Our most pressing needs… and how you can help:


Current operating needs in order of priority, as of 10.22.2018
Operating funds deficit for 12 months of operation: ($455,110) / Operating Budget $765,110.
Total Current Program Operating Needs (Pre-construction): $455,110
Working towards launch of performance-caliber youth chorus.
Adding morning Pre-Ed program (PEP) for students aged 4-5 with parenting/adult ESL classes.
Adding members to our Board of Directors   (see board member criteria here)

Strive accepts donations of securities, stocks and mutual funds through our account with E* Trade. We can also accept Vanguard-specific mutual fund shares via our Vanguard account. Please email Jim@Strive-la.org for account information.


Please also consider:

  • With our recent acquisition of the adjoining property Strive now owns half the block.

  • We have 100% equity in our Mini Campus and we are debt free.

  • Not one cent of grants, gifts, donations or revenue goes to rent, mortgage or lease expense.

  • All gifts are efficiently utilized in program instruction, materials and general operations.