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:

Alfred Street Baptist Church

The Cause Community Church

Central Synagogue

Christian Cultural Center

The Domestic & Foreign Missionary Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church

East End Temple Sisterhood

Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church

Episcopal Church Women

First Religious Society of Rome

Fountain of Hope Ministries of America

Fourth Universalist Society

Fox Chapel Episcopal Church Guild

Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral Philoptochos Society

Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society

Harbor Praise Center

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox

Oak Hills Church

Plymouth Congregational Church

The Riverside Church

Rochester Christian Reformed Church

Rye Presbyterian Church

Second Presbyterian Church

Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania

St. James Church

Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock

United Methodist Women

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


Everyone’s Kids

Fashion 4 Compassion, Inc.

Feminists For Free Expressions Inc.

Glamour Gone Good

Givelocity, Inc


The Hun School of Princeton

Life Preservers Project, Inc.

Maine Township High School West

Mile High United Way

New Milford Board of Education

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

Passaic County Community College

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity

Play For Your Cause

Pratt Institute

Prevent Child Abuse New York

PushPush Theatre Company

Reach for Change

Rotary Club of Metro New York

Teach for America

United Way

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:

Active Network

Alliance Bernstein

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

D.E. Shaw Group

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

Hewlett-Packard YourCause, LLC

Hyundai Polytech America

Island Def Jam Music Group


Lessons From Abroad, LLC

Lovishly, Inc

Lynne Robertson Inc.


McGraw-Hill Companies Employee Giving Campaign

Members Give

MFA Financial

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.


PricewaterhouseCoopers YourCause, LLC

Professional Physical Therapy

Profit Investments

Rags,Flags & Bags, Inc

Reminderband Inc.

Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated

Sal Anthony Movement Salon

Sapient Corporation



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


A Good Measure Foundation

The Achelis and Bodman Foundations

Act for Alexandria

Aetna Foundation

Alpern Family Foundation

American Express Charitable Fund

America’s Charities

The Apatow-Mann Family Foundation

Ashoka Foundation

Atlantic Philanthropies

Avon Foundation

Ayco Charitable Foundation

Bank of America Charitable Gift Fund

The Barker Welfare Foundation

The Bay and Paul Foundations, Inc.

Benevity Community Impact Fund

Bloomberg Philanthropies

BNY Mellon Foundation

Brooklyn Community Foundation

Charles Hayden Foundation

Citizens Bank Charitable Foundation

The Clark Foundation

Coach Foundation

Community Fund

Conston Foundation

Countess Moira Charitable Foundation

Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation U.S. Matching Gifts Program

Diller-Von Furstenberg Family Foundation

Dunn Family Charitable Foundation

Edna McConnell Clark Foundation

Edward & Ellen Roche Relief Foundation

The Ellen M. Brown Fund

Ellen & Ronald Block Family Foundation

The F.B. Heron Foundation

Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund

Fisher-Cummings Family Fund

The Fledgling Fund

The Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies

GE Foundation

Give with Liberty

Goerlich Family Foundation

Harvard Community Gifts

The Heckscher Foundation for Children

Hedge Funds Care, Inc.

Hunt Alternatives Fund

Innogive Foundation

Jack and Jill of America

Jacob Friedman Charitable Fund

Jewish Communal Fund

John & Yvette Dubinsky Charitable Foundation

John M. and Joan F. Thalheimer Family Charitable Foundation

Johnson Family Foundation

Jonathan C.S. Cox Family Foundation

JP Morgan Chase Foundation

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Katie Ford Foundation

Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc.

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

The Moody’s Foundation

Nathan Cummings Foundation Inc.

The New York Community Trust

New Horizons Foundation, Inc.

New York State Health Foundation

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

The Pinkerton Foundation

The Pittsburgh Foundation

Plymouth Rock Foundation

PRBB Foundation

Renaissance Charitable Foundation

Robert W. and Amy T. Barker Foundation

The Ruth Turner Fund, Inc.

Samuel Goldberg & Sons Foundation, Inc

Sandpiper Fund Inc.

The San Francisco Foundation

Schwab Charitable Fund

Scoob Trust Foundation

The Scully Peretsman Foundation

Shamrock Foundation

Shippy Foundation

Simpson First Foundation

Stardust Fund (Greater Houston Community Foundation)

The Stephen Colbert Americone Dream Fund of Coastal Community Fund

Stoneman Family Foundation

Thomas Phillips & Jane Moore Johnson Family Foundation


Tides Foundation

Tiger Foundation

van Ameringen Foundation

Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program

Variety Foundation

The Vranos Family Foundation

Wallace Fox Foundation

Ware Foundation

Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation

William E. Simon Foundation

William M & Miriam F. Meehan Foundation

Wyss 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