S.T.A.R. Foundation MC announces latest grants

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


Application deadline: 2021 Performing Arts Scholarship- May 15

THE S.T.A.R. FOUNDATION IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING SCHOLARSHIP REQUESTS  SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION S.T.A.R. Foundation Performing Arts Scholarship Awards for 2021-2022 The S.T.A.R. Foundation of Monterey County (Support The Arts Regionally) Scholarship program exists to help graduating Monterey County high school seniors pursue their interest in the performing arts beyond the secondary school setting. Scholarship awards are available for students having an interest in acting, musical theater, vocal and/or instrumental music, related technical skills, playwriting, performing arts management in a college or in an extracurricular prog ram. Depending on available funds, students attending a two-year college […read more.]