The American Guild of Organists is celebrating the Year of the Young Organist, launching an exciting three-year strategic plan, providing more educational opportunities than ever before through both online and in-person programming, and oﬀering scholarship programs from high school through graduate studies. Celebrate the 125th anniversary of the AGO on December 17 by making a contribution to any fund of your choice. The goal is to secure $125,000 in gifts and pledges to help ensure the continued good ﬁscal health of the AGO. Contributions can be made in honor or in memory of a loved one, colleague, teacher, or friend.
Contributions are used for educational programs and administration.
Annual earnings support educational programs and subsidized dues for seniors and young organists.
NEW ORGANIST FUND
Annual earnings provide scholarships for students attending Pipe Organ Encounters. Contribute to any existing named scholarship or create one of your own with a single gift or combined gifts of $15,000 or more.
Named scholarships include: Charlene Brice Alexander, Lucie Ford Anderson, Anthony Baglivi, Philip E. Baker, Robert S. Baker, E. Power Biggs, Seth Bingham, Michael Cohen, Margaret Curtin, Clarence Dickinson, Richard and Clara Mae Enright, Virgil Fox, Eileen M. Guenther, Philip Hahn, Charles Huddleston Heaton, Charles Henderson, Wayne Hobbs, Joyce Johnson, The Leupold Foundation, Alfred E. Lunsford, Ruth Milliken, Jacquelyn King Perry Monroe, Bruce Prince-Joseph, Douglas Rafter, Gordon and Naomi Rowley, Ned Siebert, Morgan and Mary Simmons, Mary Kathryn Smith, Frederick Swann, and Martin M. Wick.
NITA AKIN FUND
Annual earnings underwrite the administration of the National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance (NYACOP).
S. LEWIS ELMER FUND
Annual earnings are used to give awards for outstanding achievement on Guild certiﬁcation exams.
Give online using the contribution form below or click here for a printable form to return by mail. To contribute by phone, or to make a gift of securities, a planned gift, or a pledge, contact AGO Chief Development Officer F. Anthony Thurman at 212-870-2311, ext. 4308 or email.
The American Guild of Organists is an organization described in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All gifts to the AGO are 100% tax deductible to the fullest extent provided by law. Federal EIN: 13-0431730