We build partnerships with local organizations to advance health equity in New York City

Supporting our community


BioQuest is a STEM mentoring program designed to give middle and high school students opportunities to explore diverse careers in science, biotechnology, and medicine.

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Community Grant Cycle

At RTW Foundation, we aim to build partnerships with local organizations to advance health equity in New York City.

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Health Fair in Brooklyn

RTW Foundation teamed up with ACT Care Foundation to distribute 3,410 pounds of food to local Flatbush residents

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Community Partners

“BioBus works to create scientific community for people excluded from science. Young people across NYC are pumped about science, and BioBus works to create scientific spaces where these young scientists develop their skills and identity as scientists.”

- Latasha Wright, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, BioBus


“Thanks to RTW’s support, we are able to partner with educators to bring an innovative STEM exposure to students in our neighboring underserved communities, who might otherwise lack access to resources and opportunities in health and biomedicine. Our program brings the lab to the classroom and delivers foundational skills that make engaging modern medicine and research fun and accessible!”

- Florence Marlow, PhD, Associate Professor, Cell, Developmental & Regenerative Biology, Icahn School of Medicine

Areté Education
Hunts Point Alliance for Children

"RTW Foundation has been able to provide an invaluable experience for our Medicine-Pediatrics residents at Rutgers Health New Jersey Medical School. With this opportunity, our residents are able to provide assistance to communities around the world."

- Kristin Wong, M.D., FACP, FAAP, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program Director