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Ways to Give

Your generous support allow us to bring our innovative music education programs to NYC schools that need them the most. You may give a one-time or recurring donation, or consider a gift in another way, see below.

Match your Gift

Many employ­ers have match­ing gift pro­grams that dou­ble or even triple con­tri­bu­tions from their employ­ees. Learn more about how quick and easy it is to match your gift by clicking here.

One-time and Recurring Donations

We rely on your support for everything we do, from purchasing instruments to training new teachers. With your support, thousands of children in under-resourced NYC schools get to go to music class every week and experience the benefits of music education. Click here to donate online now.


ETM accepts donations via securities. Your gift may be made by contacting your bank or broker and sending stock directly via wire transfer into Education Through Music’s account at Morgan Stanley. Please contact development@etmonline.org or (212) 972 4788 for account information and to ensure proper crediting of your gift.


Your qualified charitable distribution (QCD) may satisfy all or part of the amount of your required minimum distribution from your IRA. If you have any questions or would like to provide notice of your transfer, please reach out to our development department at development@etmonline.org or (212) 972 4788. To obtain specific transmittal forms please contact your IRA administrator. 

Donor-Advised Fund

Please consider making a recommended distribution to Education Through Music from your Donor Advised Fund. To make a gift contact your sponsoring organization. All tax benefits are received at the time of donation to the DAF. Because of this, and in accordance with IRS regulations, distributions from a DAF are ineligible to receive any benefits for membership of financial value or attendance to special events.


Please contact our team for more information and other ways to support ETM at development@etmonline.org, (212) 972-4788.