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 support the Choral Music Education and Performance Program and launch a School Management and Communications Initiative
Center for Family Life in Sunset Park
To help support positive growth and the development of underserved youth in Sunset Park through the acquisition of pre-professional arts skills in the Life Lines Community Arts Project afterschool and summer arts program
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
To support the Saturday and Outreach Programs for New York City high school students
Downtown Community Television Center, Inc.
$90,000 (over two years)
To support DCTV's free long-term intensive media arts training for underserved NYC youth
Groundswell Community Mural Project, Inc.
To help support afterschool programs and summer intensives, which provide underserved and economically disadvantaged youth the opportunity to create public art within their communities and develop 21st century skills
Harlem RBI, Inc. dba DREAM
To continue the organization's services in East Harlem and the South Bronx, including efforts to strengthen its high-school and college access programming
Hudson River Community Sailing
To strengthen engagement in and outcomes from its Youth Development Programs by building counseling capacity
Jazz at Lincoln Center, Inc.
To help support the Middle School Jazz Academy
New Heights Youth, Inc.
To help support College Bound, a year-round high school and college preparatory program
Peter Westbrook Foundation, Inc.
To help support fencing and academic enrichment programs
Queens Council on the Arts, Inc.
$50,000 (over two years)
To help support the High School to Art School (HS2AS) initiative
Row New York, Inc.
$120,000 (over two years)
To provide general operating support for rowing and academic programs in New York City
Woodlawn Conservancy, Inc.
$80,000 (over two years)
To help support the Woodlawn Cemetery training program in stone masonry and historic preservation