Our Core Values are:
- Communal Healing
- Creative Altruism
- Social Innovation through the arts
- Southern Culture/ New Orleans traditions
Spark Grant Initiative
Since 2020, SPARK grant is an artist-initiative of J. Hamilton, Inc., 501 (c) 3 to support Gulf South cultural bearers, dance, theatre, music, film, performance art, literature, and visual artist. We will grant an artist $1000 towards their artistic expenses – a new project, professional development, and artistic supplies.
2020 Spark Grant Awardee, Gian Smith
New Orleans Black Film Festival
2021 Spark Grant Awardee, Paris “Cyan” Cain
2021 Spark Grant Awardee, Shangobunmi Durotimi
2021 Spark Grant Awardee, Ngozi McCormick
2022 Spark Grant Awardee, Muse Dodd
Mental Health Initiative:
JHINC. is excited to announce our newest mental-health initiative to combat post-pandemic, hurricane ida and challenges troubling our youth. Rooted in the “cultural arts” our Saturday program for youth ages 8-16 will engage our future leaders in holistic activities that will activate and affirm their sense of self and purpose in the community!
Free Tuition (6-month program)
Develop Social Graces
Engage w/ Community Leaders, Activist and more!