Robin Hood is a leader in philanthropy focused on New York City poverty. Robin Hood has identified several best-in-class organizations pursuing effective strategies to fight poverty in New York.
The 1.8 million New Yorkers living in poverty struggle to meet their basic needs. For them, every day is a struggle to survive. Robin Hood works to attack the root causes of poverty and offers these individuals and their families the tools they need to lift themselves out of poverty.
While Robin Hood’s primary focus is on New York, our impact...
CBI places full-time college guidance counselors in public schools to work one-on-one with students to help them get to and through college. Last year, CollegeBound served over 18,000 students at 36 underserved schools.
C4Q is a job-training program based in Queens, NY that prepares unemployed and underemployed individuals for careers in software coding. Last year, C4Q placed more than 40 students into jobs with an average salary of $80,000.
KIPP’s goal is to graduate students with the strength of character and academic abilities needed to succeed in life and the numbers speak for themselves. 96% of KIPP NYC alumni have graduated high school. 89% of KIPP NYC’s students have matriculated to college, nearly 2x the rate of low-income students nationally and 46% of KIPP NYC alumni have earned a B.A. degree.
Robin Hood’s diverse staff includes former government officials, PhDs, attorneys, nonprofit leaders, investment bankers and management consultants who all have one thing in common – a passion for fighting poverty. Together, we help our neighbors in need build better lives for themselves and their families.Read More
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