Experiences Of Hope

Apply For A Grant

Foster kids especially should have the resources to participate in affirming, life-building, joyful experiences.

Register For Pottery Classes

Pottery classes are an fun, exciting way to expand your foster kid’s creativity and build their confidence.

What Is Experiences Of Hope?

We believe every child should experience the joys and fun of childhood. Oftentimes, in foster care children get left out of these activities. At Good Dirt Collective we want to provide those opportunities through excursions, field trips and scholarships for activities.
If you have a foster child in your home or if you’re a social worker and know of a child in your caseload that needs an extra smile, fill out this application and let us know! We want to help!

Why Good Dirt Collective Exists


Half of all foster homes close within the first year.

Thousands of youth age-out of California's foster care system per year, with no place to call home.


A third of aged-out youth have been in three or more foster care placements.


Less than half of the children in California's foster care system will be adopted.


Just over half of the youth in foster care graduate high school - many with an equivalency diploma.

Ongoing Impact

Children Received Free Pottery Classes

Victims Of Sex Trafficking Received Weekly Art Therapy Classes

At-Risk Youth Gained Work Experience Through Internships At Good Dirt Pottery Studio

Children Have Been Adopted/Fostered By Good Dirt Co. Leadership

People Have Been Invited To Engage In Foster Care And Adoption

Foster Family Was Given A Free Studio Membership

New Foster Parents Were Created And Have Opened Their Home

Dollars Invested To Date To Provide Experiences Of Hope For Foster Kids

Get in Touch. Get Involved.

We gladly welcome you to visit, call, or email us to learn more about Good Dirt Collective and the work which helps at-risk children find hope and meaning through the art of clay

Good Dirt Collective is a non-profit 501c3 community benefit organization.

All financial gifts are tax deductible.

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