ContributeThe generosity of public and private organizations enables Computer Resource Centers to provide internet access and technology training in disadvantaged communities. We welcome donations and in-kind sponsorship from individuals, nonprofits, and foundations interested in supporting our mission to provide reliable public technology resources to New York City residents of all ages.
Please contact Director Ana-Maria Campos at (212) 255-3066 ext. 316 or Ana.Campos@parks.nyc.gov to discuss sponsorship or in-kind opportunities.
We thank our current and past sponsors for their generous help, funding, and fiscal support:
- U.S. Department of Commerce/NTIA
- New York City Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications
- City Parks Foundation
- Adobe Foundation
- Susan Steinhardt Foundation
- Sony Corporation
- Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
- Plasq Corporation
- Tech Soup
- Friends of Fishes
- Beaumont Foundation
- Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting
- Madcap Logic – Creativity Express
- Blender 3D
- Venieros Pastries
- Chipotle Restaurant
- Izzie Sodas
With staffed centers citywide, CRCs offer volunteer opportunities throughout the five boroughs. Volunteers teach or assist in classes, monitor Open Access hours, and support CRC central operations.
Volunteers are vital to CRC efforts to expand public computer access and provide a broad range of courses offering individual student attention. Volunteers must commit to a minimum of two hours per week for one month, possess basic computer skills, and complete the volunteer enrollment process, which requires a background check and fingerprinting.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For people with variable schedules, New York Cares offers one-time volunteer opportunities at select CRCs. Visit the New York Cares website for more information.
CRCs seek college students or recent graduates for a variety of internships ranging from public administration to graphic design. Internships run the length of the fall or spring semester or through the summer. Though unpaid, all interns receive Recreation Center membership for the duration of their internship and travel reimbursement in the form of single-use MetroCards. Please refer to the Internships at Parks webpage for more information about CRC internship opportunities.