Economically disadvantaged

Split This Rock calls poets to a greater role in public life and fosters a national network of socially engaged poets. Building the audience for poetry of provocation and witness from our home in the nation’s capital, we celebrate poetic diversity...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory Community Opus Project, an El Sistema-inspired program, provides high-quality, free music education for children in one of San Diego County’s low-income communities near the Mexican border. The Opus Project...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Arts in Social Service funding supports arts organizations or social service organizations for arts-based projects that focus on addressing social issues with a primary purpose of reaching specific populations (people who are incarcerated, homeless...
Last Updated: August 14, 2014
Since 2008, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has operated an El Sistema-inspired in and after-school music education and mentorship program, delivered in partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools System (BCPSS). Designed to create social...
Last Updated: March 6, 2015
The LVAA is imporoving lives through art education, community outreach, and artist support. 
Last Updated: March 9, 2015
It is the mission of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City® to provide children of all cultural and economic backgrounds with a program of music education and choral performance that seeks to fulfill each child’s potential, while creating a...
Last Updated: September 4, 2015
Urbano Project brings together urban teens and professional artists to ignite social change through participatory works of contemporary art and performance. Together we are developing future generations of artists and leaders committed to an...
Last Updated: October 5, 2015
What is American culture? While many countries long ago defined their culture and heritage, our culture is less easily described. A recent New York Times essay on identity raised thought-provoking questions about the diversity and fluidity of the...
Last Updated: December 2, 2015
United Arts of Central Florida funds arts and cultural projects through multiple grant programs. Projects for social change would best apply through the mini-grant. The program offers up to $2,500, and requires a $1:$1 match. Projects must occur in...
Last Updated: July 1, 2016
In it's 50th year, Imagination Theater's participatory learning experiences educate learners of all ages about social issues. In our performances spectators become "spect-actors," maximizing participation throughout the performance to affect the...
Last Updated: August 8, 2016
Saving Our Sons & Sisters International (SOSSI) is a 501c3 non-profit organization made up of “no excuse” lead- ers of integrity committed to making a difference in the lives of youth and adults, by transforming and improving their educational...
Last Updated: August 12, 2016
Dancewave’s mission is to provide high quality dance education and mentorship to NYC youth and to ensure access for low income students and families. Dancewave is a non-profit dance center that inspires students to express themselves authentically...
Last Updated: August 12, 2016
The Yocum Institute for Arts Education’s mission is to connect and enrich our community through arts education, creative performance and innovative programs.
Last Updated: September 30, 2016
Artful Life projects transform communities through the beauty and power of collaborative art.  Professional artists and residents of underserved communities work together over months and years to envision and co-create significant works of art. ...
Last Updated: October 5, 2016
The MARZ Project is a safe space for youth engaging in healthy self-expression, confidence and leadership skills building, and building a creative and just community.
Last Updated: October 19, 2016

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