CIM’s endowment fund provides a reliable stream of annual income that supports all aspects of the Institute. From funding the difference-making scholarships for the world’s best classical music students to providing the dollars to maintain top-notch performance facilities to attracting the finest faculty in classical music, CIM’s endowment makes it all possible.

Gifts to the Cleveland Institute of Music's endowment create a long-lasting legacy and secure the future of classical music. 

Supporters who contribute more than $100,000 can create named scholarship funds.

To learn more about CIM’s endowment or to create your legacy, please contact Associate Campaign Director Erin Horan at or 216.791.4388.