2016 Grants for Education

PROGRAMS FOR NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

The Kornfeld Foundation supports 1) arts and literacy education programs for New York City public school students, and 2) professional development for NYC principals, assistant principals and teachers.

ArtsConnection

Support of ArtsConnection Partnerships in 4 Brooklyn schools (PS 32, 38, 130 and 230) using artist residencies to create and sustain whole school models of thematic skills instruction and faculty development, including one special education inclusion school (Brooklyn). First annual installment of two-year $100,000 grant.
[www.artsconnection.org]

$50,000
Brooklyn Academy of Music

Brooklyn Reads, using in-depth study of poetry anthology, with students from 9 Brooklyn high schools, including two schools for students with special needs (Brooklyn). Second annual installment of two-year $100,000 grant.
[www.bam.org]

$50,000
Brooklyn Museum

Focus Unit Program for Teacher Development and Student Programming, with approximately 900 students and 36 teachers from 6 Brooklyn elementary schools working closely with museum educators to design and implement a customized curriculum using museum resources, and to support “artXchange,” a new program for visual arts teachers (city-wide). Second annual installment of two-year $100,000 grant.
[www.brooklynmuseum.org]

$50,000
Education Through Music

Expanded availability, evaluation and implementation of ETM’s Training, Mentoring and Professional Development Program, providing extensive services to ETM teachers and school music teachers and principals working in 46 partner schools (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens). Second annual installment of two-year $100,000 grant.
[www.etmonline.org]

$50,000
Henry Street Settlement

Support of StudioLab arts program for middle and high school students, with music, dance and visual arts residencies, combining artmaking, analysis and communication, taught by local professional artists (Manhattan). First annual installment of two-year $100,000 grant.
[www.henrystreet.org]

$50,000
Marquis Studios

Eight pARTnership school programs, using intensive planning with school administrators and teaching artists to help integrate arts into school curriculum, including one special education school (Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island). First annual installment of two-year $100,000 grant.
[www.marquisstudios.org]

$50,000
Marquis Studios

Expansion of Dual Language Music Residencies at PS 15, providing English/Spanish music and movement curriculum for pre-kindergarten through third grade students (Brooklyn). First annual installment of two-year $50,000 grant.
[www.marquisstudios.org]

$25,000
MCC Theater

Satellite Youth Company Program at George Washington High School Campus, and Brooklyn Youth Company at High School for Public Service, providing opportunities for students to develop skills in playwriting, rehearsing and performing, along with community presentations and attendance at local theater events (Manhattan, Brooklyn). First annual installment of two-year $80,000 grant.
[www.mcctheater.org]

$40,000
Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Support of a Youth Orchestra (YOSL) for grades 4-6, and a new middle school program, including in-school and after-school string and wind instruction, and a partnership with the Police Athletic League (Manhattan). Second annual installment of two-year $80,000 grant.
[www.oslmusic.org]

$40,000
Young Dancemakers: Dance NY (funded through Ethical Culture Fieldston School)

Support of Assistant Director and administrative staff, and of summer dance program connecting New York City public school students to the professional dance world through instruction and student-choreographed performances, field trips and special sessions with guest artists (city-wide). Second annual installment of two-year $54,000 grant.
[www.ecfs.org/ydc.asp]

$27,000
TOTAL 2016 EDUCATION GRANTS: $432,000