Grant History

Since 1998, we have helped more than 500 programs obtain more than 6,500 instruments…

and the schools and communities are in all 50 states.


  • Birmingham, AL Spring Valley School
  • Decatur, AL: Decatur Youth Symphony
  • Homewood, AL: Magic City Acceptance Academy City School
  • Mobile, AL: St. Paul’s Episcopal School
  • Montgomery, AL: Black Seed Arts Academy


  • Juneau, AK: JAMM
  • Juneau, AK: Juneau Alaska Music Matters: JAMM’s II
  • Palmer, AK: The Birchtree Charter School
  • Wasilla, AK: High School


  • Chandler, AZ: East Valley Jewish Community Center
  • Ft. Defiance, AZ: Rez Refuge
  • Mesa, AZ: Heritage Academy Mesa
  • Peoria, AZ: Centennial HS Instrumental Music
  • Phoenix, AZ: The Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • Sedona, AZ: Chamber Music Sedona
  • Tucson, AZ: Arts for All Inc.
  • Tucson, AZ: Hollinger K-8 Music Program
  • Tucson, AZ: Quest for Education and Arts


  • Alameda, CA: Bay Area Music Project
  • Anaheim, CA: Anaheim, CA ESD
  • Berkeley, CA: Berkeley public schools
  • Cathedral City, CA: The Salvation Army, Davis Center
  • Chino, CA: Chico USD Strings Attached
  • Earlimart, CA: SD
  • El Monte, CA: El Monte Union USD
  • El Monte, CA: Mariachi Heritage Society
  • El Monte, CA: String Orchestra
  • Escondido, CA: Jean Will Strings Program
  • Hawthorne, CA: Arts Alive
  • Hesperia, CA: LaVerne Elementary Preparatory Academy
  • Inglewood, CA: Children of Promise
  • Irvine, CA: OC Music and Dance
  • Irvine, CA: Pacific Symphony
  • La Jolla, CA: Community Music Center
  • Larkspur, CA: Enriching Lives Through Music (ELM)
  • Los Angeles, CA: A Place Called Home
  • Los Angeles, CA: Boys and Girls Club of Hollywood
  • Los Angeles, CA: Friends of Gardner
  • Los Angeles, CA: The Harmony Project
  • Los Angeles, CA: Mariachi Juvenil
  • Los Angeles, CA: Mariachi Society
  • Los Angeles, CA: The Salvation Army, Los Angeles Red Shield Kroc Center
  • Madera, CA: Millview Elementary School
  • Madera, CA: Monroe Elementary
  • Madera, CA: USD
  • Manteca, CA: Manteca USD
  • Moreland, CA: Music in Moreland
  • Moreno Valley, CA: Music Changing Lives
  • Mountain View, CA: Community Music School
  • Mountain View, CA: Mountain View public schools
  • Oakland, CA Harmony Project Bay Area
  • Oakland, CA: Oakland Public Schools
  • Oakland, CA: Oakland Youth Chorus
  • Oxnard, CA: Nyeland Promise
  • Patterson, CA: Patterson Public Schools
  • Placerville, CA: El Dorado HS Music
  • Rancho Mirage, CA: Steinway Society Riverside County
  • Redding, CA: Buckeye Elementary
  • Redding, CA: Cypress School
  • Redding, CA: Redding middle schools
  • Redding CA: Sequoia Middle School
  • Sacramento, CA: A.M. Winn Waldorf
  • Salida, CA: Sisk Elementary
  • Salinas, CA: El Sistema USA/Salinas Inc.
  • San Diego, CA Boys and Girls Club of San Diego
  • San Diego, CA: San Diego Youth Symphony
  • San Fernando, CA Kadima Conservatory
  • San Francisco, CA: The Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • San Jose, CA: School of Arts and Culture at MHP
  • San Marcos, CA: USD
  • San Marcos, CA: Fortissimo Program
  • San Mateo CA: Peninsula Youth Orchestra
  • San Rafael, CA: Enriching Lives Through Music
  • Santa Ana, CA: MacArthur Intermediate
  • Santa Barbara, CA: Harding University Partnership Elementary School
  • Santa Cruz, CA: El Sistema Santa Cruz
  • Santa Rosa, CA: Symphony Simply Strings
  • Stockton, CA: Colonial Heights School
  • Stockton, CA: Stockton USD
  • Valley Center, CA: Valley Center High School
  • Ventura, CA: New West Symphony Harmony Project
  • Visalia, CA: Valley Life Charter School
  • Vista, CA: Boys and Girls Club
  • Walnut Creek, CA: California Symphony
  • Woodland, CA: Woodland Joint USD
  • Woodland Hills, CA: Lockhurst Charter Elementary


  • Aurora, CO: Vanguard Classical School
  • Boulder, CO: Parlando School for the Arts
  • Denver, CO: Denver Young Artists Orchestra
  • Ft. Collins, CO: Off the Hook Arts
  • Manitou Springs, CO Elementary Schools Ensemble
  • Manitou Springs, CO: MSES
  • Montrose, CO: Colorado West Christian School
  • Pueblo, CO: Bessemer Academy
  • Thornton, CO A Child’s Song


  • Bridgeport, CT: KEYS
  • Hartford, CT: Charter Oak Cultural Center
  • Hartford, CT: Hartford’s All-City Youth Orchestra
  • Hartford, CT: The Hartford Symphony City Music
  • Hartford, CT: Kinsella
  • New Britain, CT: New Britain Parent Music Association
  • New Haven, CT: Music Haven
  • North Haven, CT: ACES
  • Stamford, CT: Intake Organization
  • Stamford, CT: Intempo Music School
  • Stamford, CT: Starfish Connection
  • Waterbury, CT: Brass City Charter School
  • Wethersfield, CT: PS


  • Dover, DE: Code Purple Kent County
  • Wilmington, DE: The Music School of Delaware


  • Clearwater, FL: Sandy Lane Elementary
  • Coral Gables, FL: G.W. Carver Elementary School
  • Davenport, FL: Horizons Elementary
  • Davenport, FL: School for the Arts
  • Homestead, FL: Arts in Action
  • Jacksonville, FL: Cathedral Arts Project
  • Kissimmee, FL Poinciana Academy of Fine Arts
  • Kissimmee, FL: SD of Osceola County
  • Lakeland, FL: Ukulele Kids Club Inc.
  • Miami, FL: Area Stage Co.
  • Miami, FL: Greater Miami Youth Symphony
  • Miami, FL: Guitars over Guns Organization
  • Miami, FL: Hive Prep
  • Miami, FL: Salvation Army
  • Poinciana, FL: Lake Marion Creek MS
  • Pompano Beach, FL: Volta Music Foundation
  • Tavares, FL HS Band Boosters


  • Augusta, GA: Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • Atlanta, GA: Drew Charter School
  • Atlanta, GA: Mt. Vernon Presbyterian School
  • Canton, GA: Madedonia Elementary School
  • Macon, GA: The Academy for Classical Education Orchestra
  • Marietta, GA: Marietta, GA City Schools
  • Sandy Springs, GA: North Springs Charter HS
  • Savannah, GA Savannah Music Festival


  • Honolulu, HI: PAI Foundation
  • Honolulu, HI: Saint Louis School
  • Kahului, HI: Maui Youth Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Oahu, HI: Kroc Center


  • Cascade, ID: SD PTO
  • Filer, ID: SD 413
  • Lapwai, ID: SD 341
  • Sandpoint, ID: Music Conservatory of Sandpoint


  • Aurora, IL: Fox Valley Academy
  • Bloomington, IL: Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • Chicago, IL: ChiArts Music Conservatory
  • Chicago, IL: Chicago Bulls College Prep Music Program
  • Chicago, IL: Chicago Public Schools Foundation
  • Chicago, IL: The Peoples’ Music School
  • Chicago, IL: UIC College Preparatory
  • Chicago, IL: West Community Music Center
  • Elgin, IL: Eljin Youth Symphony Orchestra
  • LaSalle, IL: NCI Artworks
  • Oak Park, IL Chicago West Community Music Center
  • Richton Park, IL: Matteson SD 162


  • Bloomington, IN: Habitat4Kids
  • Brookville, IN: An Orchestrated Journey 4H
  • Brownsburg, IN: Brownsburg Education Foundation
  • Greencastle, IN: Depauw University
  • Greenfield, IN: Central School Foundation
  • Greenfield, IN: Public School Foundation
  • Indianapolis, IN: Judah Ministries Pride Academy
  • Indianapolis, IN: Metropolitan Youth Orchestra
  • Indianapolis, IN: Pride Academy
  • Rushville, IN: Franklin County 4H


  • Cedar Rapids, IA: Tanager Place
  • Des Moines, IA: DMPS


  • Garden City, KS: Garden City public schools
  • Humboldt, KS: CUBS Program
  • Marysville, KS: Elementary School Music Dept


  • Barren County, KY Strings Dept
  • Bloomfield, KY Elementary School Music Program
  • Bowling Green, KY: Drakes Creek MS
  • Fancy Farm, KY: Elementary Fine Arts Dept
  • Henderson, KY: East Heights and Jefferson EMP
  • Lexington, KY: Central KY Youth Orchestras
  • Louisville, KY: Marion C. Moore School
  • Louisville, KY: Newburg Middle School
  • Louisville, KY: West End School
  • Mayfield, KY: Graves County Orchestra
  • Mayfield, KY: Graves County Middle School Orchestra
  • Paducah, KY: Concord Elementary School
  • Paducah, KY: Lone Oak Elementary School
  • Paducah, KY: Lone Oak Intermediate School
  • Padukah, KY: Redland MS
  • Paducah, KY: Reidland Elementary


  • Baton Rouge, LA: Baton Rouge Kids Orchestra
  • Lafayette, LA: Spartan Strings
  • New Orleans, LA: Homer A. Plessy School
  • New Orleans, LA: Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
  • New Orleans, LA: Youth Orchestra of the Lower 9th Ward
  • Zachary, LA: Zachary Community School District Orchestra


  • Portland, ME: Palaver Strings
  • Portland, ME: Portland Symphony
  • Rockport, ME: Ashwood Waldorf School
  • Rockport, ME: Bay Chamber Concerts Odeon Youth Orchestra
  • Sidney, ME: Snow Pond Center for the Arts
  • Veazie, ME: Veazie Community School
  • Waterville, ME: Waterville Public Schools


  • Baltimore, MD: Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestra
  • Bowie, MD: Youth Jazz Orchestra
  • Frederick, MD: Frederick Charter Classical School
  • Hyattsville, MD: DeMatha Catholic HS
  • Lexington Park, MD: Chesapeake Public Charter School
  • Baltimore, MD: Strawbridge School Music Program


  • Adams, MA: Berkshire Arts and Tech Charter School
  • Boston, MA: Boston After-School Music
  • Boston, MA: Boston Arts Academy
  • Boston, MA: Boston Bridge Academy
  • Boston, MA: Boston Bridge El Sistema
  • Boston, MA: Bridge Boston Charter School
  • Boston, MA: Boston Music Project
  • Boston, MA: Boston Project Step
  • Boston, MA: Boston String Academy
  • Boston, MA: Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Boston, MA: Community Music Center of Boston
  • Boston, MA: Josiah Quincy Orchestra
  • Boston, MA: The Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • Framingham, MA: Performing Arts Center of Metrowest
  • Greenfield, MA: Artspace Community Arts Center
  • Hopkinton, MA: Hopkinton public schools
  • Hyde Park, MA: Youth and Family Enrichment Services
  • Medford, MA: Tufts University
  • New Bedford, MA: Our Sisters School
  • Pittsfield, MA: Berkshire Children and Families
  • Salem, MA: The Salem Academy Charter School
  • Southboro, MA: St. Mark’s School
  • Springfield, MA: Springfield Community Music School
  • Springfield, MA: Veritas Prep Charter School
  • Waltham, MA: Whittemore Elementary
  • Watertown, MA: Friends of Watertown Music
  • Worcester, MA: Neighborhood Strings
  • Worcester, MA: Support Our Fine Arts (SOFA)


  • Bay Harbor, MI: Dorothy Gerber String Program
  • Canton, MI: Strings for Youth
  • Detroit, MI: Detroit Public Schools Foundation
  • Detroit, MI: Detroit Suzuki Academy of Music
  • Detroit, MI: Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts
  • Flint, MI: Ballet Folklore
  • Flint, MI: Carman-Ainsworth Schools
  • Flint, MI: Carman-Ainsworth Middle School
  • Houghton, MI Copper Country Suzuki Assoc.
  • Kalamazoo, MI: Kalamazoo Symphony KKIT Program
  • Lexington, MI: Camp Cavell Conservatory
  • West Bloomfield, MI: West Bloomfield SD


  • Fergus Falls, MN: Fergus Falls Orchestras
  • Mankato, MN: Buela Youth Orchestra
  • Minneapolis, MN: McPhail Center for Music
  • New York Mills, MN: Roots and Wings Forest School
  • St. Paul, MN: Central Music Boosters Club


  • Clarksdale, MS: Griot Arts
  • Gulfport, MS: TSA Mississippi Gulf Coast Kroc Center


  • Hazelwood, MO: Blossom Wood Day School
  • Kansas City MO: Heartland Chamber Music
  • Kansas City, MO: Niles Center for Children
  • St. Louis, MO: Cameron Youth Chamber Orchestra
  • St. Louis, MO: Classical Guitar Society
  • St. Louis, MO: Grand Center Arts Academy
  • St. Louis, MO: Lutheran HS N
  • St. Louis, MO: St. Frances Cabrini Academy


  • Big Sky, MT: Ophir School
  • Billings, MT: Billings Christian School
  • Billings, MT: Billings middle schools
  • Billings, MT: Billings School District
  • Billings, MT: Billings Youth Orchestra
  • Bozeman, MT: Bozeman middle schools
  • Bozeman, MT: Bozeman public schools
  • Corvallis, MT: Corvallis, MT MS and HS Orchestras
  • Kalispell, MT: Kalispell middle schools
  • Lodge Grass, MT: Public Schools
  • Missoula, MT: Loyola Sacred Heart Found
  • Missoula, MT: Missoula public schools
  • Whitefish, MT: Whitefish middle schools


  • Omaha, NE: Omaha Conservatory of Music


  • Henderson, NV: Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation
  • Las Vegas, NV: Las Vegas Academy

New Hampshire

  • Littleton, New Hampshire: Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire
  • Portsmouth, NH: Portsmouth Parents Music Club

New Jersey

  • Newark, NJ: Gray Charter School
  • Newark, NJ: University Heights Charter School, in collaboration with the NJ Symphony Orchestra
  • Roselle, NJ: Roselle Board of Education
  • Somerset, NJ: Central Jersey College Prep Charter School
  • Union City, NJ: Union City Music Project

New Mexico

  • Albuquerque, NM: New Mexico Philharmonic
  • Albuquerque, NM: Tierra Adentro of New Mexico
  • Albuquerque, NM Youth Symphony Program
  • Santa Fe, NM: Santa Fe Youth Symphony Association

New York

  • Albany, NY High School Strings Program
  • Bronx, NY: Heilbrunn School of Music
  • Brooklyn, NY: Noel Pointer Foundation
  • Brooklyn, NY: Vanderveer Park’s Arts Program
  • Buffalo, NY: Boys and Girls Club
  • Buffalo, NY: Buffalo String Works
  • Buffalo, NY: Jewish Community Center
  • Buffalo, NY: Suzuki Strings
  • Cobleskill/Richmondville, NY: CSD
  • Elmira, NY: HSD
  • Monticello, NY: Nesin Cultural Arts
  • New Rochelle, NY: Songcatchers
  • New York City, NY: Bloomingdale SOM
  • New York City, NY: Harmony Program
  • New York City, NY: Harmony Project Hudson
  • New York City, NY: Musicambia Prison Project at Sing Sing Prison
  • New York City, NY: Opportunity Music Project
  • New York City, NY: Third Street Music School Partners Program
  • New York City, NY: Third Street Settlement School
  • New York City, NY: Washington Heights Inwood Project
  • New York City, NY: WHIN Community Music School
  • New York City, NY: Youth Orchestra of St. Luke’s
  • Plattsburgh, NY: Plattsburgh City SD
  • Rochester, NY: CMS
  • Utica, NY: Utica Academy of Science Charter School
  • Woodside, NY: New York Edge

North Carolina

  • Burlington, NC: Williams High School Orchestra
  • Chapel Hill, NC: Carrboro Public School Foundation
  • Charlotte, NC: Charlotte Lab School
  • Charlotte, NC: Piedmont Middle School
  • Charlotte, NC: Project Harmony
  • Durham, NC: Kidznotes
  • Landis, NC: Corriher-Lipe MSO
  • Leesville, NC: Loure Orchestra Boosters Club
  • Raleigh, NC: Community Music School
  • Statesville, NC: Iredell-Statesville Schools
  • Wake Forest, NC: Community Youth Orchestra
  • Wilmington, NC: Wilmington Symphony Orchestra
  • Winston-Salem, NC: IBF Solutions

North Dakota

  • Bismarck, ND: Bismarck Public Schools


  • Batavia, OH: Clemont NE Community Schools
  • Bellefontaine, OH: Bellefontaine City Schools
  • Cincinnati, OH: Cincinnati Public Schools Itinerant String Program
  • Cincinnati, OH: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
  • Cleveland, OH: Cleveland School of the Arts
  • Cleveland, OH: Play It Forward Cleveland
  • Columbus, OH: Columbus MS Orchestra
  • Lancaster, OH: Fairfield County Strings
  • Shaker Heights, OH: Shaker School Foundation
  • Wadsworth, OH: Access the Arts
  • West Carrolton, OH City Schools


  • Oklahoma City, OK: El Sistema Oklahoma
  • Tulsa, OK Harmony Project


  • Portland, OR: Bravo Youth Orchestra
  • Roseburg, OR: Umpqua Symphony Association
  • West Linn, OR: Youth Music Project


  • Erie, PA: Young Artists Debut Orchestra
  • Erie, PA: Young Artists Debut Orchestra
  • Harrisburg, PA: Covenant Christian Academy
  • Harrisburg, PA: Harrisburg Academy
  • Lancaster, PA: Music for Everyone
  • Philadelphia, PA: AMLA
  • Philadelphia, PA: High School for the Creative and Performing Arts
  • Philadelphia, PA: Pan American Charter School
  • Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts
  • Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Philadelphia, PA: Settlement School
  • Philadelphia, PA: West Park Cultural Center
  • Scranton, PA: Marywood University String Project
  • Sharon, PA: Sharon School District

Rhode Island

  • Bristol, RI: Community String Project
  • Cumberland, RI: Blackstone Valley Prep
  • Providence, RI: Community MusicWorks
  • Providence, RI: Highlander Charter School

South Carolina

  • Cayce, SC: Busbee Creative Arts Academy
  • Charlestown, SC: Allegro Charter School
  • Greenville, SC: Legacy Charter School
  • Greenville, SC: Legacy Early College
  • Greenville, SC: Legacy Early College Middle School

South Dakota

  • Rapid City, SD: Chamber Music Festival of the Black Hills


  • Chattanooga, TN: East Lake Montessori
  • Kingston Springs, TN: Harpeth MS Band Program
  • Knoxville, TN: Boys and Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley
  • Lenoir City, TN: Intermediate School
  • Memphis, TN: Memphis College Prep Elementary
  • Memphis, TN: Redwood Training Group
  • Williamson, TN: Woodland Middle School


  • Austin, TX: Bedichek Middle School
  • Austin, TX: Mendez Middle School
  • Austin, TX: Soundwaves
  • Austin, TX: Widen Wild Strings
  • Dallas, TX: Dallas Symphony Orchestra
  • El Paso, TX: El Paso public schools
  • El Paso, TX: El Paso School District
  • Houston, TX: Reece Academy
  • Marble Falls, TX: Harmony School of Creative Arts
  • Odessa, TX: Ector County ISD Education Foundation
  • Port Arthur, TX: Bob Hope String Program
  • San Antonio, TX: Classical Music Institute
  • Seguin, TX: TSC Music Academy, Texas Lutheran University
  • Wichita Falls, TX: Youth Symphony Orchestra


  • Duschene, UT: Eagle Community Foundation
  • Kamas, UT: South Summit Education Foundation
  • Park City, UT: Park City public schools
  • Spanish Fork, UT: Spanish Fork Junior High
  • West Valley City, UT: Ameris Academy


  • Rutland, VT: County Public Schools
  • Winooski, VT: Winooski Schools


  • Heathsville, VA: The Strings Crewe
  • Lynchburg, VA: LCS
  • Manassas, VA: Adventist Prep
  • Manassas, VA: MAPS (Manassas Adventist Preparatory School)
  • Manassas, VA: Parkside Middle School
  • Nellysford, VA: Nelson County Community Orchestra
  • New Market, VA: Shenendoah Valley Academy
  • Richmond, VA: Center Stage Foundation
  • Richmond, VA: Public Schools
  • Richmond, VA: Waldorf School Music Program
  • Spotsylvania, VA: Spotsylvania Middle School
  • Stafford, VA: Stafford County public schools
  • Williamsburg, VA: Providence Charter School


  • Ellensburg, WA: Ellensburg Christian School
  • Seattle, WA: Friends of Garfield Orchestra
  • Seattle, WA: Keys to Change
  • Walla Walla, WA: Assumption Catholic School
  • Wenatchee, WA: Pinnacles Prep

Washington, D.C.

  • Washington, D.C.: Center City PCS
  • Washington, D.C.: Excel Academy
  • Washington, D.C.: Kapital Kids Program
  • Washington, DC: Two Rivers Charter School
  • Washington, D.C.: Sitar Center
  • Washington, DC: SWS Strings Program
  • Washington, DC: DC Youth Orchestra Program

West Virginia

  • Charleston, WV: Boulevard Adventist Academy
  • Lewisburg, WV Carnegie Hall Inc.


  • Green Bay, WI: Bay Port High School
  • Manitowoc, WI: Manitowoc Public School District
  • Milwaukee, WI: Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Schofield, WI: Everest Area Strings Department
  • Wausau, WI: Wausau Conservatory of Music


  • Casper, WY: Casper public schools
  • Sheridan, WY: Sheridan Middle school