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Merit is grateful to the many foundations, corporations, and individuals that make our work possible. Working together in harmony, we are able to help our students soar to new heights and reach their personal and musical goals.
Merit is proud to partner with many foundations and leading philanthropic institutions to provide the highest quality music education to students. Together, we make access for all possible.
Contact us today to learn more about how our institutional partnerships make a difference in our community!
Lead Institutional Supporters
The Clinton Family Fund
D & R Charitable Fund
Merit School of Music’s programs are partially supported by a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
Merit and our corporate partners work hand in hand to strengthen our communities by supporting Merit in a variety of ways. You can make music with us by:
- Sponsoring Merit special events such as the annual Gala and Play On!
- Helping to underwrite student performances such as our Sensory Friendly Concert or Stringtacular
- Lend support to help fund Merit’s educational and community programs
- Encourage your employees to take advantage of matching gifts programs
Contact us today to learn more!
Lead Corporate Supporters
Dearborn Capital Partners
Howard & Howard Community
Jenner & Block
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
T. Rowe Price Private Asset Management
Aria Group Architects
National Flute Association
Nevin Hedlund Architects