Promote access to arts and culture for all New Yorkers, with a special focus on people from underserved communities
- Increase sustained engagement and participation of underserved populations in high-quality programming at established arts and cultural organizations
- Strengthen the arts infrastructure in the city and build capacity at critical junctures for organizations providing high-quality arts and cultural programming
ArtsPool, a project of Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York, Inc.
Divided as follows: $50,000 to support ArtsPool's efforts to fully roll out two new, more flexible and affordable services and $50,000 to help ArtsPool to establish an operating reserve fund
The Billie Holiday Theatre, Inc.
$150,000 (over two years)
To support the continued expansion and integration of education programs and the creation of a comprehensive platform that connects individuals at multiple life stages to world-class art making and creative expression
Community-Word Project (CWP)
$70,000 (over two years)
To support the professional development of teaching artists through the Teaching Artist Project (TAP) and the TAP Cohort
Jazz at Lincoln Center, Inc.
To help support the Middle School Jazz Academy
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Inc.
To continue the implementation of its first comprehensive strategic plan, with a focus on developing collaborative partnerships, providing training and mentorship opportunities to underserved communities, and increasing visibility in New York City
Queens Museum of Art (dba Queens Museum)
$75,000 (over fifteen months)
To support New New Yorkers, an ongoing arts and literacy initiative for recent adult immigrants, including adaptations to online and in-person programming
Theatre of the Oppressed NYC
$25,000 (over eighteen months)
To support the development of a new strategic plan