Grant History

To give you an idea of where we’ve been, here are some schools and communities we’ve supported in previous years.


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


  • Phoenix, AZ: The Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • Tucson, AZ: Hollinger K-8 Music Program


  • 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
  • Irvine, CA: OC Music and Dance
  • Irvine, CA: Pacific Symphony
  • Larkspur, CA: Enriching Lives Through Music (ELM)
  • Los Angeles, CA: Mariachi Juvenil
  • Los Angeles, CA: The Harmony Project
  • Los Angeles, CA: The Salvation Army, Los Angeles Red Shield Kroc Center
  • Madera, CA: Monroe Elementary
  • Madera, CA: 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: Oakland public schools
  • Patterson, CA: Patterson Public Schools
  • 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
  • San Diego, CA: San Diego Youth Symphony
  • San Francisco, CA: The Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • San Marcos, CA: Fortissimo Program
  • San Marcos, CA: USD
  • San Mateo CA: Peninsula Youth Orchestra
  • 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: Stockton USD
  • Ventura, CA: New West Symphony Harmony Project
  • Visalia, CA: Valley Life Charter School
  • Walnut Creek, CA: California Symphony
  • Woodland Hills, CA: Lockhurst Charter Elementary


  • Aurora, CO: Vanguard Classical School
  • Boulder, CO: Parlando School for the Arts
  • Manitou Springs, CO: MSES
  • Pueblo, CO: Bessemer Academy


  • Bridgeport, CT: KEYS
  • 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: Starfish Connection
  • Waterbury, CT: Brass City Charter School
  • Wethersfield, CT: PS


  • Davenport, FL: Horizons Elementary
  • Davenport, FL: School for the Arts
  • Jacksonville, FL: Cathedral Arts Project
  • Kissimmee, FL: SD of Osceola County
  • Poinciana, FL: Lake Marion Creek MS


  • Oahu, HI: Kroc Center


  • Lapwai, ID: SD 341


  • Aurora, IL: Fox Valley Academy
  • Bloomington, IL: Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • Chicago, IL: West Community Music Center
  • Oak Park, IL Chicago West Community Music Center


  • Bloomington, IN: Habitat4Kids
  • Indianapolis, IN: Judah Ministries Pride Academy
  • Indianapolis, IN: Metropolitan Youth Orchestra


  • Cedar Rapids, IA: Tanager Place


  • Garden City, KS: Garden City public schools
  • Humboldt, KS: CUBS Program


  • Lexington, KY: Central KY Youth Orchestras
  • Louisville, KY: West End School
  • Mayfield, KY: Graves County Orchestra


  • Baton Rouge, LA: Baton Rouge Kids Orchestra
  • New Orleans, LA: Youth Orchestra of the Lower 9th Ward
  • Zachary, LA: Zachary Community School District Orchestra


  • Rockport, ME: Ashwood Waldorf School
  • Rockport, ME: Bay Chamber Concerts Odeon Youth Orchestra


  • Baltimore, MD: Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestra
  • Bowie, MD: Youth Jazz Orchestra
  • Frederick, MD: Frederick Charter Classical School


  • Adams, MA: Berkshire Arts and Tech Charter School
  • 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 Project Step
  • 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
  • Hopkinton, MA: Hopkinton public schools
  • Hyde Park, MA: Youth and Family Enrichment Services
  • 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
  • Watertown, MA: Friends of Watertown Music
  • Worcester, MA: Neighborhood Strings


  • Canton, MI: Strings for Youth
  • Flint, MI: Carman-Ainsworth Schools
  • Flint, MI: Carman-Ainsworth Middle School
  • Kalamazoo, MI: Kalamazoo Symphony KKIT Program
  • Lexington, MI: Camp Cavell Conservatory


  • Fergus Falls, MN: Fergus Falls Orchestras
  • Mankato, MN: Buela Youth Orchestra
  • Minneapolis, MN: McPhail Center for Music
  • St. Paul, MN: Central Music Boosters Club


  • Gulfport, MS: TSA Mississippi Gulf Coast Kroc Center


  • 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


  • Big Sky, MT: Ophir 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 (3 grants)
  • Kalispell, MT: Kalispell middle schools
  • Missoula, MT: Loyola Sacred Heart Found
  • Missoula, MT: Missoula public schools
  • Whitefish, MT: Whitefish middle schools


  • 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: University Heights Charter School, in collaboration with the NJ Symphony Orchestra
  • Somerset, NJ: Central Jersey College Prep Charter School
  • Union City, NJ: Union City Music Project

New Mexico

  • Albuquerque, NM: New Mexico Philharmonic
  • Santa Fe, NM: Santa Fe Youth Symphony

New York

  • Brooklyn, NY: Noel Pointer Foundation
  • Buffalo, NY: Boys and Girls Club
  • Cobleskill/Richmondville, NY: CSD
  • Elmira, NY: HSD
  • New Rochelle, NY: Songcatchers
  • New York City, NY: Harmony Program
  • New York City, NY: Musicambia Prison Project at Sing Sing Prison
  • New York City, NY: Youth Orchestra of St. Luke’s
  • Rochester, NY: CMS
  • Utica, NY: Utica Academy of Science Charter School

North Carolina

  • Charlotte, NC: Charlotte Lab School
  • Charlotte, NC: Piedmont Middle School
  • Burlington, NC: Williams High School Orchestra
  • Statesville, NC: Iredell-Statesville Schools
  • Wake Forest, NC: Community Youth Orchestra


  • Cincinnati, OH: Cincinnati Public Schools Itinerant String Program
  • Lancaster, OH: Fairfield County Strings


  • West Linn, OR: Youth Music Project


  • Erie, PA: Young Artists Debut Orchestra
  • Erie, PA: Young Artists Debut Orchestra
  • Harrisburg, PA: Covenant Christian 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: Settlement School
  • 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


  • Memphis, TN: Memphis College Prep Elementary
  • Williamson, TN: Woodland Middle School


  • Austin, TX: Bedichek Middle School
  • Austin, TX: Mendez Middle School
  • Austin, TX: Soundwaves
  • Austin, TX: Widen Wild Strings
  • El Paso, TX: El Paso public schools
  • El Paso, TX: El Paso School District
  • Houston, TX: Reece Academy
  • Seguin, TX: TSC Music Academy, Texas Lutheran University


  • Park City, UT: Park City public schools
  • Spanish Fork, UT: Spanish Fork Junior High


  • 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
  • Spotsylvania, VA: Spotsylvania Middle School
  • Stafford, VA: Stafford County public schools


  • Ellensburg, WA: Ellensburg Christian School
  • Seattle, WA: Friends of Garfield Orchestra

Washington, D.C.

  • Washington, D.C.: Excel Academy
  • Washington, D.C.: Kapital Kids Program
  • Washington, D.C.: Sitar Center


  • Green Bay, WI: Bay Port High School
  • Manitowoc, WI: Manitowoc Public School District
  • Schofield, WI: Everest Area Strings Department


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