Please demonstrate your support for the American Guild of Organists by making a contribution to any fund of your choice on AGO Giving Day. The goal is to secure $126,000 in both operating capital and restricted gifts 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. All gifts received through December 31 will be included in the AGO Giving Day total.
Contributions are used for educational programs, leadership development, and administration.
Annual earnings support educational programs and subsidized dues for seniors and young organists.
MICHAEL BEDFORD NEW MUSIC FUND
NEW! Annual earnings will support the commissioning costs of new music to be premiered at AGO National Conventions.
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 subsidize the operating expenses 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