To expand the Intensive Community Program, support advancing ICP students, raise attendance at Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras concerts, and increase the public's awareness of and accessibility to BYSO performances and programs.
To support the development of programs that will assist undergraduate arts students, particularly those from underserved backgrounds, to prepare for meaningful and sustainable professional careers in the arts.
To support COCA's Pre-Professional Dance Program, including dance training, scholarships, transportation, summer study, dancewear, counseling, tutoring, faculty development, sustainability planning and evaluation.
For initial pre-development costs for the acquisition, and subsequent community-driven design, of a South Asian Community Center facility in Jackson Heights, Queens.
To strengthen the Chicago Children's Choir's Concert Choir by supporting staffing, professional development, commissions and workshops in order to enhance the musical talents of the advanced Concert Choir singers.
To strengthen Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras' orchestral ensembles and supplemental programs for teenage musicians by enhancing college preparation and increasing financial aid, and further encouraging access for students from all backgrounds.
To strengthen the capacity of visual artists and writers to work collectively and in collaboration with advocacy organizations and organizing groups to advance social change causes.
To engage in intensive instruction and ensemble work with 50 teens during afterschool hours. Community MusicWorks will also recruit professional musicians each year for a two-year residency to learn CMW's model by teaching and performing alongside permanent staff.
To help support the creative development and production phases of the Real Food Media Project, an online video, web-based action portal and educational program to inspire, educate and grow the movement for sustainable and fair food in the United States.
To enhance the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts Dance program by extending class offerings, expanding curriculum development, adding enrichment activities, and further developing the artistic advancement opportunities available to AVPA Dance students.
To support Dance Theatre of Harlem school's professional training in classical ballet, including ancillary support and health services, for students in the Pre-Professional program, ages 12 to 18.
To support Dancewave Company and Dancewave Company II, Dancewave's pre-professional training ensembles for dancers ages 13 to 18.
To support the testing, dissemination and usefulness of the Social Economic Environmental Design Evaluator, a tool to help define effective, community driven, authentic Public Interest Design collaborations.