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Donate Today

When you donate to CMC, you help ensure that no one is denied the opportunity to study music for lack of ability to pay.

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“At CMC, I learned not only to play with technique but also with my heart”

Tuition-Free Mission District Young Musicians Program

Your Generous Donations Support

  • $3 million in direct aid to students
  • A student body of more than 3,300 students around the city and Bay Area
  • Culturally responsive programs in all 11 San Francisco districts
  • Programming for very young students, older adults, SFUSD students, LGBTQIA+ students, and more

Other Ways to Support CMC

In addition to a monetary gift, you can support CMC’s mission of music for everyone in a variety of ways, including stocks, IRA distributions, and donor-advised funds. Contact us to learn more. 

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Community Music Center’s Spring Gala

FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 2024, Palace Hotel

Join us for an evening of musical celebration benefiting CMC’s mission of music for everyone. 

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Matching Gifts

Many companies match donations. Find out if your company can double or triple your impact!

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Founders Circle
The Legacy Giving Program of Community Music Center

Including CMC in your estate plans is easy and makes a lasting impact for generations of students to come.

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Name a Scholarship

Provide a living legacy for a loved one by establishing an endowed music scholarship for dedicated young students.
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Annual Report

Learn about CMC’s success stories and impact in the most recent annual report.
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In-Kind Gifts & Instrument Donations

Help the CMC community by making an in-kind donation. Your instruments, clothes, cars, and more can find new life!
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“CMC is not just another music school, or conservatory. CMC represents opportunity and freedom and allows me, a low-income 17-year-old kid, to pursue the finest music education in the world—all completely free of cost.”

Tuition-Free Mission District Young Musicians Program