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Bringing Arts Education Where It Is Needed Most

2010 ANNUAL REPORT

In The Classroom “I continually strive to advance the learning process for my students by helping them develop creative skills that can be applied both inside, and outside of the classroom. A recent example of this occurred in my 2nd grade class at Sunnyside Elementary School, when a young boy named Wesley crumpled up a dinosaur drawing that he disliked, and set it aside on the table. Bryon, his fellow classmate, looked at the crumpled, upright paper and proclaimed, “The dinosaur is walking!” I used this opportunity to help my students reevaluate the crumpled paper as a work of art. The following week the Young Artist, Principals’ Center Collaborative, 2010 students worked on creating pop-up animal designs, a lesson plan that evolved from the outcome of the crumbled paper and one that they thoroughly enjoyed. The Imagine Bus Project (TIBP) reaches children and youth in Wesley’s ‘walking dinosaur’ is just one of many experiences underserved communities to provide sustained, positive, and that illustrate how young people can develop innovative creative outlets for personal expression through the visual thinking through the arts. I think it also demonstrates how the arts, which empowers our students to explore their potential, arts impact a child’s creativity and curiosity, which inspires develop critical thinking, and build self-esteem. me to delve deeper into my own art practice and motivates me to apply the lessons that I have learned from my students. We bring Teaching Artists to after school programs, juvenile I am consistently amazed at how my students direct the justice centers, and youth organizations to engage over 2,000 Bay Area students a year in creative learning. creative process in new and unexpected directions.”

Our Mission

2011 Upcoming Events Sadie Wilcox, TIBP Teaching Artist

February 2011 Love Exhibition, Flax Art + Design, San Francisco February 12, 2011 HeART workshop, Flax Art + Design, San Francisco 2-5 PM March 7, 2011 Art From the Hall, featuring work by Brino and the students of Sonoma Youth Studio, Steele Lane Community Center, Santa Rosa March 10, 2011 After School Studio Exhibition featuring work from Malcolm X Academy and Starr King Elementary School, TIBP Gallery, San Francisco May 2011 Leadership Enterprise Poster Campaign Launch, San Francisco TIBP Program-wide Community Exhibition and Reception

Sunnyside Elementary School, 2nd Grade, 2010


Thank You To Our Amazing Donors!

This list reflects total gifts received from each individual donor between January 1 and December 31, 2010.

$30,000 Adobe Foundation $25,000 The Walter + Elise Haas Fund $20,000 The Kimball Foundation National Endowment for the Arts $15,000 Crescent Porter Hale Foundation $10,000 Boris + Vera Bogart Foundation Charis Fund Thomas J Long Foundation Zellerbach Family Foundation $5,000 – $9,999 The California Arts Council Donner Philanthropic Fund van Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation $2,500 – $4,999 The Caldwell-Fisher Charitable Foundation Grants for the Arts-Voluntary Arts Fund Gymboree Corporation Lillian Florshheim Foundation The Stanley S. Langendorf Foundation Union Bank Diane Wilsey $1,000 – $2,499 Ahtna Government Services Corp. Art4Moore Fund of Tides Foundation APS Technology Group, Inc. Derek Aspacher/Bill + Melinda Gates Matching Gift Program Collective Good Chris + Carolyn Colpitts Susan Flakus Ginnie + Peter Haas, Jr. Frank Hsieh + Ginny Pendleton International Nanny Association Heather Ive Steve Katz Thomas Lopatic Rainbow Grocery Cooperative Roger Low Becky + Larry Reed Kate Rowe Daniel Sullivan $500 – $999 Ann Alioto Shelby + Carol Bonnie Jason + Emily Cheng Suzette Clarke Nancy Conner Connie Goodyear Baron + Dr. Barry Baron Mr. + Mrs. Ron Kaufman Jennifer Kellor Robert + Joyce Kleiner The McKenzie Foundation of San Francisco Julie Munro Peter + Anna Rumsey Ship Art International Victoria Sutherland

Vivienne Blanquie Debra Bradley Patti Breitman Anlee Brickman Sandra Brown Sheila Brown Tim + Anne Brydon Gloria + Jerome Burke Elizabeth Burnham Tina Calloway Julie Castelero Amanda Cey Carol Chiantelli Zela + Jay Claiborne Holly + Andy Clubok Richard Collins Mr. + Mrs. Edward Conner Elizabeth Corden + Kenneth Shannon Britta Cox Ryan Crook + Patty Hannigan Crook Mariajose de Salazar Mark Dupaix Mark Eley Kristen Evangelista + Troy Stevens Scott Frewing + Charlotte Drew Tani Girton Ruth Giusto Siobhan Gleeson Peter Goldsmith + Sandra McPeak Goldsmith Linda + Charles Greenwald Linda + Willis Hannawalt Jacqueline Hanson Stephen Harrison + Susan Freier Brenda Jeffers Elaine Kay Lois Kroc Susan Lagow Aimee LeDuc Dr. + Mrs. David Leof Kathleen Lopez Tom + Marie Lyons Patricia + Jerry Malone Robert Manson, IV Katherine McDonnell-Manson Ira McEvoy Nion McEvoy Carrick + Andy McLaughlin Stephanie Moulton Peters Laura and Bud Nagle Andrew Nelson Frank Oravetz + Stephanie Hamilton Oravetz Robert Paradise + Claudia Ossa Dr. Mark Pederson Ms. Ruth Percival Brian + Marcy Phillips Emily Pimentel Steven Pinksy Laura Poppiti Elizabeth Rasmussen Gary Schefsky Susan + Tom Schmidt Dr. Erica Seid Dwight Smith

Vertical Response Montgomery + Annie Woods $250 – $499 Emogene Alexander Anthony Meier Fine Arts Rita + Irwin Blitt Jaren Bonillo Donna Miller Casey Matthew + Lisa Chanoff Marilyn Chin Beth Daecher Maryon Davies Lewis Leslie de Bretteville Dickson + Associates Natalie Flynn Kimberly Fullerton + Stephen Johnson Andrea Higgins + Peter Chung Maca Huneeus Richard + Susan Jacquot Leigh + Ted Judson Ansel Kinney Karl Kuhlmann + Martha Holderness Jane Lang Thomas + Gabrielle Layton Jonathan Leone Haynes Lindley Allen + Berta Low Samina + Shoab Malak Kristen McCarthy Diane Moore Margaret Murn Nima Oberoi Anthony + Kathy Poppiti Daniel Prendergast III + Victoria Price Prendergast Wilma + Schuyler Rumsey Sharon + Lawrence Scuitto Nancy Shaw James Sheffield Christine Spaulding Amy Sullivan Phyllis + Ted Swindells Hajime + Hong Tada Celia Tejada Kym Tibbals Kimberly Tompkins Henry Turmon + Jacqueline Little Phyllis Upman Florin Nico van Aelstyn + Almu Bernabeu Sol + Christine Varon Tina Warren Monetta White $100 – $249 Leslie Alden Frances Alioto Ann Brown Interiors Drue + Jerry Ashford Leith + Stewart Barry Sherry Barson Allison Berka

Rebecca Snyder Julie Soo Michele Stamatopoulos Mr. Robert Stevenson Margaret Stroad Meg Sullivan Kathleen Tamony Timothy Trotto Michal Venera Esther Wanning Nina + Charles Ward Christie White Jen Faith Williard Donna Valentine + Jon Wollenhaupt $1 – $99 Marcy Adams Colette Anderson Steven Balick Film + Video Tracy + Dave Barsotti Joan + Richard Bloom Jessie Bullock Glynn + Richard Butterfield Barbara Contreras Anne-Marie Cordingly Joan Dedo Martha + Iraj Dehnow Edward + Carol Dewey Richard Doleman Chris Duggan Barbara Dunne Neil Elliott Charles + Nel Ellwein Genevieve Fujimoto Greg Gahagan Mr. Daniel Gleich Diana + Marc Goldstein David Guggenhime Maureen Jensen + George J. Elbaum Annette Kaufman Peter + Oonagh Kavanagh Lynn Kirshbaum Sandra Lundgren Brennan McBride Rebecca McLennan Richard Mickley Mary Mikkelson Kazuko Morgan Robert Nickeson Jim + Maureen Parton Patty Reed + Rick Clark Chris + Pete Remedios Marilyn River + Don Sadowski Tracey Roberts Janet Schachter Lucia Sedwick Claster Leah Segawa Susan Severin Magen Solomon Marietta Stuart Kim Sutton


In-Kind Donations + Special Thanks!

STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION December 31, 2010 ASSETS CURRENT ASSETS Checking/Savings Accounts Receivable Prepaid Insurance Total Current Assets FIXED ASSETS Equipment + Furniture Vehicles Accumulated Depreciation Total Fixed Assets OTHER ASSETS Deposits TOTAL ASSETS LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS CURRENT LIABILITIES Credit Cards Payroll Liabilities Total Current Liabilities NET ASSETS Unrestricted Temporarily Restricted Total Net Assets TOTAL LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS

$ $ $ $

85,249 14,752 5,142 105,143

$ $ $ $

20,305 11,506 (18,290) 13,521

$ $

2,475 121,139

$ $ $

536 1,622 2,158

$ $ $ $

36,058 82,923 118,981 121,139

STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES December 31, 2010 INCOME Government Grants Foundations & Corporations Program Service Fees Events Individual Giving Interest Income Restricted Funds Released from Temp. Restricted Total Income

$ 34,250 $ 158,402 $ 35,715 $ 58,025 $ 26,791 $ 24 $ (163,750) $ 115,229 $ 266,696

EXPENSES Program Services Administration Fundraising Total Expenses INCREASE (DECREASE) IN NET ASSETS TOTAL NET ASSETS

$ $ $ $ $ $

184,089 47,123 51,758 282,970 20,668 118,981

Your support helps our students gain a sense of achievement, and a voice to express their hopes and dreams!

1300 on Fillmore Acrosports Adventure Out LLC American Conservatory Theater Marissa Carter** Angelina’s Catering Nora Aoyagi* ARTifact Studio Asian Art Museum Elaine Badgley Arnoux* Alexandria Bastias** Beach Blanket Babylon JD Beltran* Berkeley Art Museum + Pacific Film Archive Blue Waters Kayaking Jaren Bonillo* Boulevard Restaurant Brino Ism* Burke Williams Day Spa Jennifer Caldwell Tina Calloway* Ellen Carrico Donna Miller Casey/SnapTo-It Photography Classic Kids Photography Clos Pegase Winery Cole Hardware Contessa de Carneros Winery di Rosa Preserve Senay Dennis** Antoinette Douglas-Hall** William Duff* Electronic Arts Essence Printing Ferrari Color Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Susan Flakus Marcela Flórez ** Frange Blue Salon Fraenkel Gallery Stanlee Gatti* Goldstar Events, Inc. Sevilla Granger* Shannon Green** Tracy Griffith* Pierre Guettier* Halberstadt Fencers' Club Stephanie Hamilton-Oravetz* HAND in HAND Custom Jewelry Design Harry Denton's Starlight Room Kabuto Sushi Emmanuel Kemiji* Korbel Champagne Cellars Wahey Khalsa** Stacie Krajchir* La Mar Cebicheria Marin Symphony Ladies Who Lunch Catering + Events Dr. Ross Lai Laser Quest Ledson Winery + Vineyards Sandra Legler** Christy Majano** Maroon Wines

Shari Milner Mission Cliffs Miura Vineyards Napa Valley Wine Train, Inc. ODC School + Rhythm & Motion Nima Oberoi* Frank Oravetz* Paragon Restaurant Parties that Cook! Paxton Gate Peju Province Winery Piperade Mrs. Kate Rowe Marlon Sagana Ingram** Ernesto Sanchez* San Francisco Ballet San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Amanda Sargisson Stephanie Lowenthal-Savy** Susan Schmidt* Seghesio Family Vineyards SF SPACE ANGELS Sloat Garden Center Malik Seneferu** Kim Sikora** Ariel Soto** Standard 5&10 ACE Supperclub San Francisco Taj Campton Place Tejada Vineyards The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn + Spa The Walt Disney Family Museum Tractors and Tiaras Urban Farm Girls Utrecht Art Supplies Valentine Vineyards Michal Venera* Nina Ward Jennifer White Kuri* Sadie Wilcox** Jon Wollenhaupt* Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Yoga Tree *indicates 2010 Art is in the Air participating artist **indicates 2010 Teaching Artist


342A Ninth Street, Suite 201 San Francisco, CA 94103 415 252 9125 tel 415 294 9025 fax info@imaginebusproject.org www.imaginebusproject.org

“Art helped me look at the history of my life.” — Dominic, Youth Studio Artist, Age 17

Bringing Arts Education Where It Is Needed Most Board of Directors Joe Alioto, President Nina Ward, Vice-President Larry Reed, Treasurer Leslie Alden, Secretary Derek Aspacher, Member Emeritus Leigh Judson, Member Emerita Gena Segno, Member Emerita Staff Jaren Bonillo, Executive Director Laura Poppiti, Development Manager Brino Ism, Youth Studio Sonoma Lead Artist

Our 2010 Community Partners Marin County Manzanita Recreation Center San Francisco County Bayview YMCA Carver Elementary School Downtown High School Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy Ida B. Wells High School International Studies Academy Malcolm X Academy Principals’ Center Collaborative Starr King Elementary School Sunnyside Elementary School San Francisco Juvenile Justice Center Urban Services YMCA Sonoma County Apple Valley Canyon Run Los Guilicos Juvenile Hall Roseland Elementary School Sheppard Elementary School Sierra Youth Center Taylor Mountain Elementary School

The Imagine Bus Project provided 1,063 instructional hours in 3 Counties to approximately 2,000 students, in 20 schools and community based organizations. — 85% of TIBP students qualify for free or reduced lunch programs. — Nearly 100% of TIBP students are from under represented communities in the Bay Area. — 62.5% of TIBP students are NOT reaching a proficient or advanced level in Math or English. — “Making art helps me to imagine different stories.” — Rashanda, After School Studio Artist, Age 6

The Imagine Bus Project is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization as described by the Internal Revenue Code. Your donations are 100% tax deductible, to the extent allowed by the law. Our Federal Tax ID is 94–3368095.


2010 Annual Report  

We are pleased to acknowledge the support of our generous donors and to share the past year's accomplishments in our 2010 Annual Report. Enj...

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