Rise above. Go beyond

OUR MISSION

To provide programming to guide children through personalized character development, with opportunities to realize their strengths, confidence and emotional agility through participation in the performing arts.

THREE PILLARS OF OUR FOUNDATION

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

ARC is a monthly program, initially developed by the Yale School of Management and further enhanced by the Masters Department of Applied Positive Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, who partnered with the 1214 Foundation in discovering and applying research-informed strategies used to positively impact the children we serve.  

ARC stands for Aspire, Reach and Confidence. Aspire through action, Reach through perseverance, and build Confidence by discovering your strengths. ARC provides the opportunity to be trained in new ideas and grow into a mentally prepared and confident young adult.

PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAM

We provide professional level Arts activities which provide many opportunities for personal growth, camaraderie with peers and positive interactions with the community at large. This creative outlet is used to harness and release emotions. The Arts encourage many positive personal characteristics such as confidence, courage and perseverance, as well as teach life skills, including teamwork, work ethic and calculated risk-taking.

HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT OUR KIDS

As a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organization, our programs are only made possible through the continued support of individuals and corporations.  It is through the generous support of our donors, members, sponsors and volunteers that we are able to produce such high quality performances and programs as well as provide the educational experience that we set out to achieve. All donations will be tax-deductible.  

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RECENT NEWS

Joining Forces with UPENN Masters of Applied Positive Psychology Program

Joining Forces with UPENN Masters of Applied Positive Psychology Program

This past December, The 1214 Foundation was chosen by the University of Pennsylvania to work with a group of students from their Masters of Applie...
Scotty McCreery National Goodwill Ambassador for The 1214 Foundation

Scotty McCreery National Goodwill Ambassador for The 1214 Foundation

Scotty McCreery became a “National Goodwill Ambassador” for 12.14 Foundation in February 2014. Scotty is internationally recognized as the winner o...
THE 2018 SUMMER SHOW IS... N...E...W...S...I...E...S...!!!!

THE 2018 SUMMER SHOW IS... N...E...W...S...I...E...S...!!!!

We are beyond excited to share with you that the NewArts Summer 2018 show will be… (drum roll please)…N… E… W… S… I… E… S…!!! PERFORMANCE DATES Aug...

WHAT OUR KIDS ARE SAYING...

“If NewArts hadn’t come into my life I would probably have never found what my true potential was”

Jill C

“When I came to NewArts I started opening up, really expressing how I feel, and talking about things”

brian L

“One thing they teach us here is to rise above and go beyond and I use that in my everyday life”

Kate S

THE 1214 Foundation is proud to partner with these amazing organizations. Without the support of individuals, corporations & local businesses, our programs would not be what they are today.