We support BAA, the city’s only public high school for the visual and performing arts, creating opportunities that would not otherwise be available for students who are passionate about the arts.
The Boston Arts Academy Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was established in 1999 to raise essential funds for Boston Arts Academy. Each year, Boston Arts Academy Foundation must bridge the gap between the school’s allocation from Boston Public Schools and the true cost of a high quality education that is both arts-intensive and college preparatory.
Support from foundations, corporations, and individual donors is crucial to the school’s ability to offer a comprehensive arts and academic education.
As young artists, many BAA students think differently, look different, and are sensitive to their surroundings. Even more, they face an uphill climb to access high quality education:
In support of the school and the students, our foundation has raised over $14 million to enhance their experience:
The Boston Arts Academy believes in supporting every student, and the Foundation continues that work supporting BAA alumni long after they move on to college or professional careers. We offer opportunities for networking, professional development, and continued creative collaboration.