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As we prepare for the action-packed final week of our summer program featuring no fewer than ten concerts in six days, we hope you’ll take a moment to reflect on the joy that the Heifetz Institute has brought you over these past five weeks. If you have been inspired by our Stars of Tomorrow, awestruck at a Celebrity Series concert, or swept away by a Sunday Matinee, then you have seen firsthand the transformative potential of a summer at Heifetz for our students, as well as the enormous value our concerts provide to our home region and the concert music world at large.

This summer, we committed an unprecedented $300,000 in scholarship and tuition assistance to bring our extraordinary students to Staunton. But we still have $20,000 to raise and time is growing short, so help us finish out our season on a high note! Our Week Six Challenge is on: $20,000 to go, and ten concerts in which to raise it. Can you help?

Whether it’s a $10 bill dropped in the tip jar at the end of a concert, a virtual tip during a live stream, or a recurring contribution, these gifts enable us to train the world’s most extraordinary young musicians while presenting an incredible 50+ concerts during our summer season. So if you suddenly and unexpectedly feel joy during this final week of the Heifetz 2022 season, don’t hesitate—please make your contribution to our Week Six Challenge!

How to Support


Make a one-time or recurring contribution through our secure online giving platform. All information is considered confidential and is not shared with third parties.

By Phone

Call our office at (540)-907-4446.
Business hours are Monday – Friday: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, Saturday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, and Sunday: 12 noon – 5 pm.

By Mail

Checks can be made out to Heifetz International Music Institute and mailed to:
Heifetz International Music Institute
PO Box 2447
Staunton, VA 24402

Scholarship Teams


Pool resources in order to personally sponsor a scholarship recipient. Receive exclusive benefits including meetings with your Sponsor Student, invitation to a Master Class led by Heifetz faculty, and a potluck dinner and house concert.

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Legacy Giving

Ensure that the Heifetz Institute will thrive for years to come. Legacy gifts may include the establishment of named scholarships, faculty positions, or programs in perpetuity.

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Program Underwriting

Underwrite a program of the Heifetz Institute, including Heifetz PEG, The Heifetz Baroque Vocal Workshop, Ashkenasi/Kirshbaum Chamber Music Seminar, or Heifetz on Tour.

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Gifts of Stock, Securities, & IRA Distributions

Contribute using funds transferred from your IRA without paying taxes on your distributions if you are 70½ or older.

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Heifetz Music Shop & eBay

Visit us in person at our downtown Staunton retail headquarters, or donate your unused items – every penny from their sale directly benefits the Heifetz Institute.

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We welcome donations of goods and services. including free or discounted lodging for faculty and special guests, vehicles, travel services, & professional services.

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Charitable Shopping

Shop at Amazon or Kroger? Link your accounts to the Heifetz Institute, and a small portion of each purchase will be directed to us each time you shop, at no cost to you.

The Heifetz Institute is a tax exempt, non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations are tax deductible.
If you are directing a gift to the Heifetz Institute and need our tax ID number, please call us at 540-907-4446.