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
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
Figure Skating in Harlem, Inc.
$100,000 (over two years)
To provide general support for its sports and academic program
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
New Heights Youth, Inc.
To help support the College Bound Program
Peter Westbrook Foundation, Inc.
To help support the Academic Enrichment Program
$90,000 (over two years)
To help support the COLOR Club, Next Steps and Summer Design Studio programs
Rocking the Boat, Inc.
$112,000 (over two years)
$50,000 each year to provide general operating support for this youth development organization; and an additional $12,000 in the first year to upgrade the current data system, migrate data, and train staff
Staten Island Children's Museum
To help support the Museum Intern and Ambassador Program