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Funding Areas: Arts Education

World Stage

The World Stage’s mission is to secure, preserve and advance the position of African American music, literature and works in the oral tradition to a local, national and international audience.

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WriteGirl

The WriteGirl mission is to promote creativity and self-expression to empower girls within a community of women writers. Teens build skills and confidence through mentoring workshops and publication.

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Young Storytellers

Young Storytellers engages creativity through storytelling. Through mentorship, collaboration, and performance, the program provides students with an opportunity to write stories and see them brought to life on stage and film. Their mission is to inspire young people to discover the power of their own voice.

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reDiscover

reDiscover Center’s mission is to provide art, tinkering, and sustainability education through creative reuse to all Angelenos.

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Ryman Arts

Ryman Arts teaches classical drawing and painting to talented and motivated high school students as a bridge to a lifetime that expresses and appreciates the arts.

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Santa Monica Youth Orchestra

Santa Monica Youth Orchestra (SMYO) offers tuition-free music programming to young people of all ages and backgrounds, facilitating their access to music education, musical instruments, and the experience of performing with an orchestra and choir. The program encourages diversity, cross-cultural understanding, cooperation, and peer mentorship in the Santa Monica community.

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SAPPA

Scholarship Application Performance Preparatory Academy (SAPPA) is a music and arts preparatory and outreach program designed to increase community awareness and transform the lives and minds of at-risk youth through music training and personal development. Through the Watts Willowbrook Conservatory, SAPPA focuses on areas of the community with high percentages of at-risk youth who are often unable to afford formal music instruction.

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LA Commons

The mission of LA Commons is to engage communities in artistic and cultural expressoin that tells their unique stories and serves as a basis for dialogue, interaction and a better understanding of Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

The LA Phil is reinventing the concept of a 21st-century orchestra under the vibrant leadership of Music and Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel. Among its wide-ranging education initiatives is the Composer Fellowship Program (CFP), that, with support from the Foundation, provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity for high school-age composers to become a part of the LA Phil’s thriving new music community.

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Libros Schmibros

Libros Schmibros champions the pleasures of literature and its power to change lives.

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