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

  • Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation

  • 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

  • Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation


Government Grants

  • Support provided by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund


The A-Team ($5,000+)

  • Anonymous

  • Joseph Conyers

  • Peter Benoliel and Willo Carey

  • Shannon Slusher

  • Sheldon & Karen Thompson


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

  • Joe Hochreiter and Eileen Wachtman

  • William Luttrell


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

  • Adam Karasick

  • Alfred West

  • Anne Faulkner Schoemaker

  • Bernard and Emma Conyers

  • Chris Threlkeld-Wiegand

  • Christina Johnson

  • Christopher Bryan

  • Christopher Perella

  • Chris Threlkeld-Wiegand, Heartland String Bass Shop

  • Cigus Vanni

  • David and Diane Reckner

  • Don and Gretchen Liuzzi

  • Harold Robinson

  • Henry and Katherine Donner

  • James and Pamela Hill

  • John McFadden

  • Jon Fink

  • Marjorie Goldberg

  • Mark Dichter

  • Marple Newtown Music

  • Peter “Tad” LeVan

  • Sally Dayton

  • Teresa Rodgers


Seed Funders ($250 - $999)

  • Alexander George

  • Anne Hagele & Ken Kolodziej

  • Blake Espy

  • Bob & Sherry Apgar

  • Brendan O’Malley

  • Cackie Rogers

  • Christi Macelaru and Cheryl Huddleston

  • Christy Barilotti

  • Cynthia U. Bullock

  • David and Diane Reckner

  • Eileen and Rick Bazelon

  • Gaelen McCormick

  • Georganna Daher

  • Gloria DePasquale

  • Jack and Ramona Vosbikian

  • Jeff & Joanne Bates

  • Judith Ramirez

  • Judy Brown

  • Judy Glick

  • Kathlyn Gray

  • KenCrest

  • Louis Scaglione

  • Louisa and Steve Mygatt

  • Martha Laslavic

  • Martin Ihrig

  • Mary Javian

  • Matthew Squillaro

  • Megan Speight

  • Monica Beletsky

  • Pat and Scott Sanders

  • Patrick Coyne

  • Peggy and Mark Curchack

  • Robert and Ellen Bildersee

  • Robert Kauffman

  • Rodd DeWitt

  • Signe and Jon Landau

  • Susan Hagen

  • Susanna Loewy

  • Sylva & Peter Winik

  • William and Jill Raiche

  • William Loeb


Entrepreneurs (up to $249)

  • Aalyah Duncan

  • Aaron Pruzaniec

  • Adrienne Cooper Ewing

  • Al B For

  • Al Motley

  • Alan Barstow

  • Albert Doering

  • Alex and Hanna Hanna/Sterba

  • Alfred Goodrich

  • Alice Rose

  • Amanda Baumler

  • Amanda Brendlen

  • Andrea Jennifer McGhee

  • Andrea Levine

  • Andrea Loewy

  • Andreas Petrides

  • Andrew Sanderbeck

  • Andy Sabol

  • Angela Murray

  • Angelica Ganser

  • Ann Lebowitz and Mark Steinberger

  • Anna Marie Petersen

  • Anne Anderson

  • Anne Peterson

  • Annie Sarachan

  • Anthony Prisk

  • Ariel Rudiakov

  • Augie LaSpiza

  • Barbara Corbato

  • Barbara Moll

  • Barry K. Elmore

  • Bart Isdaner

  • Bert Witzel

  • Beth Guerriero

  • Beth Pogach

  • Betsy and Hershel Richman

  • Bradford Voigt

  • Brendan McNichol

  • Brian McCune

  • C. Douglas Johnson

  • Carla Maria Rodrigues

  • Carmen I Kaplan

  • Caroline Davidson

  • Carolyn Jantsch

  • Cassandra Tomkins

  • Catherine DelDuca

  • Catherine Kei Fukuda

  • Catherine Pappas

  • Charles and Harriet Day

  • Charlotte H. Biddle

  • Christina Grant

  • Christopher Blackwall

  • Cody Hicks

  • Dan Rasay

  • Dana Black

  • Dana Kalins

  • Daniel Matsukawa

  • Daniel Stanek

  • Daniel Wisniewski (The Quelle Source)

  • Danielle Allen

  • Danielle Floyd

  • David Cramer

  • David Drew

  • David Major and Evelyn Eskin

  • David Poll and Rebecca Bien

  • David Thomas

  • David Thomas Cartolano

  • David Wolfsohn

  • Davis and Diane Barnett

  • Deidre Mullen

  • Denise Bryant

  • Denise Mann

  • Donyale Reavis

  • Doris Parent

  • Doris Schlessinger Grubin

  • Dr. and Mrs. Frederic Honigman

  • Eduardo Ardiles

  • Elena Urioste

  • Elizabeth Hainen

  • Ellen Trainer

  • Ellie Gratz

  • Elliot Kolodny

  • Ethel Goldberg

  • Ethel Weltman and Pat Adams

  • Federico Antonio Britto

  • Felecia Irick

  • Frank Machos

  • Frank Rosenswein

  • Fred Stuart

  • Fred Stuart and Karen Davis

  • Geoffrey Schulz

  • Geoffrey Smith

  • George Feuer and Linda Hahn

  • Gerald Slavet

  • Gerry Rice

  • Glenn Fischbach

  • Gregory and Valerie Lingo

  • Handsel & Karen Minyard

  • Harold B. Yaffe

  • Harriet and Don Joseph

  • Harry and Kathryn Schaub

  • Helen Gerhold

  • Hirono Oka

  • Hope and Roy Yaffe

  • Howard Greenberg

  • Irvin and Mary Miller

  • Iryna Stepaniuk

  • Jacob Harris Beahm

  • James Riley Conyers

  • Jane Cording

  • Jane Zolot

  • Jasmine Davis

  • Jason Depue

  • Jeanne Sigler

  • Jeffrey Lastrapes

  • Jen Wollman

  • Jenn Burrini

  • Jennifer Lynn Smith

  • Jessica Thompson

  • Jill Raiche

  • Jim Cotter

  • Joan Betz

  • Joe Ippolito

  • John and Elaine Frank

  • John and Glennis Pagano

  • John Baldwin

  • John E. Basinski

  • John Gillespie

  • John Kirwan

  • John Pieper

  • John Stapleton

  • Jon Hummel

  • Jonatha Cochran

  • Joseph Leube, Jr.

  • Josephine Freedman

  • Joshua Power

  • Joy Epstein

  • Judith Mendelsohn

  • Julia Falcon

  • Julia Li

  • Julie Courtney

  • Karen Bauer

  • Karen Heller & David Dye

  • Karl Fenner

  • Katherine Burton

  • Kathryn Eberle

  • Kathryn Hiester

  • Kathy Hodges

  • Kayla Delgado-Partridge

  • Ken and Cathymarie Gerlach

  • Kim Coulson

  • Kristin Titus

  • Kristina Mulholland

  • Kristy Hanson

  • L. Gerald Rigby

  • Laurel Grady

  • Lauren Blackwell

  • Lauren Cristella

  • Lawanda Livingston

  • Leonard Morneau

  • Leonor Barnett

  • Lesley Coulson

  • Lewis Kirk

  • Linda Miller

  • Lloyd Goldstein

  • Louise and David Strawbridge

  • Lucy Exley Sheils

  • Lynn Van Lenten

  • Lynne Tobin

  • Madeleine Crouch

  • Maria Booth

  • Marian Baldini Filtz

  • Marisa Bushman

  • Mark Rabideau

  • Mark Sellers and Najjia Mahmoud

  • Martha Mott-Gale

  • Mary Anne Campellone

  • Mary Prokop

  • Mathew Bernstein

  • Matthew Loden

  • Matthew Ryan

  • Mercedes Pokorny

  • Meredith Arwady Kahri

  • Meredith Christides

  • Meryl Krieger

  • Michael Dehan

  • Michael DeLaurentis

  • Michael DeSocio

  • Michael O'Bryan

  • Michael Porter

  • Michelle Zwi

  • Miles B. Davis

  • Mimi and Vic Mather

  • Mimi Kim

  • Monica Padilla

  • Mr. and Mrs. Don Gale

  • Nancy Jantsch

  • Naomi Wyatt

  • Nat Chaitkin

  • Nathan Apgar

  • Neil Kleinman

  • Nicholas Lewis

  • Noreen Weld

  • Norma Weintraub Meyer

  • Olive Mosier

  • Pam and David Fay

  • Patricia Moore

  • Paul Crehan

  • Paul L. Newman Foundation

  • Paul Laskow and Margaret Meigs

  • Peter Schneider

  • Rachel Schwartz

  • Randall Schur

  • Reinhard & Sue Kruse

  • Richard Gaskins

  • Richard J. Conn and Janet Conn

  • Richard Weisenberg and Faye Senneca

  • Rick Robinsons

  • Rie & Rob Huebner

  • Riley Zimmerman

  • Robert Anderson

  • Robert Ellis

  • Robert L. Read and Mary Purdy-Read

  • Robert Simonds

  • Ron Blum

  • Rosa Benn

  • Rosalind Waxman

  • Rosalind Waxman

  • Rose O. Smith

  • Rosemarie and Anne Greco Morrissey

  • Ruth S Frazier

  • Ryan Cobb

  • Ryan Friel

  • Sam and Elizabeth Warshawer

  • Sam and Michael Markovitz

  • Samantha Kelly

  • Sarah Dash

  • Sharon Browning

  • Sharon Eswine

  • Sharon Karasick

  • Shelley Showers

  • Shelley Wolfe

  • Stanford Thompson

  • Stanley Cohen

  • Stephanie Harrington

  • Stephanie M. Schwartzberg, Esq.

  • Steve Goldberg

  • Stuart Pittel

  • Sue Chace

  • Sue Sauerman

  • Susan Bockius

  • Susan Lerner

  • Susie Stevens

  • Tara Bankard

  • Taube Weinberg

  • Teresa Montano

  • Thomas Bresnick

  • Thomas Hong

  • Thomas Coleman Meany

  • TisBest Philanthropy

  • Todd Ka

  • Tom Kraines

  • Tom Meany

  • Tom Vernon

  • Tony Prisk

  • Valerie Gay

  • Vincent Dilorenzo & Andrea Brockman

  • W Reed and Greta Kinderman

  • Walter and Mary Kirwan

  • Waverly McAlister

  • Wendy Moody

  • Whitney Stewart

  • Yumi Kendall


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

  • Curtis Institute of Music

  • Eduardo Ardiles & Joe Ujobai

  • Jacob Cohen & Company, CPA's

  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

  • 21CM

  • MediaCopy

  • Michelle Shafer