The Musicians Foundation helps professional musicians by providing emergency financial assistance in meeting current living, medical and allied expenses.

Requests are handled by application which is available on the Internet and by mail from the Musicians Foundation, 875 Sixth Avenue, Room 2303, New York, NY 10001. You can also request one by telephone at 212.239.9137 or by E-mail from

We Serve deserving musicians by providing financial assistance to those who need help in meeting current living, medical and allied expenses. Rising costs rob our recipients of the basic financial freedom they deserve in their time of need. Financial help is viewed as an opportunity to say "Thank You" to those who have given so much to enhance the quality of musical life in our land.

We Must increase our endowment resources. We make grants from income only. Musicians Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, tax exempt public charity and all gifts are tax exempt by law.

Please Help No amount is too small, and we ask you to be generous.

The Foundation does not award scholarships, loans, or composition grants. Financial assistance is limited to musicians working in the United States. All professional musicians, regardless of genre, are eligible to apply. We also work with other charitable organizations and unions to achieve greater support for musicians and their families.

Endowments have been established in the following names:

Clyde/Mary Burrows
Olin Downes
Gottfried Galston
Lewis Gensler
Benjamin & Lilian Hertzberg
Vladimir/Wanda Horowitz
Helen Huntington Hull
Yolanda Mero-Irion
Charles Jacobs
Beverly Peck Johnson

Fritz Kreisler
Sam Morgenstern
Noel Haskins Murphy
Isidor Philipp
Ernest Schelling
Theodore Steinway
Philip Lieson Miller
Anne Bigelow Stern
Arturo Toscanini
Brent Williams