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
Beam Center Inc.
To support the expansion of Beam's out-of-school-time programming for high school youth
To support CitySquash's comprehensive youth development program
Jazz at Lincoln Center, Inc.
To help support Jazz at Lincoln Center's Youth Programs: the Middle School Jazz Academy and High School Jazz Academy
NYC Salt, Inc.
To help support capacity building efforts that advance plans for long-term organizational sustainability and program expansion
Reel Works Teen Filmmaking
To support MediaMKRS – a badging credentialing platform and consortium of educators, philanthropy, government, employers and labor unions to create pathways for careers for young New Yorkers to join the city’s growing media industry
Rocking the Boat, Inc.
$90,000 (over two years)
To provide general operating support for Rocking the Boat's extensive youth development and community programming in the South Bronx
Roundabout Theatre Company, Inc.
$100,000 (over two years)
To help create pathways for young adults into technical theatre training, professional mentorships, and employment
Staten Island Children's Museum
To help support the Museum Intern and Ambassador Program