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Gary S. Martinez
P.O. Box 604
Pine Grove, CA 95665
(209) 296-2204
                    Weight: 175 lbs.
Height: 5' 10"
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Salt and Pepper

    Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts from Loyola-Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA
    Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts as a Bush-McKnight Fellow at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN
    Two years doctoral study as a Performing Arts Fellow at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI
Development Activities
    While in Minnesota, I wrote grants in conjunction with Arrowhead Regional Arts Council for such non-profit organizations as Aitkin County Friends of the Arts, Inc., Advancement of Rural Talents (ARTS, Inc.), Grand Rapids Players and KAXE-FM (Northern Community Radio).
    Since arriving in California in 1984, I have written grants for Victims in Search of Assistance (VISA) in San Jose, Northside Theater Company (as Development Director), California Conservatory Theatre (as General Manager), Oakland Ensemble Theatre (as Development Director), The Academy of the Sword, City Lights Theater Company, American Theater Ventures, Corporation for the American Theater, San Jose Stage Company (as Director of New Programs), The Flamenco Society of San Jose, EXO Productions (as Managing Director), The BMT Theater (Ed Bullins), San Jose Multicultural Artists Guild, and Los Lupeños de San José (as both Managing and Development Directors). I completed my seventh year at KTEH, Silicon Valley Public Television where I had been promoted from Grants Associate to Director of Community Development. I am currently working as a freelance Development Consultant.
I have secured funding from the following foundations and/or corporations:
  • The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
  • The L.J. Skaggs and Mary C. Skaggs Foundation
  • The National Endowment for the Arts (Expansion Arts, Theater Programs, and Media Arts)
  • The Arts Council of Silicon Valley
  • The Alameda County Arts Commission
  • The City of San Jose (Arts Commission and Arts Venture Grant Initiative)
  • The City of Milpitas
  • The City of Cupertino
  • The City of Emeryville (Cultural Promotions Office)
  • The California Arts Council (Artists-in-the-Schools and Organizational Support Program)
  • The Peninsula Community Foundation
  • San Jose Water Company
  • Hewlett Packard Contributions Committee (Community Mini-Grant and Spotlight Grant Programs)
  • The Town and Country Women's Club
  • Northern California Grantmakers (Summer Youth Project and Social Focus Grant Program)
  • Heaven's Helping Hand
  • See's Candies
  • Target Stores, Inc. (Project Family multi-year funding and Cultural Program Support)
  • TeleVideo Corporation
  • The Twin Creeks Foundation
  • Community Foundation Silicon Valley
  • Multicultural Arts Incubation Project (City of San Jose multi-year funding)
  • The San Francisco Foundation
  • ARCO Foundation
  • The Morris Stulsaft Foundation
  • Dayton-Hudson Foundation of Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mervyn's Foundation
  • McKesson Foundation
  • U.S. Leasing, Inc.
  • BankAmerica Foundation
  • Citicorp Savings
  • Silicon Valley Bank Foundation
  • Advanced Micro Devices
  • Quantum Corporation
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc.
  • Intel Corporation
  • The Flintridge Foundation
  • Deluxe Checkprinters, Inc.
  • Arts Recovery Fund (post the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake on behalf of Oakland Ensemble Theatre)
  • The Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation
  • SanDisk Community Sharing Program
  • Stella B. Gross Charitable Trust
  • Bank of Santa Clara Foundation
  • The Valley Foundation
  • Solectron California Corporation
  • Union Bank of California
  • LifeScan, Inc. (a Johnson & Johnson Company)
  • The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • The William McCaskey Chapman and Adaline Dinsmore Chapman Foundation
  • The Community Foundation for Monterey County
  • The Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County
  • Trio Foundation
  • Ecolab, Inc.
  • The Health Trust of Santa Clara Valley
  • Greater Bay Bancorp Foundation
  • U.S. Department of Commerce-Public Telecommunications Facilities Project
  • Sobrato Family Foundation
  • AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Youth Fund
  • California Department of Emergency Service
  • Air Systems, inc.
  • San Jose Rotary Endowment Fund
  • Sharks Foundation
  • Silicon Valley Charity Ball Foundation
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