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
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc.
To help support the High School Fellowship Program and the Ailey Athletic Boys Scholarship Program
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Corporation
To help support the Garden Apprentice Program for middle and high school youth
Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy, Inc.
$150,000 over two years to help provide high-caliber vocal musical instruction and performance opportunities for young people from diverse backgrounds and significantly expand BYCA's artistic and organizational capacity
Center for Family Life in Sunset Park
To help support the Center's Life Lines Community Arts Project for underserved youth
To help support the College Bound Program
The CityKids Foundation, Inc.
To help support the CityKids performing arts program for inner-city youth
Cool Culture, Inc.
To help support Literacy Through Culture, which offers professional development to early childhood educators and free access to the arts for families from low-income communities, and to help support the development of a performance measurement framework
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
To help support the Saturday Outreach Program for New York City public high school students
Coro New York Leadership Center
To help support Exploring Leadership, a program to promote meaningful civic leadership among inner-city high school youth
Downtown Community Television Center, Inc.
To help support PRO-TV, which provides professional media training to inner-city youth
Education Through Music, Inc.
To help support music education programs in inner-city Catholic schools
Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center/Lucy Moses School for Music & Dance
To help support high-quality music classes for talented, underserved students in the Young People's Division
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc.
To help support the sports and academic program
Groundswell Community Mural Project, Inc.
To help support afterschool programs for underserved youth
Hunts Point Alliance for Children
To help support HPAC's Career and Education Mentoring Program
Jazz at Lincoln Center, Inc.
To help support the Middle School Jazz Academy for young people from underserved communities
The New 42nd Street Inc.
To help support the Youth Corps Program
Peter Westbrook Foundation, Inc.
To help support the Academic Enrichment Program
To renew support for the COLOR Club and Next Steps programs
Queens Council on the Arts, Inc.
To help support the High School to Art School (HS2AS) initiative
Riverdale Neighborhood House, Inc.
To help support the Youth Internship Program and Library Leaders project
Rocking the Boat, Inc.
To help support the Job Skills Apprenticeship Program
Row New York, Inc.
To help support the Empowerment through Rowing and Academics (ERA) Program for girls and young women in New York City
Staten Island Children's Museum
To help support the Museum Internship and Ambassador Program
To help support the College Access and Beyond Program
Third Street Music School Settlement
To help support the Comprehensive Training in Music program
The Young People's Chorus of New York City, Inc.
To help support the after-school choral music education and performance program