Blue Bear School of Music
Blue Bear School of Music's mission aligns with the AppD & Cisco Live From Home series of weekly, virtual performances brought to life upport of artists whose source of income depends on gigs.
San Francisco Jazz Organization
SFJAZZ is a recognized international leader in jazz creation, presentation, and education. SFJAZZ explores the full spectrum of jazz, from the music's origin in the African American community to its diverse present-day expressions around the world. As a nonprofit organization, SFJAZZ works to develop the audience for jazz in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. SFJAZZ celebrates jazz as a living art form built on a constantly evolving tradition.
Raleigh Little Theatre
RLT is a welcoming community using theatre to enrich, educate, entertain and engage volunteers, students, and audiences of all ages.
San Francisco Opera Association
San Francisco Opera believes opera is a uniquely compelling, entertaining and emotionally thrilling art form. Our mission is to bring together growing audiences to experience opera's transformative power. sfopera.com
Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, Inc.
Gray Area is San Francisco's premier cultural hub applying creative action for social transformation - integrating art, science, technology, and the humanities toward positive impact-driven outcomes. Through public events, education, and cultural incubation we bring together diverse cultures and communities to engage with our rapidly changing digital society toward a more equitable and just future for all. From our home in the Mission District's Grand Theater we serve over 100,000 members of the public, 500 artists, and 200 students annually with a cultural regeneration model sustaining San Francisco's vital creativity.
Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Alonzo King LINES Ballet is a renowned contemporary ballet company and center for dance education in the heart of San Francisco. Named as a choreographer with "astonishing originality" by The New York Times, Alonzo King draws inspiration from the Bay Area's diverse cultures, global mindset, and natural beauty to reimagine ballet as an inclusive, expansive, and wildly creative artform. LINES premieres new ballets each fall and spring and provides year-round dance training for all levels, including free arts education in public schools. The organization impacts 50,000 global audience members and 10,000 students ages 3-99 each year. All programs advance LINES' 38-year legacy of shaping a more engaged, healthy, and connected community through dance.
San Jose Jazz
Founded in 1986, San Jose Jazz (SJZ) is a public benefit organization celebrating jazz as a dynamic, evolving art form and is producer of the annual San Jose Jazz Summer Fest and Winter Fest. With its singular music programming and innovative educational offerings, San Jose Jazz preserves the jazz tradition while actively supporting the next generation of performers within the genre and beyond. SJZ benefits thousands of children per year through its year-round, high quality, youth education programs including Progressions, a music in the schools program providing instrument training, nutritious snacks, homework assistance and mentorship to students in grades 1-8 in Title 1 schools in San Jose.
Sunnyvale Community Players
Established in 1969, SCP is a 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing quality theater for the Sunnyvale community. Each year SCP produces four or five shows. Each of these shows draws cast, crew, backstage volunteers, and audience members from a wide range of local communities. The opportunities that they provide to its community youth through its Junior productions are unmatched in the local area. SCP is run entirely by volunteers: over 95% of its expenses are directly related to producing their shows. In order to maintain their over 40-year commitment to providing theater opportunities for the community, they need community support.