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Project Jumpstart New York State

Driving dreams forward

Every day, our partners keep New York State moving—to work, school, dinners with friends, family reunions, and more. And we want to support the causes that move them forward. Uber's Project Jumpstart supports local initiatives that are closest to our New York State partners' hearts and empowers them to spark change in their community.

What moves you?

Apply for a sponsorship

Partners can submit 1 application for the sponsorship of a cause that is important to them, and we'll award funding to winning partners to contribute to their cause.

How it works

1. Applications open for submission

Partners can submit 1 application for the sponsorship of a cause that is important to them and, if chosen, we'll contribute funding for the project.

2. Applications evaluated

Uber will collect all sponsorship applications on an ongoing basis. The number of winners each month may vary, based on the size and scope of projects submitted.

3. Sponsorships announced

Partners who have been selected will be notified by the end of the following month.

Upstate NY

Project Jumpstart Winners

Jeffrey, Albany, NY

Warriors on Wheels

Warriors On Wheels serves a wide variety of people with disabilities. They focus on what you can do rather than cannot and build you up from there. Through weight training and other programs, Warriors on Wheels has helped countless people since 1988.

Colin, Buffalo, NY

Olmsted Center for Sight

Helping blind and visually impaired individuals, the Olmsted Center for Sight will use their grant to purchse PenFriend 2 Voice labelers, a piece of technology that blind and visually impaired senior citizens can use to create tactile/audio labels for their medications and other household items.

Robert, Saratoga, NY

Double H Ranch

The mission of the Double H Ranch is to provide specialized programs and year-round support for children and their families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. All programs are FREE of charge and capture the magic of the Adirondacks. The Double H Ranch Adaptive Winter Sports Program, established in 1998, offers children ages 6-16 dealing with chronic and life-threatening illnesses the opportunity to participate in various winter sports in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains FREE of charge with all the necessary equipment provided.

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