Sponsorship

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12079624_777724042353687_1893614014432645096_nAny donation of time, money, wish list items, or instruments is most welcome and appreciated. 
Thank you.

Because GMES is a 501-c-3 non-profit organization, your donation is tax deductible to the extent permitted. We will send you a confirmation letter acknowledging your contribution.

Checks can be sent to:

Greater Milwaukee El Sistema
P.O. Box 2271
Waukesha, WI 53186





 

Money is necessary, but time is invaluable.  Volunteer at El Sistema Community Center, a community partnership with First United Methodist Church of Waukesha, 121 Wisconsin Ave Waukesha WI 53186.  Come check us out, visit with the children, meet the parents, El Sistema Board Members and staff.  First and third Wednesday nights, 6:15-8:00, Dining Room.

To give you an idea of costs:

STUDENT SPONSORSHIP
Yearly sponsorship for one student: $2,000
Music for thirty students: $300
Summer music camp, one child: $400

TEACHERS
One teacher, annual pay: $4,050
Two teachers: $8,100
Three teachers: $12,150
Teacher training, summer program: $1,500/teacher

INSTRUMENTS
New violin strings: $28
New viola strings: $44
Bow rehair: $54
New bridge (violin): $54
Cello back: $54
Violin case: $54
Instrument sponsorship per student per year: $100
Maintenance and repair fee (violins, violas, cello): $84 per year / $42 per semester

ADMINISTRATIVE
Website: $1,200
Administrative Leadership Training: $1,500 up to $3,000

Because GMES is a 501-c-3 non-profit organization, all your donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted. We will send you a confirmation letter acknowledging your contribution.

WISH LIST / FUNDRAISING GOALS

Goal $2000: Contributions to our Music Library, particularly Level One-Level Two Music for String Orchestra and Flex Music (For Orchestra and Band available through Hal Leonard.com)

Goal $3000:  Sponsorship towards establishing the Ralph North Teaching Chair

Goal $3000: Contributions to further our teacher’s education and training.

Goal $5000: Contribution towards the Montessori School of Waukesha Music Auditorium to be shared with GMES.

Goal $5000: GMES Scholarship fund for High School volunteers pursuing a career in music or music education.

Goal $5000: Contributions towards our Endowment Fund at WCCF. To help build the GMES Endowment Fund  to our goal of $10,000, checks can be made out to WAUKESHA COUNTY COMMUNITY FUND DEVELOPMENT, with memo: Greater Milwaukee El Sistema. 

Donate an instrument to an El Sistema graduating student planning to pursue music through High School and College.

Goal $30,000: Help build an endowment for Administrative Payroll