Community Music Center

For Pre-development And Planning Activities For The Expansion Of Its Current Facility

  • Amount
    $300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/12/2012
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    Capital Funds
Overview
At its home in San Francisco’s Mission District, as well as its Richmond District branch, the Community Music Center offers a comprehensive slate of music lessons to more than 2,400 students of all ages and abilities and public performances for 18,500 people annually. The organization has an opportunity to purchase a property next door to its Mission District site. This grant would enable the Center to acquire this property, lay the groundwork for a capital campaign for renovations, and create a campus for expanded programs that are currently operating at capacity.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.sfmusic.org 
Address
544 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA, 94110-2586, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
The Community Music Center has a historic, ninety-one-year-old mission to make music accessible to everyone. At its home in San Francisco’s Mission District, as well as in a Richmond District branch, the Center offers a comprehensive slate of music lessons in thirty instruments, including voice; more than fifty ensemble classes; advanced training in theory and musicianship to more than 2,400 students of all ages; and public performances for 18,500 people. Nearly 70 percent of the students received financial aid. With its first new executive director in thirty-three years, and a new five-year strategic plan, the organization is poised to build on its strong foundation to continue to deliver quality community arts education.

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