Support Us


The Jazz Arts Initiative believes in the power of music to change lives and is committed to sharing the gift of music with current and future generations. We thank you in advance for sharing in our commitment.

Here are the top three reasons to support the Jazz Arts Initiative

  • Our concert presentations including the monthly JAZZ ROOM concert series at the Blumenthal Stage Door Theater highlights the region’s best jazz artists who engage new and diverse audiences by pushing the boundaries of Jazz.
  • The JAI Jazz Academy provides opportunities in our schools and in our community for participants of all ages and abilities to find their pathway to Jazz.
  • The Affiliate Musicians program creates performance opportunities for professional musicians to entertain audiences of all types.

Corporate Sponsors & Partnerships

Corporations choosing to sponsor a Jazz Arts Initiative show choose to align themselves with one of the most diverse audiences of any Charlotte-based arts organizations. Additionally, Jazz Arts Initiative is dedicated to furthering and preserving a unique American art form – JAZZ – that also has deep roots in the Carolinas.

 Support is needed each year to ensure the continuation of our education and performance-based programs. Contributions can come in the form of sponsorship, grants, scholarship dollars, or other corporate involvement. If there is a program that you find especially compelling, please let us know. Support may vary from $2500 to $25,000.

Matching Gifts/Workplace Giving

Many businesses and corporations provide matching gifts for employees who contribute to the . Donors can double and sometimes triple the amount of their gift by encouraging their employers to participate in this program.