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2019 2nd Quarter Grants

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 […]

2019 First Quarter Grants

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 […]

2018 4th Quarter Grants

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 […]

2018 3rd Quarter Grants

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 […]

2018 2nd Quarter Grants

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, […]

2018 1st Quarter Grants

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 […]

2017 4th Quarter Grants

Congratulations to the recipients of our 2017 4th quarter grants! Boston, MA: Boston String Academy: This program serves a broad community of minority and immigrant families around Boston; their goal with this grant is to establish a solid string program in Allston, MA at their partner Gardner Pilot Academy. CFKF has offered matching support for […]