The CSSSA Foundation supports the students of the California State Summer School for the Arts from pre-application, through college, and beyond.
Program Areas and Funding Needs
The Foundation raises a diverse array of private sector funds and ensures that no student is denied access to CSSSA due to financial need. See our program areas and funding needs below.
We guarantee that no California student will be denied entry to CSSSA due to financial need with our Low Income Scholarships. We also fund CSSSA’s Guest Artists program and provide certain high-tech equipment and supplies.
We work to raise the visibility of CSSSA among all Californians and to encourage and support applications from underrepresented populations and geographical areas. We work with community organizations, regional coordinators, and the media to strengthen CSSSA through diversity.
23 CSSSA students receive college scholarships each summer thanks to generous donors. Our alum also receive resources and tuition discounts with our partner schools. We're building our Alumni Network, which will engage CSSSA alumni throughout their careers.
The CSSSA Foundation continually works to raise a diverse array of private sector funds that will sustain CSSSA and the CSSSA Foundation in perpetuity through our Endowment and our General Fund.