FOUNDERS, STEVE & GWEN AZAR
The Steve Azar St. Cecilia Foundation(SASCF) is a 501(c)(3) charitable corporation founded in 2006 by Steve and his wife Gwen to serve as a vehicle for charitable service and giving back to their communities through Steve’s abilities as a singer/songwriter and recording artist.
The mission of the Steve Azar St. Cecilia Foundation is to raise funds for charitable organizations, particularly in the Delta region that aid sick, disadvantaged and abused children. The foundation also supports the promotion and growth of art and music programs within educational and cultural institutions.
Since it’s inception, the foundation has proudly disbursed over $950,000 to many organizations. View recipients list HERE.
JUNE 10-12, 2021
The Delta Soul is a fundraising event held in Greenville, Mississippi benefitting the Steve Azar St. Cecilia Foundation.
This 3 day event, held during June is the main fundraiser for the SASCF. Our mission is not only to raise money but to create an extraordinary Delta experience for our participants, sponsors and celebrities, many who come in from different parts of the country to enjoy golf and festivities highlighting the Delta’s rich musical history, fantastic southern food and superb southern hospitality. This 3 day-3 night event which begins with a celebrity dinner at the legendary Doe’s Eat Place is a fun-filled music and golf extravaganza that you don’t want to miss!
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GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
Over $950,000 in grants disbursed in support of arts programs and children’s charities:
The Steve Azar St. Cecilia Scholarship is awarded to qualified graduates from Washington County high schools through the Education Foundation of Greenville, Inc. Interested seniors should contact their school counselor for more information and to apply.
2020 Scholarship Recipients:
Anita Jackson (Greenville High School), Devon Johnson (Simmons High School),
Kathleen Forman (Washington School), and Bailey Rowe (Washington School).
2019 Scholarship Recipients:
Left to Right:
Ahdis Beruk (Leland High School)
Shawntavia Vaughn (O’Bannon High School)
Tae’Angelo Clark (Greenville High School)
Michael Tucker (Washington High School)