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Supporting: 2019 Leap Sandcastle Classic for Leap Arts in Education



Partner Companies:




Hathaway Dinwiddie provides General Contracting and complete Project Planning and Management services in California's most dynamic markets. For over a century, we have helped the nation's premier companies and institutions develop landmark structures and quality interior spaces throughout San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Greater Los Angeles Area.

Partner School:

Central Elementary School

Platinum Shovel Donors:

Silicon Valley Mechanical, Inc. is a San Jose based Mechanical Contractor, founded in 1994. SVM specializes in design/build commercial HVAC, Plumbing, and Service / Maintenance. A commitment to expert industry knowledge, quality service, continuous improvement and a collaborative culture has allowed SVM to design and execute projects of all sizes and types in the SF Bay Area.

Gold Shovel Donors:

"Providing geotechnical consultation regarding foundations, liquefaction potential, shoring and underpinning since 2008."

"Building relationships and confidence since 1921."

“Providing professional electrical installations for over 70 years.”

Romak Iron Works

United Mechanical

Silver Shovel Donors:





Bronze Shovel Donors:


'Friend of Leap' Donors:

Greicko Franziz Almoite

Modern Pacific

Florian Industries, Inc.

Renzo Romero

Gary Yee

O'Reilly & Faina Glass Co. Inc.

Casie McCarthy

About the Sandcastle Classic:

This year marks the 37th annual year of the Sandcastle Classic, the biggest sandcastle competition in Northern California. Teams typically comprised of architects, engineers, contractors, designers, corporations, and local elementary school students work together to build giant sand sculptures. The funds raised by teams and sponsors make it possible for Leap to continue to provide arts programs to Bay Area students.

  • Thousands of people attend Leap’s annual Sandcastle Classic, which is free to the community.
  • The event is covered by regional print and online media, and celebrity judges evaluate the final sand sculptures.
  • More than 25 local schools and 300 donating companies and advertisers participate.
  • In 2018, the top team raised over $60,000.
  • This year, we’re accepting a maximum of 30 teams. Sign up early to reserve your spot!
About Leap:

Leap was established in 1979 in response to severe budget cuts in arts programs in California schools. These cuts continue to affect arts education in our schools today, and the need for high-quality arts programs is now greater than ever. Leap’s programs place professional teaching artists in classrooms to work with grades K-5. Every year, these educational programs—in music, dance, theatre, creative writing, visual arts, and architecture—serve over 8,500 students in more than 30 elementary schools throughout the Bay Area.

Team Donor Giving Levels

Donate to a team and receive the following benefits:

For check donations, please fill out the Sandcastle Check Donation Form and mail it to Leap along with your check. All checks should be made payable to Leap and sent to:


2601 Mission Street, Suite 603

San Francisco, Ca 94110 


  • Listed on all team materials: Sandcastle site sign and team t-shirt
  • Company logo, 50-word paragraph description, and link to your company website on the Sandcastle Classic team website
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  • Listed on all team materials: Sandcastle site sign and team t-shirt
  • Company logo, one-line description, and link to your company website on the Sandcastle Classic team website 
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  • Listed on all team materials: Sandcastle site sign and team t-shirt
  • Company logo listed on the Sandcastle Classic team website
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  • Listed on the Sandcastle Classic team website

FRIEND OF LEAP: $1 – $349

  • Listed on the Sandcastle Classic team website


If you'd like this donation to be credited to your company name rather than your first and last name, follow these steps: 

1) Click the blue "Donate" button, and enter the amount of your donation. 
2) Select the "Business/Organization" button at the top of the "Your Details" page on the donation form.
3) Enter your company name into the "Business/Organization" field at the top of the form as you would like it to display alongside the donation.
4) Enter your first and last name on the following line. Business/Organization donations will only display the company name entered into the "Business/Organization" field. The first and last name information will not be displayed.