Project Create offers out-of-school-time arts programs for some of the most vulnerable children in the District – those who have experienced hunger, witnessed violence, and lived on the streets – children who didn't choose their lives. They get time to themselves, the dedicated attention of a caring adult, and the freedom to create – all scarce commodities amidst the stark realities of their lives. Classes in mixed media, graphic design, drawing and painting, dance, music, theater, and sculpture are small, personalized, and designed to spark creativity and confidence while improving the prospects for academic and social success. Partnerships with Community of Hope, Sasha Bruce Youthwork and other community-based organizations make programs accessible to homeless youngsters; the new Anacostia studio means children who move always have a home base. Over 360 classes are slated for the coming year. You can be the donor who opens the door.
Awards & Recognition
Catalogue for Philanthropy "One of the Best" 2014
- $3 million or higher
- $1 million to $3 million
- $500k to $1 million
- The current budget for Project Create is: Less than $500k
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