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In addition to monetary donations, the School is also very grateful for donations of instruments, tickets to local performance events, and time of volunteers.

Giving Opportunities

There are many ways that you can contribute to the school. The following are some of the ways you can make a tax-deductible gift to the Neighborhood Music School today:



  • Make a Matching Gift
      • Create your own matching gift
      • Ask your company if they have a “Matching Gift” program. Many companies will match your gift to the Neighborhood Music School dollar-for-dollar. If yours will, please provide us the matching donation form from your Human Resources department, and we’ll take care of the rest!
  • Enroll in our Monthly Donor Program

  • Think of us in your estate plan

  • Sponsor a Neighborhood Music School Special Event

  • Make a gift in honor of a loved one or special person

  • Donate an Item on our Wish List

If you would like to speak to someone about giving opportunities, please call Karen Louis at (323) 268-0762.


  • Make a Gift to the Margie Petersen Education Fund that matches all donations to it up to $1 Million