The Arts

These funds benefit organizations that offer a wide variety of programs devoted to all aspects of the arts.

A Maker’s Fund

A Maker's fund was established to raise money to provide low income families in Butte County with the opportunity to explore STEAM activities; Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at A Maker's Space in Paradise California. Funds will be allocated in the form of Scholarships to low/no income families within Butte County to allow them the opportunity to utilize A Maker's Space lab.

Arts for All

Contact: Kimberly Kurnizki   Fund Purpose: Our mission is to promote and support visual and performing arts throughout Chico Unified School...
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BCOE – Arts Education

Contact: Tad Alexander   Fund Purpose The BCOE Arts Education Foundation (BCOE-AEF) supports Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) programs and activities...
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BCOE – Susan William Scholarship Fund

The Susan E. Williams Scholarship recognizes a graduating senior who exhibits an interest in pursuing their passion, whether in the Arts or otherwise, and demonstrates a financial need. One recipient each year will receive a $500 award.

Burkett Family Charitable Fund

  Fund Purpose: The support and encouragement of North State non-profits (including the Performing Arts) as well as worldwide entities promoting social...
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CFAF – 9/11 Memorial Fund

Contact: Dave Main and Craig Cox   Fund Purpose: The purpose is to provide a lasting memorial to those that died...
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Chico Art Center

Contact: Jenn Parks   Fund Purpose The Chico Art Center envisions Chico as a community that embraces the arts as a...
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Chico Arts and Culture Foundation

The Mission of the Chico Arts and Culture Foundation is to generate resources in support of the City of Chico’s art programs.

Chico Women’s Club

The Chico Women's Club awards scholarships every year to graduating senior girls, who generally go on to attend Butte College. We also provide a venue for community benefit events, whether produced by non-profits or groups or individuals, on available Sundays for $80. We serve the community by supporting the arts and education through various events, including Bioneers, Bidwell Mansion Holiday Open House, Tellabration!, Weaving Women's Wisdom, Death and Dying Support, Table Tops, Care to Share Tea, Ebony & Ivory events and an annual quilt raffle, among many other activities.

CHSF – Class of 1961 Scholarship Endowment

Contact: Mike Halldorson   History Set up by the Class of 1961, this merit-based scholarship is available to seniors who are...
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CHSF – Claudia Williamson-Steel Endowment

The primary purpose of the Fund is to provide financial support to encourage and promote knowledge and practical application of the visual arts at Chico High School.

CHSF – Roger Williams Theatre Endowment

Roger Williams Theatre Endowment exists to purchase items to improve the theater program.