The continual improvement of quality arts education in Maryland schools depends on support from our generous donors. Together, we are working to make sure that arts education is recognized and implemented as a basic component of public education. If you would like to contribute to this important work, please use the donate button below or mail your donation directly to our office. 

AEMS makes every effort to keep this annual donor list accurate. If you find an error or omission, please contact Rachel McGrain at or 410-837-5500. Thank you for your support!


Fiscal Year 2019 Donors

Benefactor ($10,000+)

  • Maryland State Department of Education
  • Maryland State Arts Council
  • Abell Foundation
  • August Family Fund
  • T. Rowe Price Foundation
  • Clayton Baker Trust
  • Robert W. Deutsch Foundation
  • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
  • Roche Family Foundation
  • Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation
  • Delaplaine Foundation
  • Ausherman Foundation
  • Lockhart Vaughan Foundation
  • Patricia and Mark Joseph, The Shelter Foundation

Ambassador ($5,000-$9,999)

  • Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker
  • PNC Bank Foundation
  • Sylvan-Laureate Foundation

Advocate ($1,000-$4,999)

  • Lois & Irving Blum Foundation
  • Lois and Philip Macht Family Philanthropic Fund
  • Baltimore Community Foundation
  • Joseph and Harvey Meyerhoff Family Foundation
  • Knott Mechanical, Inc.
  • Charlesmead Foundation
  • Linehan Family Foundation
  • Alvin & Louise Myerberg Family Foundation
  • Harry L. Gladding Foundation
  • Mr. & Mrs. F. B. Harvey Fund
  • Wolman Family Foundation
  • Dan & Carla McGrain

Patron ($500-$999)

  • Frank C. Marino Foundation
  • M. Sigmund and Barbara K. Shapiro Philanthropic Fund
  • Mary Jo & Scribner Messenger
  • The Amy Schuerholz Metz Memorial Fund for Charitable Giving

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