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
$ 449,000