Support

Freewaves gets support from people like you and generous Government and Foundation Grants.

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Freewaves
6522 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
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LA Freewaves is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization.

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Grants

Government and Foundation Grants

Freewaves programs have been made possible through the generous support of the following foundations and municipal entities. Many of these have funded Freewaves consistently for the past two decades.

Current Funders

  • Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
  • California Arts Council
  • City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
  • Los Angeles County Arts Commission
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Pasadena Art Alliance

Past Funders

  • Metabolic Studio
  • Benton Foundation
  • Durfee Foundation
  • Liberty Hill Foundation
  • The James D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts
  • Peter Norton Family Foundation
  • The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
  • The Rockefeller Foundation

Sponsors and Partners

Past Freewaves sponsors and partners have included KPFK, The Onion, KXLU, LA Alternative Press, Los Angeles Downtown News, ProductionHub.com, Side Street Projects, L.A. Eyeworks, UCLA Design/Media Arts, UCSB MAT/Art Departments, Green Galactic, Lithographix, indieWIRE, Wacko, The Abner Channel, Emporia Arts District, Final Draft and 7+Fig.

Festival supporters have included UCLA Center for Research in Engineering, Media and Performance (REMAP), USC Institute for Multimedia Literacy, Hollywood Arts Council, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), Central Hollywood Neighborhood Council, Councilman Garcetti’s office, Councilman LaBonge’s office and the Goethe Institute.

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
California Arts Council
Pasadena Art Alliance

Supporters

FREE THINKER ::  $1000

Lori Fontanes, Tom Rhoads, Jennifer Steinkamp

FREE AGENT ::  $250

Reanne Estrada, Elaine Amromin, Doug Henry, Beverly and Pat O’Neill

FREE WHEELING ::  $100

Steve Anker, Nancy Berman, Marsha Bohr, Michael Cho, Molly Cleator, John Hughes, Marsha Kinder, James S. Louie, Ming-Yuen S. Ma, Leslie Marcus, Julia Meltzer, Mark Mendel, Roy Montibon, John Muse, Gretchen Nelson, Rosalie Newell, John Orders, National Video Resources, Eve Rappoport & George Stone, and Jean Rasenberger

FANCY FREE ::  $50

Holly Willis, Meg Madison, Margarita de la Vega, Louis Hock, Jesse Lerner, Titus Levi, Anna Marie Piersimoni, Sheila Pinkel, Jayce Salloum, Janet Sternburg, Nicole Antebi, Sol Aramendi, Matilda Aslizadeh, Karen Atkinson, Larissa Bank, Perry (Katherine) Bard, Colin Beardon, Tommy Becker, Roger Beebe, Jesse Bellon, JD Beltran, Caitlin Berrigan, Enid Baxter Blader, Natalie Bookchin, Jonathan Brainin, Clark Buckner, St. Jae Byun, Gul Cagin, David Callaghan, Louis Cameron, Susanna Carlisle, Christopher Cassidy, Larry Caveney, Seoungho Cho, Eun Woo Cho, Audrey Chung, Lindsay Ljungkull Clark, Paul Clipson, Donna L. Clovis, Jason Cortlund, Jane Cottis, Megan Cump, Joyce Dallal, Angela Diamos, Nhieu Do, Robyn Adrian Dunbar, Lisa Erdman, Kristina Faragher, Jeanne Finley, Davy Force!, Linda M. Ford, Allison Foust, Marcy B. Freedman, Corina Gamma, Jacalyn Lopez Garcia, Bob Green, Zig Gron, Sabine Gruffat, Kimberly Hager, Julia Halperin, Michelle Handelman, Laura Harrison, Nate Harrison, John Hawk,  Jonn Herschend, Stephan Hillerbrand, Baba Hillman, Elyse Hochstadt, Louis Hock, Catherine Hollander, Daniel Iglesia, Barry Jacques, Bryn Jayes, Adriene Jenik, Victoria Jordanova, Annetta Kapon, Melody Kellis, Carole Kim, Noah Klersfeld, Bryan Konefsky, Elena Kovylina, Roy LaGrone, Ryan Lamb, Stephan Larson, Jessica Lawless, Margaret Lazzari, Dooeol Lee, Elizabeth Leister, Curt LeMieux, Jesse Lerner, Rafael Macho, Kathryn MacKay, Nancy Macko, Marianne Magne, Mary Magsamen, Alexi Manis, Pier Marton, Paul McLean, Doug McCulloh, Thomas McGlynn,Diane Meyer, Jamie Mirabella, Iatrou & Morgan, John Muse, Hillary Mushkin, Christine Nadir, Johnny Naked (aka Walter A. Lutz, JR.), Diane Nerwen, Karyl Newman, Richard Newton, Aaron Oldenburg, Julie Orser, Relja Penezic, Sylvia Pengilly, Cary Peppermint, Chris Peters, Audri Phillips, Nancy Popp, Joe Potts, Zach Putnam, Mila Reynaud, Eugene Rodriguez, Autumn Rooney, Lynne Sachs, Michael R. Salmond, Philip Sanders, Janet Sarbanes, EunJoo Shin, Steve Shoffner, Jon Shumway, Karolina Sobecka, Ruth Szold Stern, Alex Stikich, Melinda Stone, Mark Street, April Street, Miss Surex, Joe Suzuki, Kathleen Sweeney, Jun Tiangco III, Raewyn Turner, Paul Tzanetopoulos, Aaron Valdez, Rosemary Williams, Ian Winters, Jenifer K Wofford, Chie Yamayoshi, Meeson Pae Yang, Jerry Yoshitomi, Guillermina Zabala, Paul Zelevansky, Ellen Zweig.