Team New York Aquatics is a 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to creating safe spaces for LGBTQ+ New Yorkers to enjoy the water. We are an all-volunteer organization: every dollar you donate to us goes directly to the Fortoul Fellowship, a grant program named in the memory of our beloved coach Paul Fortoul, which supports New Yorkers who could not otherwise afford to swim.

We welcome any support you can give. Donations can be made using the below form (or, if the form does not display, directly on

TNYA is a registered 501(c)(3) organization (Federal tax ID number 13-3745552), and all donations are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. If you have any questions about our needs or our organization, please don’t hesitate to contact us.