Gifts in Action

The Newcombe Foundation recipients
We are proud of our mission and would love for you to stay updated on each student we grant a musical instrument to. This page will link to short biographies of the recipients we select each year.

Attention Music Directors!

This year marks our first year in which we received zero applicants for our grant cycle. This means more opportunities for next years applicants! Band directors, please note that we are no longer printing out flyers, which allows us to spend an additional 400 dollars directly on our mission (your kids!). We will send out .PDF’s directly to your district …

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Our 2016 Applicants

This year, we are thrilled to announce our 2016 scholars! Thanks to supporters like you and from a sponsorship by Ted Brown Music, we were able to grant three applicants our instrument grant. With your financial support, we were able to address income inequality in local Washington music classrooms and we could not have achieved this goal without you. Wyatt Loranger Wyatt is a …

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Fulfilling Dreams and Changing Lives Through Music

This year, we are excited to share some personal stories of overcoming adversity and instruments in disrepair. Thanks to supporters like you and from a sponsorship by Ted Brown Music, we were able to grant three applicants our instrument grant and we are excited to share a bit about these wonderful students. With your financial support, we were able to address …

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Our 2014 Recipients

This year was our official first year in business and our first year opening the grant process for all string, brass, and woodwind players. Thanks to our sponsor Ted Brown Music Company and our financial gifts from our fabulous donors, we were able to select four recipients for our grant. With all who applied for our grant, there was an …

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First generation American able to live her dream

Helen, a first generation American 7th grader from Mexico always had a love for music. Her family, who moved to Washington always cherished music and wished they could afford to allow Helen to perform music on her own instrument. Helen has been a part of Sylvester Middle Schools music program and has rented an instrument from the school. But due …

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