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AVPA Launches JAVA Pledge Campaign


We reached our goal of $5,000 at Java Gala -

but now we have a new goal and a greater incentive to ask for your help!

Turn $5,000 into $20,000!

Sony Pictures Entertainment announces matching grant of $10,000 if we can reach our goal of $10,000 by the end of June!


Follow the steps below to text your pledge to AVPA - then complete your donation by following the link texted back to you, or click on the link below for the donation page. It's that simple!

Help us reach $10,000 and Sony Pictures Entertainment will match it!

Share this page with your friends and family and encourage them to donate to our program - and it'll be doubled!


The AVPA Foundation has kicked off a “Text to Donate” campaign in conjunction with our annual Java Gala celebration on June 6. Pledge your donation by texting to 41444, then follow the link sent to you to complete your donation.

Or simply click the link below to make your donation directly. But if you’d like to see your name and pledge online, you have to text!


How it works

Send text to this number: 41444

Your Message has 3 parts:

AVPA [your pledge amount] [your name]

for example: AVPA 50 Jane Smith


Click here to see the Pledge Thermometer and everyone’s pledge!


Click here to complete your donation safe and secure online now:


And you have the option to make your donation monthly, quarterly, or annually!

We appreciate your support of the Culver City High School Academy of Visual & Performing Arts. Your tax-deductible donation supports a wide array of opportunities for our kids – from professional teachers to materials, supplies, and festivals. Every dollar counts, no matter how big or how small.

A Short List of What Your Donation Supports

A professional teaching artist for a semester - range of $1,000-$3,000 per teacher/semester ($50,000 for one year)

One piece of music for the Jazz Ensemble - averages $60-90 ($1,000 for sheet music for one year)

One bus for a festival - $1,000-1,500 for one day

Stipends for 4 AVPA Creative Directors - $4,000 for one year

New and updated software for film editing and production - $1,000

Mics and Sound for spring musical - $2,500

Art Supplies for CAFAM partnership - $500

Rights to a play or musical - $500 to $3,000

Printed programs for a production - $500

CETA Festival attendance for Theatre - $3,000

Construction and paint for Java art panels - $500

But most importantly, your donation supports an experience that each student can only describe as, “One, Singular Sensation!”


Thank you!

AVPA Foundation