Community Impact serves individuals in need in the communities of Upper Manhattan while providing meaningful volunteering and leadership opportunities for students at Columbia University and Barnard College.

 

 

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

Earl Hall at Columbia University is closed and Community Impact has moved to remote operations. To contact our office, please leave a voicemail on our main line at (212) 854-1492 or contact individual program managers by email

For Volunteers

As students at Columbia University and Barnard College you can volunteer in one or more of our 27 programs and learn important skills in civic engagement and non-profit management.

 

For Families, Adults and Community Partners

As a member of our neighboring community you can register for our Adult Education programs, receive health and emergency referrals or find information on our tutoring and mentoring programs.

For Alumni & Supporters

For Community Impact alumni and friends you can find the latest news and events, including fundraising activities. 

Our Impact

Volunteering
55,000
hours volunteered by Columbia and Barnard students this year
Health & Environment
1,200
local residents referred to health,childcare and nutrition services
Youth
1,550
local youth received educational and mentoring services this year
J.E.E.P.
1,450
J.E.E.P. participants receive preparation for the TASC, ESOL, job training
Leadership
860
students trained to plan and deliver services in education, health and emergency programs
Emergency Services
2,300
neighborhood residents benefited from building repairs