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Starting Arts Inc.

Starting Arts Inc.

San Jose, CA
Tax ID01-0552155

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About this organization






The advancement of public education in the arts of theater, dance, music and visual arts.


During-school programs are designed to support and enhance general education goals and incorporate the California Visual and Performing Arts Standards. The Rotating Arts Wheel is our most comprehensive program. Class instruction is provided once or twice a week in dance, theatre, music and visual arts. The schedule, session duration, and chosen disciplines can be tailored to fit any school's population and budget.We also provide complementary programs to enhance any existing arts enrichment the schools may have on-site. Some of our supplemental programs include: Student Oriented Assembly Programs: These 40 minute performances by professional artists in Opera, Ballet, Piano and Brass Quartet are one way of improving cultural literacy for students. Each assembly is an interactive experience for the students who will have the opportunity to be part of the ensemble or chorus. Each performance ends with a Q & A. All sets, costumes, props and scripts are provided. Current shows: The Barber of Seville, Cinderella, Techno-Magic and String Serenade. Lunch Time Workshops: Students may explore any of the 4 arts disciplines. Arts Day: These all-day themed events are designed to immerse students in all 4 arts disciplines - often integrated with other California Content Standard curricula in science, social studies or language arts (i.e., mythology or the Gold Rush).

Interesting data from their 2019 990 filing

The purpose of the non-profit is outlined in the filing as “Starting arts was started with the mission to make art education accessible to all students in san francisco bay ara schools. we believe that in order to stimulate and educate students to reach their fullest potential the creative arts is a necessary component of the education process. our passion is to provide hands-on arts education in four arts disciplines,(dance, theater, music and visual arts) in classes taught by skilled professional artists. classes are california state standards based and aligned with common core standards providing arts education to over 100 schools and over 35,000 students.”.

When discussing its operations, they were defined as: “The advancement of public education in the arts of theater, dance, music and visual arts.”.

  • The state where the non-profit operates has been legally reported as CA.
  • The filing indicates that the non-profit's address in 2019 is located at 525 Parrott Street, San Jose, CA, 95112.
  • The non-profit has reported 7 employees on their form as of 2019.
  • The non-profit has loans as of 2019.
  • Does not operate a hospital.
  • Does not operate a school.
  • Does not collect art.
  • Does not provide credit counseling.
  • Does not have foreign activities.
  • Is not a donor advised fund.
  • Is not a private foundation.
  • Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
  • Revenue less expenses is $25,831.
  • The CEO's remuneration policy within the organization is established through an impartial review and endorsement process.
  • The organization has a written policy that describes how long it will retain documents.
  • The organization has 8 independent voting members.
  • The organization was formed in 2002.
  • The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule B.
  • The organization is required to file Schedule O.
  • The organization pays $403,084 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
  • The organization pays $118,486 in fundraising expenses.
  • The organization provides Form 990 to its governing body.
  • The organization has minutes of its meetings.
  • The organization has a written whistleblower policy.

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