The North Carolina Symphony’s music education program is made possible in part by a generous grant-in-aid from the State of North Carolina, Honorable Roy Cooper, Governor. We are grateful to the State and to the businesses and organizations below for supporting our mission to provide music education opportunities across North Carolina.


Education Sustainers

Education Benefactors

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Anonymous Trust / Simple Gifts Fund
The Bastian Family Charitable Foundation

Education Patrons

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Robert P. Holding Foundation, Inc.
Samuel P. Mandell Foundation
Youths’ Friends Association Inc.

Education Partners

Alamance County Government
Arts Council of Carteret County
The Harold H. Bate Foundation
Beane Wright Foundation
Bell Family Foundation
Bertsch Family Charitable Foundation, Inc.
The Borden Fund, Inc.
Carteret Community Foundation
Cherbec Advancement Foundation
The Cole Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey A. Corbett
Corning Incorporated Foundation
Edna Williams Curl and Myron R. Curl Charitable Fund
Emily Monk Davidson Foundation
The Dickson Foundation, Inc.
The William C. Ethridge Foundation, Inc.
The Lundy Fetterman Family Foundation Trust
George Foundation, Inc.
Gipson Family Foundation
Granville County Community Foundation
Gregory Poole Equipment
The Hellendall Family Foundation of North Carolina
Iredell County Community Foundation
Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts
Keihin Carolina System Technology Foundation
Kinston Community Council for the Arts
Moore County Community Foundation
The Noël Foundation
Onslow Caring Communities Foundation
Onslow County Government
Outer Banks Community Foundation
Poole Family Foundation
Prescott Family Charitable Trust
Rete Mirable Fund
The Florence Rogers Charitable Trust
E.T. Rollins, Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Foundation
The Norman and Rose S. Shamberg Foundation
The Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Family Foundation, Inc.
Southern Bank Foundation
Swearingen Foundation
The Titmus Foundation
Vance County Community Foundation
Alex and Barbara Wilson Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Yadkin County Community Foundation

Music Education Endowment Funds

The Joseph C. and Diane E. Bastian Fund for Music Education
The Ruby and Raymond A. Bryan Foundation Fund
The Mary Whiting Ewing Charitable Foundation Fund
The Hulka Ensemble and Chamber Music Programs Fund
The Janirve Foundation Fund
The Elaine Tayloe Kirkland Fund
The Ina Mae and Rex G. Powell Wake County Music Education Fund

School System Supporters

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools
Cumberland County Schools
Edgecombe County Schools
Harnett County Schools
Lee County Schools
Lenoir County Schools
New Hanover County Schools
Orange County Schools
Wake County Public Schools

To support our music education program, please make a donation. To learn more, please Courtney Hamm, Corporate & Foundation Giving Manager, at 919.789.5483 or