The Merit community extends its heartfelt appreciation to our friends and donors for their generous support of Merit School of Music.  Friends like these keep Merit’s outstanding music education programs and concerts possible and allow us to offer extensive financial support to thousands of qualifying students throughout metropolitan Chicago.

The Merit Music in Communities program is supported, in part, by grants from:

  • Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
  • The John Buck Company Foundation
  • Harry F. Chaddick and Elaine Chaddick Foundation
  • Huan J. Chang and Robert Stauffer
  • The Crown Family
  • D & R Foundation
  • Dan J. Epstein Family Foundation
  • Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
  • Illinois Arts Council
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Oppenheimer Family Foundation
  • Polk Bros. Foundation
  • TJX Foundation
  • US Bank
  • William Blair