Our Sponsors

Arts & Education Council

The Arts and Education Council enriches the vibrancy of the St. Louis community by investing in arts organizations and growing the base of local arts supporters.

Augustine Foundation

The Augustine Foundationwas created in 1967 when Rose Augustine sponsored a classical guitar recital at New York’s Town Hall to celebrate the life of her husband, Albert, who had passed away that year. Formally incorporated in 1979, The Augustine Foundation existed to support excellence in the arts and education as well as organizations working to advance the roles of women in leadership positions. Shortly before Rose Augustine’s passing in April of 2003, an expanded board of directors was elected to lead The Augustine Foundation. Its mission is to honor the legacies of Rose and Albert Augustine through grant making and program development.

Centene Charitable Foundation

Charitable outreach is an important part of Centene Corporation’s business philosophy. Since 2004, Centene Charitable Foundation has contributed a substantial amount to initiatives that improve the quality of life and health in our communities. As Centene helps people with healthcare services, we also want to provide support to non-profit organizations that help others in a variety of needs. Our mission is primary focused on providing resources for those organizations helping families, especially children in need.

Cheshire Hotel

A St. Louis tradition with roots dating back to the 1920s, The Cheshire embodies the charm and authenticity of a traditional British inn with all the modern conveniences of today. Now, after undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation, eighteenth century antiques and historical fixtures live alongside flat-screen TVs and granite bathrooms, with hand-carved mantle in the living room to stained glass windows throughout. We are thrilled to begin this new chapter in the great story that is The Cheshire, and we look forward to making our home yours. (http://www.facebook.com/thecheshirestl)

Chinese American Organization of St. Louis

Founded in 1973, OCA is a national organization dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States. OCA aims to embrace the hopes and aspirations of Asian Pacific Americans. The St. Louis Chapter is one of the 3 founding chapters. Today, there are over 80 OCA chapters and affiliates across the country.

D'Addario Foundation

The D’Addario Music Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to inspiring and assisting the growth and appreciation of music throughout the world by partnering with passionate music educators. Through the generous support of D’Addario and Company, the D’Addario Music Foundation awards grants and product donations to educational programs that offer sustained opportunities for active participation in music making particularly to those that might not otherwise have the opportunity.

Edward Jones

Edward Jones financial advisors take the firm's commitment to community very seriously. Charitable organizations such as the United Way, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the American Heart Association and many others benefit from the generosity of our associates year after year. We donate, walk, ride, run and sponsor fellow associates, clients, family members and general causes.

Gitana Productions, Inc.

Gitana Productions, Inc. is a 501(c)3 arts and education company which provides global healing through music, dance and drama in the St. Louis community. We provide a rarely seen diversity of international and local artists on stage representing traditional and innovative impulses. Through strategic community collaborations, Gitana is dedicated to providing leadership, by example, in attracting ethnically and economically diverse citizens to our audience and stage.

Hispanic Arts Council of St. Louis

Our mission is to promote the excellence of the Hispanic culture through arts and education in St. Louis.

Missouri Arts Council

The Missouri Arts Council awards grants to organizations to stimulate the growth, development, and appreciation of the arts in Missouri. This funding makes possible quality arts programming to communities throughout Missouri. In addition to financial assistance, we provide expertise in community development, fundraising, marketing, grantwriting, arts education, artistic disciplines (visual arts, music, literature, theater, dance, festivals, and film/media) and more.

Music Folk

Music Folk is a music instrument shop specializing in acoustic and folk instruments and accessories. Located in Webster Groves--a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri--our aim is to provide a place the acoustic music community can find like-minded, knowledgeable employees who can help them find just the right instrument, consult on an adjustment or repair, or simply share our love of music. Our store hours are Monday through Thursday, 10AM to 8PM, and Friday and Saturday from 10AM to 6PM.

Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis

The Regional Art Commission (RAC) is a cultural catalyst in the St. Louis area, providing financial, technical, promotional and other support for arts organizations. RAC aims to promote and encourage art and cultural institutions in St. Louis City and County and to contribute to the economic development of the area. RAC's mission is to create an environment that nurtures artists as well as arts and cultural organizations. Visit the most comprehensive arts listing in St. Louis, the Arts Zipper, at http://www.art-stl.com/artszipper/index.cfm

Saint Louis Polonia

Saint Louis Polonia, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, with the purpose of promoting understanding and appreciation of many contributions of Poles and Americans of Polish descent to world cultural heritage. Through our initiatives and partnerships with other organizations, we promote variety of educational, cultural and charitable projects that enhance our communities and respect our differences.

Viva Brasil

A non-profit Viva Brasil Association in St Louis was founded in 2011 to promote the Brazilian Culture in the St Louis region among the people who are interested in this culture. Contact Us Via: www.facebook.com/vivabrazilstl vivabrasilstl@gmail.com

Wells Fargo Gives

In 2014, Wells Fargo Advisors donated $8.4 million to over 250 nonprofits organizations and volunteered around 50,000 hours throughout the state of Missouri. Wells Fargo Advisors’ donations benefit St. Louis Public Schools, the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Stop Hunger Now, and both the Great Artist Series of world-renowned guitarists and the Guitar Horizons school guitar programs of the St. Louis Classical Guitar Society.