THRIVING CULTURES GRANT DESCRIPTIONS

62 Grants

Americans for the Arts

Washington, DC | $40,000 (1 year)

To support Animating Democracy's web-based resource that integrates its two initiatives: Arts & Social Change Mapping and Arts & Civic Engagement Impact.

Category: Artists Engaging in Social Change

Art Center College of Design

Pasadena, CA | $75,000 (1 year)

To support Designmatters, a studio initiative to engage faculty, college students, community leaders and underserved youth in the design of a new Teen Art Park for Greater Pasadena.

Category: Community Driven Design

Artists for Humanity

Boston, MA | $210,000 (3 years)

To assist Artists for Humanity with strengthening its youth arts and development program by enhancing and diversifying media training and educational opportunities, and expanding employment opportunities for Boston youth.

Category: Teens' Artistic Advancement

Arts Engine, Inc.

New York, NY | $150,000 (2 years)

To build the capacity of independent media artists/filmmakers engaging in social change through Arts Engine's three core programs: Media That Matters, Docuclub and Fiscal Sponsorship.

Category: Artists Engaging in Social Change

ArtSpot Productions

New Orleans, LA | $100,000 (2 years)

To support ArtSpot Productions' programmatic activities, including the re-mounting of "Rumours of War" at the New Orleans African American Museum, and plans to ensure the ensemble's long-term sustainability.

Category: Artists Engaging in Social Change

Atlantic Center for the Arts

New Smyrna Beach, FL | $150,000 (3 years)

To support a two-week intensive summer creative writing residency for teens that provides mentorship by distinguished master writers-in-residence, as well as the opportunity to work within a multi-genre community of writers.

Category: Teens' Artistic Advancement

Baltimore School for the Arts

Baltimore, MD | $160,000 (2 years)

To support Baltimore School for the Arts' efforts to provide a continuum of pre-professional arts training for disadvantaged Baltimore students — providing the critical arts and academic programming necessary to prepare them for success along the college/career pipeline.

Category: Teens' Artistic Advancement

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

Brooklyn, NY | $225,000 (3 years)

To provide support for Restoration's Youth Arts Academy as it provides dance instruction, performance opportunities and scholarships for youth ages 12 to 18 in the Central Brooklyn community.

Category: Teens' Artistic Advancement

Boston Arts Academy Foundation

Boston, MA | $240,000 (3 years)

To maintain and strengthen opportunities for Boston Arts Academy students to develop as artists through adding adjunct instructors, artist residencies, additional production funds, an artist-faculty retreat, and other actions to build the school's role as a vital cultural institution for the Boston area.

Category: Teens' Artistic Advancement

Boston Children's Chorus

Boston, MA | $160,000 (2 years)

To support the advancement and musical strengthening of the four Upper Choirs of the Chorus: Premier Choir, Concert Choir, Young Men's Ensemble and Choral Union.

Category: Teens' Artistic Advancement

Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI)

Boston, MA | $240,000 (3 years)

To award scholarships to exceptional African American, Latin American and Native American students accepted in the instrumental, vocal, and composition programs of BUTI in order to continue increasing their participation in all of the Institute's major programs.

Category: Teens' Artistic Advancement