast health care and to empower people affected by cancer.

Families First
Provides activities and spaces where the child is the center of activity, and we offer parents and
caregivers frequent parenting workshops, classes, support groups, and a lending library stocked with
parenting-related books.

Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services

GCNSSC is committed to providing immediate relief to Midtown Manhattan’s homeless population. Through our Mainchance Drop-In Center, we offer basic necessities (food, clothing, showers, and chairs for respite) and a range of social services including employment counseling, treatment referrals, and housing assistance.

The Greenwich House
Is designed to assist and empower seniors, providing a community for our members and meeting their needs
in a variety of ways.

The Hope Program

To empower individuals living in poverty to achieve economic self-sufficiency and to inform practices and policy by sharing research and solutions.

Ice Hockey In Harlem

IHOCKEYIH is a non-profit community based organization for youth that uses the sport of hockey to promote academic achievement, responsibility, teamwork and good character.

Information For Families

Provides information for New York City’s homeless or formerly homeless families and to families in danger of losing their homes to help them find resources and build a more secure and independent life.


i-tri’s goal is to teach the girls that they are CAPABLE, STRONG, and WORTHY. Their intensive, multifaceted program, is led by professional coaches, nutritionists and educators, focuses on self-esteem building, athletic training, family outreach and nutrition classes.

The Joseph A. Forgione Development School for Youth All Stars Project, Inc

Weekly series of workshops to introduce students to the worlds of finance, communications and culture. The program is capped off with paid internship.

Mayor’s Alliance for NYCS Animals
Committed to seeing the day when no New York City dog or cat of reasonable health and temperament is
killed merely because he or she does not have a home.

Mighty Mutts
An all-volunteer, no-kill organization dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating the strays of New York

MoCADA- The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts

Brooklyn’s first museum dedicated to using the visual arts to discuss issues affecting people of the African diaspora.

National Dance Institute

Supports children in New York City’s public schools.

National Institute for People with Disabilities

This program is a one week residential camping program that serves children from 7 to 18 with developing and learning disabilities. Inclusion is the theme in this uniquely tailored program within a traditional camp setting.

Opening Act

Provides theater/arts programs free of charge to New York City’s underserved public schools.

Reading Reform Foundation of New York

Leverages limited resources by thoroughly preparing teachers to give thousands of inner-city school children the gift of literacy.

Scenarios USA

Organization that uses writing & filmmaking to foster self expression & leadership in underserved teens.

Search & Care Inc.

Is a not for profit organization whose mission it to help frail and isolated older people live safely and independently in their own homes.

(SHARE) Self-Help Woman with Breast or Ovarian Cancer

SHARE’s mission is to create and sustain a supportive network and community of women affected by breast or ovarian cancer.

The Shield Institute

This program works with families and communities to help enable children and adults with developmental challenges to lead full, meaningful lives to work and contribute.

Standing Tall

A unique program for children with disabilities that combines Conductive Education a highly structured intensive program of daily physical training, with traditional academic studies.

Take Dance
To create and stage works that deepen society’s sensitivity and understanding of the human condition.

Teak Fellowship
Helps talented New York City students from low-income families gain admission to and succeed at top
high schools and colleges.

Theater for the new city

A theater training program developed specifically to foster communication and self-esteem in at-risk and limited English proficient students.

Wild Bird Fund

They provide emergency care for over 1000 wild birds and animals in New York City each year.

Woman to Woman
Provides one-to-one emotional support and mentoring to women undergoing treatment for
gynecologic cancer, their families and the partners who support them through this difficult time.

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