Who We Are

Evolution of a Dream


                ABOUT US


The California Jazz Foundation is a nonprofit organization created to aid and assist California jazz musicians in crisis. We are committed to providing access to quality social and economic services for all eligible applicants. We do so through a team of caring, knowledgeable professionals in collaboration with community partners.​


                WHAT WE DO

Since its founding in 2006, CJF has touched the lives of nearly 400 jazz musicians.  During this time we have assisted with medical, dental, automotive, rent and mortgage payments, as well as providing counseling and help with emergencies of all kinds.


         WHAT WE OFFER

  • Financial assistance (grants paid to third parties on behalf of applicants)

  • Referrals to regional service agencies

  • Access to additional resources

  • Other support services