The Pierians Foundation, Incorporated

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Teen Arts Troup

Teen Theatre Arts Troup Awarded Grant

The Pierians Foundation, Inc. announces the award of a $1000 grant to local arts nonprofit, The Finest Performance Foundation, Inc. (The Finest!). The funds are a matching grant offered as a joint effort with the Montgomery County Chapter of The Pierians, Inc. to support the growth and expansion of The Finest IMPACT Troupe teen theatre arts project. This grant will be used for growing The Finest! IMPACT leadership and theatre arts performance troupe program.


The Finest! Performance Foundation, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit dedicated to empowering low-to-moderate income communities, focusing on positive character and talent development of youth, their families, and community advocates .

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IMPACT, an acronym for Inspiring Mentoring Positive Activists Called Teens, based in Montgomery County, MD is a teen leadership and theatre arts program designed to encourage teens to become aware of and address social issues.

The Finest IMPACT uses theatre arts to teach the skills of conflict resolution, violence prevention, tolerance, leadership development, critical thinking, and activism.

2005 Emerging Artist Award Recipient Alicia Graf Mack!

Portrait: Alicia Graf Mack