Projects & Programs

Projects & Programs

Look at my art!

In the first two years of funding, the VAPA Foundation has achieved the following through the VAPA Enhancement Awards Program:

  • Awarded $35,000 to create enhanced arts education projects at SDUSD schools
  • 33 Teachers at SDUSD have received awards
  • 2,700 SDUSD students have been directly served through the projects that include interactive field trips/workshops, artist residencies, professional development for teachers, and the purchase of non-consumable materials, equipment and musical instruments for any arts discipline.

Other programs supported by the VAPA Foundation include:

  • Fall Fiddle Fest – teaching artists work with students in every performance level for a delightful afternoon of fiddle music!
  • Mural Mentoring – artists work with schools to turn blank walls into works of art to beautify their campus and neighborhood.
  • Spring Honor Concerts – instrumental concerts for elementary through high school and an honor choir concert.
  • Cluster Arts Festivals – spring celebration of visual arts, music, dance and theatre.

Watch Our Enhancement Program 2018/2019 Video

VAPA Enhancement Program 2019/2020

We are pleased to announce the 2019/2020 VAPA Program Recipients.

VAPA Enhancement Program 2018/2019

We are pleased to announce the 2018/2019 VAPA Program Recipients.

VAPA Enhancement Program 2017/2018

We are pleased to announce the 2017/2018 VAPA Program Recipients.