Welcome to Availor Philanthropy

Availor Philanthropy Corp. is a New York not-for-profit 501(c)3 focusing its charitable activities on higher education and public health and safety. Its mission is to improve quality of life and quality of care at the community and individual level for gifted students and community-oriented institutions such as hospitals, medical research centers, police and fire departments and similar public service organizations.

Availor is a branded venture organization focused on social entrepreneurship and impact investing. Availor's family of businesses create an ecosystem empowering inspired people across engaging platforms.

"Availor" is a derivative of the word "Avail," meaning to help. Become an Availor for a better world!

In late 2016 Availor Philanthropy was rebranded as Star Mountain Charitable Foundation. Founder and Chairman Brett Hickey looks forward to having you visit us there.


Past Events

Annual Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research in New York, NY
Date: Oct 15, 2016

Annual Cycle for Survival Fundraiser in New York, NY
Date: Mar 13, 2016

Annual Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research in New York, NY
Date: Oct 17, 2015

Star Mountain participating in the Terry Fox Run charity event to help raise money for cancer research and hosting post run cocktail party
Date: Oct 18, 2014

Cycle for Survival at Equinox (NYC)
Date: Mar 2, 2014
Time: 1PM

McGill Power Lunch
Date: Nov 12, 2013

Sunrise Day Camp Charity Event
Date: Aug 10, 2013
Time: 5pm

NYC Triathlon Charity Lunch Party
Date: Jul 8, 2012
Time: 1pm to 4pm

Availor Philanthropy Event at Equinox ('Fitness For a Cause')
Date: Apr 28, 2012
Time: 1:30pm

Star Mountain Capital participating in the annual Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research Fundraiser
Date: Oct 17, 2015
Time: 1 pm

Brett Hickey to Receive the Philanthropic Achievement Award by A Caring Hand, the Billy Esposito Foundation
Date: Jun 20, 2013
Time: 6:30

Terry Fox Run in Central Park for Cancer Research (NYC)
Date: Oct 13, 2012
Time: 9:00am

Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research October 14, 2017
Date: Oct 14, 2017
Time: 09:00

Availor Philanthropy Hosts event at Sundance Film Festival

The Angel Ball

The Orphaned Starfish Foundation Annual Gala

Prevent Cancer Foundation 5k Run with Katherine Kennedy

Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research and Brunch Event (NYC)

4th of July Rooftop Concert and Charity Celebration in NYC

Charity Event for "Work Vessels for Vets" with Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame Legend Dave Mason


Press & Media

Availor Philanthropy excited to work with Hell's Kitchen Farm Project

Brett Hickey Receives Philanthropic Achievement Award by A Caring Hand / The Billy Esposito Foundation

Article on Brett Hickey in the book 'Creating the Life You Really Want'

Caitlin Paulsson Joins Availor Philanthropy as newest Partner with Experience including Impact Fund Formation at Goldman Sachs

Katherine Kennedy joins Board of Availor Philanthropy

Availor Philanthropy is proud to announce Dr. Brian Kantor joining as its newest Board of Directors member

Sergio Fernandez de Cordova selected by the United Nations to join the Inaugural Class of Global Entrepreneurs Council

Availor Group is a Proud Sponsor of New York Entrepreneur Week, where Mr. Hickey is a Panelist

Acorn Charities Group changes its name to Availor Philanthropy