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Your contribution helps ensure that all students in the state of Maryland have access to high quality arts education by supporting our advocacy programs, professional and leadership programs, and resource building and sharing. 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.

Become a donor at any level!


  1. Online

  2. Mail a check to our office at 190 W Ostend Street, Suite 200; Baltimore, MD 21230

  3. Set up a contribution through your Donor Advised Fund

Become an AEMS Member

Donate $150 or more to support our work and become a member today! Every donation, large or small, makes a difference.

AEMS Employer Identification Number (EIN): 52-205-6349



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AEMS makes every effort to keep its donor list accurate. ​

If you find an error or omission, please contact Development Director Jessika Williams at


Institutional Donors


  • Maryland State Department of Education

  • Maryland State Arts Council 

  • Bloomberg Philanthropies

  • Ann Cook Charitable Fund

  • T. Rowe Price Foundation

  • Sylvan-Laureate Foundation

  • Clayton Baker Trust

  • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

  • Lockhart Vaughan Foundation


$500 - 999

  • Carole Alexander

  • Christen Cromwell

  • Karen Footner

  • Anita Lambert

  • Lesley Malin

  • The Amy Schuerholz Metz Memorial Fund for Charitable Giving

  • Scribner & Mary Jo Messenger 

  • Jen Retterer

  • Sheila & Richard Riggs

  • Dr. Frank C. Marino Foundation

Institutional Donors

$1,000 - 9,999

  • Mark & Patricia Joseph, The Shelter Foundation

  • Abell Foundation

  • 4.0 Schools New Normal Fellowship

  • Joseph and Harvey Meyerhoff Charitable Funds

  • M. Sigmund & Barbara K. Shapiro Philanthropic Fund

  • Mr. & Mrs. F. B. Harvey Fund

  • Earl and Darielle Linehan Donor Advised Fund

  • Alison and Arnold Richman Fund

  • Wolman Family Foundation

  • Harry L. Gladding Foundation

  • The Sana and Andy Brooks Family Fund


$250 - 499

  • Peter & Lisa Dayton

  • Alexander Baer

  • John Burton

  • Nancy Dorman & Stan Mazaroff

  • Barbara Himmelrich

  • Dan Mueller Memorial Gift

Individual Donors Founder's Circle: $1,000+

  • Danita Beck-Wickwire

  • Rheda Becker and Robert Meyerhoff

  • George Roche

  • Lyn Frankel

  • Martin Knott

  • Brian Sullam

  • Mary Ann Mears and Robert Embry

  • Veronica Thomas

  • Jane Coffey

  • Quanice Floyd

  • Christine & Frank Bonanno

  • Kristin Cox

  • Susan Magsamen

  • Dan & Carla McGrain


$150 - 249

  • Steve & Gail Shawe

  • Sarah Edelsburg

  • Tony & Ellie Carey

  • Karen Carrol

Thank you for supporting arts education advocacy for Maryland's public school students!

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