Institutional Giving

2017 Funders

We are grateful for the generous investment of the following foundations, corporations, and government agencies in support of our 2016 artistic and education programs. Multi-year grants are designated with (*).

$100,000 and above
Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation*
Meyer Sound
The James Irvine Foundation*
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation*

The Shubert Foundation

California Arts Council: Artists In Schools
Chevron Corporation
City National Bank
John Muir Health
NEA/Arts Midwest: Shakespeare in American Communities
Princess Grace Foundation

Dale Family Fund
Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation
City National Bank
MCJ Amelior Foundation
McRoskey Mattress Company
Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Sam Mazza Foundation
Sidney E. Frank Foundation
United Airlines

AOK (Arts for Oakland Kids)
Baker Avenue Asset Management
The Bernard Osher Foundation
California Arts Council: Artists Activating Communities
Dodge & Cox
Ida and William Rosenthal Foundation
Price Waterhouse Coopers, LLP
Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa

Up to $5,000
Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
California Arts Council—Professional Development
California Arts Council and National Disabilities Center
East Bay Community Foundation
Tides Foundation

To request more information, please contact Director of Philanthropy Lisa Salomon, at or (510) 899-4922