Our partners rock! Simply put, our donors keep the doors to the studio and the stage open. Giving to Totem Star means putting opportunities and resources in the hands of young artists eager and ready to give music their all. Totem Star is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in Seattle, Washington with tax ID number 82-3271788, and all donations are tax-deductible. Click on the button below to donate securely to Totem Star!

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4408 Delridge Way SW #118
Seattle, WA 98106

 

We would like to thank the following partners for their generous support: 

Executive Producer
$50,000+
Anonymous Fund // Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation // Delridge Neighborhood Development Association // Jubilation Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation // Rainier Valley Corps // Seattle Office of Arts & Culture // Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

Record Producer
$25,000+

Arts Corps // Judy Pigott // Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration // Satterberg Foundation // Seattle Neighborhood Group

Songwriter
$10,000-$24,999

4Culture // CEA Partners LLC // Charlotte Martin Foundation // Deborah Streeter // Little Big Show (Starbucks, STG, & KEXP) // Moccasin Lake Foundation // Project Safe Neighborhoods // Seattle Foundation // Seattle Interagency Academy // Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative // U.S. Department of Justice // Vitalogy Foundation

Recording Engineer
$5,000-$9,999

Ariel Family Fund // Neighborhood House // Treeline Foundation // U.S. Bank Foundation // Washington Women’s Foundation

Tour Manager
$1,000-$4,999

ArtsWA // Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center // D'Addario Foundation // Elizabeth Davidow // evo // Jason Woycke & Elise Tajima // Jill McGovern // Jonathan Zwickel and Mary Cadera // Looking Out Foundation // Lori Houston // Margaret and David Enslow // Megan Solar // Merideth Tall // Michael Schloss // Microsoft Workplace Giving // Nicole Jon Sievers and Family // Paula Riggert // Pride Foundation // Scott Davis and Suzanne Daly // Seattle Music Commission // Seattle Parks and Recreation // Seattle Rock Lottery // The Creative Advantage // Turnstone Fund // Vulcan Inc. // Youth Development Fund

Street Team
$500-$999

Aigul Chichian // Amy Piñon // Chris Olson // Candance Inagi & David Hiller // Christie Voos // Erik Fraker // Erika Chen // Gary Gould // George Miller // Greg Garcia // Jeffrey Pyatt // Jon Stone // Joseph Marquez & Sioban Keel // Julia Ensign // Maneesh Batra and Kelly Evans // Norman Sigler // Randy and Joselynn Engstrom // Regan and Boyd Pro // Rona Pryor // Shawna Angelou // Wendy Simmons // Woranan Pongsupaht

Current Collaborators
Arts Corps // Delridge Neighborhood Development Association // Seattle Interagency Academy - Beacon Academy // Youngstown Cultural Arts Center // Youth Speaks Seattle // Youth Interns: Edgar Vega, Mirabai Kukathas, and Zoser Dunbar

Shoutout to Our Past Partners & Collaborators 
YOUTH INTERNS & STAFF

Amr Awwad // Cornelius Cambronero  //  Jahlil Kirby  //  Lashaunycee O'Cain // Monica Elenes

ARTISTS & MUSIC INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
Aaron Walker-Loud (Big World Breaks) // Ace Wilson // Alaia D’Alessandro (Tres Leches) // Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest) // Amy Lp // Arif Gursel // Brian Myers // Bubba Jones // Camp Lo // Carlynn Newhouse // Catherine Harris-White aka SassyBlack // Clinton Fearon // Digable Planets // doNormaal // eBellz // Gabriel Teodros // Greg Fields // Greg Kramer // Guayaba // Jazmyn Scott // Julz Ilang-Bulan // Justo (The Physics) // Kisha Vaughan // LaSean Smith // Max Levin // Momma Nikki // Nic Masangkay // Nikkita Oliver // Otieno Terry // Owuor Arunga // Prometheus Brown (Blue Scholars) // Reese Tanimura // Rell Be Free // Sergio C. Muñoz // Sharlese Metcalf (KEXP) // Sharmaine Tillmon // Susan James (KEXP) // Tiffany Wilson // Wil-Dog Abers (Ozomatli)

ARTS & MEDIA
Amber Zbitnoff Photography // Arts in Nature Festival // Avi Loud // Bumbershoot Festival  // City Arts Magazine // C'mon Team! // Crosscut // KEXP 90.3 FM // King 5 // KOMO Newsradio // Krista Welch Creative // KUBE 93 // Luke Knecht // Northwest Folklife Festival // One Reel // Real Change // Seattle Art Museum // Seattle Magazine // Seattle Theater Group // Seattle's Child // Studio Litho // The Recording Academy (Pacific Northwest Chapter) // The Seattle Times // The Station Block Party // Taproot Theatre Group // Upstream Music Festival

PUBLIC & COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS
ALLI (Arts Liberation Leadership Institute) // Amara // City of Music Career Day // Columbia City Beatwalk // Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) // Evans People of Color // Families of Color Seattle (FOCS) // Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center // King County Superior Court // Leschi Elementary School // Metrocenter YMCA // Muckleshoot Indian Tribe // Northwest African American Museum // Pacific Science Center // Partnership for Community & Diversity - Evans School // Rainier Community Center // Seattle Rotary Club // Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative // Seattle Interagency Academy // SPOKES Youth Leadership Board // YouthSource // TeenTix // Wing Luke Museum

BUSINESSES
8Stem // Clipper Vacations // Easy Street Records // evo // Garage Bowl // Hairball Audio // Hawaiian Airlines // Vulcan, Inc. // West Seattle Bowl

FOOD & BEVERAGE
A DJ & A Cook // Andrew Will Winery // Bakery Nouveau // Black & Tan Hall // Caffe Vita // Dahlia Lounge // Food & Sh*t // Kalsada Coffee Company // Marination // Ounces Taproom // Pyramid Brewing // Restaurants Unlimited // Sam Choy’s Poke to the Max // Tacos Chukís // Tom Douglas // Uli’s Famous Sausage // Waters Winery // Wow Wow Hawaiian Lemonade

VENUES
Block 41 // Camp Long // Columbia City Theater // Fremont Studios // KEXP // King Street Station // McCaw Hall // New Holly Gathering Hall // Northwest African American Museum // Othello-UW Commons // Seattle Art Museum // Seattle City Hall - Bertha Knight Landes Room // TAF Bethaday Community Learning Center // The Crocodile // The Royal Esquire Club // The Royal Room // The Station // The Vera Project // University of Washington - Parrington Hall

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