What is the Aprendes Foundation?

The Aprendes Foundation is a philanthropic organization that serves as a placed-based convener and funder.

Mission Statement
The Aprendes Foundation exists to reduce the number of underserved youth in New York City that are disconnected from school or work.


The Aprendes Foundation collaborates with, supports and provides funding to groups committed to seeking local solutions to community issues.

The Aprendes Foundation thanks Peter Salvo and Joseph Lobo, Population Division, Department of City Planning/New York City (September 2014) for providing the data on Youth Poverty.