Friends of Sacramento Arts
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Organization Details


Friends of Sacramento Arts is collaborating with the Sacramento County Office of Education, the thirteen school districts in Sacramento County, local arts organizations, and the Mayor's office to re-establish arts education in every classroom in Sacramento County. A group of arts organizations are developing outreach programs and the school districts are in the initial stages of developing strategic plans for a long-term systemic change in how arts education will be integrated in to classrooms.
Program Successes
- The California Department of Education awarded a grant to Sacramento County Office of Education in 2018. During 2019, the 13 school district met to create their arts integration strategic plans along with a group of arts organizations who are expanding their arts programs to meet the needs of the school districts.
- Friends of Sacramento Arts established the logo, mission statement, vision and policies with the new board of directors. Fundraising activities began in 2019 including grants and individual giving campaigns.
- Friends of Sacramento Arts is establishing a granting program to award funds to the school districts and arts organizations.