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The Harvard Band Foundation


The Harvard Band Foundation (HBF) is a non-profit organization of marching band, jazz band, and Wind Ensemble alumni providing financial support and mentoring to the Harvard University Bands.  HBF has existed in its present incarnation for over twenty-five years and assists the Bands through annual grants from its endowment. Every year, HBF contributes up to 5% of the endowment to the Bands.  These contributions are made against specific grant requests, which are vetted through a rigorous process by the Foundationís Grants Committee.

Over the last ten years, grants have totaled nearly $500,000 and have been used to:

If you would like to donate to the Harvard Band Foundation endowment, please use the PayPal link below:



For more information on donating directly to annual operating budget of the Harvard University Band, see https://www.harvardband.org/donations

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