The Ventura County Arts Council, Musicians on a Mission California, and The Collection RiverPark implemented a grant program to benefit public and private high schools in Ventura County. The funds assisted high schools to purchase instruments, sheet music, uniforms, and educational tools. In addition, many of the grants helped students in need of financial assistance to participate in music programs.
Five thousand dollars were raised from the “Rock the Collection Summer Concert Series” last summer and were donated to this cause by “The Collection RiverPark” in Oxnard. The following schools throughout Ventura County received grants for the 2013-14 school year: