Avenue 50 Studio

Avenue 50 Studio is an arts presentation organization grounded in Latino culture and visual art, located in northeast Los Angeles. It seek to bridge cultures through artistic expression, using content-driven art to educate and stimulate intercultural understanding among the diversity of Los Angeles. Its vision is to be widely recognized as an innovative leader in […]

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CCF Fellowship For Visual Artists

Support Individual Artists Behind the beauty, emotion or social commentary of any work of art is an artist. With the CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists, the California Community Foundation has proudly supported Los Angeles artists since 1988. We invite you to support the Fellowship and help keep great artists producing great work in L.A. Why […]

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Chado North America Program Fund

Chado – the Way of Tea is characterized as the very essence of Japanese culture encompassing various artistic disciplines including ceramics, architecture, garden design, and literature, as well as the spiritual practices that go into the formation of one’s character. This Japanese tradition, based on the principles of “harmony, respect, purity, and tranquility”, was established […]

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Claremont High School Theatre Legacy Fund

The Claremont High School Theatre program was started by Don F. Fruechte and followed by his student and professional educator, Krista Carson Elhai, has been fortunate to have two dynamic leaders who have grown the scope of offerings over five decades. The program found a home in the newly renovated Don F. Fruechte Theatre for […]

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Ernest Lieblich Foundation

Ernest Lieblich was an avid supporter of children and the arts for many decades. His contributions over the years supported diverse organizations dedicated to providing children with the tools of self-expression through music and art. Continue Ernest’s support of organizations providing much-needed services to those in need by contributing to his fund. About Ernest Lieblich […]

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Friends of the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse

Located in the heart of the Mission District, the historic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse hosts classic film screenings and some of the best local music, dance, and theater productions since opening in 1927. The theater was originally constructed for John Steven McGroarty’s Mission Play, which told the story of Father Serra and the founding of the California Missions. […]

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Hot Topic Foundation

We are PASSIONATE about music, fashion and creativity! Because of that, the Hot Topic Foundation’s mission is to support organizations which promote, encourage and educate teens and young people in the areas of music, fashion, arts and individual expression. The Hot Topic Foundation was founded at the California Community Foundation in 2004 and has granted […]

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In Memory of Julia

Julia Cukier Siegler was struck and killed on February 26, 2010, while crossing the street to board her school bus at the corner of Sunset and Cliffwood in Los Angeles. That school bus stop and many like it are now gone. A community consumed by grief and confusion rallied behind a deeply meaningful Slow Down […]

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Jack Benny Family Foundation for Music Education

To make a secure, tax-deductible donation online, click on the button below. You may also send checks payable to the California Community Foundation, noting that the donation is for the Jack Benny Family Foundation for Music Education. Checks should be mailed to: California Community Foundation 717 W Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 Donate Now

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Jason Mraz Foundation

The Jason Mraz Foundation helps sustain organizations aligned with Jason’s pillars of service: HUMAN EQUALITY  Free The Slaves: Liberating slaves around the world, helping them rebuild their lives, and researching real world solutions to eradicate slavery forever. True Colors Fund: Seeks to inspire and engage everyone, particularly the straight community, to become active participants in the […]

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Jean Kim Cortés Scholarship Foundation

The Jean Kim Cortés Scholarship Foundation supports the love and passion that Jean had for the arts by supporting students in the Los Angeles Unified School District in continuing their study of music beyond high school. Jean’s hope was that that one day they, too, could play on the stages of the Music Center, the […]

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Jennifer Taylor Honick Foundation for Humanity

The Jennifer Taylor Honick Foundation was established as a celebration of Jenny’s life and many accomplishments. The mission of the foundation is to enhance the quality of life for disabled and at-risk youth through educational and social experiences, enriching their hearts, minds, bodies and souls.

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Joe Goode Performance Group

  Joe Goode Performance Group (JGPG) promotes understanding and compassion among people through the innovative use of dance and theater. Founded in 1986 by Artistic Director, Joe Goode (he/they), the company explores three main pillars of programming, including: (1) creating and presenting new dance-theater works, (2) expanding movement education and community engagement to all people […]

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Lula Washington Dance Theatre

The Lula Washington Dance Theatre is focused on ensuring that the joy and structure of dance is available to all children. It is created to offer the inner city youth in South Los Angeles an opportunity to dance, if they so desire, whether they can afford to pay for dance classes or not. The Lula Washington Dance Theatre – […]

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LVUSD Beacon For The Arts Fund

In response to the steady decline of state funding for public education, The Las Virgenes Unified School District created The LVUSD Beacon for the Arts Fund as a testament to the belief that the arts are an integral part of life-long learning for students and the community. The purpose of the fund is two-fold – […]

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Robert K. Wrede Memorial Fund

In Support Of Ocean Conservation, Music and Military/Veterans   Robert K. Wrede, Esq. (Bob to friends and Rob to family) was passionate about music, the ocean and veterans. He reveled in telling stories about attending the Metropolitan Opera as a boy and knew the libretto of every major work. He surfed, kayaked and dove the […]

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Robey Theatre Company

Robey Theatre Company explores and develops provocative and innovative plays written about the Black experience and reinterprets established works. The theatre company promotes an environment of understanding and support in which multicultural theatre artists are compelled to take risks in the search for artistic fulfillment. Through its playwrights lab, advanced scene workshop, and educational outreach […]

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The Ruby & Hart Foundation

Beautiful Friends and Extended Community, June 12th, 2023 marks the fourth anniversary since a drunk driver took our precious Ruby and Hart from us. Since those horrific, earliest days we’ve been searching for the best way to honor their legacies of joy, empathy, and kindness through some form of lasting philanthropy. We’ve come to realize […]

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West Coast Ensemble Theatre

Over the course of its 30-year history, West Coast Ensemble Theatre fulfilled its mission to produce high-quality intimate theatre that addressed the social, artistic and cultural needs of the diverse Hollywood community, while providing an arena for the development of theatre artists and new works through performance opportunities, training and workshops. Founded in 1981 by […]

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