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The Piano Technicians Guild Foundation (PTGF) was established in 1982 to support the mission of the Piano Technicians Guild through charitable, historical, scientific and educational programs.

If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution to either the General Fund or Disaster Relief Fund using your Visa, Mastercard or Discover, please enter the amount below and click Submit at the bottom of the page or mail your check to the PTG Home Office at: Attn: PTG Foundation, 4444 Forest Ave,
Kansas City, KS 66106.

General Fund - We need your support to continue these and other projects:

  • Steve Jellen Memorial Library - maintaining a valuable research resource that houses a collection of over 300 donated books on piano tuning, repair, design and manufacturing, as well as related topics.
  • MTNA Scholarship - awarding an annual scholarship to a certified member of the Music Teachers National Association to support his or her advanced studies.
  • PTG Associate Member Scholarships - giving up to five scholarships to pay for registration at the annual convention and the cost of the last exam necessary to complete the member’s Registered Piano Technician certification.
  • Publications - publishing books related to piano technology, including The Art of Tuning, The Piano Action Handbook, A History of Midwest Piano Manufacturing, New Techniques for Superior Aural Tuning, and Longitudinal Modes in Piano Strings.
  • Jack Wyatt Museum - maintaining the museum whose displays include antique piano building tools, historical pictures of the PTG and the piano industry, historical manuscripts, books and documents, unique pianos, and piano components that have historical significance to the piano industry.
  • Research Grants - offering grants to further the knowledge of the technical community and of the public about the science or history of the piano and of piano technology.
  • Special Programs - presenting special events at the PTG annual conventions.

Please indicate the amount of your contribution:  $

Disaster Relief Fund

The PTG Foundation established a Disaster Relief Fund immediately following the Katrina disaster in New Orleans. The Disaster Relief Fund is used to give aid to PTG members who are affected by natural disasters such as tornados, earthquakes, and flooding. Members may request aid for themselves or for another member by contacting the PTG Home Office.

Please indicate the amount of your contribution:  $