Find Out What Jazz and Democracy Have in Common

In 2013, the Altman Foundation announced a $75,000 arts and culture grant to the middle school program at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Inc. Perhaps with a little practice and a lot of mentoring, youngsters in New York can begin to see the connection between jazz and democracy in their own lives too.
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The Legacy of Brooke Astor: New Cash for Education

Early education and children’s literacy organizations have the chance to score some big bucks from the estate of one of the first and foremost ladies of New York City philanthropy, Brook Astor. According to the estate settlement, $35 million of the $42 million will be used directly to improve reading for NYC’s most disadvantaged students.
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Altman Foundation Helps the City’s Youth Stay Afloat

As part of the Arts & Culture Program, the Altman Foundation recently awarded $100,000 to Rocking the Boat, which challenges New York's youth to build boats, learn to row and sail, and restore urban waterways. This innovative youth development program teaches students to work together on common goals, while learning about the natural environment and each other.

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