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Our Grantees

California State Summer School for the Arts

Listed below are the organizations and programs that we have supported over the past two years. We invite you to learn more about them by visiting their individual websites.

Southern California Grantmakers

Southern California Grantmakers (SCG) is the regional association for philanthropists and grantmakers working to make a difference in our communities and around the world. SCG is a leadership hub for members to connect with each other, improve their grantmaking, and amplify their independent efforts through collaborative work.

Other Grants

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Southern Poverty Law Center

The Southern Poverty Law Center’s is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. The Foundation provides support to the Teaching Tolerance project, working to combat prejudice among our nation’s youth while promoting equality, inclusiveness and equitable learning environments in the classroom.

Compassion & Well-Being

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Symphonic Jazz Orchestra

Symphonic Jazz Orchestra brings dynamic music programs into underserved schools and gathers exceptional musicians together to perform free concerts for the community.

Arts Education, Focus on Jazz

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Thelonious Monk Institute

TMI preserves, perpetuates, and expands jazz as a global art form, and utilizes jazz as a means to unite people of all ages, backgrounds, and nationalities. The Institute offers the world’s most promising young musicians college level training by acclaimed jazz masters and presents public school-based music education programs for young people. The Foundation supports The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance at UCLA’s Herb Alpert School of Music, encompassing the School’s Master of Jazz Performance program.

Focus on Jazz

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Turnaround Arts California

Turnaround Arts: California and its partner public schools are committed to using the arts to narrow the opportunity gap, increase student engagement, and improve campus culture and climate.

Arts Education

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Turnaround Arts National

Turnaround Arts, launched in 2012 by the President’s Committee on Arts and Humanities as a national program, utilizes the arts as a strategic tool to help close the achievement gap and improve school culture in a group of the nation’s lowest-performing public elementary schools.

Arts Education

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