A Better Chance (New York, NY)

Work Address

  • Organization Name:A Better Chance
  • Address:240 West 35th Street
    9th Floor
    New York, NY 10001
    United States



  • Mission:
  • A Better Chance's mission is to increase substantially the number of well-educated young people of color who are capable of assuming positions of responsibility and leadership in American society.

  • History:
  • In 1962, eight years after the historic Supreme Court case Brown vs. the Board of Education, a group of 23 headmasters in the New England area met to discuss the relationship of poverty to the lack of quality education. In 1963, Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire, became the site of a radical experiment to prepare 55 ninth and tenth grade students to enter private schools, each of which had agreed to accept some of them that fall. The eight-week tutorial summer session at Dartmouth College, known as PROJECT ABC: A Better Chance, became a runaway success.

  • Year established:1963
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)

Types of funding being sought (i.e. funding type)

  • Program:Yes

Program areas of focus and activity (i.e. funding cause)

  • Education:High

Geographic areas of focus and activity (i.e. geographic area)

  • National:Yes

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