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Planting for our Future

The 418 Project’s Year-End Giving Drive 2021

Why now?  Giving with us means you are contributing to a culture of innovation and inclusivity. Here are some things your donations will provide for right now:

+increasing our offerings of by-donation and sliding scale events so everyone who wants to can attend

+training our board, staff, facilitators and larger community in diversity and equity practices

+launching bilingual curriculum that supports body and spirit

Save the date!  For our annual 'Thank You Concert' featuring:

  • Garden Reception with Cellist/Looper/Vocalist Izzy Lion
  • Afro-Brazilian Dance and Drums honoring 418 Project Lead Artist Dandha Da Hora.
  • Dance Concert with SARITAH and her band
“Saritah delivers a potent combination of feminine spirit, conscious lyrics and heartful melodies whilst embodying a unique union of roots, reggae, soul, acoustic and dancehall..”
We’ll also be sharing a sneak peek into our plans for the future—you don’t want to miss this!

Green Conversion.  We are beginning the process of green converting our new 22,400 sq foot home into adaptive, affordable community arts incubator spaces that will support thousands of artists and teachers to grow their arts-based businesses. We are striving to reach further into the community and be a positive resource in more peoples’ lives. The result: a more vibrant, creative, and diverse Santa Cruz for generations to come.

And as always, we have fun thank you gifts in appreciation of your support! Take a look.

Also—Yes!—we accept gifts of stock and real estate.

You can help take care of what you love through your
Required Minimum Distribution (RMD).

Using your RMD to make qualified charitable distributions (QCDs) is a tax-free way for people age 70 ½ or older to turn their retirement savings into a meaningful gift. Most IRA plan sponsors will need to be contacted by early in December to ensure timely distribution.

Ask Iman about these great giving options at: donorrelations@the418project.org

Thank you Gifts!

Sprouting Seed
$10/month or $100
1 concert ticket

Blossoming Bud
$50/month or $500
2 concert tickets
2021 series etched coaster

Steadfast Sapling
$150/month or $1,500

1 hr of bodywork by a 418 Practitioner
2 concert tickets
2021 series etched coaster

Temple Tree
$1,000/month or $10,000

Personal thank you gift
4 concert tickets
2021 series etched coaster

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All gifts are welcome.

Your donation is the perfect size, no matter how big or small.

Leave a Lasting Legacy

Put us in your will!

We thrive with the support of our generous donors:

$15,000+ Level
Gabrielle & Kenneth Adelman

Dance Church

$5,000+ Level
Margo Chisholm
Mark Schneider
Diane & Sean Atsatt

Bill Duran
Anonymous

$1,000+ Level
Jon Neff
Nicholas West
Josette Maurer
Catherine Anderson
Matthew & Diane Chapman
Ross Levoy/Leatherwise
Ross Ferguson

Santa Cruz Tango
Anonymous

$500+ Level
Megan Clemens & Jamie Barsimantov
Scott Young
Susan Kavanaugh
Ecstatic Dance
David Dreishbach

Timothy Duncan
Frankie Ferguson
Inner Rhythm
Eric Schneider

Armand Ruby
David Walter

$200+ Level
Cherie Hung, Dennis Wheeler, Beverly Mollina, Launa Sherrin, G. Olerich, Kenneth Marks, Marie Hamilton, Val Leoffler, Rocque Ern, Jennie Greenlee, Erica Stanojevic

$100+ Level
Jessica Laing, Dawni Pappas, Carmela Woll, Emily Alter, Mark Tanaka, Jay Coffin, Paul Melville, Joyce Anue, Stephen Eggleston, Heather Houston + Yala Lati, David Lindenfeld, Will Cassilly, Kyle Stewart, Lalu Simcik, Rebecca Bergstrom, Adrea Dunnington, Lisa Mendez, Autumn Orion, Kelsey Schwind, Nancy Tedder, Anahata Neuman, Miranda Janeschild, Laura Johnson, Karen Gutowski, Mary Kline, David Levan, John Vaughan, William Trimpi, Christopher Johnson, Sunny Skys, Devi Peri, Jeff Ringold, Catherine Anderson, Donna Kaufman, Sidney Nicol, Janice Westlake, Douglas Kasle, Amanda Edwards, Cara Lamb, Stan Grindstaff, Kaleo Kaluhiwa, Jeanette Bent, Laura Bishop, Lisa Christensen, Open Circle, Karen Isaacson, Dana Ingersoll,  Laura Kreuger, Hamid Martin, Daniel Mollner, Angela Blessing, Andrew Purchin, Nancy Ragey, Eric Ruby, Langdon Roberts, Lyn Siemon, Reghardt van Rooyen, Charity Dasenbrock, Dana Ingersoll

Donor Level
Tom + Susan Packer, Donald Niederhaus, Stephen Gonzales, Melissa Fritchle, Natasha Lyukevich, David Russell, Laura Rice, Daniel Bittleston, Alyssa Barne, Len Beyea, David Ginsberg, Phyllis Greenleaf, Charlotte Liest-Williams, Christie Love, Katherine Nash, Marie Romesberg, Emily Ruby, Valerie Pistoni, Brandon Stewart, Lily Ovadya, John Stoddard, Anonymous