Performing Arts Workshop

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/11/2016
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
Performing Arts Workshop helps young people develop critical thinking, creative expression, and basic learning skills through the arts, primarily serving at-risk, inner-city teens in San Francisco. The Workshop teaches K-12 students through 270 artist residency programs at more than 80 sites, reaching 4,200 students in public schools, after-school programs, and community centers. A leader in arts education advocacy and the broader education reform movement, its advocacy program uses research to influence policymakers and build grassroots coalitions to support the arts in schools, districts, and communities.
About the Grantee
Address
1661 Tennessee Street, Unit 3-O
San Francisco, CA 94107-3572
Grants to this Grantee
for capital improvements and relocation to the historic Geneva Powerhouse building  
Performing Arts Workshop is engaged in a campaign for capital renovations and improvements to relocate to the historic 1901 Geneva Powerhouse in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood. The facility will become the Workshop’s new administrative home, as well as a venue for on-site cultural programming for youth, families, and adults. The City of San Francisco will own the facility, and Performing Arts Workshop will be the master tenant with a long-term below-market lease.
for general operating support  
Performing Arts Workshop helps young people develop critical thinking, creative expression, and basic learning skills through the arts, primarily serving at-risk, inner-city teens in San Francisco. The Workshop teaches K-12 students through 270 artist residency programs at more than 80 sites, reaching 4,200 students in public schools, after-school programs, and community centers. A leader in arts education advocacy and the broader education reform movement, its advocacy program uses research to influence policymakers and build grassroots coalitions to support the arts in schools, districts, and communities.

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