Our Supporters

Many thanks to the Foundations, City of Philadelphia and Individuals who provide financial support to Project 440! Special thanks to our Board of Directors, who provided valuable leadership giving through 100% participation.

The exceptional generosity of our donors enables Project 440 to support young musicians in Philadelphia, providing them with the highest level college readiness and entrepreneurship training. We recognize our donors through benefits designed to acknowledge your contribution and bring you closer to Project 440's work.

Learn more about Giving Levels


Foundation Grants

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  • 25th Century Foundation

  • Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

  • CHG Charitable Trust

  • Citizens for the Arts

  • Grover Washington Jr., Protect the Dream Foundation Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation

  • The League of American Orchestras’ Futures Funds, a program of the League of American Orchestras made possible by funding from the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation

  • Leslie Miller & Richard Worley Foundation

  • The Lida Foundation

  • Nararo Foundation

  • The Philadelphia Foundation’s Fund for Children, which is supported through generous annual contributions from the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies

  • Presser Foundation

  • Scholler Foundation

  • Seybert Foundation


Government Grants

  • Support provided by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund


The A-Team ($5,000+)

  • Peter Benoliel and Willo Carey

  • Joseph Conyers

  • Shannon Slusher

  • Sheldon & Karen Thompson


Doing Gooders ($3,000 - $4,999)

  • Joe Hochreiter and Eileen Wachtman

  • Kenneth Hutchins

  • William Luttrell


Instrument for Success ($1,000 - $2,999)

  • Bernard and Emma Conyers

  • Sally Dayton

  • Mark Dichter

  • Henry and Katherine Donner

  • Jon Fink

  • James and Pamela Hill

  • Christina Johnson

  • Peter "Tad' LeVan

  • Don and Gretchen Liuzzi

  • John McFadden

  • David and Diane Reckner

  • Teresa Rodgers

  • Chris Threlkeld-Wiegand, Heartland String Bass Shop

  • Cigus Vanni

  • Alfred West


Seed Funders ($250 - $999)

  • Anonymous

  • Bob and Sherry Apgar

  • Christy Barilotti

  • Jeff & Joanne Bates

  • Eileen and Rick Bazelon

  • Monica Beletsky

  • Christopher Bryan

  • Patrick Coyne

  • Peggy and Mark Curchack

  • Georganna Daher

  • Gloria DePasquale

  • Blake Espy

  • Katharine Eyre

  • Frederick W. Oster Fine Violins

  • Alexander George

  • Deena Gerson

  • Judy Glick

  • Christina Grant

  • Kathlyn Gray

  • Ken Kolodziej and Anne Hagele

  • Heilig Charitable Giving Fund

  • Theresa Hicke

  • Christi Macelaru and Cheryl Huddleston

  • Martin Ihrig

  • Mary Javian

  • Adam Karasick

  • Elliot Kolodny

  • Signe and Jon Landau

  • Martha Laslavic

  • William Loeb

  • Regis Martin

  • Gaeleen McCormick

  • Patricia Moore

  • Louisa and Steve Mygatt

  • Brendan O'Malley

  • Pat and Scott Sanders

  • David Poll and Rebecca Bien

  • William and Jill Raiche

  • Judith Ramirez

  • Harold Robinson

  • Matthew Squillaro


Entrepreneurs (up to $249)

  • Danielle Allen

  • Stephanie Anderson

  • Nathan Apgar

  • Eduardo Ardiles

  • Meredith Arwady Kahri

  • John Baldwin

  • Tara Bankard

  • John E. Basinski

  • Amanda Baumler

  • Jacob Harris Beahm

  • Charlotte H. Biddle

  • Christopher Blackwall

  • Lauren Blackwell

  • Ron Blum

  • Maria Booth

  • Thomas Bresnick

  • Brevard Music Center

  • Christine Broome

  • Denise Bryant

  • Cynthia U. Bullock

  • Jenn Burrini

  • Katherine Burton

  • Marisa Bushman

  • Sue Chace

  • Nat Chaitkin

  • Meredith Christides

  • Ryan Cobb

  • Jonatha Cochran

  • Richard J. Conn and Janet Conn

  • John Connor

  • James Riley Conyers

  • Jim Cotter

  • Kim Coulson

  • Lesley Coulson

  • Julie Courtney

  • Lauren Cristella

  • Michael Dehan

  • Michael DeLaurentis

  • Kristin DiPasquo

  • Albert Doering

  • David Drew

  • Aalyah Duncan

  • Kelsey Ekker

  • Robert Ellis

  • Joy Epstein

  • David Major and Evelyn Eskin

  • Christine Evans

  • Adrienne Cooper Ewing

  • Lucy Exley Sheils

  • Julia Falcon

  • Karl Fenner

  • Carol Finger

  • Glenn Fischbach

  • Danielle Floyd

  • Al B. For

  • Ryan Friel

  • Catherine Kei Fukuda

  • Mr. Mrs. Don Gale

  • Angelica Ganser

  • Raevaughn Gardner-Williams

  • Richard Gaskins

  • Valerie Gay

  • Lisa Gentry

  • Colleen Glenney

  • Steve Goldberg

  • Lloyd Goldstein

  • Alfred Goodrich

  • Laurel Grady

  • Christina Grant

  • Howard Greenberg

  • Beth Guerriero

  • Susan Hagen

  • Stephanie Harrington

  • Cody Hicks

  • Kathryn Hiester

  • Thomas Hong

  • Dr. and Mrs. Frederic Honigman

  • Grace and Mike Howe

  • Lenora Hume

  • James Huniford

  • Joe Ippolito

  • Felecia Irick

  • Irvin and Mary Miller

  • Bart Isdaner

  • Carolyn Jantsch

  • Nancy Jantsch

  • C. Douglas Johnson

  • Donald Joseph

  • Chris Joyner

  • Todd Ka

  • Sharon Karasick

  • Karen Heller & David Dye

  • Samantha Kelly

  • W. Reed and Greta Kinderman

  • Lewis Kirk

John Kirwan

  • Walter and Mary Kirwan

  • Neil Kleinman

  • Jacob (Jack) Kolodny

  • Reinhard & Sue Kruse

  • Paul Lantis

  • Heather Lardin

  • Edward Leventhal

  • Nicholas Lewis

  • Gregory and Valerie Lingo

  • Matthew Loden

  • Susanna Loewy

  • Aicha Ly

  • Frank Machos

  • Daniel Matsukawa

  • Waverly McAlister

  • Brian McCune

  • Brendan McNichol

  • Tom Meany

  • Paul Laskow and Margaret Meigs

  • Judith Mendelsohn

  • Linda Miller

  • Teresa Montano

  • Leonard Morneau

  • Al Motley

  • Martha Mott-Gale

  • Kristina Mulholland

  • Deidre Mullen

  • Angela Murray

  • Michael O'Bryan

  • Kimberly O'Connor

  • Hirono Oka

  • Monica Padilla

  • Doris Parent

  • Paul L. Newman Foundation

  • Anne Peterson

  • John Pieper

  • David Powell

  • Joshua Power

  • Tony Prisk

  • Aaron Pruzaniec

  • Mark Rabideau

  • Jill Raiche

  • Donyale Reavis

  • William Roberts

  • Carla Maria Rorigues

  • Frank Rosenswein

  • Matthew Ryan

  • Jesse Salazar

  • Doris Schlessinger Grubin

  • Peter Schneider

  • Randall Schur

  • Rachel Schwartz

  • Stephanie M. Schwartzberg, Esq.

  • Jeanne Sigler

  • Robert Simonds

  • Gerald Slavet

  • Geoffrey Smith

  • Rose O. Smith

  • Megan Speight

  • Daniel Stanek

  • John Stapleton

  • Ann Lebowitz and Mark Steinberger

  • Whitney Stewart

  • Kelly Stoetzel

  • Louise and David Strawbridge

  • Alex Suleikin

  • David Thomas

  • Jessica Thompson

  • Stanford Thompson

  • Kristin Titus

  • Lynne Tobin

  • Cassandra Tomkins

  • Fay Trachtenberg

  • Joseph Ujobai

  • Judith Ujobai

  • Elena Urioste

  • Lynn Van Lenten

  • Tom Vernon

  • Todd Vladyka

  • Bradford Voigt

  • Jack and Ramona Vosbikian

  • Sam and Elizabeth Warshawer

  • Lynne Waxman

  • Anne Weiss

  • Moureen Wenik

  • Harriett and Ken Wiseman

  • Bert Witzel

  • Shelley Wolfe

  • David Wolfsohn

  • Jen Wollman

  • Michael Woodcock

  • Naomi Wyatt


In-Kind Donations

  • Michael & Virginia Kirwan

  • Peter Gulia, Fiduciary Guidance Counsel

  • Philadelphia Ethical Society

  • Philadelphia Orchestra Association

  • PSTV & Shelly Wolfe

  • Ed Hille Photography

  • Rick Urbanowski

  • Andrew Bogard Photography

  • Eduardo Ardiles & Joe Ujobai

  • Jacob Cohen & Company, CPA's

  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

  • 21CM

  • MediaCopy

  • Michelle Shafer