Emerging Arts Leaders/Los Angeles is supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation.






The James Irvine Foundation is a private, nonprofit grantmaking foundation dedicated to expanding opportunity for the people of California to participate in a vibrant, successful and inclusive society. The Foundation’s grantmaking focuses on three program areas: Arts, California Democracy and Youth. Since 1937 the Foundation has provided over $1 billion in grants to more than 3,000 nonprofit organizations throughout California. With $1.4 billion in assets, the Foundation made grants of $67 million in 2009 for the people of California.

Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles






EAL/LA wishes to thank the following donors for their commitment and generosity:

Tara Aesquivel

Jennifer Babcock

Brenda Barnes

Yvonne Bell

Krystal Boehlert

Nora Bright

Kelly Christ

Joanna Collins

Jorge Fiffe

Jian Gorman Huang

Jeffrey Haydon

Ryan Henisey

Leslie Ito

Letitia Ivins

Clare Kiklowicz

Carol Krieks

Johnnie Langley

Nancy Langley

Rosa Langley

Jessica McLoughlin

John Nuckols

Maria Paredes

Cynthia Pearson

Edward Pearson

Scott Reed

Kristin Runnels

Camille Schenkkan

Jerusha Schmalzel

Stephanie Stallings

Matthew Sterenchock

Ondy Sweetman

Elizabeth Van Vleck

Patrick Varon

Nancy Walch

Elizabeth Watchel