Be Part of the SAM Future Fund

The School of American Music is on a 10-year campaign to raise an endowment that will guarantee SAM’s financial future. We urge you to become part of this campaign by donating generously to the Future Fund. Our goal is to raise $500,000 by 2030. The school is a 501(c)(3) organization, and all contributions are tax-deductible. In addition, every dollar you donate to the Future Fund will be matched by the Michiana Arts Foundation.

Ways to Contribute to the Future Fund

  • Buy tickets to a fundraiser
  • Buy tickets to a home concert
  • Contribute directly
  • Make a repeating gift
  • Donate through a charitable trust
  • Include SAM in an estate plan
  • Support a scholarship student for a year – $500
  • Underwrite low-income families to attend Music School ticketed events – $500



Other ways you may donate to SAM

Donate Online

Click on the “Donate” button below and follow the directions. PayPal securely processes debit or credit card donations for the School of American Music. You can complete your payment with just a few clicks.

Write a Check

Send a check for any amount, made out to School of American Music and mail to:
School of American Music
3 N. Elm Street
Three Oaks, MI 49128


The School of American Music is always looking for folks who want to be involved in the day-to-day operations of SAM

SAM is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. We depend heavily on donations to sustain our activities.

Please give to the School of American Music!

Your donation ensures our success


Provide Scholarships

SAM offer Scholarships for Lessons.

Hire Top-Notch Instructors

We take great pride in hiring first-rate teachers so that students are given the highest level of instruction.

Provide Educational School Visits

SAM is ready to come to schools and other venues to provide short-term classes and/or experiences in music for children of all ages.

Provide Unique Programs

From Hootanyni’s to recitals, we over a wide variety of programs and courses.

Provide Community Engagement

We provide a wide variety of programs and activities that engage the community.

Offer Group & Private Classes

We provide classes for students of all ages. Group classes are a fun way to meet others from the area.

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