General Giving Information

The California School of the Arts - San Gabriel Vally is a tuition-free, donation-dependent public charter school. No student is offered or denied enrollment based upon financial capacity. However, each school year we must raise approximately $2 million to fund the 10 arts conservatories, and we rely on our families and the community at large to help us reach this goal. All cash donations to the school are fully tax deductible. Details regarding our Parent Giving Program are presented at annual parent meetings.

CSArts-SGV is registered as a non-profit organization per IRS designation 501(c)3. Please click here to download a copy of the IRS letter.

Questions - email Elizabeth Ton, Senior Director of Development, or call 657-321-4000, ext. 60010.


To make an online donation, please select one of the following links:

Performance Program Advertising

As part of the parent giving program, CSArts-SGV families are encouraged to purchase or sell performance program advertising space for businesses. Prices range from $250 to $7,000 depending upon ad size and location.  This fundraiser begins on June 1st each year and is the one school-wide fund raiser offered to help families reach their individual contribution goals.

Select a link below to download a PDF:

How To Submit Your Ad Artwork

  1. Please refer to artwork submission details on the ad form above.

  2. Fax or email completed ad form with payment to 714-664-0463 or

  3. Click the link below and follow simple directions to upload artwork.

Any artwork submission related questions, please contact Ricky Mesina at or 714-560-0900, ext. 5635. For questions regarding advertising opportunities, email Becky Parsons, Family Liaison, or call 714-560-0900, ext. 5535.


This fund raiser is part of the Parent Funding Agreement and 100% of the funds will be applied to your child’s conservatory. As part of the parent giving program, CSArts-SGV families are encouraged to purchase or sell Opportunity Drawing Tickets as part of the annual Parent Giving Program. The suggested donation is $5.00 per ticket and prizes are:

  • 1st Prize – a 15-inch MacBook Pro
  • 2nd Prize – a $1,000 Amazon gift card
  • 3rd Prize – a $500 Amazon gift card

This fund raiser runs June 1, 2019 through September 6, 2019. All ticket stubs and monies (checks only – no cash please) are due no later than September 6th and the drawing for prizes will take place at the school on Friday, October 11, 2019.  Winners do not need to be present at the drawing.

An informational letter and helpful hints are available below.

If you have questions or need tickets, please contact Elizabeth Ton at 657-321-4000, ext. 60010 or

Company Gift Matching Program

Leverage Your Donation Through Matching Gifts

Do you work for a company that will generously match cash gifts made by an employee to a secondary school or arts foundation?

If you, or your spouse, work for or has retired from a company which has an employee gift matching program, you may be able to DOUBLE or even triple your cash gift to the California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Check below to see if your employer matches gifts.
  2. Obtain a matching gift form from your company’s human resources or payroll office.
  3. Fill out your form and forward to Becky Parsons at You may also be able to submit your request on-line.
  4. Write a check or provide your credit/debit card number and expiration date.
  5. Send your matching gift form along with your check or card number to:

    Business Office
    California School of the Arts
    1010 N. Main St.
    Santa Ana, CA 92701

Company Gift Matching - Lookup

Select the link below, then enter you employer's name in the search box to see if your employer does gift matching: