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.
$90,000 (over three years)
To help support the Ailey School Scholarship Program and the Ailey Athletic Boys Program
To help support the Take 5 and the Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC) programs
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Corporation
$100,000 (over two years)
To help support the Garden Apprentice Program for middle and high school youth
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 Outreach Programs 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.
$75,000 (over two years)
To help support the hiring of a new staff member responsible for managing evaluation activities
Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center/Lucy Moses School for Music & Dance
To help support high-quality music classes for underserved students in the Young People's Division
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc.
$80,000 (over two years)
To provide general support to this sports and academic program
Groundswell Community Mural Project, Inc.
To help support afterschool programs for underserved youth
Jazz at Lincoln Center, Inc.
To help support the Middle School Jazz Academy for young people from underserved communities
New Heights Youth, Inc.
$70,000 (over two years)
To help support the College Bound Program
Peter Westbrook Foundation, Inc.
To help support the Academic Enrichment Program
To help support the COLOR Club, Next Steps, and Next Steps Prep programs
Queens Council on the Arts, Inc.
$40,000 (over two years)
To help support the High School to Art School (HS2AS) initiative
Riverdale Neighborhood House, Inc.
To help support the Youth Internship Program
Rocking the Boat, Inc.
$100,000 (over two years)
To provide general support to this youth development organization
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