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
J.E. & Z.B. Butler Foundation
Cielo Donor Advised Fund
New York City Department of Youth and Community Development
New York Community Trust
Pinkerton Foundation

$50,000 – $99,999

Altman Foundation
American Honda Foundation
Hagedorn Fund
Charles Hayden Foundation
Houlihan Lokey
Mary J. Hutchins Foundation
L+M Development Partners
Meringoff Family Foundation
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Donald A. Pels Charitable Trust
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

$10,000 – $49,999

A.D. Philanthropic Fund
Lily Auchincloss Foundation
The Barker Welfare Foundation
William C. Bullitt Foundation
Ruth Cohen and Lenny Hindell
Con Edison
Manda D’Agata and Ian Barnes
Dorr Foundation
ERM Group Foundation
Frances and David Eberhart
Mary Alice Fortin Foundation
Austin and Gwen Fragomen
Heisman Trophy Youth Development Fund
Hyde and Watson Foundation
Hyperion Management Holdings LLC
Roy Joseph
Peter and Cynthia Kellogg
Hunt and Betsy Lawrence
Brian Lee
Lindblad Expeditions*
Lucius N. Littauer Foundation
Carl Marks Foundation
Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity
Morgan Stanley Foundation
Amol Naik and Stephanie Campbell
New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund
New York Architects Regatta Foundation
New York City Council
New York State Assembly
Notaboat Fund
Wendy Obernauer Foundation
Jeremy Pochman and Emily Ryan
Antonio Ramos and Magda DeJose
Joseph Robillard
Scherman Foundation
Jessie Schilling
Shaffer Foundation
Sheehan Family Foundation
William E. Simon Foundation
Stone Ridge Asset Management
TK Foundation
Z Nautic Group*

$5,000 – $9,999

Oscar and Cherie Aarts
Maurice Amado Foundation
Peter and Rachel Beardsley
Lisa and Paul Cheek
Clif Bar Family Foundation
David and Carmela Cohn
Colgate-Palmolive Inner City Education Fund
D’Arrigo New York*
Kevin and Tina Felix
Catherine Fitzmaurice
Foundation for Global Sports Development
Marshall Frankel Foundation
Gilder Foundation
Richard Goodwin
W.W. Grainger Foundation
Elizabeth Hammack
International Paint LLC*
Jimmy and Lorraine Kellogg
Leatherwood Foundation
General William Mayer Foundation
Frances Montgomery
PECO Foundation
Ryselle Perlman
Paul Singer
Jake Siewert
Thomas Osborn Stair and Lucy Caldwell Stair
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Sunlight Fund
Thom Thacker and Katherine Krahl
Robin and Lisolette Vince
Vista Food Exchange
Amanda Wright and Evan Conte
Peter and Joan Wright

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