Elevating the arts

Welcome to the Foundation for the Performing Arts Center

About the Foundation

From 1986-1996, the Foundation for the Performing Arts Center was the persistent driving force behind the realization of an outstanding performing arts venue in San Luis Obispo County. Since its founding, the Foundation, in partnership with Cal Poly and the City of San Luis Obispo, has been resolute in our efforts to make performing arts in San Luis Obispo County thrive.

Our Impact

Your support enables the Foundation to fulfill our mission of providing an extraordinary and accessible center while elevating the arts in the San Luis Obispo. Together, in 2019-2020 we were able to provide:

12,000+

students from 80 local local schools provided with 100% FREE ADMISSION to School Matinee Program performances

80,000+

patrons enjoyed affordable performances and events

$30,000

in grants for SLO County arts groups

1,200+

local artists were able to perform on the PAC stage

Get Involved with the PAC

Our Performing Arts Center is an incredible community resource. Your ongoing support and participation is absolutely essential in providing an extraordinary level of access to the performing arts for the entire community.

Individual Giving

Learn how to support the Performing Arts Center. Give our local community the opportunity to both attend events, and to perform at the PAC.

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Business Partnerships

Discover how we can work with you and your business to create a customized program to bring positive brand exposure to the right audience.

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Donate

Your support will help keep the PAC state-of-the-art, keep our local artists in the hall, and promote arts education. Learn how easy it is to set up automatic monthly giving.

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Have More Questions?

We would love to hear from you! Our staff is happy to answer any questions or address any comments that you have about our Foundation or the Performing Arts Center. Please get in touch with us by clicking the link below.