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THE FOX THEATER FOUNDATION

aka The Fox Theater Foundation   |   Bakersfield, CA   |  www.TheBakersfieldFox.com

Mission

The Fox Theater Foundation is a non-profit organization which relies on the public for donations to support the mission and vision of the historic Fox Theater building, the heart of the downtown Bakersfield cultural district. It’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in Kern County through the effective operation of the Historic Fox Theater as the area’s premier cultural and community event center.

Ruling year info

1992

Principal Officer

Not Applicable

Main address

2001 H Street

Bakersfield, CA 93301 USA

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EIN

77-0306813

NTEE code info

Single Organization Support (A11)

Theater (A65)

IRS filing requirement

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Seat Restoration Program

Sponsor the restoration of a theater seat for $200. Whatever name you wish will be permanently placed on the arm of the seat in your chosen location. Sponsor an entire row (14 seats) for $2,500.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Support the Fox Theater and have your name or business memorialized in the sidewalk surrounding the theater.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

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The Fox Theater Foundation is a non-profit organization which relies on the public for donations to support the mission and vision of the historic Fox Theater building, the heart of the downtown Bakersfield’s cultural district. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life in Kern County through the effective operation of the Historic Fox Theater as the area’s premier cultural and community event center.

Encourage customers and donors to donate in a multitude of ways including: the walk of stars, purchasing a theater seat for restoration or even purchasing tickets which gives towards the restoration of the theater.

Keeping involved in the community to spread the word about the theater.

To date the mortgage has been paid off, restorations have been made, community events have been on the rise and new partnerships have been made (including charities for underprivileged children and veterans).

Financials

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THE FOX THEATER FOUNDATION

Board of directors
as of 02/01/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

NaTesha Johnson

Upside Productions

Term: 2020 - 2022


Board co-chair

Corrine Coats

John Enriquez

Retired

Cathy Butler

Downtown Business Assc of Bakersfield

Joe Brown

Christian Youth Film Society

Gilbert LaRoque

Andrea Hansen

Kern Dance Alliance

Terra Johnson

Jason Maples

Jim Doty

23 ABC

Melanie Farmer

DBA

Loretta Leon

Michelle Rainey

Jared Tonks

Jeff Travis

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 2/1/2023

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data