We extend our heartfelt appreciation for the generosity demonstrated by both public and private funding sources. These contributions play a pivotal role in advancing the mission of SFDS, empowering us to infuse innovation into our educational programming. We’ve received $4,898,066 in public and private support in the last four years (2019-2023) including major capital support from the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office and from the New York City Council.


Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools (EANS)

Window Repairs

IDEA 611 & 619 Grant Programs

3D Printer

Active Learning Room

Activities of Daily Living Classroom


Bubble Wall

Closed Circuit TVs

Computers for Lockdown Notification System

Deaf Mentor Program

Door Ajar Alarm


iPads & Cases

Light Tables

Multisensory Room Materials

Music Therapy/Music Education Supplies


PreK- Activity Wall Panels

Professional Learning Consultants

Sensory Integration Therapy Room


Stages with ramps

NYC Capital Improvement Grant


NYSED 4201 Capital Health & Safety Grant

HVAC in Gym

New Fence System

New Network Infrastructure

Parking Lot Repairs

Wheelchair Lift

Private Foundations

Brooklyn Benevolent Society

General Support

Herman Goldman Foundation

General Support

The Hyde & Watson Foundation

Universally Designed Inclusive Playground- Phase 2


Lavelle Fund for the Blind

Universally Designed Inclusive Playground- Phase 2

MTA Police Guardians Association

Holiday Presents for Students

Mother Cabrini Health Foundation

Inclusive Lock Down Notification System

Staff Lounge

Universally Designed Inclusive Playground- Phase 1

Universally Designed Inclusive Playground- Phase 3

Partners in Hearing

Parent Education Workshops

Saturday Programming

Sarah K. de Coizart Perpetual Charitable Trust (JP Morgan)

Salary/Fringe Benefits for 1 Intervener Para over 2 school years