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 provide general operating support for Beam Center’s work with NYC Youth
To support CitySquash’s comprehensive youth development program
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
To support an arts intensive, college-preparatory program for New York City high school students from underserved communities
Mind-Builders Creative Arts Company, Inc.
$75,000 (over two years)
To provide instructional classes, youth leadership activities, and arts-based crisis intervention programs for children and youth in the Bronx
NYC Salt, Inc.
$130,000 (over two years)
To help support capacity building efforts that advance plans for long-term organizational sustainability and program expansion
Queens Council on the Arts, Inc.
To help support the High School to Art School portfolio development program
Row New York, Inc.
$120,000 (over two years)
For general operating support