Past Awardees and Finalists


2012 Awardees

African Culture & History Through Traditional Dance & Music
African Culture Connection
Omaha, NE

Arts Education Program for Youth
Arts Corps
Seattle, WA

AS220 Youth Studio
AS220
Providence, RI

ICA Out-of-School Teen Programs
The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
Boston, MA

Mariachi Master Apprentice Program
City of San Fernando
San Fernando, CA

Myth and the Hero
Alchemy, Inc.
Copley, OH

New York City Urban Debate League
Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice
Bronx, NY

Out of School Programs
DreamYard Project, Inc.
Bronx, NY

Paso Nuevo/Next Step
GALA Hispanic Theatre
Washington, DC

RISE! (Rhythm in Setting Expectations)
Crispus Attucks Cultural Center, Inc.
Norfolk, VA

Student Historians High School Internship Program
ew-York Historical Society
New York, NY

Youth Radio
Youth Radio
Oakland, CA

International Spotlight Awardees

The 100 Dong Songs Program
Western China Cultural Ecology Research Workshop
Hong Kong, China


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 of Dade County, FL
Miami, FL

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

Incarcerated Youth at Play Programs
Actor's 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, Inc.
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 Training for Low-Income DC Youth
Critical Exposure, Inc.
Washington, DC

Progressions
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra
Milwaukee, WI

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

Project Youth Art Reach (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)
The ArtsConnection, Inc.
New York, NY

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

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

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