MKAF | Alliance Partners
The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation operates independently and is not affiliated with any other local arts organizations, but enjoys a collaborative relationship with Arts Alliance Partners who share a similar mission of bringing cultural arts events and programs to residents and visitors of Northwest Florida.

Emerald Coast Autism CenterEmerald Coast Autism Center

The Emerald Coast Autism Center (ECAC) is dedicated to educating and improving the lives of young children with autism in Okaloosa and Walton counties and surrounding areas. ECAC is unique in our approach to teaching these amazing children. All instruction and activities at the ECAC are conducted in a manner consistent with the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

E.O. Wilson Biophilia CenterE.O. Wilson Biophilia Center

We are the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center, a 501(c)(3) environmental education center. The Biophilia Center educates, on average, 100 students a day in fourth and seventh grades, Monday through Friday.

Emerald Coast Theatre CompanyEmerald Coast Theatre Company

ECTC is committed to providing professional theatre and performing arts education in Northwest Florida.  ECTC offers a variety of educational programs, summer camps and professional programs, including After School, Home School and Adult Theatre education as well as a professional theater series.

(The Repertory Theatre - Seaside, FL)

The REP has built itself into a first-rate regional theatre, attracting some of the finest talent from around the country.

Northwest Florida Symphony OrchestraNorthwest Florida Symphony Orchestra

The Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra (NFSO) is the Emerald Coast's premier, fully-professional orchestra. The NFSO performs in residence at the magnificent $30 million Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center.

Okaloosa County School DistrictOkaloosa County School District

The Okaloosa County School District serves approximately 30,000 students from per-kindergarten to adult education. The District's success stems from a strong partnership with parents, community members, educators, and students.

Walton County School DistrictWalton County School District

Walton County School District (WCSD) is committed to excellence in education. All WCSD public schools are accredited by AdvancED, which is a national accrediting organization formed through a partnership of regional accrediting agencies, including SACS CASI.

Florida Chautauqua AssemblyFlorida Chautauqua Assembly

The Florida Chautauqua Assembly is a 4-day educational program for families featuring famous keynote speakers, educational breakout sessions, performance teas, evening dinner performances and exhibits relating to an annual theme.

George Rodrigue Foundation of the ArtsGeorge Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts

George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts (GRFA) advocates for the importance of the arts in the development of our youth. GRFA encourages the use of art within all curriculum and supports a variety of art educational programs. MKAF enjoys a partnership through its Community Outreach Arts program with GRFA that supports its mission and benefits children in Walton and Okaloosa County schools.

United WayUnited Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties

United Way of Okaloosa and Walton Counties is a volunteer-based organization that brings individuals and groups together in a community wide effort to help people.

Cultural Arts AllianceCultural Arts Alliance of Walton County

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is a Local Arts Agency that supports the arts through leadership, advocacy, funding, programs and education.