Friends of
Civic Arts Education Foundation

Did you miss your
year-end donation?

No worries, you can donate to the Friends Foundation any time. 

Join our circle of Friends by contributing to ensure Civic Arts Education programs are available to all members of our community, regardless of age or financial status. 

You can give the gift of a class in honor of someone special, or give a donation -- the amount is up to you -- that will help support a community member's arts education. Donations made after January 31, 2013 are tax-deductible for 2014.

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to donate today,
and thank you so much for your continuing support!

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Twitter: @FriendsofCAE

(925) 939-2787

Welcome to the
Friends Foundation

We are a private foundation dedicated to supporting arts education for low-income residents throughout our region.

The Friends Foundation -- with your generous support -- advocates for the arts, and provides scholarships and arts programs for low-income students of all ages to participate in Walnut Creek Civic Arts Education class and programs.

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One part of the foundation's mission is advocating for the arts. Click here for an inspiring story of how the arts changed one teacher's life and career.

Want to know what we do? 
Check out our mini video right here!

Latest Foundation News

We are thrilled to announce the winners of our first
Kathy Nelson Music Merit Scholarship competition.
Congratulations to these very talented CAE students! This new scholarship program awards young local musicians so they can continue their music education with the Civic Arts Education program.

Our independent judge, Gregory Van Sudmeier,
selected the following musicians:

$250 Merit Scholarship Winners:
Bianca Pratte – Flute
Clarissa Chan – Flute
Katherine Brown – Violin
Kai Niland – Piano

 $100 Honorable Mentions:
Adah Forer – Flute 
Anna Ravid – Violin
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