2017 Finalists

ADAPT (A Dream and A Plan for Tomorrow)
Each One Reach One
South San Francisco, CA

Afterschool Arts Outreach
Norton Museum of Art
West Palm Beach, FL

Art Expression
Pittsburgh, PA

Art Literacy Program
Monterey County Free Libraries
Castroville, CA

Arts, Character & Education (ACE) Program
Quality Life Center of Southwest Florida
Fort Myers, FL

Lawrence Arts Center
Lawrence, KS

Atlanta Music Project
Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Talent Development Program
Woodruff Arts Center
Atlanta, GA

Baltimore Speaks Out
Wide Angle Youth Media
Baltimore, MD

Brick City Theatre
Cleveland Public Theatre
Cleveland, OH

Carpe Diem Academy at Mercyhurst University
Mercyhurst University
Erie, PA

Central Music Academy
Lexington, KY

Design Your (Neighbor)hood
Seattle Art Museum
Seattle, WA

Fellows Program – The Frick Collection Project
Ghetto Film School
Bronx, NY

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Burlington, VT

Foster Care Program
The Possibility Project
New York, NY

Huntington – Codman Summer Theatre Institute
Huntington Theatre Company
Boston, MA

Inclusive Sunday Program
Children’s Museum of the Arts
New York, NY

INTAKE Native Instrument Academy
INTAKE Organization
Stamford, CT

Iroquois Library English Conversation Club & Cultural Programs
The Louisville Free Public Library Foundation
Louisville, KY

Kalamazoo Kids In Tune
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo, and Kalamazoo Public Schools
Kalamazoo, MI

Kent Bellows Mentoring Program
Joslyn Art Museum
Omaha, NE

Durham, NC

Mas Camp: Carnival Costumes from Hartford’s West Indian Community
Connecticut Historical Society
Hartford, CT

Minnesota Children’s Museum Play Team
Minnesota Children’s Museum
St. Paul, MN

Music Haven
New Haven, CT

Phoenix Rising Creative Youth Empowerment Program
Art from Ashes, Inc.
Denver, CO

Pistarckle Theater Performing Arts Youth Program
Pistarckle Theater
St. Thomas, VI

RAISE (Responding to Art Involves Self Expression)
The Clark Art Institute
Williamstown, MA

Rejoice School of Ballet
Nashville, TN

Sankofa African Drummers and Dancers
Inner City Cultural League
Dover, DE

Shakespeare Inside and Out
Actors’ Shakespeare Project
Somerville, MA

Soul of the City
Humanities Council of Washington, DC
Washington, DC

Teen Creative Agency
Museum of Contemporary Art
Chicago, IL

The KID Show
Creede Repertory Theatre, Inc.
Creede, CO

The Red Kite Project
Chicago Children’s Theatre
Chicago, IL

Young Appalachian Musicians
Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music
Pickens, SC

Zula B. Wylie Public Library Youth Tellers
Zula B. Wylie Public Library
Cedar Hill, TX