Fred The Godson Foundation’s mission is to nourish, inspire and empower the underserved community of the South Bronx (Fred The Godson’s Birthplace), through the common pursuit of unity, opportunity and prosperity. Revealing the hidden brightness of our community’s most innovative members.

Frederico’s House

Frederico’s House is a planned first-of-its-kind intergenerational community resource founded in honor of Fred The Godson. A proud South Bronx native, Fred experienced poverty growing up which helped him see the future through a relatable lens. An inspirational artist, song writer and celebrity, he exemplified the South Bronx as a dedicated and positive citizen who aspired to bring his community up with him. His spirit is guiding our organization to empower the community through a cohesive effort for mutual, understanding, opportunity and prosperity. Our facility will serve the South Bronx community. Frederico’s House will bring all generations together to foster positive youth development, community engagement and empowerment. We created Frederico’s House to fulfill Fred The Godson’s vision for the South Bronx community A vision that has only begun to emerge through the dedication of many of its native sons and daughters. Our center will collaborate with local community talents and employ them for building a better future.

How our center will empower: 

  • Cultivating Arts and Creativity
  • Career Development
  • Financial Literacy
  • Educational Guidance
  • Health & Wellness Support
  • Community Engagement

Frederico’s House will offer a wide array of programs and activities. The primary goal will be to deliver services that are inclusive, catering to the entire community and encourage overall wellness, education and opportunity.

Our 30,000+ square foot, state-of-the-art facility will enhance the quality of life for all South Bronx residents.

Some of the planned programming & facility features:

Programs & Classes:

  • Visual & Digital Arts
  • Music & Performing Arts
  • Money Management & Financial Planning
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Culinary Arts
  • Support Groups
  • Summer Camp, Out of School, Afterschool programs


  • Performing/Visual Arts Center
  • Recording Studio
  • Athletic Center
  • Kitchen
  • Wellness Center
  • Child Care Center
  • Financial Literacy Center
  • Community Greenspace

Leadership will collaborate with non-profits, local government and private donors. Together, we will help ensure our youngest members achieve their optimal potential.

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