Arts & Fitness Program for Young Children | Active Arts

AFPYC enhances early childhood education for economically disadvantaged children through direct learning experiences, and enhances the quality of childcare through professional development for the staff.

kidsActing Foundation | Horizons Program

Kidsacting Foundation offers arts educational programming to youth with disabilities and/ or who are disadvantaged, either due to physical or developmental disability or due to recent involvement in the juvenile justice process.

Austin Area Urban League | Citywide Fine Arts Academy

The Citywide Fine Arts Academy seeks to engage retired professionals from public service positions to provide afterschool tutoring, mentoring, music and theater education for middle and high school youth.

Leap of Joy | Keep the Children Dancing

Leap of Joy brings dance and theater arts classes to underprivileged children at no cost to their families.  The program promotes healthy and fit lifestyle choices and provides a safe environment to aid students in having the freedom to shine.

Austin Cipher Hip Hop | The Cipher

Hip Hop is not just music, but a support system and social structure that unifies youth culture. The Cipher seeks to build a community of young leaders and socially responsible Hip Hop artists in order to strengthen the East Austin community.

Life Changers | The Sound of Learning Music Camp

This rigorous four-week camp for young aspiring artists prepares students for college and opportunities in the music industry.  Students learn everything from using advanced music technologies, to details about publishing, copyrights and royalties.

Austin Harmony Project

The Austin Harmony Project seeks to enrich the lives of adults living with developmental or intellectual disabilities through the power of art, music and community.  Harmony also provides job skills training through its program Harmony Books.

LUPE Arte | Niños y Arte

The LUPE Arte mission is to further critical thinking skills, literacy, academic achievement and media awareness for children through multidisciplinary, culturally-relevant arts education.

Ballet Austin | Dance in the Classroom

Ballet Austin creates, nurtures and share the joy of dance through classically innovative arts and arts education programs. Within this purpose, Ballet Austin maintains a strong commitment to the creation of new work, incubation of emerging talent and integration into the community.

Mexic-Arte Museum | Art After-school
Mexic-Arte Museum provides unique and innovative outreach programs that help youth in disadvantaged communities gain knowledge, pride, and skills that enable youth to succeed in their future endeavors.
Ballet East Dance Company | Baile Folklorico Program

Ballet East Dance Company has expanded its Baile Folklorico program to include three Austin-area schools giving students opportunities to attend performances of professional companies and to perform.

Outreach Productions | Puppet Theaters

Outreach Productions is dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged youth, particularly those living in historically impoverished areas, through creative learning through literature brought to life in puppet shows.

Beyond The Grade

Provides music educational opportunities to students, beyond the traditional classes offered in schools, they give students opportunities to learn from local music professionals that are working in the Austin music scene.

Outreach Productions | Kids-n-da-Hood

Outreach Productions promotes literacy and library utilization through an after school and summer enrichment program for low-income youth.

Blastbeat | The Music Business Game

BlastBeat is a music and multimedia business program offered to young people around the country to teach social entrepreneurial business skills, promote young musicians, and support youth communities on a local and national level.

Pollyanna Theatre Company | Good Neighbor Arts Program

The Pollyanna Theatre Company works with educators to inspire, motivate, and teach audiences of all ages. The ensemble performs top quality theatrical productions that speak to and illuminate the human spirit and condition.

Cinema du Cannes Project
Dedicated to teaching the art of cinematic storytelling and digital media production to young people, the Cinema du Cannes Project empowers students to work as directors, writers, producers, actors, and more during a yearlong short film project.
Project Clay Play | On the Road

Project Clayplay is comprised of local business people and artists who share the belief that art activities enrich peoples lives, stimulate their imaginations, enhance critical thinking, improve concentration, and build self-esteem.  On the Road is a mobile program serving under-served youth.

Creative Arts Austin | Believe In Me
Each year, the Believe In Me program gives hundreds of children a safe place to express themselves and promotes physical and mental health by combining exercise with the intellectual stimulation provided by the arts.
Proyecto Teatro | Arts Education Outreach

Proyecto Teatro is a theater company, a cultural organization, and a social project with the mission to preserve and promote the Latin-American culture through theatrical arts in Spanish, providing a source of transformative arts education and quality cultural entertainment.

Dance Another World | Teaching English Through Dance

Dance Another World is an English language immersion program taught through dance. Serving non-native English speaking students from lower-socioeconomic areas, students learn to communicate through creative movement.

Six Square | Emerging Artist Program

Six Square's mission is to preserve the cultural assets of the African American community that once thrived in East Austin. They seek to accomplish this by reanimating public spaces with culturally relevant programming and spurring economic development through investment in artists and the arts community.

Hispanic Alliance for the Performing Arts (HAPA) | Austin Soundwaves

HAPA created Austin Soundwaves Youth Orchestra Program to provide underserved students with high quality music education.

Texas Empowerment Academy | Panther Performing Arts

The TEA is a charter school designed to be flexible in the educational arena. Its Performing Arts Program encompasses dance and theatre nurturing aspiring dancers and actors across a wide range of disciplines.

Joyce Willett School of Dance | Dancers Edge

Training dancers of all ages, ethnic, and economic backgrounds for over a decade, Dancers Edge seeks to provide dance education at affordable prices and to provide all students with the training necessary to approach their futures with grace and confidence.

Texas Empowerment Academy | Lasting Legacies Multimedia Project

The TEA is a charter school designed to be flexible in the educational arena. Their multimedia program trains students in video production and still photography, while familiarizing them with current events and historical achievements of African Americans.

Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company | New Art Kinnections
In addition to presenting original dances for the general public, the KDH Dance Company directs New Art Kinnections, a unique arts education program that offers free creativity workshops and free creative movement classes to underserved youth.
The Young Journey Foundation | After School Programs

The Young Journey Foundation builds a diverse community of youth worldwide through customized performing arts and technology programs to help them understand, value and appreciate education and other cultures.

Keys of Life | Music to Our Ears

Keys of Life is dedicated to ensuring that the Austin community’s economically disadvantaged youth have greater access to quality music programs and services that will enhance their lives and shape their futures.

Theater Action Project | TAP After-school
Theatre Action Project provides dynamic interactive theatre performances, thought-provoking workshops and first-rate creative classes that reach thousands of children and adults throughout the Central Texas area.
kidsActing Foundation | Youth Action Theatre Project

The East Austin Youth Theater provides a gathering place where kids from diverse backgrounds can each bring his or her own perspective and sensibilities to the creative process. Center Stage offers young people opportunities to learn and to lead.