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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!!

2019 Donations


2020 Benefit Dinner (and Recent Donors)

Thanks to Reiko Niiya, Violin,and our student performers

 Lexi McQueary, French Horn, and Gus Bahruth, Alto Saxophone


Also thanks go to Lee Health Foundation and Keepsake Azaleas by Aris Horticulture


Angel ($1,000 +)

Continental Woman's Club of Fort Myers

Katherine Caldwell (in memory of Jerry Havill)

Lee County School District

Linda O'Brien

The City of Fort Myers

The Stardust Memories Big Band

The Knipe Family


Sponsor ($500-$999)

Cadence Music, Stacey Gossmann, Jim Irwin, Katherine Light, The Lussenhop Family, Dorothy Rodwell, The Rotary Club of South Fort Myers, Kathleen Straubing


Supporter ($100-$499)

Aldi Foods, Jim & Barb Born, Robert & Lisa Brosey, Michael Cain & Linda Raymond, Cindy Carfore, Craig & Ruth Christman, Bob Cihi & Peggy Drennan, Holly Cosby, Steve Craig, William Dawson, Ned & Carol Downing, Gary & Stacia Featherston, Wanda Jacobs, Joanne Jenkins, Faye Johnson, Christine Kelleher, Don & Deb Kostush, Patrick & Bette Neuman, 

Marilyn Quackenbush & David Trelease, Lyn Sandeen,

 Dr. Douglas Santini, Jack & Ginny Shea, Kay Slocum, 

Mary Ann Spry, Buran & Patti Sullivan, The Tsaggaris Family Foundation, Howard & Ann Wright


Silent Auction Donors

The Southwest Florida Symphony, Sydney and Berne Davis Arts Center, University Grill, AHA, Gulf Coast Symphony, Sunflower Cafe, The Prawnbroker, First Watch, The Roadhouse Cafe, Zoomers, Alliance for the Arts, Chad Perkins Landings Golf, Tom Wallace Landings Tennis, Boradway Palm Dinner Theatre, Florida Rep, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point, Wheelhouse at the Landings










































































2019 Donations - Summer Camps and High School Music Program Scholarships

 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 ($100-$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


2019 High School Scholarship Donors 

$2,500 The Knipe Family

$2,000 Linda O'Brien

$500 Dorothy Rodwell