We are pleased to announce the grantees for 2020:
Arte. Inc. received $5,000 to support its Saturday Academy for youth ages 7-17. The students will be involved in diverse activities - arts, traditions, and cultures - to build cultural understanding, awareness, and acceptance.
Artspace received $15,000 to support 10 artists with international roots to devise works for the 24th annual City-Wide Open Studios visual art festival.
City Seed received $20,000 to support Sanctuary kitchen as it creates training modules for refugee and immigrant chef apprentices in areas including food safety, menu development, and public speaking skills.
Leadership, Education and Athletics in Partnership, Inc. (LEAP) received $12,000 to create an after school learning unit on global cultures with a culminating festival open to the public.
New Haven Land Trust received $15,000 to expand program offerings that engage international communities in New Haven's gardens and to promote intercultural awareness and exchange.