The S.T.A.R. Foundation is happy to announce the latest grants awarded in January 2014.
1. National Steinbeck Center: $3000. for the Play writing and Art of Storytelling Workshops presented as part of the Grapes of Wrath 75th Anniversary Celebration in May.
2. Occhiata Foundation: $10,000 for the In School-Day at the Opera program/Metropolitan Opera Cinema
3. Alisal Center for the Fine Arts: $5000. for theater program sound and lighting equipment.
4. Friends of Salinas Library: $1750. for the Salinas Youth Poet Laureate Competition awards
5. Arts Council of Monterey County: $6500. to assist with the national Poetry Out Loud program.
6. Sol Treasures in King City: $3000. to assist with the orchestra program
7. Salinas High School: $3000. for students to participate in the California State Thespian Festival
8. PacRep: $2500. to fund San Francisco Opera Cinema high definition broadcasts.
9. Sol Treasures in King City, to subsidize student ticket costs
10. Spector Dance: $5000. to fund their Steinbeck-related project Figures in the Dust
11. The Stage Hands, King City: $2700. for the summer ’14 production of Les Misérables
12. Stage Kids, Big Sur: $5250.
13. Monterey Bay Charter School: $5000. for Circus and Shakespeare programs
14. PacRep $10,000. to help with the SoDA program (School of Dramatic Arts) and to subsidize student tickets