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WE BUILD PROMISING FUTURES for underserved high school students

"I really didn't know what talent I had. Now I feel like, wow, I really have made it a long way." Read Story

YOU CAN HELP
students build successful lives by getting involved

BUILD NYC is an entrepreneurship program for high school students it’s like  “Shark Tank” for urban teens. We teach students how to build a business and how to become the CEO of their own lives.

WHAT WE BRING

OPPORTUNITY

Our focus is on students at underserved NYC high schools.

EMPOWERMENT

BUILD NYC students launch real business while developing skills that prepare them for college and career success.

ACHIEVEMENT

99% of BUILD students graduate high school on time, and over 80% go on to college.

OUR IMPACT

900

students served over
two years

600

skilled-based
volunteers engaged

150+

businesses
created

Get Involved

Feel free to contact us at nycvolunteers@build.org for more information

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