MSA Foundation


ABOUT the MSA Foundation

The Harbor Point Charitable Foundation presents MSA with funds raised by through their partnership to produce the Annual Divine Wine and Food Extravaganza.
MSA Business Partners join with the Foundation to sponsor major fundraising events like the annual SHOWCASE.

The Marin School of the Arts Foundation provides resources and funding, beyond that which is financed by the public school district, to support, enhance and sustain the quality of education for all Marin School of the Arts students.

The MSA Foundation Board meets monthly during the school year to plan and implement fundraising activities which are representative of the student and faculty within the Marin School of the Arts.

MSA Foundation Board activities include:

  • Major performance events,
  • Donor cultivation,
  • Grant writing,
  • Business partnership development,
  • Corporate sponsorship support,
  • Foundation outreach and,
  • Community awareness projects.

The foundation works closely with the MSA administration and the Novato Unified School District to create lasting partnerships in support of arts instruction in public education.

Learn how you can support Marin School of the Arts Foundation.

The Marin School of the Arts Foundation is a registered Non-Profit Tax Exempt 501(c)(3) corporation.
Tax ID Number 51-0490730.

The Marin School of the Arts Foundation Board

The Marin School of the Arts Foundation Board of Directors meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6pm in the Novato High School Library to discuss and vote on issues related the MSA Foundation. The primary role of the MSA Foundation is to support MSA programs through ongoing fund raising, donor development and marketing to increase awareness and support of MSA.

MSAF Board Executive Committee

Matt Meblin, President

Anne Adkisson, Vice President

Jane White, Treasurer

John Marshall, Secretary

MSAF Board Directors

Wendy Buscaglia

Marla Fields

Marc Finkel

Leigh Nikolaieff

Yvette Preute

Sandy Schonning

Beth Silver

David Winnett

ADVOCATES FOR ART, FUNDRAISING FOR THE FUTURE