With the inclusion of the three recipients it will bring the total of students receiving S.T.A.R. scholarships to (45) forty-five and a total of over $90,000 granted. S.T.A.R. is proud to help continue and encourage participation in the performing arts. 2018 Scholarship Recipients: Victoria Favilla, Salinas High School Lauren Yhip, Salinas High School Tyler Koran, Salinas High School
Announcing the latest grants for the cycle ending Jan.1, 2018 Camerata Singers: $1000.00 for youth tickets Chamber Music Monterey Bay: $3000.00 for youth ticket cost Future Citizen’s Foundation, Salinas: $3000.00 to help with transportation to Performing Arts Enrichment Activities The International School of Monterey: $5000.00 for equipment for multi-use stage Monterey Bay Charter School: $5000.00 for instrument refurbishment Monterey County Dance Foundation, King City: $990.00 for youth tickets Monterey Jazz Festival: $5000.00 for the Next Gen Festival Monterey Symphony: $3000.00 to help with youth transportation Ord Terrace Elementary, Marina: $3500.00 for new stage curtain Paraphrase Productions: $4283.00 […read more.]
S.T.A.R. FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO RECEIVE AWARD Founder and Executive Director Reg Huston will receive Philanthropist of the Year through The Arts Council for Monterey County as a 2018 “Champion for the Arts”. A gala event will be held February 3, 2018. Please consider making a donation to the S.T.A.R. Foundation honoring Reg and our mission via our website. For more information regarding Champions for the Arts please see http://arts4mc.org/champions/ LATEST GRANTS Youth Music Monterey: $5000.00 for ten S.T.A.R. Foundation scholarships Forest Theater Guild: up to $3000.00 in youth ticket reimbursement for the Carmel Pops event Spector […read more.]
THE S.T.A.R. FOUNDATION OF MONTEREY COUNTY ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL GRANTS AND PERFORMING ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS. To date the Foundation has granted $1,039,185.00 to youth-related performing arts programs and activities. These additional groups have been awarded grants in the March granting cycle: Dance Kids: $5000.00 YOSAL: $5000.00 Dual Language Academy of the Monterey Peninsula: $5000.00 PERFORMING ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS The following High School Seniors have been chosen to receive the 2017 S.T.A.R. Performing Arts Scholarship Award: The performing arts scholarship program started in 2012 and has supported thirty-five students to date with a total of $65,000. not including this year’s […read more.]
The S.T.A.R. Foundation announces the latest grants. $3,878.00 Trinity Christian High School, Monterey to help subsidize youth ticket costs and to help equip their new performance space $5,000.00 PacRep/SoDA, Carmel for help with School of Dramatic Arts productions and youth ticket subsidy $10,500.00 Sol Treasures in King City to help purchase microphones and subsidize youth tickets.
Press Release June 2016
STAR FOUNDATION Press release Feb 2016PDF-2
THE S.T.A.R. FOUNDATION OF MONTEREY COUNTY ANNOUNCES LATEST GRANTS Since its inception in 2009 the Foundation has distributed grants amounting to a total of over $825,000.00 The following groups have been awarded grants in September 2015: Sol Treasures, King City: $5000.00 for the new High School musical program Monterey Jazz Festival: $6000.00 to be used for the Traveling Clinician Program PacRep: $3225. for SoDA (School of Dramatic Arts) scholarships and tickets for community youth to attend performances. Camerata Singers: $250.00 music for Futures (youth) and up to $2500.00 for tickets for youth to attend […read more.]