Foundation and Government Supporters Honor Roll 

Curtis’s foundation partners provide critical support for the school’s diverse programming and the ability to continue its commitment to providing a tuition-free education for all students. Because of this support, Curtis can ensure that artistic excellence remains its main focus. Curtis is extraordinarily grateful to all its foundation and government donors.



  • Annenberg Foundation 
  • Daniel W. Dietrich II Foundation 
  • Max & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation 
  • The Albert M. Greenfield Foundation 
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation 
  • The Presser Foundation
  • Tureck Bach Research Institute 
  • United States Department of Education



  • The Edwin B. Garrigues Foundation 
  • The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
  • The McLean Contributionship
  • Harold and Helene Schonberg Pianist Scholarship Trust 
  • Dorothy Richard Starling Foundation 



  • Ernestine Bacon Cairns Trust 
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education



  • Robert Carwithen Music Foundation
  • Leo Model Foundation
  • Sonia Raiziss Giop Charitable Foundation 
  • Syde Hurdus Foundation
  • Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency
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    Curtis received funding from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts.



  • Clayman Family Foundation 
  • Council for Canadian American Relations 
  • Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation 
  • Jephson Educational Trusts 
  • The Gerda Lissner Foundation
  • Musical Fund Society of Philadelphia 
  • The Scholler Foundation
  • The Victory Foundation (The Victory Foundation c/o Mrs. Victoria M. Le Vine)


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  • Ankist Family Trust
  • Louis N. Cassett Foundation
  • Marguerite Festorazzi Trust
  • William Goldman Foundation 
  • Christian R. & Mary F. Lindback Foundation
  • National Federation of Music Clubs