As a 501c3 non-profit, we depend on your financial support to fulfill Kala Art Institute’s mission to help artists sustain their creative work over time through residency programs and to engage the community through exhibitions, public programs, and education.

Your generous contribution to Kala Art Institute is greatly appreciated. Thank you. Kala’s non-profit tax id number is 94-2372185.

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Become a part of the dynamic and creative community. Become a member today. Your membership supports Kala in offering engaging classes, fellowships, residencies, and exhibitions. Importantly, your membership helps to ensure a vibrant future for Kala Art Institute. Join now, and receive benefits and discounts on classes, art purchases, special events, enrollment for your child in Camp Kala, and much more.

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Planned Giving


Remembering Kala Art Institute in your estate planning is an easy way to make a lasting contribution. You may wish to consider a gift to Kala through a bequest in your will, life insurance policy, retirement assets or charitable annuity trust. Please contact the Kala Development Department for further information at 510-841-7000 ext.204

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Corporate Partnership


Corporate, local business or individual sponsors can make a substantial contribution to Kala by sponsoring an exhibition, artist residency, event or program. As a nonprofit arts organization we depend on many funding sources to support creativity, innovation, education, and art-making in our community. We have a range of sponsorship opportunities designed to fit your marketing needs and we can customize recognition for your company or business.

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