Our Donors


Bank of America Neighborhood Builders
Banks Family Foundation
The Barrios Trust
Betsy Gordon Foundation
Bring it Local
Center for Cultural Innovation
City of Oakland – Cultural Funding Program
Clorox Company Foundation
Cook, Disharoon & Greathouse, Inc.
Crescent Porter Hale Foundation
Cricket Island Foundation
Doris J. Foster Foundation
East Bay Community Foundation
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
Golden Eagle Insurance
Harqua Foundation
Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Fund
Kehilla Community Synagogue
Levi Strauss Foundation
The Lia Fund of the Randy Weil Trust
Margaret Mellon Hitchcock Foundation ℅ BNY Mellon
Mechanics Bank
Montclair Presbyterian Church
Moris Stulsaft Foundation
Northern California Community Loan Fund
Oakland Fund for Children and Youth
Piedmont Community Church
Rex Foundation
San Francisco Foundation
Schwab Charitable Foundation
Shinnyo-en Foundation
Thomas J. Long Foundation
Tides Foundation
TJX Foundation
Torrey Pines Bank
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
William & Flora Hewlett Foundation
Y&H Soda Foundation

individual contributors

A very special thank you to the countless individuals who have made contributions in amounts ranging from $5-$50,000 this year. Each contribution — large, small, and in-between — is greatly appreciated.

in-kind contributors

Ajuda Day Spa/PJ Robles
Albany Bowl
Alpen Cellars
Alonzo King Lines Ballet
American Conservatory Theater
Asmara Restaurant
Aunt Mary’s Cafe
Bakesale Betty
Ben Frost a.k.a. Soleil,
Berkeley Bowl
Berkeley Repertory Theater
Bette’s Oceanview Diner
Campesino Vineyards
Capoeira Angola/Salim Rollins
Casa de Chocolates
Catrina Marchetti Photography
Christopher Johnson
Chop Bar Restaurant
Dave Murai
David Collier (Studio B Films Inc.)
David Riemer
Doña Tomas Restaurant
Downtown Oakland YMCA
Ellen Abel, CPA
Event Magic
Grand Lake Theater
Guillermo Prado (8 point 2 Studio)
H2 Fitness/Harold Hatcher
Homecooked Pilates/Pamela Grande
Isabelita Papa
Jamie Lejeune (InCa Productions)
Jeanie Dooha
Jennifer Cole
Jennyb (Shady Lady Lighting)
Jim Eitel
Julie Caskey
Kermit Lynch
La Calaca Loca
La Peña Cultural Center
Lake Merritt Boating Center
Mama’s Royal Cafe
Mark and Patricia Ruffalo
Michael Moyer
Mijita Restaurant
Montalvo Arts Center
No Enemy Clothing
Oakland Ice Center
Oakland Zoo
Pak N Save
Peet’s Coffee
Peter Shwartz of Della Ruth Video
Pico Paco Taqueria
Piedmont Springs
Phillip Staley Vineyards & Winery
Project Bandaloop
Raven Yoga/Piedmont Yoga Studio
Renaissance Rialto Inc.
Rita Blitt
Robert Cheatham
Rudy’s Can’t Fail Café
Sadie Barnette
Sagrada Sacred Arts
Scott Schmidt
Shotgun Players
Siam Bay Restaurant
Solstice Press
Stephanie Lowe
StetsonRollins Consulting
Sugar Bowl Ski Resort
Tivo’s Somatic Consulting
Trader Joe’s
Weeds Salon/Becky Nardi
Your Body Raks

I can spot a Destiny Arts dancer from a mile away...they view performance as a forum for expressing the best parts of themselves.

Linda Carr
Dance Director, Berkeley High School