Your support is making an impact through music, leadership, and performance education for the young people we serve.

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With a donation to Forward Performing Arts you are giving the gift of music education to over 500 program members and more than 3000 students we impact each year. Your gift goes to directly support the Madison Scouts, MadU, Forward Leadership, and the Black Star Drum Line.
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Fundraising Goal

$200,000 for the 2024 Fiscal Year
Donated in 2024
Need to Raise

We've Raised Over $2,000,000 Since 2019

To our individual and foundation donors, we THANK YOU! Your contributions ultimately provide our students with a quality educational experience.


Whether you would like to volunteer for a day, a week, or more, we have opportunities available for those who would like to help out.


Create a scholarship or donate to an existing scholarship fund to directly support our students.


Our relationships with instrument, equipment, and food vendors have supported our programs directly while creating a marketing partnership for those products. See our partners.

Planned Giving

Name Forward Performing Arts in your estate, will, charitable trust, or as an insurance beneficiary. Your support helps ensure the long-term sustainability of our programs.