Make A Difference
Please take a moment and reflect on the joys music has brought to you over the years, whether you were composing, singing, playing or listening to it. You know that music can enhance the moment – it can also change a life. Please join us in our efforts to operate and support music education and professional programs that propel emerging creators to the next level. Your generosity will help music creators realize their dreams. It will also help keep music in our schools and communities throughout the country.
There are many ways to give a gift:
Honor a friend, relative, or role model with any amount of gift to The ASCAP Foundation and/or give an unrestricted gift to be used where it is needed most.
Give by credit card
Fill out and mail. Use this to pay by check or money order
Many donors have used this website justgive.org to make a credit card donation. Cut and paste the following if the link isn't working.
Designate a portion of your ASCAP royalties to be paid directly to The ASCAP Foundation.
Establish a named or endowed fund to honor a friend, relative or role model.
- Leave a bequest in your Will designating a specific program to benefit from your generosity.
- Designate a portion of your estate to be used at the discretion of The ASCAP Foundation & its Board of Trustees.
- Designate a portion of your estate as an endowment to ensure the continued work of The ASCAP Foundation.
Guidestar.org link to our IRS form 990 (guidestar requires you to be registered & logged in for this link to work)
When you choose to make a financial donation to The ASCAP Foundation, you join a community of people who support to our mission to nurture the music talent of tomorrow, while preserving the legacy of the past and sustaining the incentive for today's creators. We are a non-profit organization and your contribution is essential. Whether your gift is $25,000 or $25, every dollar allows us to continue to serve the entire music community through scholarships, awards, grants, talent development and music education programs.
The ASCAP Foundation is a publicly supported charitable organization exempt from federal taxation under IRC Section 501(c)(3). We welcome your contributions which are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
Major Donors to The ASCAP Foundation for 2011
To fulfill our mission of supporting music education and talent development programs, The ASCAP Foundation relies on contributions and bequests from ASCAP members, the general public, and grants from other foundations. Contributions, both large and small, are all gratefully accepted and are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Thank you to all of our supporters. Major contributors to The ASCAP Foundation in 2011 include:
Harold Adamson Estate
Patty K. Allen
The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation, Inc.
The Art of Recovery in honor of Paul Williams
BMG Music Publishing
James Brockman Estate
Irving Caesar Estate
Tita Cahn in memory of Sammy Cahn
The Cain Foundation
Pat Collins and Jonico Music Inc
David Conney, M.D.
The Joe & Hellen Darion Foundation
Eunice & Hal David
Charles Gates Dawes Estate
Mitchell B. DeGroot, Jr. Trust
Frank Loesser Enterprises
Josef Freudenthal Estate
Audrey S. Geisel/ Dr. Seuss Foundation
Sondra K. Gorney in memory of Jay Gorney
Dr. Roderic Gorney in memory of Jay Gorney
The Grammy Foundation
Theresa Margaret Grote T/U/W Miami Children's Hospital at The Miami Foundation
Mary Rodgers Guettel
Hal Leonard Corporation
Joe Henry in memory of John Denver
Simon and Michelle Higgs
Paul Dooley & Winnie Holzman
Bart Howard Estate
Henry & Elaine Kaufman Foundation, Inc.
The Jerome Leiber Charitable Foundation
John & Barbara LoFrumento
Edward & Amelia Madden Estate
Mandy Mercer-Néder in memory of Johnny Mercer
Joseph & Rosalie Meyer Estate
Orlando and Lura Murden
Music Publishers Association
Nathan Associates Inc.
National Endowment for the Arts
The Nelson Trust
Jack & Amy Norworth Estate
Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County
The Cole Porter Musical & Literary Property Trusts
John Powell & Melinda Lerner
Gia Maione Prima in memory of Louis Prima
Irwin & Joan Robinson
James Royce Shannon Estate
Valerie Simpson in memory of Nick Ashford
Larry Stock Estate
Mike and Corky Hale Stoller Foundation
Albert and Barbara Trace Estate
Mariana and Paul Williams