Institutional Donors

The Crucible receives support from local, regional, and national institutions. Grants from foundations, corporations, and government agencies support all aspects of The Crucible’s programs including the Youth Program, Special Events and Performances, and General Operating. Thank you to the following for their generous support.


AB&I Foundry
Alameda County Arts Commission
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Autodesk, Inc.
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.
The Barrios Trust
Bay Cities Pyrotector
Burning Man
CASS – The Official Recycling Partner of The Crucible
City of Oakland, Cultural Funding Program
Clif Bar Family Foundation
The Clorox Company Foundation
The Crescent Porter Hale Foundation
William G. Gilmore Foundation
Grace Street Catering
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Heatherly Born Fund, Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley
The Hellman Foundation
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
International Association of Fire Fighters – Local 55
The InterPacific Group
The James Irvine Foundation
The Kansha Foundation
The Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation
LinkedIn For Good Foundation
The Thomas J. Long Foundation
Miranda Lux Foundation
Macy’s Foundation
Mental Insight Foundation
Milligan Family Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
New Belgium Brewing Company
Oakland Firefighters Random Acts
O’Keefe Family Foundation
The Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Schnitzer Steel Industries
The Morris Stulsaft Foundation
Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation


The Crucible is supported, in part, by a grant from the Alameda County Arts Commission.
The Crucible is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.