VAPA Foundation Grant Recipients

2017/2018 Grantees

We are pleased to annouce the grantees for our inaugural grant cycle. 

$2,500 Grants

Annette Barcelona      School of Creative & Performing Arts              American Ballet                                                                                                                                     Theater Training


Sara Dickman             Creative, Performing, Media Arts Middle          San Diego Dance                                                                                                                                     Theatre Residency

$500 Grants*

Caitlin Black                Roosevelt Middle                             Field Trip to Cabrillo Monument &                                                                                                           Art Supplies


Caitlin Black                 East Village High                             Field Trip to Classics 4 Kids                                                                                                           Performance


Ruth Godfrey                Ibarra Elementary                          Field Trip to Classics 4 Kids                                                                                                           Performance


Sarah Hillard                Millennial Tech Middle                   Kilns, Microwave & Glass Materials 


Don Masse                     Zamorano Fine Arts Academy   3D Printer


Jeremy Merrill              Hoover High                                     Projector for Mural Making


Marisa Ramirez           Johnson Elementary                      Field Trip to Junior Theater                                                                                                            Performance


Stefanie Retin              Miller Elementary                            Field Trip to Classics 4 Kids                                                                                                            Performance


Paula Richardson       Wilson Middle                                   Field Trip to "Stomp"


Val Simons                    Euclid Elementary                          Karaoke Machine & Ukulele Mounts


Derek Suzuki                Ericson Elementary                        23 Soprano Ukuleles


Debra Thigpen            Jefferson Elementary                     Field Trip to Mingei Museum & Art                                                                                                            Supplies



*Two grantees requested funding for projects under $500.