Audition Day 2023 Brings 50 New Students to A Step Beyond

The campus of A Step Beyond was buzzing with activity on September 16. Student teachers and staff prepared their dance instruction, parents set up snacks and prizes, and volunteers chipped in to set up, check in, greet, and more. It was Audition Day – our annual recruitment event for 3rd- and 4th-grade students who are […]

In the News: A Step Beyond Receives 75for75 Sports Matter Grant

At our recent Arise! concert, A Step Beyond was surprised with a $75,000 grant from The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation! The award was recently publicized in an article titled: Changing Lives Through the Power of Dance: A Step Beyond Receives 75FOR75 Sports Matter Grant (Yahoo! Finance) In a video recorded of the surprise award, ASB team members read a […]

Learn How We Raised Over $175,000 to Empower Youth This Month!

Nearly 200 leaders from the business, education, and nonprofit community gathered at The Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa on Thursday, September 8th, 2022, to celebrate A Step Beyond’s 2nd Annual Wine-Tasting Benefit, Creating Bright Futures. A Step Beyond (ASB) is a nonprofit afterschool program in North San Diego that prepares underserved youth for success in […]

Become a Key Corporate Partner in 2022!

There are many ways to give to A Step Beyond, but we are particularly thrilled about our corporate sponsorship program. Read on to discover how you can be a key corporate partner in 2022! As a corporate sponsor, you and your company receive special benefits while supporting our holistic, ten-year program at A Step Beyond. […]

Creating Bright Futures:​ A Wine Tasting Event to Benefit A Step Beyond​

Honoring A Step Beyond’s Founders Frank and Janet Foster, and Frank’s past service as Executive Director  Thursday, September 9th, 2021 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM At the Westin Carlsbad Resort and Spa, 5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008 Please join us in empowering our students to create bright futures! This premiere Wine Tasting Benefit will […]

Featuring ASB Supporters, The Lawrence Welk Family Foundation

The Lawrence Welk Family Foundation Bandleader and television personality Lawrence Welk was one of eight children born to German/Russian immigrant parents in North Dakota. While winters were grim and money was tight, the family found joy in singing and dancing together. Lawrence left his family farm in North Dakota on his 21st birthday with an […]

obrARCHITECTURE Arts Auction Benefits A Step Beyond

If you haven’t done so already, let us know that you are joining us by contacting We have over 15 artworks for Auction this year! Below is a sneak peak of Bid Items #01-17. If you are persuaded to Bid early or are not able to make the event but want to Bid, please […]