The Jonathan Tarr Foundation is an education based non profit located in Encinitas, CA. recognizing the potential and rewarding the determination of students not normally identified for academic achievement upon graduating from non-traditional and traditional high schools. JTF provides scholarships, workshops, and resources to help students succeed in college or career programs.


In these tough economic times, Jonathan Tarr Foundation is asking you once again to hold hands with us in “Recognizing the Potential and Rewarding the Determination” of those students graduating from high schools offering alternative education curriculum, including AVID.

Your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. 501 (c)(3) Non-profit FEIN#33-0951993

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Latest News

Upcoming Event
January 9, 2016 - San Diego Aloha by the Bay
Get Tickets Here
JTF is Featured on Encinitas Patch!
Thank you to Lillian Cox for this wonderful writeup on our efforts.
Video Gallery and YouTube!
Please visit our gallery to view the Jonathan Tarr Foundation Story.

JTF also now has a YouTube Channel ("jonathantarrfound"). Visit to see many great videos!
Jonathan Tarr Foundation Workshops and Resources
(Dates/times to be announced or upon request)
  • Learn Smart, Live Smart! Sponsored by Wells Fargo
    Financial Literacy, Personal Development, and Survival in today’s world.
  • U Drive, Arrive Alive!
    Distracted Driving Awareness and the deadly consequences
  • Year 2 and Beyond!
    Providing additional Jonathan Tarr Foundation Scholarships for alumni scholars
  • Music, Songs and Dance of Hawaii Workshops
    Featuring Charles Ki’aha and Ilima Lei Russell
    5 Workshops 2016 Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct
    Carlsbad Senior Center Noon to 3pm 799 Pine Avenue Carlsbad, CA 92008

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