One donation. One student. One mentor. One life transformed.
NYC SALT’s one-to-one mentorship approach, pairing low-income students from predominantly immigrant communities with creative industry professionals for years (not months!), is the transformative force behind the one-of-a-kind visual arts education and college preparation we offer. To honor this labor-intensive and extremely effective educational method, our Board members have generously agreed to *match every dollar* we can raise before Thanksgiving, up to $50,000! The money we raise by November 22 will be doubled and invested in scaling this exceptional mentorship program to serve even more youth in 2019.We believe that by further cultivating the individual and artistic potential of underserved youth, we can ultimately diversify the perspective and talent pool within the creative field.Your 100% fully tax-deductible support provides technical skills training, college preparation assistance, and professional development while also firmly instilling the confidence, responsibility, and interpersonal skills needed to excel in any field. NYC SALT is no ordinary photography or visual arts program. It is a collaborative creative community that fosters life-long success and lifts up artistic expression as a career path. * Every mentor is a volunteer from an ad agency, studio, or powerful company like The New York Times, National Geographic, and Time, Inc. * Every single student enrolled at NYC SALT goes on to college, often as the first in their family to go. * Every NYC Salt college graduate from 2015, 2016, and 2017 are employed in their field of study.* And almost all students return as young professionals to mentor the next generation: a virtuous cycle of receiving and giving.
Join us in transforming lives — and the creative arts industry of the future — from the inside out.
Be one for one and make a difference in this important work. Donate today, when any amount you give will be doubled!