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Each year Saratoga Theatre Arts (STA) invites teachers and administrators in SUSD and Saratoga High School to apply for grants that enhance the Drama and theatre arts-related educational experience of their students.  

The STA Board of Directors discusses all grants. Those awarded must be approved by a majority vote.  

Below is the list of grants awarded in the past 2 years. For any questions, please reach out to

​Thank you for your support!

Teachers & PTAs

Saratoga Theatre Arts invites you to apply for grants from our generous donors. In your application, include expected results related to improved learning outcomes and how you will measure that improvement.

Grants should only be used for items that have no alternative funding sources, such as department funds or district funding/bond measures.

2023 - 2024 Grants
  • Silicon Valley Shakespeare workshops for SHS English Department Freshman classes

  • SHS International Thespian Society  CA Festival chaperone & teacher costs

  • SHS Comedy Sportz program referees & league registration for the year

  • SHS Fall Play tech staff costs (set design & construction, costumer, lighting, technical director)

  • SHS Spring Musical tech staff costs (set design & construction, costumer, choreographer, lighting, sound, vocal coach, technical director, poster design)

  • SHS Mainstage playbill design service (play & musical)

  • SUSD Drama Club curriculum design & development pack for all practitioners

  • ITS Membership fees for SUSD Drama Club coaches

  • New pop up tent for SHS ITS troupe (used at the CA Festival)

2022 - 2023 Grants
  • SHS Comedy Sportz team training sessions, program referees & league registration fees for the year

  • SHS Fall Play tech staff costs (set designer, costumer etc)

  • SHS Spring Musical tech staff costs (set designer, costumer etc)

  • SHS Mainstage playbill design service

  • RMS Drama Club  startup program

  • Grant to secure SHS Drama's place in WorldStrides Edinburgh Fringe program

  • SHS International Thespian Society  Festival  chaperone & teacher costs

  • Professional coaching costs for SHS ITS Festival student competitors

  • New blackout drapes for SHS Thermond Drama Center (little theater)

  • New wireless microphones for the McAfee Center

  • Scholarships for Seniors

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