Partnerships are an important part of our commitment to bring the arts to all members of our community, creating shared experience, close bonds, and a more resilient community.

HCOA partners with many local organizations and non-profits in and around Homer, including:

  • Bristol Bay Heritage Land Trust
  • Friends of the Homer Library
  • Homer Highland Games
  • Kachemak Heritage Land Trust
  • KBBI AM 890
  • Kenai Peninsula Orchestra
  • Pier One Theatre
  • The Homer Foundation
  • Alaska World Arts Festival
  • Homer Dance Collective
  • Kachemak Wooden Boat Society
  • Homer Chamber of Commerce
  • City of Homer
  • KPBSD schools and homeschool groups
  • Homer Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
  • Bunnell Street Arts Center

Collaboration and support for our programs has also included a growing number of institutions dedicated to community health and wellness, such as South Peninsula Hospital, Hospice of Homer, Alaska Division of Public Health, Homer Independent Living Center, Seward Senior Citizens, Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, American Parkinson Disease Association (Seattle), and the Southern Kenai Peninsula’s “Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnership” community wellness improvement coalition.