To provide closeout support for the capstone Portfolio Development art-making program for young people, ages 15-19. This grant closes out our previous strategies in preparation for the rollout of our new arts and culture program, Radical Imagination for Racial Justice.
To support the Middle School Jazz Academy, a competitive, immersive program that offers world-class, tuition-free instrumental jazz instruction to New York City middle-school students from low-income families.
To support the Center for Social Inclusion’s strategic capacity building work with low-income communities of color, local government, and other institutions to achieve structural racial equity across the United States; and support the strategic merger with Race Forward.
To support the creation and delivery of the training curriculum for the rural electric cooperatives Democracy Organizing Fellowship, a regional collaboration among non-profits working to restore utility member rural electric cooperatives in Black Belt counties of the South.
To support the Social Impact of the Arts Project to complete data-driven analyses, begun in 2014, of culture and social wellbeing in several cities, and to produce a book and a field guide of the research.
To support CultureBank, a new model for mobilizing community cultural assets to support artist entrepreneurs and their enterprises in ways that achieve high-impact solutions to difficult social and economic problems.