Rocking the Boat relies on the generous contributions of our supporters. Funding sources include federal, city, and state governments, private foundations, corporations, and individuals. Below is a listing of our current primary funding sources. Individual contributions are deeply appreciated and critical to financial success of Rocking the Boat. Please contact us to learn more about the benefits of being a Rocking the Boat supporter.

The organization remains deeply grateful to a cadre of supporters who provided the seed funding that helped develop Rocking the Boat in our early years. These include Echoing Green, The Hudson River Foundation, The Citizens Committee for New York City, the New York Community Trust, Union Square Awards, Foundation for Global Sports Development, and the Rose and Sherle Wagner Foundation.

$100,000 and above

Cielo Donor Advised Fund
Donald A. Pels Charitable Trust
New York City Department of Youth and Community Development
Pinkerton Foundation
Starvos Niarchos Foundation

$50,000 – $99,999

11th Hour Racing
Altman Foundation
American Honda Foundation
Hagedorn Fund
Charles Hayden Foundation
J.E. & Z.B. Butler Foundation
Mary J. Hutchins Foundation
Meringoff Family Foundation
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Donald A. Pels Charitable Trust
Jessie Schilling
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

$10,000 – $49,999

A.D. Philanthropic Fund
A and J Serenity Fund
Lily Auchincloss Foundation
The Barker Welfare Foundation
The Blue Hill Troupe
William C. Bullitt Foundation
Lisa and Dick Cashin
Champlain Hardwoods
Con Edison
Manda D’Agata and Ian Barnes
ERM Group Foundation
Frances and David Eberhart
Mary Alice Fortin Foundation
Austin and Gwen Fragomen
Heisman Trophy Youth Development Fund
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Houlihan Lokey
Hyperion Maritime Holdings LLC
Roy Joseph
Peter and Cynthia Kellogg
Hunt and Betsy Lawrence
Brian Lee
Lucius N. Littauer Foundation
Carl Marks Foundation
Greg and Rosanne Matzat
Deborah McManus
Frances Montgomery
Morgan Stanley Foundation
New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund
Notaboat Fund
Jeremy Pochman and Emily Ryan
John and Allison Ryan
Scherman Foundation
Shaffer Foundation
Shippy Foundation
William E. Simon Foundation
Sinead Strain
Theodore Luce Charitable Trust
TK Foundation
US Forest Service
Mary Van Dusen
Youth I.N.C

$5,000 – $9,999

Maurice Amado Foundation
Jasanna and John Britton
Clif Bar Family Foundation
David and Carela Cohn
D’Arrigo New York*
Kevin and Tina Felix
Marshall Frankel Foundation
Hunts Point Alliance for Children
Hyde and Watson Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Norm Kaufman
Leatherwood Foundation
Rick Li
Jeffrey and Lisa Mevorach
Frances Montgomery
Patagonia Upper West Side
PECO Foundation
Antonio Ramos
Ryselle Perlman
Jameson Schriber
Paul Singer
Thomas Osborn Stair and Lucy Caldwell Stair
Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Sunlight Fund
Thom Thacker and Katherine Krahl

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rocking the boat
812 edgewater road
bronx, ny 10474
phone: 718.466.5799
fax: 718.466.2892