Animation Project Inc

Animation Project Inc

New York, NY 10014
Tax ID26-2318845

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About this organization






THE ANIMATION PROJECT nurtures the social, emotional and cognitive growth of at-risk youth, using digital art technology as a therapeutic medium and a workforce development tool.


3D Computer Animation Therapy Group:Youth work as a team to produce an original, computer- animated videoEach group is led by a licensed creative arts therapist and a professional digital animatorYouth learn professional 3D computer animation softwareThrough story development youth explore new ways to make decisions and practice impulse controlYouth explore new education and career pathsThe program cycle concludes with a public screening of the animationYouth who successfully complete program have the opportunity to join our paid internship programTAP protocol works in two ways in every group. It serves an Educational Function, which encompasses Job Training, Skills, and Computer Literacy. It also operates as Group Therapy, and offers participants a chance to engage in therapeutic growth.

Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing

From their filing, the objective of the non-profit is stated as “The animation project (tap) believes that in order to effect change in the lives of youth, we must first build the emotional coping skills, especially impulse control, necessary to ensure that they make good choices. secondly, we must improve their interpersonal skills by promoting collaboration, healthy self-esteem and self-governance, enabling the autonomy needed to fulfill adult roles and responsibilities. thirdly, by capitalizing on the emotional and social growth of our initial steps, we are able to create an environment whereby youth are able to effectively learn and make use of practical technical skills (in our case, digital art technology).these multiple returnsb”.

When talking about its functions, they were outlined as: “The animation project nurtures the social, emotional and cognitive growth of at-risk youth, using digital art technology as a therapeutic medium and a workforce development tool.”.

  • The legally reported state of operation for the non-profit is NY.
  • According to the filing, the non-profit's address in 2020 is 291 BROADWAY 700, NEW YORK, NY, 10007.
  • The non-profit organization as of 2020 has a total of 32 employees reported on their form.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Does not operate a school.
  • Does not collect art.
  • Does not provide credit counseling.
  • Does not have foreign activities.
  • Is not a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are between $500,000 and $1,000,000+.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is -$83,840.
  • The CEO's compensation within the organization is not based on a review and approval by an independent party.
  • The organization has 6 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 2008.
  • The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule B.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule O.
  • The organization pays $1,158,988 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $67,927 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization has a written whistleblower policy.
  • The organization's financial statements were reviewed by an accountant.

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