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Organizations We Support

We make grants to local nonprofit organizations focused on education, food and emergency services, eldercare, the arts, and the environment and parks. Since the three schools cover all administrative expenses, 100% of funds raised are distributed through grants. 

Applicant Resources

To be eligible for a CCS grant, your nonprofit organization must be located and offer services within one or more of the neighborhoods surrounding the University.

Our Community

With your help, CCS has awarded grants to 55 local nonprofit organizations in 2016.

Volunteer or Intern

Looking to lend a helping hand? Check out the opportunities available at CCS-supported nonprofits.

Our Donors

Our sincerest thanks to all donors to CCS' 69th Annual Campaign.

Our Neighbors

Learn more about how your contributions help the community

CCS proudly supports the Harlem Arts Festival
CCS Proudly Supports Top Honors
CCS proudly supports WE ACT for Environmental Justice
Upcoming Events

in our neighborhood

Presented by the Harlem Arts Festival, #realmusicrebels - The Exhibition celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month with an immersive multimedia experience. 

La Maison D'Art
259 West 132nd Street
April 13-May 7
Opening reception: Thursday, April 13th, 6 PM

Take a musical tour through history: For the very first time in our neighborhood, the Harlem Chamber Players present Jeff Scott's composition A Hug For Harlem at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. 

515 Malcolm X Boulevard (135th St and Malcolm X Blvd)
Thursday, April 27th
6:30 PM

Figure Skating in Harlem, which combines the power of education with the discipline of figure skating to transform young lives and help underserved girls achieve academic success, is hosting its annual benefit gala.

583 Park Ave
Saturday, May 2nd
6:00 PM