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 hundreds of jazz musicians, providing rent and mortgage payments, housing relocation, arranging for medical and dental care, in-home nursing, discount prescriptions,

and generally helping with

emergencies as they arise.

We have established a growing network of medical professionals in most disciplines, ready to provide essential healthcare services to qualified recipients on a sliding-scale basis.


         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