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Join with us to transform young students' lives through the arts! 

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Support the following Programs:

Professional Development Program for music teachers

Summer Arts Camps

 High School Summer Camp Scholarships

Traveling Instrument Library for Elementary Schools

Donation Categories - We Appreciate Any Amount!!

Southwest Florida Community Foundation Supports Us!

 The SW Florida Music Foundation is fortunate to receive funding  through

The SW Florida Community Foundation.  There is a fund set up there in our name. 

You may donate directly to that fund through the button below.   Thank you!

Music Foundation of Southwest Florida (Endowment fund at Florida Southwestern State College)

 2015/2016 Scholarship Awards: $1,325.00
2015/2016 Scholarship Recipients:   Myles Ramsey, Sam Eash

2017 - 2019 Scholarships Awards: $ 3,854.00 

Bryanna Ball

Taylor Curry Stokes

Widline Duvert

Jordan Pickard (received 2x)

Andres Cordero

Myles Ramsey 

Jaydon Johnson

Since 2001, 25 scholarship recipients from the FSW music program have received approximately $30,000 in scholarship awards from the Music Foundation of SW FL Scholarship. In 2020 the current fund balance is  $33,674.86.

A special "Thank You" to these local organizations!!

Suncoast Credit Union

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We are so grateful for the $10,000 grant from Suncoast Credit Union for the Fifth Grade Traveling Instrument Program!

This grant was given in March 2018 and with this funding we are able to purchase at least ten new instruments.

For more information about how Suncoast Credit Union supports local communities go ​to  https://www.suncoastcreditunion.com/community/suncoast-foundation  

Rotary Club of Fort Myers

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 We are so grateful for the $4,000 grant from the Rotary Club of Fort Myers for the Fifth Grade Traveling Instrument Program! This grant was given in May 2018 and with this funding we are able to purchase new instruments for the next school year. 

For more information about how the Rotary Club of Fort Myers supports our community go to:  http://www.rotaryfortmyers.org/

Gannett Foundation

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We are so grateful for the $ 5,000 from the Gannett Community Grants organization for the Fifth Grade Traveling Instrument Program! This grant was given in June 2018 and with this funding we are able to purchase new instruments for the next school year. For more information about how the Gannett Community Grants supports our community go to:  https://www.gannettfoundation.org/contacts.htm  

Thank You for Donating!!

2018 Donations

Angel ($1,000 +) 

Robert & Lisa Brosey Kathy Caldwell (In Memory of Jerry Havill) Angelo & Linda DePardo 

The City of Fort Myers Fort Myers Rotary 

Gannett Foundation 

Jim Irwin 

The Knipe Family 

Linda O’Brien 

Dorothy Rodwell 

Stardust Memories 

Big Band 

Suncoast Federal Credit Union 


Sponsor ($500-$999) 

Stacey Gossmann

 Katherine Light

 Dorothy Rodwell

 Kayetta Slocum 


 Supporter ($199-$499) 

Michael Cain & Linda Raymond

 Craig & Ruth Christman

 Holly Cosby

 William Dawson

Joan Fedorak

Mark & Mary Gisse

Faye Johnson

 Josephine Kingsley

John Klaas, Sr.

Don & Deb Kostush

Tom & Anne Kracmer - Cadence Music

Jacquelin Lageson

 Patrick & Bette Neuman

Candace Patton

Stewart Ross

 Colleen Tallen

 Alexis & Peggy Tsaggaris 


2018 High School Scholarship Donors 

$2,500 - The Knipe Family

$2,000 - Linda O’Brien

$1,000 - Stacey Gossmann

$1,000 - Dorothy Rodwell 

$500 - Patrick & Bette Neuman 


 Professional Development Program!  

$500 - William Dawson 


Silent Auction Donors 

Big Arts

Naples Philharmonic

The Southwest Florida Symphony

Berne Davis Arts Center

The University Grill

The Prawnbroker

 Perkins

 First Watch

 The Roadhouse

 Restaurants at The Landings

The Veranda, Rib City

Zoomers

Alliance for the Arts

Sun Harvest Citrus

Ada’s

 The Grind

JC Cruises

 The Symphonic Chorale of SW FL

 Golf at The Landings

 Tom Wallace

Jack Montague

Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre

Florida Rep Theatre  

 

2019 Donations

 2019 Summer Arts Camps Donors

Angel ($1,000 +)

Continental Woman's Club of Fort Myers

Katherine Caldwell (in memory of Jerry Havill)

The City of Fort Myers

The Stardust Memories Big Band


Sponsor ($500-$999)

Glenna & James Irwin


Supporter ($199-$499)

Aldi Foods

Cadence Music

Holly Cosby

Katherine Light

Faye Johnson


Donor (1-$99)

Lynne Criss

Jane Richards Hudson in memory of John E. Hudson

Mary Seal

In Kind Donation

Blue Pointe Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill

​Chili's

First Watch

Fresh Market

Perkins Restaurant and Bakery

​Publix

Target

Zoomers