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SUN FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT IN THE ENVIROMENTAL SCIENCES AND ARTS

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Education

Mission: Promote awareness of arts, integrated arts & sciences serve rural and urban communities, schools, and families by mobilizing local and regional resources to advance and increase access to the arts and sciences.

Programs: Art and integrated arts programs- professional writers and artists teach classes and present workshops on site at the foundation and in schools to advance access to the arts and integrated arts. (art & science in the woods)

clean water celebration-speakers and programs presented for school children to educate about environmental issues and awareness.

seasonal programs-provide specialized educational programs for children

other programs include re-granting program, to provide grants to schools and other non-profit organizations for programs related to arts and the environment, seasonal programs, and an annual publication.

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The Sun Foundation is a unique non-profit group as their goal is to promote awareness, especially in children, in the Arts, sciences, and environment, and how these relate to each other and to us as individuals. There are 3 main children's programs: Art & Science in the Woods summer camp (ASIW), where ~450 kids take a veriety of classes OUTDOORS for 1 week with PROFESSIONAL artists, scientists, musicians, a geologist, an archaeologist, and more (~1/3 of these students come to this program on full-scholarship); a Clean Water Celebration, where ~3000 kids come for a 2-day informational, hands-on look at where our water comes from, where it goes, and how dependant everyone & everything is on it; and a Suzuki Scool of Music for Violin & Viola. Please read more about these & other programs on their main website. THANK YOU!