Our Supporters

Thank You for Your Support

Teach For America - New York is so grateful for our supporters. All gifts help our effort to recruit, select, train, and support excellent teachers and leaders for New York students. 

We are deeply grateful for the support of the following individuals, foundations, and corporations in fiscal year 2015 (June 1, 2014 – May 31, 2015).

Our Donors

  • Regional Advisory Board
  • New York Young Professionals Committee
  • Individuals
  • Corporate and Foundation

Advisory Board

Joseph V. Amato
Tim Armstrong
Bodie Brizendine
Feroz Dewan
Jerry Donini
Jacob Grossman
Sue Lehmann
Scott C. Nuttall
Nancy Peretsman
Larry Robbins
Linnea Conrad Roberts
David S. Williams
De'Shawn Wright
Mark Zurack

Executive Committee

Karen Dhillon
Rex Farrand
Michael Kosty
Anu Malipatil
Adam Sklar

General Members

Hilary Davis
James Doyle
Allie Fleder
Briggs Fraser
George Hayward
Jamie Helwig
Caroline Woodruff Hodkinson
Virginia Maloney
Kalima Mayo-Perez
Peter McCall
Sarah McKay
Rob Meyerhoff
Ryan Mooney
Cole Morris
Michael O'Neill
Sameer Reddy
Jaimeson Rice
Sarah Nanasi Russell
Charles Shannon

Lead Investor ($1,000,000+)

Linnea and George Roberts

Stakeholders ($100,000- $999,999)

Lisa and Joseph Amato
Tim and Nancy Armstrong
Lisa and Gerald Donini
Stephanie and Jacob Grossman
Sue and Steve Mandel
James and Marsha McCormick
Scott C. and Amie Rath Nuttall
Debbie and Howard Schiller

Champions ($50,000- $99,999)

Karen & Todd Builione
Suzanne & Matt Donohoe
Stanley & Fiona Druckenmiller
Ana and Philippe Laffont
Sue Lehmann
Kate & Robert Niehaus
Adam & Melanie Smith
Kathy Ferguson & Mark Zurack

Leaders ($25,000- $49,999)

Barbara and Ted Aronson
Janice Lee & Joseph Bae
Charles Cahn
Allison & Tim Coleman
Meredith and Denis Coleman
Glenn & Eva Dubin
Amie and Tony James
David and Angela Kenny
Carrie and Greg Penner
Girish Reddy
Linda Riegel
Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch
Valerie & David Williams
Ted Wong

Benefactors ($10,000- $24,999)

Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie
James C. Baker and Veronica C. Baker
Caryn Seidman Becker & Marc Becker
Girish Bhakoo
Lisa and Dick Cashin
Peggy & Millard Drexler
Michael & Anne B. Golden
Richard Greenfield
Jennifer and Timothy Kingston
Mark Horowitz and Jennifer Koen
Michael Kosty
Dana & Robert Lewin
Laura & Henry McVey
Kenneth Mehlman
George and Ellen Needham
Lynn and Nick Nicholas
Richard Ramsden
Nicole Schiller
Lindsay and Adam Sklar
David Wichs
Anthony Yoseloff

Sponsors ($5,000- $9,999)

Yolandra and Joseph Alexander
Jane Condon and Kenneth G. Bartels
Kim Bleimann
Gregg & Stephanie Chow
Deborah & Webster Chua
Gary Claar
John and Wendy Cozzi
Sarah and Thomas Faulkner
Kayce Freed Jennings
Ward Greenberg
Richard and Anne Grissinger
David Heller
Jamie & Tara Helwig
Pamela Jones
Kristen and Michael Kaufman
Kenneth King
Mary and Roger Lipton
Jeffrey L. and Andrea Lomasky
John P. and Anne Welsh McNulty
Adrienne and Richard Morgan
Laura Locke and Paul Mourning
Mary Kathryn & Alex Navab
Marguerite and William Pitts
Kim & Ralph Rosenberg
Esta Stecher of Goldman Sachs Gives
Beth Zadek and Joph Steckel
Nicole Swartzentruber
Dana Oliver and Adam Wolfson


NYC DOE New York City Department of Education
The Rise8 Foundation
Robin Hood Foundation
The Scully Peretsman Foundation

$250,000- $499,999

The E&SS Foundation
The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation, Inc.
Tiger Foundation

$100,000- $249,999

The Carson Family Charitable Trust
Glenview Capital Management
Lone Pine Foundation
Robbins Family Foundation
State Farm Insurance
Success Charter Network

$50,000- $99,999

Achievement First- New York
The James & Judith K. Dimon Foundation
Legg Mason Global Asset Management
National Science Foundation
Neuberger Berman
The Shelter Hill Foundation Paul & Elizabeth Shiverick TTEES
UNCOMMON Charter School Network
Wells Fargo

$25,000- $49,999

COFRA Foundation
The Derald H. Ruttenberg Foundation
Eminence Capital
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Goldman Sachs & Co
KIPP Charter School Network
Linklaters LLP
The Mara and Ricky Sandler Foundation
The Marc Haas Foundation
The Margaret and Daniel Loeb- Third Point Foundation
Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School
Pave Academy- Elementary
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Sony Corporation of America
South Bronx Classical Charter School I

$10,000- $24,999

American Eagle Outfitters
Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter Middle School
Centerbridge Foundation
Centerview Partners LLC
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Community Partnership Charter Lower School
Continental Grain Company
Corvex Management, LP
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
DeMatteo Monness LLC
Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health & Science School
Dream Charter School
East Harlem Scholars Academy Charter School
Explore Charter School
Explore Excel Charter School
Harlem C Z Promise Academy II
Harlem Village Academies
Highline Capital Management
Jericho Capital
The Katzenberger Foundation
Mosholu Montefiore Ccc
Neighborhood Charter School of Harlem
Och-Ziff Capital Management Group
The Overbrook Foundation
Palestra Capital Management
ROADS Charter School 2
Sachem Head
Schulte Roth & Zabel
Senator Investment Group LP
South Bronx Classical Charter School II
Volunteers of America
The Zankel Charitable Lead Trust

$5,000- $9,999

BNY Mellon
Bedford Stuyvesant Early Child
Brilla College Prep
The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation
Central Brooklyn Ascend Charter School
Citizens of the World- Crown Heights
Explore Empower Charter School 742
Explore Exceed Charter School
Fir Tree Partners
Franz W. Sichel Foundation
Goodwin Procter
The Griffin-Cole Fund
High School for the Humanities
Invictus Prepatory Charter School
Launch Expeditionary Learning Charter School
Math, Engineering, and Science Academy Charter High School
New Heights Academy Charter School
New Visions Charter HS for Advanced Math & Science II
New Visions Charter High School Math and Science
New Visions Chs-humanities III
Robertson Foundation
Teaching Firms of America, Professional Preparatory Charter School
Tiger Global Management Llc
Two Sigma Investments LLC
Unity Preparatory Charter School of Brooklyn
University Prep Charter School