Since the beginning of the pandemic, CYD has been working remotely to provide the same high level of intensive, individualized assistance as we provided in person when onsite at our schools. We thank you for your gift in this time of extraordinary need.


Use this form to send your gift quickly and securely. You can choose to donate directly from your bank account or via a credit card. Transactions are handled through Stripe’s secure, PCI Level 1 payment processing system.

CYD is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, IRS #13-3861648. Your donation is fully tax deductible.

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Use this form to send your gift quickly and securely. You can choose to donate directly from your bank account or via a credit card. Transactions are handled through Stripe’s secure, PCI Level 1 payment processing system.

CYD is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, IRS #13-3861648. Your donation is fully tax deductible.

“I give to CYD because these young people have impacted me so. It’s been very exciting to work with them because as young adults they are aspiring to be great leaders, and we are trying to provide them with the access to match the opportunities that we can see for them in the future.”

SoVonna Day-Goins
Managing Director, Global Markets, Credit Suisse
CYD Board Chair

Donate by Check

With our offices being remote, we are asking for most contributions to be submitted electronically (please note that the form above can be used for donations from a bank account as well as credit cards.)

If you prefer to give by check, please send to:

Comprehensive Youth Development
Attn: Andrée Lockwood
333 West 56th Street, 9H
New York, NY 10019

Donate through Amazon Smile

Shop on Amazon Smile, Amazon’s charitable foundation platform, and you can automatically generate .05% of every purchase to Comprehensive Youth Development at no extra cost to you. Amazon Smile works exactly the same as regular Amazon, offering the same prices, same selection, and year-round availability and is available to Amazon Prime members, too.

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Donate with Employer Matching Gifts

Many companies and organizations participate in matching donation programs to support the causes that matter most to their employees. Check with your Human Resources department to see if your employer offers matching gifts, or for more information, contact Andrée Lockwood at 212.353.2010, ext. 181 or via email: andreelockwood@cydnyc.org.

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We Welcome Donations in Honor of, or in Memory of Individuals

Please make a contribution, then email Andrée Lockwood, Director of Development, with the details of your honorary or memorial gift: andreelockwood@cydnyc.org