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The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation, Inc.

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Purpose and Activities

The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation aims to increase economic opportunity by strengthening college and career pathways for low-income New Yorkers. The Foundation supports innovative programs and practices that 1) improve readiness for and connection to higher education; 2) enable students to thrive and succeed in college; and 3) increase access to high potential careers upon graduation. .


Established in 2005 in NY as a successor to The Carrol and Milton Petrie Foundation - Founded by the late Milton Petrie, who was the owner of the Petrie Stores Corporation, a collection of apparel stores that allowed him to become one of the richest Americans, and a prominent philanthropist before his passing.


The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation, Inc.

Independent foundation




180 Maiden Lane New York City, NY United States 10038

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