The GCAA Fund's mission is to support the long term financial sustainability of Grand Center Arts Academy.



The GCAA Fund is a component fund of The St. Louis Community Foundation (501c3).

The Tax ID Number of The St. Louis Community Foundation, Inc. is 43-1758789.


School Mission

To serve students with a meaningful, well-rounded education that includes a strong emphasis on the visual and performing arts and a deep commitment to academic excellence. We strongly believe in community engagement, multi-cultural understanding, service and good citizenship.


School Vision

To be recognized as the one of the highest quality arts and academic schools in not only Missouri, but the Midwest, and that all our adult graduates will be:

  • Economically self-sufficient participants in the 21st century’s global marketplace
  • Capable of exercising perseverance, leadership, and compassion in positively impacting themselves, others, and the world we share
  • Highly artistic, literate, passionate life-long learners.