Contribute to Hot Bread Kitchen’s scholarship fund today. At this moment, our work to create economic opportunity for low-income and immigrant women has taken on a new sense of relevance and urgency, but our resources remain the same. Your gift will provide paid professional culinary training to women in NYC and around the world, and help us place 100% of graduates in full-time living wage jobs with access to benefits.

Join us as we change the face of the male-dominated food manufacturing industry, and as we support economic rights and immigrant rights.

Your Donation's Impact:

Here are some of the ways your gift can empower women from as far as Ethiopia and as close as East Harlem to launch new culinary careers:

other ways you can support hot bread kitchen

  • Help a woman in need launch a new career by supporting our Women Bake Bread Scholarship program. Your donation of $21,000 will sponsor a woman’s culinary training, English fluency classes and professional development and, after graduation, place her in a management-track position in the food industry. Email for more information.


  • Hot Bread Kitchen engages skilled volunteers on a project basis and offers corporate team-building events for groups of up to 8. Email today to learn about upcoming opportunities.


  • Hot Bread Kitchen offers dynamic partnership opportunities for corporations, foundations and major donors. To learn about how your partnership through in-kind donations or grants can help carry out our mission, from general operating support to underwriting programs and special initiatives, please contact us at 212.369.3331 x 109 or email


Our Supporters

We are proud to highlight our partners’ dedication to helping low-income individuals transcend barriers to fair wage employment by professionalizing their skills in the culinary arts.

David Nathan Meyerson Foundation
Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund
Maverick Capital Foundation
M&T Bank
MUFG Foundation
NYC Department of Small Business Services
The Patrina Foundation
The Price Family Foundation Inc.
Starry Night Fund
Terrance Fund

In-Kind Supporters:
Brooklyn Slate
Canada Goose
King Arthur Flour
KitchenAid USA