Dance. Music. Theater. Visual Arts.

The VAPA Foundation believes that an education infused with the arts transforms the lives of young people. Read on to learn about the work we do to connect students in the San Diego Unified School District with VAPA — visual and performing arts.

Larry Baza

Consider a monetary donation to THE LARRY T. BAZA SCHOLARSHIP FUND.

Through the VAPA Foundation, this fund will provide scholarship assistance to graduating seniors from the San Diego Unified School District in order to support their commitment to artistic excellence and community engagement. Scholarships will be awarded to students in order to fund their post-secondary goals in the arts.



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Our Sponsors

We’ve made it possible for our sponsors to provide teachers unique arts enhancement experiences that are beyond the regular budget of SDUSD. We’ve also made it possible for them to fund Honor Concerts, Fiddle Fest and Copland House collaboration; These are all important education programs that benefit SDUSD students.

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