Be a part of ensuring the creative potential and vibrancy of our community.
Central to COCA’s values is the belief that everyone, regardless of financial means, should have access to the arts. To accomplish this, COCA provides nearly $1 million in scholarships, support services and arts programs every year to students in need across St. Louis.
If you believe that everyone deserves the chance to realize their full potential, please consider making a gift to COCA today.
A brand new COCA Membership is launching January 2020, offering a new way to
create, engage, and connect. With special events and perks for joining, you’ll be part of a unique community passionate about arts, education, and creativity. Membership Pre-sale is now available!
need-based scholarships awarded to promising young artists
area residents provided with arts education programs
pairs of dance shoes provided to pre-professional students
in arts programming provided annually at no cost to 4,000 regional students
COCA is a strong voice in the national dialogue about the power of arts education, and as a maturing institution, we must balance the need for innovation with the nurturing of existing programs, our commitment to equity and access, and the preservation of our historical facility to further grow and sustain our long-term impact on St. Louis.
We believe that the arts are an indispensable part of modern life, and we strive to make them open and accessible to all. Your support helps COCA provide financial assistance and support services to people across the region, and robust education programs at no cost to St. Louis-area students.