Play it Forward

Play it Forward Sponsorship Program

The Play it Forward program provides instruments and financial support of instrument rentals and music lessons to students of all ages who show musical potential and passion. In order to provide equitable access to music education, sponsorship is available for low-income students whose families are deeply committed to making music a priority in their lives.

Applications will be accepted May 1 – July 1, 2019. All interested students and families should submit the following materials to be considered for sponsorship through The Farina Foundation’s Play it Forward Program.

How to Apply

Elementary School Application

All applicants must be an Elementary School student entering grades 1-5
– The Farina Foundation Play it Forward Program Application
– Letter of reference from an adult (non-relative) who can speak about your motivation to work and learn.

Middle/High School Application

All applicants must be a Middle or High School student entering grades 6-12
– The Farina Foundation Play it Forward Program Application
– Brief essay (150-word minimum) detailing how a sponsorship from The Farina Foundation would help you reach your goals in music
– Letter of reference from an adult (non-relative) who can speak about your motivation to work and learn.

Download Play it Forward Application

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Please submit materials to:

The Farina Foundation
1226 Center Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15229

Or Email us at: thefarinafoundation@gmail.com

 

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