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LGPA Beneficiaries


Art, Music & Science Educational Programs For Youth



The support of art, music and science education in K-12 is a vital and inspiring part of Silicon Valley. Your Sponsorship helps to sustain and to grow the following Art & Science programs.  

NUMU (New Museums of Los Gatos) — Santa Clara-wide Annual Juried High School Exhibition for 9-12 graders. The 2014 competition asked the 850 student applicants to create an art form that visually communicates their perspective of everyday life challenges. Suggested challenges included, physical, emotional, cultural, personal, institutional and areas of communication. The students work included; paintings, photography, drawing and prints, sculpture/ceramics, and mixed and new media. Financial awards were presented to 15 students for Best of Show.

  Jazz on the Plazz — Los Gatos Music & Arts - provide opportunities for our Silicon Valley community to enjoy and appreciate a full spectrum of fine arts through live performances, exhibitions and educational programs. We produce outstanding quality, free-to-the-public concerts, featuring world-class local and international musicians. Additionally, we sponsor youth workshops and provide funding for music and arts programs for people of all ages.
  Art Docents of Los Gatos is a non-profit organization bringing visual art education to the students of Los Gatos Union School District. Funded in part by LGEF, LGUSD, H&S, the Town of Los Gatos and members of the community. The mission of the Art Docents is to expand a child’s educational and cultural experiences in order to foster the development of more flexible, innovative and creative individuals. This is accomplished through ongoing programs in art history, art criticism, aesthetics and art techniques.
  Montalvo Arts Center Educaton — Programs advance an institutional commitment of lifelong learning. Serving more than 20,000 students each year, the education programs at Montalvo provide a multi-layered approach to the arts for K-12 students and their teachers. Montalvo is committed to partnering with students, teachers and public and private schools throughout Santa Clara County and beyond. Through these education initiatives, Montalvo strives to provide valuable arts experiences that ultimately support creativity, innovation and student achievement. Montalvo is committed to making all of its educational programs available to youth of all ages through an active scholarship program.
  Lighting for Literacy (LFL) Stem Education For Youth is designed to increase literacy in areas of the world that are off-grid. Nearly 1,000 local middle and high school students are participating in the LFL student-build, hands-on Science, Technology, Math and Engineering (STEM) humanitarian project. Over 800 youths are today experiencing the benefit of being able to read and study after sunset. LFL Projects are currently at Fisher Middle School, Los Gatos, Westmont and Leigh High School, Joseph George Middle School and Citizen Schools – serving the Santa Clara County low income neighborhoods. LFL is a Los Gatos Morning Rotary project.
  Los Gatos Morning Rotary Charitable Foundation is a charitable trust that awards grants and annual scholarships from the Los Gatos Morning Rotary signature fundraisers. A board of five elected Trustees operates the Charitable Foundation.