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Support Chess in the Schools
Each day, we impact the lives of thousands of New York City’s most at-risk children. This is only possible with the invaluable support of our donors. It is easier than ever to make your tax-deductible donation to Chess in the Schools. Take a look below for more information on how you can help us to continue our extraordinary work, changing our kids lives for the better, one move at a time.
We are proud to present our first infographic-style Annual Report for the fiscal year ended 6/30/2019. Please click the link below to read the report!
Chess in the Schools would like to sincerely thank the following donors for their support.
Or, give in a way that is meaningful for you. Every gift counts!
Corporate Chess Challenge
A unique and rewarding way to engage your employees and inspire some of New York City’s future leaders – all through an afternoon of chess! Executives play chess with our high school students while providing valuable insider’s view of the corporate workplace.
Click here if you are interested in hosting a Corporate Chess Challenge.
Adopt a School
Make a lasting impact on a school and enjoy the opportunity to visit classrooms during the program year. You will be recognized on our website and at our annual Benefit Celebration for your school support. Your gift will provide a year-long opportunity for 250 – 500 students to develop their intellectual and social skills through chess education.
Click here if you would like to adopt a school.
Support a Student
Your gift of $200 can provide chess training for one student in our School Program. This cost includes instruction and materials. You will be proud to know that you made such a difference in the life of a child! Please click here to support one of our students today.
Sponsor a Tournament
For your gift of $15,000, you can sponsor a Chess in the Schools tournament. Your support will enable hundreds of NYC children to participate in a full day of chess-playing joy and friendly competition. You will have the opportunity to name the tournament and be recognized on the stage. You can even help award trophies and medals.
To sponsor a tournament, please click here.
Give by Mail or Fax
Click below to access a form that allows you to provide your information and designate your donation.Download Giving Form
More Ways to Give
- Wills or Bequests
- Trusts; Charitable Lead Trust; Charitable Remainder Trust
- Charitable Gift Annuities
- Life Insurance
Chess-in-the-Schools is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization. Our tax ID number is 13-6119036. A copy of our most recently filed financial report is available from the Charities Registry on the New York State Attorney General’s website (www.charitiesnys.com) or, upon request, by contacting the New York State Attorney General, Charities Bureau, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005, or us at 520 Eighth Avenue, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10018. You also may obtain information on charitable organizations from the New York State Office of the Attorney General at www.charitiesnys.com or (212) 416-8401.