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The Alameda Education Foundation is made up of people like you who support educational opportunities, innovation and equity for Alameda public school K-12 students.


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Alameda Education Foundation
501(c)(3) non-profit
Tax ID #94-2867769
P.O. Box 1363, Alameda 94501
Tel. 510.337.7189
Fax. 510.748.4706
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2200 Central Ave., Suite B, Alameda

Visual & Performing Arts

Visual and Performing Arts

“Music can change the world because it can change people.”  ~ Bono

Save the Date!

Oakland East Bay Symphony’s “Young People’s Concert” for Alameda K-8 public school students

Date: Friday, October 23, 9:30 and 10:45 a.m.

Location: Kofman Auditorium, 2200 Central Ave, Alameda

The OEBS Young People’s Concert for Alameda students is made possible by grants from:

  • The Anonymous Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation
  • Alameda Elks Lodge #101
  • The Shuler-Heimburger Family Fund at the East Bay Community Fund

Thank you to our major sponsors:

  • Anonymous

The Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) are a core component of a well-rounded education. The arts are the languages we all speak, no matter our individual differences. Experiencing and creating works of art benefits students in their intellectual, personal, and social development and there is a strong relationship between learning in the arts and academic achievement.

The Alameda Education Foundation (AEF) supports the arts in many ways. Over the past 30 years, we have raised tens of thousands of dollars via fundraising to generate much-needed funds for music, art and drama in Alameda public schools. We provide grants to VAPA teachers through our Adopt A Classroom program. Our Enrichment classes and camps offer a variety of art, music, drama, and dance classes to hundreds of Alameda school children. We actively pursue a drive to collect used musical instruments for Alameda music programs.  We also support assemblies that expose Alameda students to various forms of performance arts, such as the Oakland East Bay Symphony’s Young People’s Concerts.

Just announced!

The Alameda Education Foundation and Rhythmix Cultural Works are partnering to support arts education for Alameda public school students! AEF will be helping support the Rhythmix PAL (Performance Art and Learning) program offered by Rhythmix. PAL presents curriculum-based cultural arts assemblies to 2nd – 5th grade Alameda public school students, providing youth with a diverse cross-section of music, dance and other performance traditions performed by artists of the highest caliber.

Save the Date!

Wine, Women and Song – August 22, 2015 – A fundraiser to support the PAL program!  For more information and tickets click here.


Support AEF and Keep the Arts Alive for Alameda Students!