Behind every college graduate stands a team who believed in their potential. Thank you for joining the Breakthrough community and creating more opportunities.

Ways to Donate

Please note that BTNY incurs a 3% processing fee for online donations. If you would like to maximize the amount of your donation that directly benefits BTNY, please choose to cover the processing fees or an alternate form of payment below.

By Check

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, 123 William Street, 4th Floor, New York, New York 10038

By Stock or Wire Transfer

Please email 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.

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Read our 2020 Annual Report to learn more about the impact of your investment in Breakthrough students. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes, all donations to Breakthrough New York are tax-deductible.

What is BTNY's employer identification code (EIN)?


Where can I find BTNY's 990 and audited financials?

Click here to access our audited financials for Fiscal Year 2021.

Click here to access our 990 for Fiscal Year 2020. Click here to access our audited financials for Fiscal Year 2020.

Is BTNY 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

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 BTNY host a gala or special events? Can I join?

Join us in May 2022 for our annual gala. Information about sponsorships and tickets will be posted on our website in February 2022.

How can I fundraise for BTNY?

There are lots of ways you can lead your own campaign and encourage friends and families to support BTNY!

Reach out to for a customized toolkit and to brainstorm additional ideas.

123 William Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10038 | 646-747-2869

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