Congratulations to our 2nd quarter grant recipients: Charleston, WV: Boulevard Adventist Academy: This new string program has been created to support kids grades K-8 in an underserved area in Charleston with string education. This is the first private school in the area to offer this kind of program. We have offered $1,360 in matching funds […]
Congratulations to our 1st quarter grant recipients: Bismarck, ND: Bismarck Public Schools: This school serving kids grades 4-12 is building a program called Share the Music to support underserved kids with quality instruments. A significant number of these students are Native American. CFKF has offered $3000 in matching funds from our Hilger restricted fund to […]
Congratulations to our 4th quarter grant recipients: Albany NY High School Strings Program: This public school program serving kids grades 9-12 is growing, and needs more quality inventory to support that growth. Much of their inventory is of lower quality and condition. We’ve offered $3,000 in matching funds to encourage this growing program and help […]
Help us help string programs throughout all of the 50 states! If you know of a string program that would benefit from matching grants to purchase high-quality instruments, tell them about Classics for Kids! States not yet served North Dakota Delaware States with only one grant Hawaii Iowa Mississippi Nevada
Congratulations to our 3rd quarter grant recipients: Charleston, SC: Allegro Charter School: This is the second grant we’ve offered Allegro; this program serves students grades 6-12 with an immersive musical experience (students learn several different kinds of instruments as part of their study). We gave our first grant there in 2015 when this was a […]
We’ve just updated our map of grant locations across the US with our 2018 1st and 2nd quarter grant locations. Check it out!
Congratulations to our 2nd quarter grant recipients: Decatur, AL Youth Symphony: This youth program in a blue-collar community in northern Alabama is seeking to expand its cello program and allow students growing out of their starter cellos to have instruments to play. CFKF has offered $1,808 in matching funds to encourage this program’s growth. Detroit, […]
Atlanta, GA: Drew Charter School: This school serves a large and innovative urban renewal initiative in Atlanta, where thousands of mixed-income families live together in a revitalized neighborhood. The student population is ethnically mixed (predominantly African-American). They have a strong and growing string program, and needed both new instruments and replacements for damaged inventory. CFKF […]
Students from the Chicago West Community Music Center, using instruments granted from CFKF, perform in Paris, France on November 17, 2017. Watch and listen….