Other Ways to Give

Thank you for your support of the Music Institute of Chicago! Whether you are considering a planned gift or wish to donate your piano, our Development team is standing by and ready to assist you. Please call 847.448.8347 with questions or to further explore the following opportunities.


Gifting stock is a great way to make an immediate and lasting impact at MIC! Please email our contact, Robert Moriarty at Merrill Lynch in advance of making a gift of stock. Please make sure to mention “Music Institute Stock Gift” in the message line of your email, and cc: Donor Engagement Manager Dipti Patel.


Bank Name:   Merrill Lynch

Account Name:    Music Institute of Chicago            

Federal IRS ID:   36-2374224

cc: Dipti Patel


NOTE: If you are over 70 years old, you can direct all or part of your IRA's alternate minimum distribution as a donation. Please consult your tax advisor for details.


Legacy gifts ensure a vibrant and sustainable future for MIC by strengthening our endowment and underwriting our extraordinary music educational programs. Include MIC in your long-term plans by making a bequest in your will or revocable living trust, or by designating MIC as a benficiary of yoru retirement plan or life insurance policy. We would be honored to work with you on establishing your planned gift’s designation.


The Music Institute accepts certain donations of instruments at the discretion of the faculty. You may direct inquiries to comments@musicinst.org. Please note that the Music Institute does not provide appraisals.


Support MIC while you shop! Select the Music Institute of Chicago as your preferred charity by visiting Amazon Smile MIC. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of all eligible Amazon Smile purchases to the Music Institute at no cost to you.


You can double and even triple the impact of your personal donation by participating in your company's matching gift program. Please contact your benefits administrator for more details and the applicable forms.