Hawthorne Foundation Development Corporation





The mission of Hawthorne Foundation Development Corporation (HFDC) is to solicit, administer, donate and spend funds to support Hawthorne Foundation Inc. The proceeds of all fundraising activities benefit Hawthorne Foundation Inc.

Hawthorne Foundation Development Corporation was formed for the specific purpose of providing funds for the supplemental needs of the students and adults who benefit from the services provided by Hawthorne Foundation Inc.

Hawthorne Foundation Development Corporation develops fund raising programs to help the children and adults who benefit from the programs offered by Hawthorne Foundation Inc. Children and adults are admitted to the programs of Hawthorne Foundation Inc. based on being challenged by autism, serious behavior disorders and developmental disabilities and as such these individuals and their families benefit from the services of Hawthorne Foundation Development Corporation.

Board of Directors 

Jacqueline Ceonzo   - President

John D. Shaw – Vice President and Treasurer

Nancy Whalen – Secretary

Todd P. Hershman - Board Member 


Executive Director

Eileen Bisordi, M.Ed.


Indu Bidichandani, M.S.

Advisory Board

Gail Nachimson, M.S.Ed.

Edith Klein A.C.S.W.

Sheahara Jansz

Ernest Manigo, Jr.

Hawthorne Foundation Development Corp. is a section 501(c)3 organization


Eileen Bisordi

Executive Director, HFDC


5 Bradhurst Avenue

Hawthorne, New York 10532

(914) 592-8526 x3101


Hawthorne Foundation Development Corp. encourages you to join the #GivingTuesdayNow  movement, May 5, 2020, as a response to the unprecedented COVID-19 Pandemic.







Make a donation and  help Hawthorne Foundation Inc. acquire the distance learning technology and supplies it needs to support our teachers, and the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) it needs to support the essential employees while they continue to work in the community at our residential group homes.

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