Harlem Educational Activities Fund

Since 1989, the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) creates pathways to college and the professional world for nearly 600 New York City students from low-income backgrounds each year, by providing resources that help them achieve higher education, fulfilling careers, and greater lifetime earnings.  Since that time, they have expanded their reach of the "forgotten middle" to include students attending over 100 public schools across the city, including Harlem, Washington Heights and the development of a second site in Brooklyn. 

HEAF uses their CCS grant to focus on making their students well-rounded people while helping them explore ethics, values, leadership, identity, and their relationship to the world around them.