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.