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Your best JEN Conference starts with your contribution today!
Who’s ready for Orlando??
As we gear up for the 14th Annual JEN Conference and JENerations Jazz Festival in January, there is so much to be excited for – the fully booked and beautiful Omni Orlando Resort location, the return of late-night jams, the amazing professional performances, reconnecting with peers and colleagues, and developing the next generation of jazz standard-bearers.
This Fall, we have a goal of raising $25,000 to make this the best JEN Conference yet for you and the thousands of expected attendees flocking to central Florida! How will your gift make that happen? Here are a few examples–
- $25-$100 contributes to creating the beautiful guidebook
- $250 helps discount registrations for student ensembles
- $500 ensures the best backline and equipment for each performance and clinic
- $1000 fully funds a participant in either the Sisters In Jazz or Young Composers Showcase programs
Hear directly from past Conference participants how your giving influences their artistry and careers:
Any and every gift collectively enhances the JEN experience for everyone and your support gets us there! As a token of our gratitude for your generosity, every contributor is invited to our first ever Donor Appreciation Event on Friday, January 6 ahead of the Benefit Concert. Join us as we recognize the people who create lasting continuity and community for the Jazz Education Network which includes you!
HOW YOUR GIFT MAKES AN IMPACT
$100 – A gift of $100 can support a full JEN membership for an aspiring artist educator to join the network of those more established in the field.
$250 – Scholarships Awards: A gift of $250 can help support a student scholarship award recipient to attend the next JEN Conference.
$500 – JAZZ2U Grants/Community Engagement: Assist in funding a speaker, clinician, or performer, at any event that will bring jazz to new or existing audiences via schools, community centers, performances or informances by quality performers and advanced educators. This program impacts thousands of students across the country.
$1000 – Digital programming: Jazz Education Network Webinars has allowed our artist educator network to stay active, keeping all of us connected with access to quality online programs that are relevant during these challenging times. A gift of $1000 will help cover operational costs to continue bringing digital programs to the jazz community.
$1500 – Program Support: A gift of $1500 can fund a student award recipient a full-ride scholarship to attend and participate in the annual JEN conference.
$2500 – Program Support: A gift of $2500 can help us keep our dedicated team who has worked over the past year to keep Jazz Education Network programs and daily operations afloat.
$25,000 in Donations
by DECEMBER 21, 2022
Please click below to give to the
FALL GIVING SEASON
by DECEMBER 21
or mail your gift to the following address:
Jazz Education Network
1440 W Taylor St #1135
Chicago, IL 60607
Memo: FALL GIVING
The Jazz Education Network is a 501(c)3 non-profit.
To make a gift via a donor-advised fund or stock, please contact
Christopher Walker, Director of Development at
or call 1-312-781-6299.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATION!
Thank you to the following people for contributing to the Resilience Fund Campaign.
Mary Jo Papich
Ellen and Derel Monteith
Mary Jo Papich
David & Linda Caffey
Dr. Charles and Barbara Yoost
Mary & Phil Rous Rous
William "Ted" McDaniel
E. Jayne Ferguson
We invite you to join the folks listed above by donating today!
The Jazz Education Network is dedicated to building the jazz arts community by
advancing education, promoting performance, and developing new audiences.
JEN is committed to representing and cultivating diversity, equity, and inclusion in all areas of its operation including staff, board members, volunteers, presenters, clinicians, performers and audiences.
This commitment is present in all programs and decision making.