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+)

  • John McFadden Esq. and Lisa D. Kabnick Esq.

  • Hilary Hahn

  • Peter Benoliel and Willo Carey

  • Shannon Slusher

  • Sheldon & Karen Thompson


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

  • Anonymous

  • Joe Hochreiter and Eileen Wachtman

  • Joseph Conyers

  • Will Luttrell


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

  • Anne Faulkner Schoemaker

  • Chris Threlkeld-Wiegand

  • Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation

  • Christopher Bryan

  • Christopher Perella

  • Citizens for the Arts

  • Eduardo Ardiles and Joseph Ujobai

  • Jon Fink

  • Mark Dichter

  • Marple Newtown Music

  • Peter "Tad" LeVan

  • Sally Dayton


Seed Funders ($250 - $999)

  • Adam Karasick

  • Anne Hagele & Ken Kolodziej

  • Anthony Prisk

  • Bernard and Emma Conyers

  • Blake Espy

  • Brevard Music Center

  • Bryn Mawr Rotary Club

  • Cackie Rogers

  • Christi Macelaru and Cheryl Huddleston

  • Cunningham Piano

  • Cynthia U. Bullock

  • Don and Gretchen Liuzzi

  • Eileen and Rick Bazelon

  • Frederick W. Oster Fine Violins

  • Georganna Daher

  • Gloria DePasquale

  • Harold Robinson

  • Jack and Ramona Vosbikian

  • James and Pamela Hill

  • Jeff & Joanne Bates

  • Judy Brown

  • Judy Glick

  • Kathlyn Gray

  • KenCrest

  • Louis Scaglione

  • Martha Laslavic

  • Mary Javian

  • Megan Speight

  • Pat and Scott Sanders

  • Patricia Moore

  • Patrick Coyne

  • Paul Crehan

  • Paul L. Newman Foundation

  • Paul Somer

  • Robert and Ellen Bildersee

  • Robert Kauffman

  • Sylvia & Peter Winik

  • William Loeb


Entrepreneurs (up to $249)

  • Aaron Pruzaniec

  • Al B For

  • Alan Barstow

  • Alex and Hanna Hanna/Sterba

  • Alfred Goodrich

  • Alice Rose

  • Amanda Baumler

  • Amanda Brendlen

  • Andrea Jennifer McGhee

  • Andrea Levine

  • Andrea Loewy

  • Andreas Petrides

  • Andrew Sanderbeck

  • Angela Murray

  • Angelica Ganser

  • Ann Lebowitz and Mark Steinberger

  • Anna Marie Petersen

  • Anne Anderson

  • Anne Peterson

  • Annie Sarachan

  • Ariel Rudiakov

  • Augie LaSpiza

  • Barbara Corbato

  • Barbara Moll

  • Barry K. Elmore

  • Beth Guerriero

  • Beth Pogach

  • Betsy and Hershel Richman

  • Bob & Sherry Apgar

  • Brad Voigt

  • Brendan McNichol

  • C. Douglas Johnson

  • Carla Maria Rodrigues

  • Carmen I Kaplan

  • Caroline Davidson

  • Catherine DelDuca

  • Catherine Kei Fukuda

  • Catherine Pappas

  • Charles and Harriet Day

  • Charlotte H. Biddle

  • Christina Grant

  • Christine Broome

  • Cigus Vanni

  • Clifford Moses

  • Cody Hicks

  • Dan Rasay

  • Dana Black

  • Dana Kalins

  • Daniel Matsukawa

  • Daniel Wisniewski (The Quelle Source)

  • Danielle Allen

  • Danielle Floyd

  • David Cramer

  • David Drew

  • David Major and Evelyn Eskin

  • David Poll and Rebecca Bien

  • David Reckner

  • David Thomas

  • David Thomas Cartolano

  • David Wolfsohn

  • Davis and Diane Barnett

  • Denise Bryant

  • Denise Mann

  • Donyale Reavis

  • Doris Parent

  • Doris Schlessinger Grubin

  • Dr. and Mrs. Frederic Honigman

  • Edward Leventhal

  • Elizabeth Hainen

  • Elizabeth Seyle Fenton

  • Ellen Trainer

  • Ellie Gratz

  • Elliot Kolodny

  • Ethel Goldberg

  • Ethel Weltman and Pat Adams

  • Federico Antonio Britto

  • Felecia Irick

  • Frank Machos

  • Frank Rosenswein

  • Fred Stuart and Karen Davis

  • Gaelen McCormick

  • Geoffrey Schulz

  • Geoffrey Smith

  • George Feuer and Linda Hahn

  • Gerald Slavet

  • Gerry Rice

  • Handsel & Karen Minyard

  • Harold B. Yaffe

  • Harriet and Don Joseph

  • Harry and Kathryn Schaub

  • Helen Gerhold

  • Henry and Katherine Donner

  • Hirono Oka

  • Hope and Roy Yaffe

  • Iryna Stepaniuk

  • Jacob Harris Beahm

  • James and Pamela Hill

  • James Riley Conyers

  • Jane Cording

  • Jane Zolot

  • Jasmine Davis

  • Jason Depue

  • Jeanne Sigler

  • Jeffrey Lastrapes

  • Jen Wollman

  • Jennifer Lynn Smith

  • Jim Cotter

  • Joan Betz

  • John and Elaine Frank

  • John and Glennis Pagano

  • John Gillespie

  • John Stapleton

  • Jon Hummel

  • Jonatha Cochran

  • Joseph Leube, Jr.

  • Josephine Freedman

  • Joy Epstein

  • Judith Mendelsohn

  • Judith Ramirez

  • Julia Falcon

  • Julia Li

  • Karen Bauer

  • Karen Heller & David Dye

  • Karl Fenner

  • Katherine Burton

  • Kathryn Eberle

  • Kathryn Hiester

  • Kathy Hodges

  • Kayla Delgado-Partridge

  • Ken and Cathymarie Gerlach

  • Kristy Hanson

  • L. Gerald Rigby

  • Laurel Grady

  • Lauren Blackwell

  • Lawanda Livingston

  • Leonard Morneau

  • Leonor Barnett

  • Lewis Kirk

  • Linda Miller

  • Louisa and Steve Mygatt

  • Louise and David Strawbridge

  • Lucy Exley Sheils

  • Lynn Van Lenten

  • Lynne Tobin

  • Madeleine Crouch

  • Mann Center for the Performing Arts

  • Marian Baldini Filtz

  • Marisa Bushman

  • Mark Sellers and Najjia Mahmoud

  • Mark Squilla

  • Martha Mott-Gale

  • Mary Anne Campellone

  • Mary Prokop

  • Mathew Bernstein

  • Mercedes Pokorny

  • Meredith Arwady Kahri

  • Meredith Boak

  • Meryl Krieger

  • Michael A DeSocio

  • Michael DeLaurentis

  • Michael DeSocio

  • Michael O'Bryan

  • Michael Porter

  • Michelle Dickson

  • Michelle Zwi

  • Miles B Davis

  • Mimi and Vic Mather

  • Mimi Kim

  • Monica Gallagher

  • Mr. and Mrs. Don Gale

  • Nancy Jantsch

  • Nancy Thornton

  • Nat Chaitkin

  • Nathan Apgar

  • Neil Kleinman

  • Noreen Weld

  • Norma Weintraub Meyer

  • Olive Mosier

  • Pam and David Fay

  • Rachel Schwartz

  • Randall Schur

  • Richard J. Conn and Janet Conn

  • Richard Weisenberg and Faye Senneca

  • Rick Robinsons

  • Rickena Y Mills

  • Rie & Rob Huebner

  • Robert Anderson

  • Robert L. Read and Mary Purdy-Read

  • Robert Simonds

  • Rodd DeWitt

  • Ron Blum

  • Rosa Benn

  • Rosalind Waxman

  • Rosemarie and Anne Greco Morrissey

  • Ruth S Frazier

  • Sam and Elizabeth Warshawer

  • Sam and Michael Markovitz

  • Samantha Kelly

  • Sarah Dash

  • Sharon Browning

  • Sharon Eswine

  • Sharon Karasick

  • Shelley Showers

  • Shelley Wolfe

  • Stanley Cohen

  • Stephanie Harrington

  • Stephanie M Schwartzberg, Esq.

  • Steve Goldberg

  • Stuart Pittel

  • Sue Chace

  • Sue Sauerman

  • Susan Bockius

  • Susan Hagen

  • Susan Lerner

  • Susanna Loewy

  • Susie Stevens

  • Tara Bankard

  • Taube Weinberg

  • Teresa Montano

  • Thomas Coleman Meany

  • Thomas Hong

  • TisBest Philanthropy

  • Todd Ka

  • Tom Kraines

  • Tom Vernon

  • Vincent Dilorenzo & Andrea Brockman

  • Virginia Lam

  • Waverly McAlister

  • Wendy Moody

  • 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