Thank You For Fueling Our Mission!

Whether you are an individual donor, sustaining member, corporation, foundation, or public agency—your annual support means the world to thousands of young people in Los Angeles and beyond. We salute your vital partnership in transforming lives through creative arts learning.

Look at what we've accomplished together! Your dedication to the social-emotional well being and creative potential of Los Angeles youth helped make even 2020 a transformational year. Enjoy this brief video recap celebrating all you helped us realize.

2020 - 2021 DONORS

The following list acknowledges all donor contributions made for the time period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. We thank our donors for their generous support!

To learn how your support can make a difference, please email Jamie Cataldo, Director of Individual Giving and Events.

$200,000 AND ABOVE

L.A. Arts Recovery Fund ($1.2 million)

California Community Foundation

The Lee Graff Foundation

Mythical Entertainment

NBCUniversal

The Theodore J. Forstmann Charitable Trust

$100,000 TO $199,999

Jennifer & Rick Madden

S. Mark Taper Foundation

$50,000 TO $99,999

Anonymous

Vera R. Campbell Foundation

The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation

Harman Family Foundation

Rose Hills Foundation

The Kathryn Caine Wanlass Charitable Foundation

YouTube

$20,000 TO $49,999

AmazonSmile

Ameriprise Financial Foundation

The Annenberg Foundation

Anonymous

AT&T Aspire

Berro Family Charitable Fund

The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation

P.C. and Rosana Hsu Chao Foundation

City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

The Daniel Legacy Foundation

Joseph Drown Foundation

The Fitzberg Foundation

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation

Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Thelma Pearl Howard Foundation

JPMorgan Chase

Los Angeles County Arts Commission

Mentors Foundation

Ann Peppers Foundation

Ross Stores, Inc.

Secret Walls x Bentley

Supreme

Walter J. and Holly O. Thomson Foundation

Walker Living Trust

$10,000 TO $19,999

Anonymous*

Jon Basalone Family

BCM Foundation

Johnny Carson Foundation

Kelley & Eric Coleman

Daydreamer

Don't Back Down!

envato

Genesis Motor America Foundation

The Music Man Foundation

Netflix

The Kenneth T. & Eileen L. Norris Foundation

Pacific Western Bank

Ruth and Joseph C. Reed Foundation for the Arts

Kathleen & Chip Rosenbloom

Linda & Eric Schotz

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.

Taylored Expressions

Trader Joe's

U.S. Bank Foundation

The Walt Disney Company

Warner Music Group

$5,000 TO $9,999

American Business Bank

Anonymous

Armstrong Garden Centers

Tamara & Bill Bagnard

Bel Air Investment Advisors, LLC

Marion and Craig Benell

Cameron Boyce Foundation

Caldwell Cigar Company

California Arts Council

Ben B. and Joyce E. Eisenberg Foundation

Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation

Peter Gal & Jaimie Fauth*

The Getty Foundation

Jackie & Dan Harman

Linda C. Hothem

iBorrow

The Lenart Art Education Foundation

The Harold McAlister Charitable Foundation

Morgan Stanley

notNeutral

RSVP Gallery

Jennifer & Jonathan Schreter

Standard Communities

STICKII

Julie & Tom Stillwell

Strauss Foundation

Ubisoft Film & Television

Whitney Young Children's Foundation

$1,000 TO $4,999

35m Pro Photo Lab

Sophie & Alan Alpert

Anonymous

Amy Aquino & Drew McCoy

Arup

Avery Dennison

Matthew Babrick

Devon Baranski - In Honor of the Benell Family

Nancy E. Barton Foundation

Brittany, Erik and Victory Belz Philantropic Fund

Sandra Berg*

Milton and Ruth Berman Family Foundation

Rachel Bloom*

Bodega LLC.

Bolton

The Capital Group Companies, Inc.

Cambria & Jack Cline

Creative Class Collective

Malik Ducard

Edenspiekermann*

Ermantourage

Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects

Kathie Foley-Meyer & Irving Meyer

Heidi Ford

Anne Geffner

Deborah & Jonathan Goldman

Wendy Greene

Pam & Steve Hirsh

Hoodzpah, Inc.

Niels Kantor

Wade Killefer

The Kleiner Cohen Foundation

Barbara Kreitzer

Deb Lacusta & Dan Castellaneta

Laguna Fabrics

LBA Realty

The Chris & Melody Malachowsky Family Foundation

Michael Maltzan & Amy Murphy

The Mill

Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Miller

David Miner

Monster Children / Pabst Blue Ribbon

The Morrison & Foerster Foundation

James Mortensen - In Honor of the Animation Community

Jason Mraz Foundation

Night Bass

Pacific Sunwear

Veronica Pedroza*

Farnaz Pourzanjani

Shelley Powsner & Stephen Skrovan

Maura & Mark Rampolla

Alexis Rappaport & Michael Royce*

The Sage Group, LLC

Martha Saucedo

Lisa & Wesley Smith

Socius Foundation

Harriet & Richard Squire

Jennifer Stark

Matthew Steinmetz

TableArt Inc.

David Tishler

Totally Kids Sun Valley*

The TR Family Trust

Darshana Umakanth

WJL Distributors

Wurwand Foundation

XYZ Fund

John Zimmerman

$500 TO $999

3rd Season

Gayane Ahverdyan*

Amanda Archibald*

BANDITS Bandanas

Richard Bloch

Bonfire

Phyllis Braxton*

Steve Brockmeyer

Jose Castillo

Steaven Chen

Communication Research Associates / Admired Leadership

Katherine Conrad - In Honor of Laura Glover

Counter Oppression Crew

Tina & Dave Dahl*

Clare de Briere - In Honor of Sharon M. de Briere

Katrina Dela Cruz*

Owen Demers

Julia Dittberner

Alex Fink - Fink Instruments Mfg.

Jacob Garcia

Jacqueline Garcia - In Memory of Linda Lee Horner Cunningham

Catherine Geanuracos

Judith Golden

Bobbie Greenfield

Cathy Greenwold

Jonathan Hakakha

Nina Hans*

Gene Heller

Alvaro Ilizarbe

February James

Julia Johnson

Stefan Johnson

K-DEER Inc.

James Kimura-Green*

Anthony King*

Samantha Leddel

Susan Luehrs

John Mulchaey, Ph.D.

Mark D. Muller

Sean Myer

Stephen & Jesse Nathan

Faith Olson*

Julie Penman Livesey*

Ezra Remer

Michelle Rhea

Elizabeth Saiger

Elizabeth Sanders*

Amy Seidenwurm & Russell Bates

Pam Sherman

Michele & Kenneth Silverstein*

Some Girls Film - In Honor of WBTV, Berlanti, Bowling/Miscia and Narrative PR

John Squatritto

Mason Stoops

Ricky Swallow

John Paul Thornton

Will Ullman

Patricia Wheeler & Jon Schotz

W.M. Keck Foundation

Wonderful Giving

$100 TO $499

Helen & George Abe

Ahliyah Crafts LLC

Cynthia Alexander

Madeline Amos - In Honor of Perry Levine

Samantha Anderson*

Sheri & Noel Anenberg

Anonymous

Steve Applebaum

Bonita Applebaum

Niloofar Ardalan

Lauren Armstrong

Katerina Arroyo

Aaron Atchison

Aull Things Jewelry / Sarah K. Chenault*

Emily Ausbrook

Anina & Nathaniel Bach - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Nancy I Bagley - In Honor of Graham & Kathy Waldo

Amadea Bailey

Amanda Baker

James Balbin

Jaime Balboa

Bree Barton*

Karli Baumgardner - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Scott Beiser

Jessica Berdakin - In Memory of RBG

Philip Bergman

Dana Bernard

Lisa Berzack

David Black

Robert Blackmon*

Lauren Blas - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Angela Body - In Honor of Thomas Body

Samuel Bouffard*

Elizabeth Boykewich*

Haley Bradley

Linda & Steven Brown - In Memory of Peter Meyerson

Stacey Brownfield - In Memory of Bill Brownfield

Susie Buckman

Angela Bui

Elizabeth Burrill*

Oliver Caiden

Forrest Card*

Arthur Carlson*

Jamison Carter

Jamie Cataldo - In Honor of Jackie Piche

Crystal Chambers

Fandra Chang

Mimi Chao*

Dolores Chavez*

Madison Christie-Hamre

Isabel Cisneros*

Anna Clark

Stacey Clerx*

Kimberly Clerx

Cindy Coburn*

Steven Cochran

Andrew Cohen

Dave Coleman

Raymond Colletti

Elsbeth Collins*

The Cook Family

Greg Cortesi

Casey Courey-Pickering

andSons Chocolatiers

Robert Craig

Laura M. Crawford - In Honor of Mayer Hawthorne

Josef Csongei

Amy Cuenco*

Mitch Cullin

Peter Denny

Reena Desai*

Ellen DiResta*

Jacqueline Dorman

Aaron Druck - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Jessica Druxman & Jacob Weiss*

Derek Drymon

Kathleen M. Duncan

Allison & David Dworetzky

Exhale Productions

Farwest Uniforms & Embroidery

Fashion Brand Company

Jenifer Fleming

Aretta Frazier & William Lamborn

Wenda & Rick Freeman

Kelly & Jeffrey Freid

Joseph Gallimore*

Sydnie & Herb Geismar

Risa Gertner - In Honor of Joel Lubin

Manny Goitia

Amy Goldman - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Daniel Goldstein*

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon - In Honor of Sue Carls; Joe Cohen; Craig Gering; Brian Lazarus; Brian Loucks; Jordan Neiman; PJ Shapiro; Tiffany Ward

Karen Goodall - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Allison & Michael Graff-Weisner

Joanne Graham

Phyllis & Michael Greene

April Greiman - In Memory of John and Renee Greiman

Beth Tishler & Tom Grond*

Terry Guy

Cecelia Hale

John W. Hayden - In Memory of Bo White

Julie Hayman

Jeff Heglin - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Damon Hein

Gregory Heller

Ian Henderson - In Honor of Travis Bean

Max Hernandez

Allison Hertog

Diana Hicken

Jeanne Hoel

Mike Hollingsworth - In Honor of Mike Moon; Elizabeth Porter

Amanda Hovest*

Laura Hubber

Blerinda Idrizi - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Garrett Immel

Justin Izbinski*

Stanley Jacobs

Rachel Johannes - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Rosemarie Jones

Bianca Kajlich

Barbara & Richard Karsting

Fiona Kegler

Kevin M. Kershisnik

Karen Kice

Rachel Kim*

Allison Kirkegaard*

Melissa Knight - In Memory of Marta O’Rourke

Margaret Knox-Lee & Robert Lee

Michael Komsky

Barbara Kurshan & Roger Coleman - In Honor of Eric Coleman

Joe Kwaczala

Moira & Jack Lamb

Amy Laun*

Brandon Lawless

James Liddell

Delano Ligu - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Ellen Lin

Marysa Lin

Tiger Litam

Connie Taylor Lockhart*

The Lombardo Family - In Memory of Irene Adams

Dana Love

Priya Macwan - In Honor of Ashvin Macwan

Fred J. Marcus - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Travis Marks

Mary & William Martone

John McClure

Lydia Ann McCoy

Lilly Urban & Stephen McLaughlin*

Denise McShane

Susan M. Michiels*

Leighann Miko

Alison Miller

Adina Mills

Charlie Minchenberg

Stacy Minero

Pete Miranti

Robert Mischel

Shari Mo

Jack Moore

Stephen Moore

Craig Morrison*

Consuelo Moran

Debra Moton

Kris Mukai*

Scott Mulder - In Memory of Bruce Mulder

Amy Murphy

Lex Nakashima

Mimi Namdar

Shaun Newlon - In Memory of Bo White

James Newton - In Honor of Hilary Pecis

James Quang Nguyen

Karen Nusbaum

Matthew Nuss

Michelle & Robert Nydam*

Carol & Steven O'Day

Mindy Obrien

Rick Oland

Danielle Orgel - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Aliud Otw

Elizabeth Owens

Lizette Palacios - In Honor of Britt Bobo and Sean Hess

Irena Panduku - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Ed Patuto

Lauren Beth Perelmuter

Scott Perlman - In Memory of Bo White

Elizabeth Perry - In Honor of Emily Grant

Leonard Pine - In Honor of Sheila and Paul Ashkenaz

Tom Polenzani

Ana F. Ponce

William Porterfield - In Memory of Bo White

Dominique Powers*

Dallas Price-Van Breda

Albert Radillo - In Honor of Daisy Mendoza

Pamela Rank

Linda & Lawrence Rauch

Linda & Stephan Ray

Ricky Reed

Alexandra Reed - In Honor of VOX, Inc.

Alex Reid

Peggy & Phil Reitz - In Honor of Bo and Dansby White

Mack Reynolds - In Honor of Dansby and Tracey White

Lisa Riggs*

Kevin Rivera - In Honor of Raul Castillo

Jason Roberts

Anna Rodriguez - Little Bird Ceramics

Enrique Romero & Minerva Zermeno

Consuelo Moran

Gardenia Rosales

Janet Roston

Maureen Ryan

Jill Sanford

Brittany Sasson

Lauren Savarino

Stan Schack - In Memory of Bo White

Carol Schary & Barry Beckerman

Andrew Schneider

Antonia D. Schuman

Hillary Seitz & Steven Crystal

Louis Serpico - In Memory of Bo White

Sue & Mike Sfregola - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Lissa Sherman - In Honor of Equity*

Peter Shin

Michael Soares

Kaveh Soroush*

David Spitz

Susan Smith & Neil Steiner - In Honor of Goldie and Gretzky

Chad W. Stivers

Stonedware Company

Dennis Strum

Kristen Studard

Krisheena & DaVonte Suarez*

Emily Suarez

Ted Sullivan

Matthew Susson

Phil Sutphin

Julia Taylor-Brown

Jennifer Tennis*

Liz Tigelaar*

Phoebe Tillem

Freya Tillem*

Daena Title

Rebecca & Ashish Tolia

Susana & Tri Tran

Susan Truong Wong

Rebecca Tucker - In Memory of Barbara Schreter

TYCHE + ISET EYEWEAR

Valfré

Cora Vander Broek*

Caroline Vanderoef

Mark Wales

Wendy Wallace - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Tarik Walmsley*

Tracy Walsh & Zach Balin

Jay Waxman

William Weech - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Russell Wegfehrt - In Honor of Gregory Klinger

Jeffrey I. Weinstein

Mrs. Eva Weisel

Kelly Welch - In Memory of Ruth Courtland

Scott Wendler - In Memory of Bill Brownfield

Josh Wessling*

Tom Wetherbee - In Memory of Bo White

Amy White

Paula Whitney

Dana Wilkins - In Memory of Mark Williams

Janice Wismar

Kerri Wong

Caroline Wright - In Honor of Charley Cochrane

Steve Yockey

Jeff Yorke*

Alexandra Zarubin - In Honor of the Marsh Sisters

Steven Zimmerman

(*) indicates sustaining monthly donor

If any omission has been made, please contact Jenifer Fleming, Manager of Individual and Events Giving.

“I used to be a music teacher before getting into animation, and I cannot possibly put into words how important I believe arts education and resources are for all kids. I believe in your mission 100% and am incredibly honored to have an opportunity to support it!”

– Travis Marks, Donor & Storyboard Artist, DreamWorks Animation Television

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