RYSE Center

For The RYSE Commons Capital Project

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    Capital Funds
RYSE Center is a youth development organization that promotes social justice and community transformation by working with young adults ages 13 to 21. It reaches more than 650 people at its drop-in center in Richmond, and more than 2,000 individuals through its off-site programs. The majority of its youth is engaged in the organization’s Media, Arts, and Culture programs, and often report that the arts offerings are what drew them to RYSE. This grant will support the development of RYSE Commons, which will expand and develop its campus to serve as a permanent home for RYSE Center, as well as other youth-centered organizations.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
205 Forty-first Street
Richmond, CA 94805
Grants to this Grantee
for organizational adaptation  

RYSE Center is a Richmond-based organization that engages youth by providing them the tools to build a better city and county. Its programs focus on equity and justice; community health; youth organizing; and media, arts, and culture. The latter program’s suite of activities, including workshops, field trips, creative projects, performances, and internships, engage more than 500 youth in approximately 60 projects and 40 events each year, reaching more than 2,000 audience members. This grant will support RYSE Center’s adaptation planning and implementation, advancing the Performing Arts Program’s Youth strategy.

for the Media, Arts, + Culture Program  
Grounded in the values of youth leadership and social justice, RYSE Center provides programs and services for East Bay young adults, aged 13 to 21. The Media, Arts, + Culture program at RYSE provides after-school and evening workshops, fieldtrips, projects, performances, and internships in music and performing arts, video production, healing arts, and visual arts. The Media, Arts, + Culture program’s suite of activities engages more than 500 youth in approximately 60 projects and 40 events each year, reaches more than 2,000 audience members annually, and is deeply integrated into RYSE’s model to promote personal healing, social justice, and community transformation.

Search Our Grantmaking

By Keyword