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The Austin Jazz Society is providing a platform (the catalyst) to create a sustainable youth jazz program in the Austin and surrounding area. The success of this program will require participation and support from students, parents, educators, donors and sponsors. We invite everyone to play a part in the success of the Austin Youth Jazz Orchestra.

Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution and/or becoming a sponsor.

Austin YJO Contributor ($1 – 99)

Austin YJO Supporter ($100 – 1,199)

Austin YJO Tuition Sponsor ($1,200 – 4,999)

Austin YJO Project Sponsor ($5,000 or more)


In March of 2020, it was evident the COVID-19 Pandemic would be devastating to many of the local Austin jazz musicians who lost significant gig income. The Austin Jazz Society formed a committee to launch a fundraising campaign to help the most vulnerable musicians. AJS seeded the fund with $5,000 and the Austin area jazz community responded. Grants started flowing in early April. Through June of 2021, this project raised $144,000+ benefiting over 110 individual local jazz musicians.

Project Safety Net will remain a significant ongoing initiative of the society to help support local jazz musicians in need.

In December 2021 the Austin Jazz Society received a very special grant from the Frank J. Indihar, M.D. Advised Fund of the Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation. 

As a result, AJS has set up a separate fund, which we have named the Austin Jazz Society “Enhanced Opportunity Fund”. This fund will be used exclusively to promote increased employment opportunities for our local jazz musicians while growing audiences that will support the musicians, long term.

This is for generic donations not specified to have funds applied to the other AJS Funds, Youth, PSN, etc.




Phone: (512) 327-JAZZ (5299)

Address: P.O. Box 170141

Austin, TX 78717

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