|The Breukelein Institute seeks to assist different
kinds of small, not for profit groups, agencies and institutions whose
work helps city dwellers, particularly the urban poor throughout New
York City with a specific focus within the Borough of Brooklyn. Most
recently, the Institute has concentrated its grant distribution on
three main not for profit organizations:
Housing / www.nazarethhousing.com
519 East 11th Street, New York, New York 10009
Nazareth Housing serves homeless families and those at risk of homelessness.
It provides temporary shelter and support most often to young women
with children under the age of five. Nazareth Housing helps families
to find and keep permanent housing and establish economic independence.
Oratory Scholarship Fund / www.sjhsbridge.org
80 Willoughby Street, Brooklyn, New
The Oratory Scholarship Fund assists inner city children
to complete high school and gain admittance into and support for
a college education. The Institute currently concentrates its grant
giving to St. Joseph’s High School.
109 Willoughby Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201 / 718.875.2565
Cappella Oratoriana is the only vocal ensemble in the United States
based within an active religious Oratory performing the works of
the musical form the oratorio. Under the direction of Joel Warden,
c.o., the ensemble performs at their home base in Brooklyn, in Manhattan
and at various Festivals outside of New York. An all volunteer group,
the work has premiered long neglected and unheard works of music
from the 16th century onward.
Additionally, The Institute has given grants to:
for Family Life /
345 43rd Street Brooklyn, New York 11232
Serving families in need in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
Mabel Mercer Foundation / www.mabelmercer.org
160 East 48th Street, Suite 14 U, New York, New York 10017
Keeping alive the great American songbook.
200 4th Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11217
An emergency soup kitchen and housing facility helping the indigent
poor and homeless women and their infants.
for A New Audience / www.tfana.org
154 Christopher Street, New York, New York 10014
Since 1979, introducing and preserving performances of Shakespeare
and the classics while introducing young audiences in the NYC school
system to the Bard.