Programmatic Work: Innovative Programs


Innovative Programs are designed to help children, young adults, and their families thrive through educational and career-focused activities for youth in foster care and juvenile justice, curricula that support LGBTQ youth, and pilots that test new ways to tackle some of the most pressing issues that children and their families face day-to-day.

NYFC Current Programs

New Yorker’s For Children currently oversees 32 unique programs, including 20 grants from foundations and corporations to support educational programs and pilot initiatives.  Our current programs is listed below:

  • The Community Connections Detention Diversion Project
  • Viking Grant
  • Youth Works Grant
  • First Star Grant
  • LGBTQ Institute for Family Therapy Grant
  • Crossover Youth Grant
  • The Door Grant
  • Children’s Center Facilitator Grant
  • NYC Family Strong Grant
  • SAT Prep Grant
  • Youth Leadership Council Grant