Arts for LA

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $120,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/18/2016
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
Arts for LA fosters a healthy environment in which arts and culture may thrive and be accessible to all in Los Angeles County. Taking a leadership role statewide in its arts education advocacy efforts, on a local level, Arts for LA has developed arts education teams of key stakeholders working in 22 school districts throughout Los Angeles County. Arts for LA’s ACTIVATE Arts Advocacy Leadership Program has graduated 138 local advocates for arts education and cultural policy in 26 cities and 34 school districts since beginning in 2015. The program continues to grow due to increasing demand. A renewed Hewlett Foundation grant for general operating support will expand the ACTIVATE program to all school districts in LA County and build an ACTIVATE alumni network.
About the Grantee
Address
1149 S. Hill Street, Suite H-100, Los Angeles, CA, 90015, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for arts education advocacy efforts in California  
Arts for LA fosters a healthy environment in which arts and culture may thrive and be accessible to all in Los Angeles County. Having led arts education advocacy efforts statewide, the organization has developed five pilot teams in school districts throughout Los Angeles County. Trained in advocacy best practices and local infrastructure, these key stakeholders in arts education are given resources and tools to increase student access to the arts at the district and school levels.
for general operating support  
Arts for LA fosters a healthy environment in which arts and culture can thrive and be accessible to all in Los Angeles County, and it is also a leader in statewide arts education advocacy efforts. It has teams of arts education stakeholders that work in 22 school districts throughout Los Angeles County, and its ACTIVATE Arts Advocacy Leadership Program has graduated more than 300 local advocates for the arts in 40 cities and 38 school districts since 2015, serving as a model for advocate training in the arts. Arts for LA is also the only regional advocacy organization partnering with statewide grantees on state-level arts education policy, such as the dance and theater credential reinstatement in 2017 and Create CA’s public will campaign, ensuring alignment of state education policies with arts advocates on the ground.
for general operating support  
Arts for LA fosters a healthy environment in which arts and culture may thrive and be accessible to all in Los Angeles County. Taking a leadership role statewide in its arts education advocacy efforts, on a local level, Arts for LA has developed arts education teams of key stakeholders working in 22 school districts throughout Los Angeles County. Arts for LA’s ACTIVATE Arts Advocacy Leadership Program has graduated 138 local advocates for arts education and cultural policy in 26 cities and 34 school districts since beginning in 2015. The program continues to grow due to increasing demand. A renewed Hewlett Foundation grant for general operating support will expand the ACTIVATE program to all school districts in LA County and build an ACTIVATE alumni network.

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