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Public Private Partnerships

The ACS Office of Public-Private Partnerships (OPPP) serves as Children’s Services’ primary liaison with the philanthropic community and with partners in the business, government, and nonprofit sectors by:

  • Coordinating the development and submission of comprehensive proposals to private foundations and state and federal agencies.
  • Managing grant reporting requirements and administering grant-funded consultant agreements and payment requests.
  • Directing current and potential partnerships with City agencies, businesses, and community organizations.
  • Responding to requests for letters of support and inquiries from organizations seeking to partner with ACS on federal and state Request for Proposals (RFPs), as well as other funding opportunities.
  • Overseeing the distribution of in-kind donations to ACS and partner agencies.

Some of our philanthropic partners include:

  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Casey Family Programs
  • Center for the Study of Social Policy
  • Cricket Island Foundation
  • Dave Thomas Foundation For Adoption
  • Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
  • Himan Brown Charitable Trust
  • Leon Lowenstein Foundation
  • New York Community Trust
  • New Yorkers For Children
  • Redlich Horwitz Foundation
  • Robin Hood Foundation
  • The Edith Glick Shoolman Children’s Foundation
  • United Way of New York City

Requests for Letters of Support

To provide sufficient time to process Letter of Support requests, all requests should be submitted at least three (3) weeks prior to the date that the Letter of Support is required.
Download Guidelines to Request Letters of Support


Email the Office of Public-Private Partnerships


Learn about two projects that were made possible through the generosity of several private funders.

Family Child Care Training Initiative


Real Teen Stories At Crossroads Juvenile Detention Facility


Programs & Initiatives