Support Us

As the City of Tracy’s City’s non-profit partner, the Grand Foundation is the exclusive fundraising organization of the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts. Your donation enables the Grand Foundation to support art classes, gallery exhibitions, and musical and theatrical performances.   We invite you to learn more about the Grand Foundation and the many ways you can help support arts programming and community outreach.

Below are some of the ways you can help support the Grand Foundation:

 
web_home5.jpg

Membership

Membership in the Grand Foundation provides support for art and music classes for our community's kids & seniors, performances & concerts at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts, and resources for the valley's oldest theater. 

Already a member? Give a loved one or friend the gift of membership to the Grand Foundation -- they receive discounts on shows and classes while the arts in our community benefit.

Seat.png

Dedicate a Seat

Dedicate a Grand Theatre Seat in honor of someone or a special occasion in our Seat Dedication Campaign.

VIP1.jpg

Sponsorship

Become a Sponsor of any of our special events.

Online Donation

Be A Part Of The Tradition

The Grand Foundation ensures that concerts, exhibitions, classes, workshops and special events happen at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts. The Grand is constantly striving to improve its programs and facilities to meet the needs of future generations. From sponsoring a specific event, dedicating a seat, or making an donation online you can support the Grand in a way that means the most to you.

The Grand Foundation is a community-based, independent public benefit (non-profit) organization, formerly known as the Arts Leadership Alliance (ALA). 
The original ALA was founded in 1998 to promote the cultural development of the community. Its activities on behalf of the City of Tracy, include: developing and implementing programs that foster the broadest possible public use of the cultural arts programs at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts.

Donate

Supporting
The Arts

 
web_home3_color.jpg

The Grand Foundation has worked to support arts programming at the Grand Theatre Center for the Arts with annual underwriting contributions since its opening in 2007. Foundation underwriting has supported concerts, exhibitions, classes, workshops and special events. Additionally, the Foundation underwrites the costs for some art supplies, art making and technical equipment, and hospitality services. The Grand Foundation works collaboratively with the City of Tracy to make classes more affordable for the residents of our community.

The Grand Foundation is a community-based, non-profit organization, formerly known as the Arts Leadership Alliance (ALA). The original ALA was founded in 1998 to promote the cultural development of the community. 

While the particular classes underwritten by the Grand Foundation change each semester, the following classes are examples of the kinds of programming that are offered at reduced cost by the generous support of the Grand Foundation and its supporters:

Special Needs Drama Class!
The Road to Broadway for Special Needs

Salsa Dance Class
Introduction to Cuban Salsa and Rueda

Yoga for Kids
Children learn the ancient art of yoga

Tap Dancing for Seniors
A slow, gentle introduction to tap dancing. Students can stand, sit, or use the barre to learn standards such as the soft shore and shim sham

The Road to Broadway
An original musical theatre script written by Michelle Tostado

The Art and Craft of Acting
This class is designed to increase artistic perception by opening young actors up to hidden resources within themselves. It will enable creative expression, explore new ways to achieve acting excellence on stage, and assist students in making informed aesthetic judgments by providing an expanded menu of vocabulary and concepts. This is a series of lessons designed for experienced actors of all age levels.

 African D’jembe Drumming
Come and feel the beat! Learn African drumming and folkloric songs.

Music Technology with Piano
Group piano class is based on computer technology using E-Media Piano Basic/Advanced software.