Our Funders

GEMS would like to thank the public and private foundations, corporations, community organizations and churches who have supported our mission and our work and who believe in the power and potential of the girls and young women we serve.

Faith Based Organizations:

Christian Cultural Center

East End Temple Sisterhood

Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

First Religious Society of Rome

Fountain of Hope Ministries of America

Fox Chapel Episcopal Church Guild

Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral Philoptochos Society

Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society

Harbor Praise Center

Oak Hills Church

Plymouth Congregational Church

Rochester Christian Reformed Church

Rye Presbyterian Church

Second Presbyterian Church

Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania

The Cause Community Church

The Riverside Church

United Methodist Women

Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock

Community Organizations:

Algonquin Regional High School

Associated Students Occidental College

Barnard College

Brooklyn College Central Depository

Brooklyn Law School

Central Soup Society of Philadelphia

Connecticut College

Convent of the Sacred Heart School

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Dominican Academy


Fashion 4 Compassion, Inc.

Feminists For Free Expressions Inc.

Glamour Gone Good


Life Preservers Project, Inc.

Maine Township High School West

Mile High United Way

N.Y.C. Dept In Trust S.I. Technical H.S.

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity

Play For Your Cause

Prevent Child Abuse New York

PushPush Theatre Company

Reach for Change

Rotary Club of Metro New York

Teach for America

The Hun School of Princeton

The University of Oklahoma


William Paterson University

Women’s Studies Ambassadors Kansas State University

Yoga Freedom Project

YMCA of Boulder Valley

Youth Inc.

Businesses & Corporations:

Amazon Smile

American Society of Interior Designers, Inc.

Athletes’ Careers Enhanced & Secured Inc (ACES)

Boulder Book Store

Budget Bolt

Capital Counsel, LLC



Charitable Threads LLC

Cosmo International Corporation

C. Wonder

Duane Morris LLP

Dunn Development Corp.

Eileen Fisher, Inc.

Eye Heart World, Inc.

First Giving

Fiscal Management Associates, LLC

GfK Custom Research North American

Gibbons, P.C.

Good Search

Great Jones Spa LLC

Goldman Sachs

Harper Collins Publishers

Hyundai Polytech America

Island Def Jam Music Group


Lessons From Abroad, LLC

Lynne Robertson Inc.


McGraw-Hill Companies Employee Giving Campaign

Members Give

Microsoft Matching Gifts Program

Milligan Events


Moody’s Matching Gift Program

Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley C/O Cybergrants, Inc.


Newman, McDonough, Schofel & Giger, P.C.

Professional Physical Therapy

Profit Investments

Reminderband Inc.

Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated

Sal Anthony Movement Salon



Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Statton Rice

Swinging T Productions

SwipeGood Inc

Teknion, Inc.

TerraCycle, Inc.


The Body Shop

The View

UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Unified Yoga, LLC

Viacom International, Inc.

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Washington Times

Wells Fargo

Willy Gilly Productions

Women Run


Act for Alexandria

Aetna Foundation

Alpern Family Foundation

American Express Charitable Fund

America’s Charities

Ashoka Foundation

Ayco Charitable Foundation

Bank of America Charitable Gift Fund

The Barker Welfare Foundation

BNY Mellon Foundation

Citizens Bank Charitable Foundation

Coach Foundation

Community Fund

Diller-Von Furstenberg Family Foundation

Dunn Family Charitable Foundation

Edna McConnell Clark Foundation

Edward & Ellen Roche Relief Foundation

Ellen & Ronald Block Family Foundation

Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund

Fisher-Cummings Family Fund

Give with Liberty

Goerlich Family Foundation

Harvard Community Gifts

Hedge Funds Care, Inc.

Hunt Alternatives Fund

Innogive Foundation

Jack and Jill of America

Jacob Friedman Charitable Fund

Jewish Communal Fund

John M. and Joan F. Thalheimer Family Charitable Foundation

Jonathan C.S. Cox Family Foundation

JP Morgan Chase Foundation

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Katie Ford Foundation

MacArthur Foundation

Marcia Brady Tucker Foundation

Marion E. Kentworthy-Sarah H. Swift Foundation

Mariposa Foundation

Massey Knakal Charitable Foundation

May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust

New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation, Inc.

New York Women’s Foundation

Northern Trust

NoVo Foundation

Oliver S. and Jennie R. Donaldson Family Trust

Peace Development Fund

Pittsburg Foundation

Robert W. and Amy T. Barker Foundation

Samuel Goldberg & Sons Foundation, Inc

Sandpiper Fund Inc.

Schwab Charitable Fund

Shamrock Foundation

Stardust Fund (Greater Houston Community Foundation)

The Achelis and Bodman Foundations

The Atlantic Philanthropies

The Bay and Paul Foundations, Inc.

The Clark Foundation

The Ellen M. Brown Fund

The Fledgling Fund

The Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies

The Heckscher Foundation for Children

The Moody’s Foundation

The Nathan Cummings Foundation Inc.

The New Horizons Foundation, Inc.

The New York Community Trust

The New York Women’s Foundation

The Pinkerton Foundation

The Pittsburgh Foundation

The Plymouth Rock Foundation

The Ruth Turner Fund, Inc.

The Scoob Trust Foundation

The Scully Peretsman Foundation

The Shippy Foundation

The Simpson First Foundation

The Stephen Colbert Americone Dream Fund of Coastal Community Fund

The Vranos Family Foundation

The Wyss Foundation

Thomas Phillips & Jane Moore Johnson Family Foundation


Tides Foundation

Tiger Foundation

van Ameringen Foundation

Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program

Wallace Fox Foundation

Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation

William E. Simon Foundation

William M & Miriam F. Meehan Foundation

Zygmunt & Audrey Wilf Foundation

Government Agencies:


Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

Office for Victims of Crime

Office on Violence Against Women


Department of Youth and Community Development