Ways To Donate
Behind every college graduate stands a team who believed in their potential. Thank you for joining the Breakthrough community and creating more opportunities!
Please note that Breakthrough New York incurs a 3% processing fee for online donations. If you would like to maximize the amount of your donation that directly benefits Breakthrough New York, please choose to cover the processing fees or an alternate form of payment below.
Other Ways to Give
Please make your check payable to “Breakthrough New York” and mail it to the address below. Please include your name, mailing address, phone number, and email so we can provide a tax receipt and show our gratitude for your gift.
Breakthrough New York, 39 Broadway, Suite 820, New York, NY 10006
By Stock or Wire Transfer
Please email [email protected] for our brokerage information.
By Donor-Advised Fund or Trust
Speak with your DAF or Trust representative about directing your contribution to Breakthrough New York and include our address and EIN.
By Qualified Charitable Distribution
If you are over the age of 70 1/2 and wish to make a qualified charitable distribution directly from your individual retirement account (IRA), please coordinate through your IRA administration and provide our address and EIN.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes, all donations to Breakthrough New York are tax-deductible.
What is Breakthrough New York's employer identification number?
Our EIN is 27-0628927.
Where can I find Breakthrough New York's 990 and audited financials?
Visit our Financials & Annual Reports page for our financial statements.
Is Breakthrough New York endorsed by Charity Navigator or Guidestar?
Yes! Breakthrough New York has earned a 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency on Guidestar and is endorsed by Charity Navigator.
Do you accept in-kind donations?
Given the continued COVID-19 pandemic, our capacity to distribute physical resources is limited. General operating funds are most helpful in advancing our mission. If you would like to discuss a particular in-kind donation, please email [email protected]
How do I know if my company will match my donation?
You can search for your employer on our Matching Gifts page! It’ll show you details about your company’s matching gift program, including whether it matches volunteered time as well.
Does Breakthrough New York host a gala or special events? Can I join?
Join us in May 2023 for our annual gala! Information about sponsorships and tickets will be posted on our website in February 2023.
How can I fundraise for Breakthrough New York?
There are lots of ways you can lead your own campaign and encourage friends and families to support Breakthrough New York!
- Plan a Facebook or Instagram fundraiser in honor of your birthday.
- Name Breakthrough New york as a charity recipient on your wedding registry.
- Host an in-person or virtual dinner party, and ask guests to donate the amount of a meal out.
Reach out to [email protected] for a customized toolkit and to brainstorm additional ideas.
What does Breakthrough New York do with my data?
Breakthrough New York is committed to protecting the privacy of our donors. Read our full statement on donor privacy here.