BENEFITING: Applause Arts Foundation Inc
ORGANIZER: Applause Arts Foundation Inc
Adam and Elizabeth are running the NY Marathon together on behalf the Applause Arts Foundation! Please consider supporting us in this great cause.
Why does the Applause Arts Foundation focus on Performing Arts Education?
- Consistently Better Attendance
- Students who participate in the arts are 3 times more likely to have high and consistent attendance in school.
- Score 100 Points Higher on the SATs
- Students involved in drama performance scored an average of 65.5 points higher on the verbal component and 35.5 points higherin the math component of the SAT test.
- 3x More Likely to Earn a Bachelor’s Degree
- Students with access to the performing arts are 3 times more likely to graduate high school, and 3 times more likely to complete a four year college and earn a bachelor’s degree.
The mission of the Applause Arts Foundation is to provide rigorous performing arts training, education and exposure to children from underserved communities in NYC who do not otherwise have access to such programming. The Applause Arts Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization.