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The work of Advocates for Children of New York is made possible by the generous contributions and in-kind support received throughout the year.  We wish to express our sincere thank you to the following foundations, firms, and government agencies for their support:

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Allen & Overy LLP

Arnold & Porter LLP

Atlantic Philanthropies

Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc.

Avenue Capital Group


Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation

William C. Bullitt Foundation

C-III Capital Partners

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Clark Foundation

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Clifford Chance US LLP

CME Group Community Foundation

Cornerstone Research

Covington & Burling LLP

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Ira W. DeCamp Foundation


Donors' Education Collaborative

The Durst Family Foundation

Early Childhood Partners



Equal Justice Works

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel Foundation, Inc.

Goodwin Procter LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Hagedorn Fund

The Heckscher Foundation

Hispanic Federation

Mary J. Hutchins Foundation


IOLA Fund of the State of New York

Jones Day

Kaye Scholer LLP

King & Spalding LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Law Office of Elisa Hyman P.C.

Leader & Berkon LLP

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

Linklaters LLP

The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation

Lodge Hill Capital, LLC

The Ludwig Family Foundation

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Marino, Tortorella & Boyle, P.C.

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan Stanley

The Morrison & Foerster Foundation

Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP


New York Bar Foundation

New York City Council

New York Community Trust

New York State Education Department (NYSED)

New York State Office of Court Administration -- Oversight Board for Judiciary Civil Legal Services Funds in New York

The Noble Trust

O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Pangea3 & Thomson Reuters

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Pinkerton Foundation

Price Family Foundation 

Proskauer Rose LLP


Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Reed Smith LLP

Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP

Robin Hood

The David Rockefeller Fund

Ropes & Gray LLP

Scopia Capital Management LP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Skadden Fellowship Foundation

Skyer & Associates, LLP

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Teneo Strategy

United States Department of Education

Venable LLP

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

White & Case 

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Xerox Legal Business Services