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In-Kind Giving

Do you have an instrument that you don’t play anymore? Sheet Music? Classical Recordings? Donate them to SDYS.

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Angels’ Angels

Angels’ Angels is a membership group that supports many of our young musicians who need financial assistance or earn merit scholarships to follow their dreams of musicianship.

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Annual Scholarship Fund

At SDYS we ensure that every student with the desire to participate in our programs is given the opportunity.

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Endowed Merit Scholarships

These scholarships are given each year to particular members of our program who meet certain criteria as directed by the generous donors who have established them.

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Endowed Needs Based Scholarships

We are grateful that a number of individuals and families have elected to create permanent endowments to guarantee that students needing financial assistance are able to participate in SDYS programs.

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Event Sponsorship

SDYS musicians perform at many events throughout a season. Event sponsorships offer significant recognition opportunities for individuals and corporations.

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Employment Matching Gift

Many employers invest alongside their employees in organizations and programs that benefit the community and are close to their employee’s hearts.

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Legacy Giving

SDYS is honored to be the  recipient of estate gifts that ensure students in the future benefit from donors’ passion for music today.

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SDYS depends on its valued volunteers to maintain the highest quality experiences for our musicians, families, patrons and donors.

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Appreciated Stock

If you have appreciated securities you have held for over one year, you can donate them to SDYS.

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Amazon Smile

Do you shop online? Even a little? Use your cents wisely with Amazon Smile 🙂

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Balboa Park Explorer Pass

As a family with a musician at SDYS, you will visit Balboa Park most weekends for rehearsals. Make the most of it with a Balboa Park Explorer Pass.

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