Funding
Funding

We, at Street Poets Inc. would not be able to do the work we do without the generous support of various private foundations, public sources, corporations and individuals, including but not limited to:

  • The Annenberg Foundation (Explore.org)
  • The Attias Family Foundation
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • California Community Foundation (PAT Program)
  • The California Wellness Foundation
  • California Arts Council
  • The Cowles Charitable Trust
  • The Crail-Johnson Foundation
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • The James Irvine Foundation
  • Los Angeles County Arts Commission
  • City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department
  • The Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation
  • The Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
  • The Eisner Foundation
  • The Green Foundation
  • House of Blues Foundation
  • Kalliopeia Foundation
  • Liberty Hill Foundation
  • The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
  • Weingart Foundation
  • William Morris Endeavor (WME) Foundation
AWARDS
AWARDS

Street Poets Inc. was the 2013 recipient of the Cultural Fluency Award from Mount St. Mary’s College “In Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to the Development of Cross-Cultural Understanding in the Los Angeles Community.”

Street Poets Inc. was the 2003 recipient of the John Anson Ford Human Relations Award from the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations “for being an exemplary program for youth from different backgrounds that instills inter-group understanding and awareness through artistic expression by exploring their own values, assets and obstacles in order to become agents of change in their communities.”

 

ERIC HENDERSON GOOD SEED FUND
ERIC HENDERSON GOOD SEED FUND

Inspired by the memory of a big-hearted Street Poet leader who was killed in a random drive-by shooting on his 19th birthday back in 2005, this scholarship fund provides financial mini-grants to Street Poets alumni pursuing college, vocational training or new business start-ups.

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True Nature

This book was conceived as a portrait of the creative community that both nurtures and serves, and is nurtured and served by, the non-profit organization Street Poets Inc.. Born from a poetry workshop in a Los Angeles County probation camp for boys, Street Poets has evolved over the past 20 years into a multi-dimensional, highly

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