Reach the World, an organization dedicated to promoting global literacy for disadvantaged youth, has received funding from the Pinkerton Foundation to expand its STEM afterschool model program, dubbed the “GeoTech Club”, to ten additional sites.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden meet with DREAMers who have received Deferred Action and U.S. citizen family members of undocumented immigrants, in the Oval Office, May 21, 2013
AMNH and The Pinkerton Foundation launch a consortium to expand their innovative programs to five other institutions.
Pinkerton gave a first time grant to the New York Academy of Medicine for this program to promote underserved female middle school students’ interest in, and career awareness of, public health, science, and medicine.
The Nurse Family Partnership, a wonderful program serving the needs of city’s most vulnerable young mothers and their infants, was featured recently in The New York Times. The Pinkerton Foundation has made grants of nearly $1.3 million over six years to support NFP’s work, including a special program for mothers who are homeless, incarcerated or in foster care.
The New York Historical Society’s after-school program, a long-time Pinkerton grantee, won the 2012 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award. First Lady Michelle Obama presented the award at the White House.
Pinkerton made one of the first two grants to this innovative prisoner reentry program in 2004. Since then, we have supported GOSO with grants totaling $560,000.
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