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2015 First Quarter Grants

We have awarded numerous matching grants this year. The following were awarded in the first quarter: Adams, MA: Berkshire Arts and Technology Charter School serves mainly low-income families from rural areas in Berkshire County grades 6-11; they received matching support for 2 double basses. Austin, TX: Kealing Middle School received matching support for 2 violins […]

Update from Valley Life Charter School

December 2014 “Dear CFKF: Yesterday we had our very first orchestra concert using the instruments you allowed us to buy with your grant money. The stringed instruments you see in the picture came from you, and I just wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the incredible gift you have given […]

Update from Bridge Boston

December 2014 “Dear CFKF: I hope you’re having a great start to the New Year. Bridge Boston had our concert this past December, and wanted to share with you some pictures! The students were so proud of themselves as they played as a violin and cello “orchestra” for the first time, and we couldn’t have […]

Update from Youth Orchestra of St. Luke’s

November 2014 “Yesterday was our first Youth Orchestra of St. Luke’s concert this season, and I thought I’d pass along a picture of the debut performance! Our students graduated to their real instruments only a few weeks ago – they are holding the instruments from Classics for Kids in the back row of the rehearsal […]

Boston String Project

For the past several years, CFKF has embarked on a large community project in Boston, MA where CFKF is based. We’ve given matching grants to many programs serving at-risk kids in the area, and have worked with them to evaluate the success of our partnerships. To date, over 15 programs and hundreds of kids have […]