Yucaipa Forming Arts Foundation

(December 9)  The Yucaipa City Council has approved the formation of the Yucaipa Community Arts Foundation, which is to be dedicated to raising operating funds for the Yucaipa Performing Arts Center.
Capital is needed for the facility’s construction and subsequent operation,  management and the “broader mission of enhancing the role of the arts in the community.”
The foundation will be a non-profit 501 C (3).
The first order of business, according to a city staff report, is to  establish and register the foundation, set up its financial structure, its budget and  accounting system. Yucaipa Director of Community Development Paul Toomey. estimated that it would cost roughly $2,000 to jumpstart the effort by filing for non-profit status.
The city has already picked out a site for the performing arts center.

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