Grants Awarded

2023 Recipients of Patrina Foundation Grants

In 2023, The Patrina Foundation supported more than 40 organizations, which changed the trajectory of the lives of their clients.


Luna Compostion Lab
Kaufman Music Center's Luna Composition Lab encourages self-identifying girls and young women to compose music.  MORE +
Girls Exploring Engineering @Fairleigh Dickinson
Girls Exploring Engineering @Fairleigh Dickinson nurtures interests of sixth, seventh, and eighth grade girls in STEM, and to helps them to realize their full potential in math and science.  MORE +
Beat the Streets
Beat the Streets aims to make a lifelong impact on New York City student-athletes through the benefits and skills acquired by participating in amateur wrestling.  MORE +


Art Therapy Project

New York, NY | Funding for Female Veterans Art Therapy Program and Frontline Workers Wellness Workshops LASTONE

Small Bubbles

Brooklyn, NY | Free dance classes and supplies such as tights, footwear, leotards, and matching customized articles of clothing for team projects, run by a high school student.


Montclair, NJ | 2023-2024 CHiCA Power Programming

Criminal Justice

Rockland Community Foundation

New City, NY | WellBeing, trauma informed, personal empowerment workshop for formerly incarcerated women.

Domestic Violence Services

Unchained At Last

Westfield, NJ | To help women and girls escape forced marriages

Rowan Center, Inc.

Stamford, CT | Sexual violence prevention education to children, youth, and adults of all ages in multiple venues throughout eight cities and towns in Lower Fairfield County.

Empower Her Network

New London, CT | Personal plans for women who were formerly trafficked.

Dress for Success Central New Jersey

Lawrenceville, NJ | “Designing Your Future – Empowering Domestic Abuse Survivors” program.


SSND Educational Center

Woodhaven, NY | English Learner and high school diploma classes for adult women.

Code Nation

New York, NY | Coding and career development program for high school girls in NYC.

YWCA of the City of New York

New York, NY | YWCA NYC Girls Initiatives College Knowledge Camp Program Support

Caroline House

Bridgeport, CT | English learner classes for mothers and their children.

Fresh Youth Initiatives

New York, NY | Latina Girls on the Rise program at Gregorio Luperon High School

Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson

Montgomery, NY | Girl-led robotics teams and promote STEM programs showcasing robotics teams

St. John's University

Queens, NY | Middle School Stem program

The Parris Foundation

New York, NY | S.T.E.M.ulating Minds (TPF) and femmengineers program.

Homeless Services

St. Joseph Social Service Center

Elizabeth, NJ | English language classes with access to food, clothing, counseling and other health services, for those in need.


Stamford Hospital

Stamford, Connecticut | Stamford Health’s Department of Research and Discovery’s Clinical Research Internship Program Expansion with Stipends

Job Training


Livingston, NJ | NCJW/Essex CFW Career Services

The Acceleration Project

Scarsdale, NY | Support small business advisory services for female small business owners


GlamourGals Foundation, Inc.

New York, NY | Providing teen volunteers with a constant program model of leadership development through intergenerational service and engaging social environments.


Women's Mentoring Network, Inc

Stamford, CT | Programs and services that assist low-income women to find better employment and educational opportunities to achieve economic empowerment.

New Era Creative Space

Peekskill, NY | These funds would support our Girls EmpowerED seasonal girls retreats, our mentor stipends and our annual cultural immersion travel.


Hark/Girls on the Run of Central NJ

Hillsborough, NJ | Provide scholarships for economically disadvantaged girls in central New Jersey to participate in the Girls on the Run program and 5K

Notre Dame School of Manhattan

New York, NY | Notre Dame School Sports Program

Girls on the Run-Hudson Valley

New Windsor, NY | Expanding the physical activity-based, positive youth development program to more girls across Westchester

Bronx Lacrosse

Purchase, NY | Ongoing support for Bronx Lacrosse's girls program.

Play Rugby USA

New York, New York | Play Rugby USA High School Girl's Academy - Increasing off -field support

Brooklyn Youth Sports Club

Brooklyn, NY | The 2023 BKYSC Girls Summer Academy, a comprehensive summer program that aims to provide a transformative experience for underserved girls in Brooklyn

Harlem Lacrosse

New York, NY | Girls Lacrosse and Academics