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Frequently Asked Questions- Donating to ETM

Frequently Asked Questions- Donating to ETM

How do I donate?

Online: Donate online using a Visa, Master Card, American Express, or Discover credit card or through Pay Pal.


By check: You can send a check or money order payable to "Education Through Music" to:

Education Through Music, Inc.
122 East 42nd Street, Suite 1501
New York, NY 10168


By phone: You can make a credit card donation by phone by calling the ETM office at 212-972-4788 between 9:00am and 5:00pm Eastern Time.  


Other: For additional information about other ways to donate, including securities, donor-advised funds, or planned giving, please contact the development department by calling (212) 972-4788 or sending an email to

Whom do I contact if I have a question or problem making an online donation?

Please contact the development department by calling (212) 972-4788 or sending an email to

Can I make a tribute donation in honor or in memory of someone?

Yes. Our online donation form provides space for you to indicate whom you are honoring, and, if appropriate, whom you would like us to notify and with what message. If you donate by mail or phone, just include this same information at the time of your donation.

Will ETM rent, sell, or trade my personal information?

No. ETM will not trade, share, or sell a donor's personal information with anyone else unless required by law to do so. ETM does not send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

Is my contribution tax-deductible?

Yes. Education Through Music is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, Federal Tax ID #13-3613210.  Donations are deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

What does my donation support?

Donations help sustain ETM’s partner school program, which reaches tens of thousands of inner-city children in New York City. If you wish to restrict your gift to a particular project or school, just indicate your designation when you make your donation.