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Creative and Performing Arts

Westville-West Rock Community Arts Programming

ArtEcon Initiative
New Haven, CT

The primary mission of ArtEcon Initiative is to support, develop, and produce ongoing, accessible, community arts programming that intentionally builds bridges of communication for people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds in the Westville-West Rock neighborhood. Through arts programming, ArtEcon provides: monthly story-times; family movie nights & concerts; art engagement class visits (preschool - high school); arts workshops for all ages; open jam sessions for musicians; open critique nights for visual artists; artist talks & community discussions; technical workshops & demos for adults; as well as an apprenticeship program in art administration.

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Arts Council of Greater New Haven

The mission of the Youth Arts Journalism Initiative (YAJI) is to use The Arts Paper to train 9th-12th grade students from New Haven Public Schools (NHPS) to independently research, report, draft, and publish articles about hyperlocal visual, performing, and culinary arts.

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Georgia E Gregory Interdenominational School of MSC

GEGISOM is a non-profit, faith-based charitable performing arts institution that offers study in all genres of music and a venue for the training of future musicians for religious institutions. GEGISOM also offers at-risk youth a safe and creative environment for cognitive, social and musical training in all music styles and the performing arts.

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Mighty Writers

Mighty Writers teaches Philadelphia kids ages 7 to 17 to think and write with clarity.

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Play On Philly

Play On Philly (POP) provides high-quality music education to students in grades K-12, who would typically lack access, as a vehicle for life skills and academic achievement. POP partners with Philadelphia schools to create on-site Music Centers that provide two hours of music and ensemble instruction every day after school at no-cost to the students, as well as more than 25 performance opportunities for students throughout the year.

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Preservation Hall

Founded in 2011, the Preservation Hall Foundation is based on the ethos, values and practices of Preservation Hall and brings them to life in classrooms, detention centers, concert venues, and community centers around New Orleans, the nation, and the world. The Foundation protects, preserves, and perpetuates the musical traditions and heritage of New Orleans through its four program areas: Education, Community Engagement, Legacy and Archives.

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Blue Engine

In schools shouldering the burden of systemic educational inequity, students need additional support to thrive. In Blue Engine’s multi-adult classrooms, teachers work together to build informed, inspiring relationships with each student, meeting them where they are on their academic journey. When every student is seen, heard, and has a sense of what’s possible, every student grows. Blue Engine helps teachers—working together on a team—build a better system for all.

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Community College of Philadelphia Foundation

The mission of Community College of Philadelphia is to serve all citizens who are seeking to improve their lives and their communities through education. Over the past 50 years, the College has lived up to its mission by providing educational access for over 700,000 Philadelphians, setting families, businesses and neighborhoods on a path to shared prosperity and opportunity. We provide access to opportunities for all types of learners, including traditional and adult students, those looking to earn a GED, international students, those seeking professional development, and those who need to upgrade their skills for their current positions.

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Connecticut Center For School Change

The Center’s core practice is partnering with districts and other organizations to strengthen their leadership, systems, and improvement strategies in service of improved and more equitable outcomes for students. We do this through coaching, consulting, and capacity building.

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Glassboro Child Development Centers

Glassboro Child Development Centers provides programs and enrichment that support parents to help their children to develop physically, socially, emotionally and cognitively. As we celebrate our 50th year in the community, we fill in the gaps that today's low to moderate income families encounter as they navigate successfully raising children!

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I Am Shakespeare

Stephen Dest’s award winning documentary I AM SHAKESPEARE (The Henry Green Story) chronicles the true life story of Henry Green, living a dual life as an honor role student by day and inner city gang member by night.

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Open Door NJNY

The Open Door NJNY provides marginalized immigrant parents with the services and skills they need for meaningful employment and empowerment to, therefore, better provide for their children. In addition to our adult services, The Open Door offers a hands-on children's program that focuses on literacy skills, homework assistance and building self esteem.

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Philadelphia Independent Mission Schools

The DePaul Catholic School's mission is to carry out the legacy of our namesake, St. Vincent de Paul: to empower students to become lifelong learners, leaders, and servants who the build Kingdom of God. We combine rigorous Catholic education with innovative teaching strategies to meet the needs of underserved students.

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Steppingstone Scholars 

Steppingstone Scholars, Inc., works with families and school partners, providing rigorous educational programming and support for talented underserved students in the Philadelphia Region to achieve academic success, opportunity, and a college degree.

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Chester Children’s Chorus

Founded in 1994 by Dr. John Alston, the mission of the Chester Children's Chorus is to provide an intensive, sophisticated and joyful choral music experience to young people of the city of Chester and support their academic achievement and personal development.
Twenty-five years ago the CCC began with seven boys from one elementary school; it now serves more than one hundred boys and girls in third through twelfth grades from every school in Chester.

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West Philadelphia Alliance for Children

WePAC’s mission is to promote childhood literacy by engaging volunteers in Philadelphia public schools through re-opening and staffing libraries and academic mentoring. In our vision, every Philadelphia student will be empowered with the literacy skills vital to the success of the child and the prosperity of our community.

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Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology

The Wistar Institute is an international leader in biomedical research with special expertise in cancer research and vaccine development. Founded in 1892 as the first independent nonprofit biomedical research institute in the country, Wistar has long held the prestigious Cancer Center designation from the National Cancer Institute. The Institute works actively to ensure that research advances move from the laboratory to the clinic as quickly as possible. In addition to its research mission, the Institute is dedicated to training the future workforce in the biomedical sciences.

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Food Security

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger


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Hope Station Opportunity Area Neighborhood Council

Hope Station is a community organization that services low income families by providing educational programs for youth and job training programs for adults, along with cultural and give away events. Hope Station is a grassroots organization that partners with other organizations in the Carlisle Community.

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MANNA uses nutrition to improve health for people with serious illnesses who need nourishment to heal. By providing medically tailored meals and nutrition education, we empower people to improve their health and quality of life.

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The Appel Farm Arts and Music Center

Appel Farm Arts & Music Campus brings children and families together in an inclusive community, and delivers transformative arts and learning experiences to help each person become their best self. With the arts-integrated curriculum at Creativity CoLaboratory Charter School, summer arts camp, and art retreats on our campus, along with outreach in the schools and community partnerships, we are raising the bar of arts education in South Jersey.

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The Pincus Fund for Hunger Relief

The Pincus Fund for hunger relief was founded for the purpose, and continues, to provide small grants to public charities to support food programs that offer hot lunches and dinners, holiday meals and bags of groceries to the needy.

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American Friends of the Israel Sport Center for the Disabled

The American Friends of ISCD is committed to providing ongoing financial support to the Center, empowering children and youth with physical disabilities from all backgrounds to participate in physical and psychological rehabilitation through sports in order to attain the goal of leading productive and successful lives in Israeli society.

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Boston Medical Center Corporation

Boston Medical Center will provide consistently excellent and accessible health services to all in need of care regardless of status or ability to pay – exceptional care, without exception.

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Children's Global Health Fund Inc

The Children’s Global Health Fund's mission is to save the lives of vulnerable children and families globally by raising funds for and providing support to organizations improving family health in developing countries.

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Temple University- School of Medicine

The Center for Urban Bioethics at Temple University is committed to eliminating unethical health disparities through education, engagement, and research. Our interdisciplinary education gives clinicians, researchers and policy makers the tools to advance health equity. Our community-driven research influences structural change to impact sectors including and beyond medical care.

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation

The Global Health Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) seeks to improve health and achieve equity in health for all children across the globe. In partnership with the Pincus Family Foundation and its global partners, CHOP trains future leaders in global child health through the David N. Pincus Global Health Fellowship - to date, ten fellows have graduated from this unique, immersive, mentored program.

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Personal Safety

Leadership Education and Athletics in Partnership Inc

The mission of Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership, Inc. (LEAP) is to develop the strengths and talents of young leaders who create and implement year-round, community- and school-based programming designed to achieve positive academic and social outcomes for children living in high poverty urban neighborhoods. Our goal is to create and implement a multi-tier mentoring model where young people of all ages are welcomed, educated and provided opportunities to grow within LEAP.

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Solar Youth Inc

Solar Youth empowers youth to achieve lifelong success through long-term supportive relationships, environmental exploration, youth-led problem solving and leadership development.

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The Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund

The interdisciplinary Violence Prevention Institute at Tulane University works to find the causes of violence and its devastating impact so that we can discover how to prevent it. The VPI brings together scholars, practitioners, community partners, and researchers across diverse fields to focus on solving the enormously complicated and cross-cutting problem of preventing and reducing violence in New Orleans and around the world.

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Play and Recreation

Love Futbol

love.fútbol mobilizes and engages communities to create, reclaim and redefine sports spaces as sustainable platforms for social change.

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Smith Memorial Playgrounds

The mission of Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse is to provide and promote opportunities for unstructured free play for children

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The College Settlement of Philadelphia

The Mission of Summer Camps at College Settlement is to deliver a unique camp experience to young people concentrated in the greater Philadelphia area, without regard to economic circumstances. Our programs foster personal growth and provide a safe, affordable, and nurturing place for young people to enjoy the outdoors while learning about themselves, others and the environment.

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