We'll restore a Steinway for Kids at Fundación Papageno in the South of Chile!
Thank you for making this possible.
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Sponsor a piano key and help us repair this amazing concert instrument for children in the Araucanía region in southern Chile.
Pianos, in particular Steinways, are very limited in supply and highly expensive in Chile. That makes our 88 Keys Campaign to restore this Concert-Grand Steinway a unique opportunity to be part of something truly special.
Campaign will close on September 30th.
How to Donate?
Donating is simple, but here are a few clarifying points just in case:
1. Once you click to Donate, you will see a drop down menu to "Select a Team Member" at the top of the page, select Notes for Growth Inc.
2. Tipping is absolutely optional. You can select Custom in the drop down menu and write in $0.
3. If you prefer to make your donation anonymous, check in the boxes "Hide Amount" and "Don't Show My Name," otherwise your name and donation amount will be listed publicly on this page.
Virtual Concert on YouTube.
Watch our first ever Virtual Concert as we kicked off this Campaign. The Concert featured an amazing lineup of international performances and special appearances by professional musicians and students from music schools that have benefited from our work.
88 Keys to Sponsor.
Getting its name from the 88 keys on the piano keyboard, the 88 Keys Campaign allows you to sponsor one or more keys to help us reach our goal to restore this piano to its original splendor.
Each key is a building block towards the longevity and sustainability of music education. You can sponsor a key for $200, but all donations, no matter their size, will be greatly appreciated.
A Bit of History.
Notes for Growth strives to transform the lives of children through access to music education. We do this by collecting donated, underutilized instruments, repairing them as needed, and distributing them to deserving institutions that offer free music programs to children. Notes for Growth currently operates in the New York and New Jersey areas in the US and throughout Chile in South America.
In 2019, we sent our first container with 11 pianos from the US to Chile. One of them was the Steinway & Sons Grand Piano we are now hoping to restore. Giving this beautiful piano a new life in the south of Chile is a great example of what Notes for Growth seeks to accomplish.
But the piano needs substantial work. Upon consulting with Chilepianos's owner, Jorge González, a Steinway trained technician in Chile, we learned it will require over 13million chilean pesos, about $17,600 dollars, in repairs.
Once restored, the piano will be delivered to the music conservatory of Fundación Papageno, an extraordinary organization that for nearly 30 years has carried out a successful music program for children from rural and underserved communities.
The Impact of Your Donation.
Your donation will go in its entirety to the restoration of the piano, which will be completed by master piano technicians at Chilepianos, as well as to cover the transportation costs to Fundación Cultural Papageno in Villarrica, and in situ tuning by piano tuner and musician, Esteban Sepúlveda.
Everyone at Notes for Growth is a volunteer. 100% of every dollar we receive goes straight to funding our operations. Notes for Growth is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization (EIN 32-0557787).
Your donation is 100% tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Because of the newly signed CARES Act, your donation may provide you with additional tax advantages.
A New Composition. Once all 88 Keys are sponsored and unveiled, Patricio F. Molina, DMA, President and co-founder of Notes for Growth, will compose brand new, commissioned-just-for-us, piece of music. Dr. Molina will perform this unique composition in an exclusive online event for Campaign donors only.
Choose a Thank you Gift. Requires a minimum donation of $25.
Thank you gifts are optional. If choosing a gift, your donation is fully tax-deductible minus the Fair Market Value of the item.
Options available while supplies last, donate and request with haste:
- A signed copy of Ramon Catalan's Aires Sureños album. Available for donations of $50 or more. 0 left.
- BLUETOOTH SPEAKER: KEY SPONSOR. Available for donations of $200 or more. Fair Market Value $45. View.
- HAND SANITIZERS: PANDEMIC ESSENTIALS. Two travel size hand sanitizers, available for donations of $25 or more. Fair Market Value $4. View.
- PENCIL & SHARPENER: DESK SET. Available for donations of $25 or more. Fair Market Value $4. View.
You can select your preferred Thank You Gift upon making your donation by following the instructions on the Thank You email. If you have any questions, contact Gabriela at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Increased Donation Tax Deductibility. Signed into law on March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes provisions designed to encourage charitable contributions of cash. It allows a growing number of taxpayers who do not itemize their returns to receive a tax deduction of up to $300 for cash donations to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations during calendar year 2020. Taxpayers who itemize returns may now deduct up to 100% of their 2020 Adjusted Gross Income (AGI). The limit on corporate donations has been lifted from 10% to 25%.
Your donations to our Campaign at this time may provide you with additional tax advantages. Please consult your own tax advisor for more information.
Questions? Contact Gabriela at email@example.com.