- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYSOCIAL WELFARE
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONNew York, New York
- GRANT LOCATIONNew York, U.S.A.
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.madisonsquare.org
To support the various educational programs offered in the clubhouses. These programs deliver educational services to members with the goal of inspiring increased effort on homework assignments, improved attitude towards school and learning, and greater parental involvement. Programs for older children also provide job readiness training, computer literacy, leadership development and social recreation initiatives.
Madison Square, founded in 1884, is one of the oldest and largest affiliates of the national Boys & Girls Club movement, which serves children ages six to 18 with a wide variety of educational and recreational programs. The organization operates four clubhouses and three school-site programs in some of New York City’s most underserved communities in Brooklyn and the Bronx.