Team McCarthy

Supporting: 2020 Leap Sandcastle Classic for Leap Arts in Education



Partner Companies: 

About the Sandcastle Classic:

This year marks the 38th 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. This year, the Leap Sandcastle Classic season has gone virtual. 

- 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.

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:


P.O. Box #427005

San Francisco, CA 94142


A complimentary booth in our Virtual Expo Hall during Sandcastle Classic

- Social media shout out on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn

- Company logo, 50-word paragraph description, and link to your company website on the Sandcastle Classic team website

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Company logo, one-line description, and link to your company website on the Sandcastle Classic team website 

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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.