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

11th Hour Racing
Altman Foundation
J.E. & Z.B. Butler Foundation
New York City Department of Youth and Community Development
New York Community Trust, Lands-Cabrera Fund and Lisette Verea Ruegg Hunter Fund
Stavros Niarchos Foundation

$50,000 – $99,999

American Honda Foundation
Hagedorn Fund
Charles Hayden Foundation
The Pinkerton Foundation

$10,000 – $49,999

America’s Cup Event Authority
The Barker Welfare Foundation
The Bodman Foundation
The William C. Bullitt Foundation
Thomas Carpenter
Consolidated Edison Company of New York
The Dorr Foundation
Frances and David Eberhart
Gwen and Austin Fragomen
Hudson River Foundation
Mary J. Hutchins Foundation
Hyde and Watson Foundation
Hyperion Maritime Holdings LLC
Cynthia and Peter Kellogg
Lindblad Expeditions*
Theodore Luce Charitable Trust
The Carl Marks Foundation
Meringoff Family Foundation
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
The New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund
New York City Center for Economic Opportunity Work Progress Program
New York City Council
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
Jeremy Pochman
Antonio Ramos
Royal Bank of Canada
The Scherman Foundation
Sheehan Family Foundation
William E. Simon Foundation
TK Foundation
Vista Food Exchange Inc.

$5,000 – $9,999

Maurice Amado Foundation
CSX Corporation
Lisa and Dick Cashin
Catskill Watershed Corporation
Martin Chavez
Colgate-Palmolive Inner City Education Fund
The Corinthians Endowment Fund
Manda D’Agata
D’Arrigo New York*
ERM Group Foundation
The Gilder Foundation
Richard Goodwin
International Paint LLC*
Leatherwood Foundation
General William Mayer Foundation
Wendy Obernauer Foundation
The PECO Foundation
Rail Down Charitable Trust
Susan and David Rockefeller
Jessie Schilling
Shawmut Design and Construction
SIMS Municipal Recycling
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Sunlight Fund
West Marine*

kids don’t just build boats, boats build kids

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