Quick Facts: Foundation Fact Sheet

Guided by the belief that music and the arts enrich and sustain humanity, the Ellis Music Foundation works to improve the effectiveness and availability of music education and performance locally and around the world. It focuses on providing scholarship, fiscal support and music training access to children and groups that promote similar ideals. In the United States, the foundation seeks to ensure that all people have access to music education and the arts. In its local region, it focuses on providing scholarships to low-income students and families.

Grant making Areas

  • Scholarship Development Program
  • The Classics Support Program
  • Colorado Schools Program

We also have a various Charitable Trust Fund Support initiatives.


Headquarters - Denver, Colorado


Jeffrey Ellis, President


Number of employees: 2
First Endowment: $75,000
Total grant commitments since inception: pending
Total 2007 grant payments: $75,000


Currently the foundation supports grantees in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, with the goal of international support in the future.