Funders and Partners

We are deeply grateful for our supporters and partners whose generosity has helped NYC Leadership Academy develop exceptional leaders who confront inequities and create the conditions necessary for all students to thrive.

Our Supporters

Founding Partners*:

Blackstone New York State Education Department
Russell Carson News Corp
Henry R. Kravis Jerry I. Speyer
Macy's, Inc., (formerly Federated Department Stores, Inc.) The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation, Inc.
Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
Mel Karmazin Foundation The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
MetLife Foundation The Gates Foundation
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation The Hearst Corporation
Morgan Stanley The Starr Foundation
National Grid (formerly Keyspan) The Wallace Foundation
New York City Public/Private Initiatives Inc. Time Warner Foundation
New York Life  U.S. Department of Education
   Wells Fargo & Co. (formerly Wachovia Corporation)


*Partial list of Founding Partners at $900,000 and above


Current Partners:

The American Express Foundation

The Booth Ferris Foundation

Carnegie Corporation of New York

New York Community Trust

RGK Foundation

The Wallace Foundation

U.S. Department of Education



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