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Genesis Inspiration Foundation presents Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club with a donation in support of arts education in Savanna, Ga. on June 1, 2023. (Photo/Genesis)

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 21, 2023 – Genesis Inspiration Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to supporting education through the arts, today announced its 2023 grant recipients. As part of its annual donation cycle, the foundation awarded $3 million in grants to 48 nonprofits nationwide working in the arts, as well as additional year-round support to advance the arts.

“Genesis Inspiration Foundation is proud to extend its support to community organizations nationwide that share our commitment to connect youth to the transformative power of the arts,” said John Guastaferro, executive director of Genesis Inspiration Foundation. “We are driven to support the educators and programs across the country that are enabling a well-rounded education inclusive of the arts.”

Every Genesis vehicle sold supports youth arts education through the Genesis Inspiration Foundation. Thanks to Genesis and its retailers, the foundation has donated nearly $8 million since 2018. These donations help nonprofit organizations across the country to provide youth arts programming in a variety of art disciplines. From dancing to painting to spoken word, this diversity of arts underscores the foundation’s commitment to ensure that all youth across the country have an opportunity to experience the life-changing benefits of the arts.

Genesis Inspiration Foundation Grant Recipients

That’s My ChildMontgomeryAL
Kids in FocusPhoenixAZ
Young Arts ArizonaPhoenixAZ
Create NowLos AngelesCA
In A Perfect WorldLos AngelesCA
Inner-City ArtsLos AngelesCA
Music Center LALos AngelesCA
TGR FoundationAnaheimCA
The Wooden FloorSanta AnaCA
Art from AshesDenverCO
El Sistema ColoradoDenverCO
Fell the BeatLakewoodCO
Children’s Chorus of WashingtonWashingtonDC
Project Create DCWashingtonDC
Sitar Arts CenterWashingtonDC
Young Playwrights’ TheaterWashingtonDC
Art Reach OrlandoOrlandoFL
Miami Music ProjectMiamiFL
Young At Art Children’s MuseumPlantationFL
Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club of SavannahSavannahGA
Paint LoveAtlantaGA
Piano’s for PeaceAtlantaGA
Savannah College or Art and DesignSavannahGA
People’s Music SchoolChicagoIL
Totally Positive ProductionsChicagoIL
Open Door ArtsBostonMA
Art Works NowHyattsvilleMD
Levine MusicSilver SpringMD
Positively ArtsLas VegasNV
Arts for AllNew YorkNY
Education Through MusicNew YorkNY
Exploring the ArtsAstoriaNY
Girls Write NowNew YorkNY
Center for Arts-Inspired LearningClevelandOH
Rainey InstituteClevelandOH
Oklahoma A+ SchoolEdmondOK
Art and Beyond, IncCedar HillTX
Art Spark TexasAustinTX
Creative ActionAustinTX
Dallas Black Dance TheatreDallasTX
Spy HopSalt Lake CityUT
Arts for All WisconsinWisconsinWI
Boys & Girls Club or Greater Green BayGreen BayWI

Genesis Inspiration Foundation
Genesis Inspiration Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to connecting youth to the transformative power of the arts. Our mission is to improve educational outcomes by providing access to arts programs that engage and inspire children in under-resourced communities. Since its inception in 2018, the Genesis Inspiration Foundation has donated nearly $5 million to fund youth arts programming at museums, schools, and nonprofit art and cultural organizations nationwide. With the support of Genesis retailers and charitable donations, we are introducing children to a new world of the possible. To learn more about the Genesis Inspiration Foundation, visit genesisinspirationfoundation.org.

Genesis Motor North America
At Genesis, we put the customer at the center of every decision we make. Genesis is a global automotive brand that delivers the highest standards of performance, design, safety, and innovation while looking towards a more sustainable future. Genesis designs customer experiences that go beyond products, embodying audacious, forward-thinking, and distinctly Korean characteristics within its unique Athletic Elegance design identity. With a growing range of award-winning models — including the 2022 MotorTrend SUV of the Year, GV70, along with G70, G80, G90, GV60, and GV80 — Genesis aims to lead the age of electrification by focusing on a dual electrification strategy involving fuel-cell and battery EVs, starting with its Electrified G80 and GV60 electric models. Genesis has stated its commitment to becoming an all-electric vehicle brand by 2030 and to pursuing carbon neutrality by 2035.

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A Message From GENESIS

At Genesis, we celebrate that creative force in each child that will catapult their lives. It is central to the mission of Genesis CSR, because Genesis is born of a balance. Between the part of us that marvels at stunning technological achievements, and the sector in every heart that longs for graceful simplicity and tranquility. That balance lives deep in the soul of our company.

Driven by the belief that inspiration is the greatest luxury a luxury car company can deliver.

And that as long as humans express their deepest aspirations in paint and steel and stone and the human form itself, there will be children witnessing that expression whose hearts and minds and destinies will be redefined and reimagined forever.

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