In 2018, through R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America, NBC awarded each of 50 high schools, which won through a competitive application process, a grant of $10,000 to cover critical needs of their theatre program. NBC facilitated the program in partnership with the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF).

The R.I.S.E. America Grant Program Impact Report summarizes and highlights the profound and lasting positive effects this grant had on students, teachers, schools, and entire communities.

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ETF 2019 RISE Grant Report