Arts & Education

The Abundance Foundation believes that art has the power to illuminate social justice issues, make visible the invisible and permit the deepest expression of the personal impacts of injustice, war, and disaster. Art and education are essential for personal growth, development and self-expression. Our Arts and Education program supports the creation of multiple avenues for showcasing the transformative power of art, and enabling innovative educational projects to take flight.

Where we Work


Agency by Design

Agency by Design is a research project exploring the promises, practices, and pedagogies of maker- ...

Ciné Institute

Ciné Institute is Haiti’s only film school, providing Haitian youth with film education and ...

Lakou Mizik

Lakou Mizik project is a multi-media celebration of Haitian music and culture, spearheaded by ...

Voice of Witness

Founded by author Dave Eggers and physician/human rights scholar Lola Vollen, Voice of Witness is a ...

United Roots

United Roots has created the first arts and multimedia center dedicated to both ecological awareness ...

YBCA: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is an integrated site of creative endeavor; a unique ...

Upward Roots

Upward Roots is a nonprofit organization that develops leadership and empowers low-income and at- ...

Oakland Learning Community

The Oakland Learning Community is a group of 20 teachers and administrators from six Oakland schools ...

Valentino Achek Deng Foundation School in Sudan

The Abundance Foundation is partnering with the Valention Achek Deng (VAD) Foundation to support the ...

Chapter 510

Chapter 510 provides in-school tutoring, creative writing workshops, and publishing opportunities ...