Below you'll find some interesting facts about NFTE and its operations around the world.
700,000+ young people impacted since NFTE’s founding
$19M annual budget
NFTE was founded in 1987 by New York City entrepreneur turned high school teacher, Steve Mariotti.
Headquartered in New York City, NFTE operates programs across the Unites States through a network of local offices in Baltimore/Washington Metro, Bay Area, Chicago Metro, Los Angeles Metro, New England, New York Metro, North Texas, Philadelphia Metro, South Florida, and St. Louis Metro. Find out more about our program offices.
NFTE also operates programs via 8 international partners in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Find out more about our partners across the globe.
NFTE’s high-school curriculum has received several prestigious awards, including the 2002 Golden Lamp Award and the 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award for Math Grades 9–12, both awarded by the Association of Education Publishers.
As the entrepreneurship community recognizes the need for greater inclusivity, NFTE is laying the groundwork for a new generation of diverse entrepreneurs.
Research & Reports
NFTE On Ramp to Opportunity Whitepaper
2016 Alumni Survey
NFTE 2013 Alumni Survey
NYU Steinhardt and NYU Wagner 2015 Study of NFTE Programs
Rand Corporation 2017 Study of NFTE Programs
Harvard University 2002–2003 Study of NFTE Programs
Harvard University 2001–2002 Study of NFTE Programs