Working together makes us stronger!


Giving - Corporate PartnersMacPhail’s Corporate Partnerships are long-term, robust, strategic alliances that align the corporation’s business goals and our mission to achieve mutually-beneficial results.   Our corporate partners know –

•  We’re a forward-thinking, cultural pacesetter with a legacy of excellence.

•  Our music programs boost learning in math, science and literacy.

•  We’re a low risk investment and a community pillar serving thousands of students per year!

Our Results

Music education strengthens the brain and affects other areas of learning in amazing ways. MacPhail’s work has demonstrated the tremendous effects music education has on stimulating growth in the areas of executive function, math, science and literacy in young children. Adults with Alzheimer’s or traumatic brain injury can benefit as well, as programs like MacPhail’s Giving Voice Chorus and Music Therapy have shown. For more about the beneficial effects of music education, click here.

Our Students

MacPhail’s broad reach means that a corporate partnership with us is a wise investment. With the right plan, we can help your company reach select groups. Learn more about our student populations.

Our Geographic Reach

MacPhail’s onsite students live in 248 zipcodes in and near the Twin Cities metro area. Through our live online programs, we also reach students throughout Minnesota, the US and many countries throughout the world.


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Our Corporate Partner Opportunities

We can customize a partnership package that meets your corporate goals.  Choose from any of these partnership opportunities.

Corporate Grants

Through Corporate Grants, MacPhail provides access to mind-expanding music education to people of all backgrounds. Priority investments areas include General Operations, Community Partnerships, Financial Aid, Sing Play Learn with MacPhail™ and MacPhail Music for Life™ programming. Corporate citizenship allows your company to partner with MacPhail through:

When you associate your brand with MacPhail Center for Music, you partner with an organization deeply rooted in the local Minnesota culture. As a corporate music sponsor, you can gain visibility with your target audience and strengthen your brand.  You can also reach new audiences through the thousands of MacPhail students, parents, seniors and concert goers who will appreciate your support of our mission.    Showcase your commitment to building a better community in the future – sponsor MacPhail Center for Music.  For a sample list of partners click here.  Learn more about Partnership Opportunities and Benefits.

Cause Marketing

Modern consumers actively seek out brands that make contributions to positively impact their communities. When a customer is making a purchasing decision, supporting the right cause could tip the scales in your favor. Inspire your customers to choose your brand by choosing MacPhail for your next cause marketing campaign.

In-Kind Support

MacPhail accepts tax-deductible donations of tangible property including, but not limited to musical instruments, works of art, classroom furniture and items for resale.  MacPhail is required to assess each item prior to acceptance.  We are happy to talk with you about an item you are considering for donation.


Engaging your employees in support of MacPhail can go a long way to increase morale, retention rates, and overall work-life enjoyment. Volunteers can stand-in for caregivers in our Giving Voice choir for adults with Alzheimer’s disease, participate in a community partnership with youth, provide support at a concert, or help secure donations from friends and relatives.