Our Foundation

JPD Foundation addresses cultural, civic and academic needs of the largely low-income, Northern Manhattan immigrant community of Washington Heights/Inwood. Learn more about our mission, activities and board members


The Foundation has run the Festival del Boulevard cultural event since 2003 and has supported local arts organizations and artists as well as a range of civic organizations.

Community Space

JPD has recently been allocated a 1,515 square foot space at the new George Washington Bridge Port Authority terminal to be used for community purposes.Click here and watch the video of the Grand Opening event!

Supporting projects

JPD Foundation supports local programs, like The Uptown Games and the Street Vendors Association. Other activities include supporting social initiatives like public school activities and orphanages in Santiago, Dominican Republic.

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Select JPD on your Amazon account!

Now that JPD has its own home, fundraising has become our top priority. Amazon has a program that donates 0.5% of the price of any eligible purchase to charitable organizations – so we would like to ask you to choose us! All you need to do is login at smile.amazon.com and select “Juan Pablo Duarte Foundation”.

With this simple process and at no extra costs to your regular purchase, you are helping us keep our beautiful new office doors open and continue supporting our community.

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