How To Help

Your support is pivotal in fueling our mission to empower children through transformative educational experiences. Every donation, no matter the size, directly impacts the lives of young learners, opening doors to opportunities that transcend socio-economic barriers.

Why Donate?


Your donation funds hope and opportunity.


At Cortelyou, we believe that EVERY child deserves the opportunity to receive quality education, no matter their socio-economic status. To see hope in the eyes of a child is to see a brighter future for them and for our community, and it is our responsibility to ensure they become successful.

We foster a nurturing space where young minds are encouraged to thrive intellectually, creatively, emotionally, socially, and physically, and your donation will ensure continuity of this mission. We guarantee that your generous contributions will have a long-lasting impact our students.

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How Your Donation Helps

Your donation is an investment in the future of our children. Join us in our mission to provide quality education, nurture talents, and empower the next generation of leaders, innovators, and world citizens.

Donate today and be part of the Cortelyou Effect—a tangible representation of the positive change your contribution makes in the lives of young learners.

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Program Sustainability

Your donation sustains and expands our programs, ensuring their continuity and accessibility to more children in need.


Resource Provision

Funds go towards providing necessary resources, materials, and educational tools to enhance the learning experience for students.


Community Impact

Your generosity helps create a positive impact not only on individual children but also on the broader community, fostering a culture of educational empowerment and inclusivity.


Hosting a fundraiser in support of Cortelyou Educational Foundation, Inc. is a powerful way to rally your community around a common cause: empowering young minds. Whether it’s organizing a charity event, a marathon, or a creative initiative, your fundraising efforts directly contribute to providing educational opportunities for children. Reach out to us for guidance and support in organizing your fundraiser, and together, we can make a lasting impact on the lives of children in need.

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Your time and skills are invaluable resources in our mission to empower children through education. Volunteering with us offers a rewarding opportunity to directly engage with our programs and make a meaningful difference in the lives of young learners. Whether you’re passionate about teaching, mentoring, event coordination, or administrative support, there’s a place for your talents at Cortelyou Educational Foundation, Inc. Join our team of dedicated volunteers and help us create a positive impact on the future generation.

The Cortelyou Effect

The Cortelyou Effect is more than a concept—it’s a tangible representation of the transformative power of education and community support. It’s the ripple effect created when individuals, organizations, and communities come together to invest in the potential of every child. The Cortelyou Effect signifies the lasting impact of collective efforts in nurturing confident, respectful, and empowered young adults who will shape a brighter future for themselves and their communities.

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Join our community today to stay updated on the latest educational resources, events, and announcements!

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