Tens of thousands of children from across the globe visit DCís museums and theaters each year, yet budget constraints often prevent local students from enjoying their hometownís resources. DC Collaborative partners with more than 100 cultural institutions and artists to help schools gain access to our city's vibrant resources. Offering arts and humanities education experiences to students, teachers, and principals, the Collaborative also makes registration and transportation easy. More than 700,000 children have benefited from these programs since 1998; this year alone, 70 schools will participate (at no cost) and nearly 10,000 students will enjoy cultural field trips and in-school performances and workshops. After all, visiting the Kennedy Center or the Washington Ballet for the first time, or having a professional artist join your classroom, can be an unforgettable experience. Letís keep the arts and humanities alive ó for every student.
Headquarters: DC-Ward 2
Where They Operate: DC-Citywide; DC-Ward 1; DC-Ward 2; DC-Ward 3; DC-Ward 4; DC-Ward 5; DC-Ward 6; DC-Ward 7; DC-Ward 8
Age Groups Served: Pre-K (3-4); Youth (5-11); Pre-teen/teen (12-17); Adult (25-49)
Ethnic Groups Served: African American; Asian American; Caucasian; Latino/Hispanic
Population(s) Served: Men/Boys; Women/Girls; Students; Low- to Moderate-Income Community Members
Schools They Work In: DCPS; DC Public Charter Schools
Awards & Recognition
The Mayor's Art Award (2004)
Black History Month Partnership Award presented by the Walmart Corporation (2011)
DC Area Charity Recipient (2011 & 2012)
recognized most recently in Catalogue for Philanthropy (2011)
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- $3 million or higher
- $1 million to $3 million
- The current budget for DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative is: $500k to $1 million
- Less than $500k
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