Civic Group
Arts Council Santa Cruz County

Years active: 42

Their story: Arts Council Santa Cruz County works with youth, artists, and arts organizations across the county every year. They deliver arts education programs and host the Open Studios Art Tour, as well as invest in local artists, arts organizations, and the artist community at the Tannery Arts Center through grants, professional development, and advocacy.

Allowing people to express themselves through art empowers them to share their voice. Enjoying art together connects all of us in a society. This is more than just buying a bunch of paintbrushes. It's about improving an essential culture in our county.

Fundraising focus: Arts Council Santa Cruz County is committed to deliver arts education programs as well as financially support active artists and arts organizations working to improve the county's arts culture.