We cultivate children’s creativity for the fourth industrial revolution and grow mutual empathy for a more perfect union.


A lack of creativity or empathy can be dangerous, as demonstrated by COVID-19. The symbiotic relationship between creativity and empathy can grow a virtuous cycle of public health, prosperity, and unity.


- Participate for Free in the 6th Arts Olympiad Lesson Plans for schoolteachers or parents.


- Register for Free for the 6th World Children’s Festival on July 30 – August 1, 2021


- Subscribe to the unique ChildArt quarterly for cross-cultural learning and global competencies.


We can restore children’s trust in humanity and revive their faith in nature with your support.





November 26, 2020 - – Anthropologie Lifestyle Brands develop an exciting partnership to promote ICAF this Giving Tuesday


October 22, 2020 - Blackbaud selects ICAF as the charity for its first virtual global bbcon—the tech conference for a better world


October 9, 2020 - ICAF partners with NIH/NIDA for ChildArt’s current issue on Brain Development and Child Health


July 8, 2020 – ChildArt magazine “Art for Health” issue available for free download to help families cope with Covid-19



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Incorporated in the District of Columbia in 1997 as a 501(c)(3) organization, ICAF serves American children as their national arts organization and the world’s children as their global arts organization.


Children need your help and deserve your support. You can contribute today to their 6th World Children’s Festival and join them on July 30– August 1, 2021 at the National Mall across from the U.S. Capitol.


You may also donate via JustGiving.org, NetworkForGood, or a check to be mailed to ICAF, Post Office Box 58133, Washington DC 20037.


Click here if you want to honor an art lover with a donation OR click here if you want to contribute in loving memory of a dearest.


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ICAF is independently ranked as one of the 25 Top Children’s Charities in the United States.