Alumni & Friends has many programs for students based on merit and/or need that provide over $200,000 in support for outside classes and lessons, summer study, extra-curricular enrichment activities, graduation fees, and studio-related supplies and equipment.
A&F also provides annual funding and in kind donations of $250,000 to the school for performances, equipment and supplies, master classes, guest artists, and an instrument repair shop.
|Equipment and Supplies
||$150,000||Cameras, video equipment, instruments, specialized studio equipment, etc.|
|Student Awards||$135,000||From funds created by donors to reward talent and help students with financial need|
|TSAI||$80,000||Talented Students in the Arts Initiative (TSAI). A fund created by A&F, the Doris Duke and Surdna Foundations for master classes and arts enrichment|
|Summer Study||$30,000||Provides grants to students with financial need for summer programs|
|Studio Grants||$22,500||Provides supplies and equipment to the studios|
|Mini Grants||$10,000||Provides small grants for clubs and after-school enrichment activities|
|Graduation Fees||$8,000||Pays graduation fees for seniors with financial need|
|Annual Musical||$7,500||Support for the annual musical|
|Instrument Repair||$6,000||Provides funding for LaGuardia’s on-site instrument repair shop|