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
Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy, Inc.
$150,000 (over two years)
To help support the Choral Music Education and Performance Program, and provide capacity building support to help implement further key elements of BYCA's Strategic Plan
Center for Family Life in Sunset Park
To help support the Center's Life Lines Community Arts project for underserved 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
Downtown Community Television Center, Inc.
$90,000 (over two years)
To help support PRO-TV, which provides professional media training to inner-city youth
Groundswell Community Mural Project, Inc.
To help support afterschool and summer programming for underserved youth and related program improvement efforts
Hunts Point Alliance for Children
$75,000 (over two years)
As a final grant to help support HPAC's arts and academic youth development programming
Jazz at Lincoln Center, Inc.
To help provide both direct service and capacity-building support for the Middle School Jazz Academy for young people from underserved communities in New York City
Mind-Builders Creative Arts Company, Inc.
As a final capacity building grant to help Mind-Builders expand its youth development training for staff and refine its evaluation practice
New Heights Youth, Inc.
To help support the College Bound Program
Peter Westbrook Foundation, Inc.
To help support the Academic Enrichment Program
Queens Council on the Arts, Inc.
$50,000 (over two years)
To help support the High School to Art School (HS2AS) initiative
Riverdale Neighborhood House, Inc.
$45,000 (over two years)
As a final grant to help support the Youth Internship Program and its Library Leaders component
Row New York, Inc.
$100,000 (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
The Young People's Chorus of New York City, Inc.
As a final grant to help support the after-school choral music education and performance program, and enhancements in program and organizational infrastructure