S.T.A.R. tops $600,000. in Grants and Scholarships since Inception


The S.T.A.R. Foundation of Monterey County (Support Theater Arts Regionally) Announces Recent Grants and Scholarships

This round of grants brings the total to over $600,000. since 2010.

> The S.T.A.R. Foundation of Monterey County is happy to announce the latest grants awarded in June 2014

  • Santa Catalina School summer camp: $5000.
  • Trinity Christian High  School $2500.
  • Caminos del Arte $4850.

> The S.T.A.R. Foundation of Monterey County is happy to announce the latest grants awarded April 1 to May 6, 2014

  • Pacific Repertory Theatre, $15,000. to upgrade the sound system
  • Youth Orchestra Salinas, $5000.
  • Youth Music Monterey, $5000.
  • Hidden Valley Music Seminars, $5000.
  • Spector Dance, $5000
  • Sol Treasures, King City, $4600
  • Stage Hands, King City, $2700
  • Stage Kids- Big Sur, $5250
  • Monterey Bay Charter School, $5000.

>CONGRATULATIONS! The following graduating high school seniors will each receive a $1000. college scholarships from the S.T.A.R. Foundation of MC for achievement in the performing arts.

  • Miguel Valdiva, Alisal High School, Salinas
  • Sofia Sarlat, Monterey High School
  • Evyn Essert, Notre Dame High School, Salinas
  • Catherine Alexandra Moreland, Carmel High School
  • Miranda Perl, Trinity High School, Monterey
  • Shaquira Robinson, Trinity High School, Monterey
  • Ashley Yukihiro, Trinity High School, Monterey


> The Foundation funded this year’s American Sign Language program enabling deaf and hard of hearing children to attend performances at All Saints’ School in Carmel and Santa Catalina School in Monterey.

>The S.T.A.R. Foundation of MC has a commitment of $50,000. to the Pacific Repertory Capital Building Campaign.

> The Foundation has awarded a matching grant of $10,000 to the Monterey Pennisula College Theater Charitable Trust.




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.]