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Donations & Giving

The Annual Fund

All original images by René Huemer

What will be ACHIEVED this year through your participation in JEN?


The Jazz Education Network is dedicated to building the jazz arts community by advancing education, promoting performance, and developing new audiences.

As a nonprofit arts organization, this mission is fully realized through the contributions of you: our members, student chapters, sponsors, and donors. Your volunteered time brings the annual conference to life. Your advocacy impacts year-round programming and cultural discussions. Your research broadens perceptions and understanding in our field. Your financial donations – in any amount! – collectively ensures that JEN is properly staffed and resourced, benefitting generation after generation to the legacy of jazz education while being enabled to actively shape its future.

What will be ACHIEVED this year through your contribution to JEN?


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.


Please click below to give to the
ANNUAL FUND

or mail your gift to the following address:

Jazz Education Network
1440 W Taylor St #1135
Chicago, IL  60607

Memo: ANNUAL FUND

The Jazz Education Network is a 501(c)3 non-profit.
EIN 26-2880358

To make a gift via a donor-advised fund or stock, please contact
Christopher Walker, Director of Development at
christopher.walker@jazzednet.org
or call 1-312-781-6299.


THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATION!

Thank you to the following people for contributing to the ongoing JEN Annual Fund.

Sylvia Johnson

Amount Donated
$500.00

Bethany Robinson

Amount Donated
$103.30

Treb Winegar

Amount Donated
$51.80
In honor of Sharon B.

Anonymous

Amount Donated
$10.61
In honor of Sharon B.

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.