The Christopher Ludwick Foundation

The Christopher Ludwick Foundation

2018-2019 Grant Awards

Grants awarded by the Christopher Ludwick Foundation generally range from $2,500 to $5,000, with a very few exceeding $5,000. For the 2018-2019 year, the Foundation awarded a total of $249,086 to the following organizations:

1812 Productions — In-school theater education program.

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University — SENSES education programs, museum visits, and outreach in the School District of Philadelphia.

Arden Theatre Company — Classroom workshops and tickets to children’s productions.

Art Sphere — Ten-week workshops in neighborhood recreation centers and middle and high schools.

Artistas y Musicos Latino Americanos — Student scholarships.

ArtWell — “Heartbeat” music and movement program.

ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships — After-school enrichment clubs.

Astral Artists, Inc. — Classroom Classics program

Awbury Arboretum Association — Environmental education for local public school students.

Bartram's Garden (John Bartram Association) — Environmental education and community health program.

Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia — Summer tutoring and long-term mentoring for low-income minority students in 6th grade through transition to high school.

The Center for Emerging Visual — Hand-in-Hand Program mentors

Centro Nueva Creacion — Summer camp program.

Children's Scholarship Fund Philadelphia — Summer math and writing tutorial program.

Children’s Village — After-school and summer literacy programs.

College Possible — College prep program high school program.

Dignity Housing — Educational enrichment activities for homeless students.

Episcopal Community Services — Uniforms, tutoring, supplies for homeless youth.

ESF Dream Camp Foundation — Year-long outside-of-school education programs.

Fleisher Art Memorial —Community Partnerships in the Arts, providing artists in residence for Southeast Philadelphia schools.

The Food Trust — HYPE youth leadership program.

The Franklin Institute — Student access program.

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design — The Collaborative Lab

Healthy NewsWorks — In-school health education program resulting in student-run publications.

Historic Fair Hill — Literacy support partnership with Julia de Burgos Elementary School

Hope Partnership for Education — Academic summer school program.

Inn Dwelling — Guidance and prep beginning in 6th grade toward admission to college prep schools.

International Ballet Exchange — Ballet lessons with in-residence master.

iPRAXIS — Brings STEM resources—working scientists and engineers—to middle school students. Includes preparation for competition, science fair.

Koresh Dance Company — Koresh Kids Dance Program.

Lantern Theater Company — “Illumination” residencies in Philadelphia public schools, performances for area students, and after-school programs.

Mighty Writers — After-school writing program.

Monell Chemical Senses Center — Monell Science Apprenticeship Program, in which students work together with practicing scientists.

Musicopia, Inc. — Music education for students 7–18 who have shown talent and interest.

National Museum of American Jewish History — “Becoming American” immigration curriculum

Neighborhood Bike Works — Literacy and leadership development program.

Norris Square Neighborhood Project — Gardens and Culture education programs, summer and after-school.

North Light Community Center — Childcare Education and Enrichment Development summer program

Penn Museum — Multicultural education program.

People's Emergency Center— Digital inclusion youth education.

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP) — SmART Readers Program.

Philadelphia Futures — Sponsor-A-Scholar program, providing mentors and support for low-income students from Philadelphia high schools preparing for college.

Philadelphia Magic Gardens — Visionary Visits Program

Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates —Out-of-school art program for underserved Philadelphia youth.

The Philadelphia Photo Arts Center — After-school teen photography program.

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre — Middle and high school theater program.

Philadelphia Young Playwrights — In-school playwriting workshops in the Philadelphia School District.

Play On Philly! — POP Academy, a high school after-school music program.

The Print Center — Artists in schools program.

Project H.O.M.E. — Summer and after-school literacy, math, arts, and technology program, for teens and grades K-8.

Public Citizens for Children & Youth (Picasso Project) — In-depth art immersion in Philadelphia public schools lacking arts programs.

Rock the Future — MusicCore, an after-school program of individual and group instrumental music instruction and academic support

The Rock School for Dance Education — RockReach, in-school and after-school residencies in disadvantaged schools.

The School District of Philadelphia — Office of Counseling and Promotion Standards to provide emergency funding for school expenses for students who cannot afford them.

The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education — STEM environmental science programs for Philadelphia public school children, K–12.

Scribe Video Center, Inc. — Documentary history program for youth.

Settlement Music School — Music Education Pathways, an intensive after-school program.

Spark Philadelphia — Work-place apprenticeships for 7th- and 8th-grade students.

Spiral Q — SPARQ Program

Starfinder Foundation — Senior Leaders Program, health, academics, leadership with soccer.

Stenton, NSCD in PA — History Hunters, a literacy-based program using historic houses in and around Germantown.

Steppingstone Scholars — Middle Grades Academy including tutoring, mentoring, support.

Summer Search Philadelphia — College access support.

Taller Puertorriqueno — K-12 art education program.

University City Arts League — After-school art program.

Urban Tree Connection — Teen apprenticeship program.

Wagner Free Institute of Science — Student visits and outreach programming to schools in the Institute’s North Philadelphia neighborhood.

West Park Cultural Center — Youth arts programming.

West Philadelphia Alliance for Children — Opening and staffing libraries in 13 public schools.

The Wilma Theater — “Wilmagination” program.

Woodmere Art Museum — Rhythm and Blue, music, art, and math program for 5th-grade students.



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