Pelham Art Center Receives Westchester Community Foundation Grant
Pelham Art Center is pleased to announce its approval for a one-year grant of $20,000 from the Westchester Community Foundation, a division of The New York Community Foundation. The grant will be used for bringing creative after-school arts classes to under-served elementary schools in the Mount Vernon School District. The classes aim to bring hands-on arts programs in mixed media, sculpture, and drawing to at least 600 youth in Mount Vernon over a 24-week period. Students in these classes will engage with academic topics of history, science and cultural awareness through a variety of art projects.
Westchester Community Foundation’s mission is to connect generous people to the causes they care about and invest in transformative ideas and organizations to improve lives and strengthen our community, WCF is a division of The New York Community Trust, one of the largest community foundations in the country, with assets of approximately $2.6 billion.
Learn more about Pelham Art Center’s Outreach program here.