2012 Finalists

Art Apprenticeships
Better Boys Foundation
Chicago, IL

ArtWorks for Milwaukee, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI

BookUp
National Book Foundation, Inc.
New York, NY

Boston Children’s Chorus, Inc.
Boston, MA

Children’s Fine Art Classes
Louisville Visual Art Association, Inc.
Louisville, KY

Digital Pathways
Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC)
San Francisco, CA

Ethos Music Center
Ethos, Inc.
Portland, OR

Get Lit—Words Ignite
Los Angeles, CA

Greater Miami Youth Symphony
Greater Miami Youth Symphony of Dade County, FL, Inc.
Miami, FL

Ifetayo Youth Ensemble (IYE)
Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy
Brooklyn, NY

Incarcerated Youth at Play Programs
Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Inc.
Somerville, MA

Intensive Community Program (ICP)
Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, Inc.
Boston, MA

Museum Apprentice Program (MAP)
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN

Music Haven
New Haven, CT

New Art in the Neighborhood
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
Saint Louis, MO

Phoenix Rising Community Arts Partnership
Arts & Humanities Council of Tulsa, Inc.
Tulsa, OK

Photography and Leadership Fellowship Program
Critical Exposure, Inc.
Washington, DC

Progressions
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra
Milwaukee, WI

Project AIM (Arts in Motion)
Creative Kids Inc.
El Paso, TX

Project Youth ArtReach (PYA)
Class Acts Arts, Inc.
Silver Spring, MD

Providence ¡CityArts! Community Youth Arts Afterschool Program
Providence ¡CityArts! for Youth, Inc.
Providence, RI

Publicolor Inc.
New York, NY

Residential Programs for Court-Involved Youth
Storycatchers Theatre
Chicago, IL

Rosie’s House Music Education Program
Rosie’s House: A Music Academy for Children
Phoenix, AZ

Ryman Arts
Ryman Carroll Foundation
Los Angeles, CA

Sounds of Hope, Ltd.
Saint Paul, MN

Sphinx Preparatory Music Institute
Sphinx Organization, Inc.
Detroit, MI

Teen Empowerment Mural Apprenticeship (TEMA)
Groundswell Community Mural Project
Brooklyn, NY

Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC) Program
The ArtsConnection, Inc.
New York, NY

Theatre Action Project Out of School Time Programming
Theatre Action Project
Austin, TX

The In-Sight Photography Project
Brattleboro, VT

The Penguin Project ® 
The Penguin Project Foundation Inc.
Peoria, IL

The Urbano Project
UrbanArts, Inc.
Jamaica Plain, MA

Urban Artisans
VSA Indiana, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN

WPAS Summer Performing Arts Academy
Washington Performing Arts Society
Washington, DC

Year-Round Youth Arts Mentoring
Caldera
Portland, OR

Youth Arts Institute
Charter Oak Cultural Center
Hartford, CT

Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Association
Los Angeles, CA