The GSI FOUNDATION is a non-profit organization based on the simple idea that every child deserves a music education.

We contribute to this endeavor by providing public schools with the instruments, teaching services, and musical events needed to inspire today’s youth.


We provide music programs with high-quality instruments that make the process of learning enjoyable.


We hire knowledgable and inspiring teachers that actively engage students in the process of learning.


We facilitate inspiring live and recorded performances ranging from student ensembles to world-renown soloists.


A Generous Donation from New York – 2006 Conde Hermanos Felipe V

Recently, we’ve received a very generous donation – a 2006 Conde Hermanos Felipe V guitar from Fiona who lives in Manhattan. Fiona said: …I want to thank both you and JohnPaul very much for facilitating my gift to the GSI […]

We Are Guitar Episode 6 With Curt Chambers – Join the Premiere on December 15th!

“We Are Guitar” celebrates hard-working students from Lead Guitar programs around the United States. The show connects them and followers of the show, with our favorite professional musicians and guitar celebrities. Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Curt Chambers (guitarist for Alicia Keys, Dr. […]

The GSI Foundation Ukulele Classes Provided by Children’s Music Workshop Are Now Back With In-Person Classes.

We have great news for everyone who follows the activities of the GSI Foundation. After having a break from in-person classes, the children from our programs are finally back to school in person. We’re very glad to see children receiving […]

We Support Underfunded Music Programs Around The Country

How Can You Help?

Our primary method of raising money comes from selling guitars that are donated to the GSI FOUNDATION. If you have a guitar you wish to donate, please contact us! We will assist you with packing and shipping the instrument and of course cover all expenses. You will then be provided with a tax-deductible donation letter for the year the donation was made.

On the other hand, if you would like to make a monetary donation, you can do so by clicking the button below which will take you to our DONATE page where we have information on our various methods of receiving funds.