The Breukelein Institute
The Breukelein Institute
Whom We Assist
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:

Nazareth 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.

The Oratory Scholarship Fund / www.sjhsbridge.org /
80 Willoughby Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201
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.

Cappella Oratoriana
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:

The Center for Family Life / www.cflsp.org /
345 43rd Street Brooklyn, New York 11232
Serving families in need in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

The Mabel Mercer Foundation / www.mabelmercer.org /
160 East 48th Street, Suite 14 U, New York, New York 10017
Keeping alive the great American songbook.

CHIPS
200 4th Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11217
An emergency soup kitchen and housing facility helping the indigent poor and homeless women and their infants.

Theatre 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.


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