Promote positive youth development among underserved youth through engagement in arts, cultural, and other unique programs that provide sequential opportunities to participate over an extended period of time.
- Significantly increase mastery of program-specific competencies and developmentally appropriate life skills
- Prepare participants to transition successfully to post-secondary and/or professional opportunities, including employment in the creative economy
Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy, Inc.
$150,000 (over two years)
To help support the Choral Music Education and Performance Program, and provide a capacity building grant to help develop their Artistic and Audience Development Initiative
Center for Family Life in Sunset Park
To help support the Center's Life Lines Community Arts project for underserved youth
The CityKids Foundation, Inc.
To help support the CityKids performing arts program for inner-city youth
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
To help support the Saturday and Outreach Programs for New York City public high school students
Coro New York Leadership Center
As a final grant to help support Exploring Leadership, a program to promote meaningful civic leadership among inner-city high school youth
Downtown Community Television Center, Inc.
$90,000 (over two years)
To help support PRO-TV, which provides professional media training to inner-city youth
Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center/Lucy Moses School for Music & Dance
To support need-based scholarships and community outreach programs for Young People's Division students who come from low-income families in underserved communities (over 18 months)
Groundswell Community Mural Project, Inc.
To help support afterschool and summer programming for underserved youth
Hunts Point Alliance for Children
To help support HPAC's academic Youth Development Initiative
Jazz at Lincoln Center, Inc.
To help support and expand the Middle School Jazz Academy for young people from underserved communities
Peter Westbrook Foundation, Inc.
$40,000 (over 15 months)
To help support the Academic Enrichment Program
To help support the COLOR Club, Next Steps, and Summer Design Studio programs
Riverdale Neighborhood House, Inc.
To help support the Youth Internship Program
Row New York, Inc.
$80,000 (over two years)
To provide general operating support for rowing and academic programs in New York City
Staten Island Children's Museum
To help support the Museum Intern and Ambassador Program
$60,000 (over two years)
To help support the College Access and Beyond Program
The Young People's Chorus of New York City, Inc.
To help support the after-school choral music education and performance program