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
768 Delano Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94112, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Performing Arts Workshop helps young people develop critical thinking, creative expression, and basic learning skills through the arts, primarily seeking to serve at-risk, inner-city teens in San Francisco. The Workshop’s methodology teaches K-12 students through its residency programs, reaching 10,000 young people in public schools, after-school programs, and community centers. Performing Arts Workshop is 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 and communities.

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