Support Chicago Blues

Donate to Chicago Blues

Chicago Blues was founded on the premise that Chicago Blues is a fundamental and significant art form, one that is historically important and continues to resonate within the cultural scene both in the United States and around the world. Your generous donations help us preserve this rich musical heritage and ensure its relevance for future generations.

Why Donate?

Your support enables us to:

  • Preserve History: Maintain archives, historical records, and artifacts that capture the essence and evolution of Chicago Blues.
  • Promote Education: Develop and offer educational programs, workshops, and resources that teach the next generation about the roots and significance of blues music.
  • Support Artists: Provide grants, scholarships, and platforms for emerging and established blues musicians to showcase their talent.
  • Host Events: Organize concerts, festivals, and community events that celebrate blues music and bring people together.
  • Publish Content: Produce high-quality content through our magazine, featuring articles, interviews, and stories that highlight the blues community.

How You Can Help

Your contributions make a difference. Whether it’s a one-time donation or a recurring gift, every dollar helps us continue our mission. We also offer sponsorship opportunities for businesses and individuals who want to make a more substantial impact.

Ways to Donate

  • Online Donations: Securely donate through our website.
  • Mail-in Donations: Send a check to our foundation’s address.
  • Corporate Matching Gifts: Double your impact by taking advantage of your employer’s matching gift program.
  • Planned Giving: Include the Blues Foundation in your estate planning to ensure your legacy supports the blues for years to come.


As a donor, you will receive recognition in our publications and at our events. We also offer exclusive benefits to our supporters, including early access to event tickets, special merchandise, and more.

Together, we can keep the blues alive and thriving. Thank you for your support!

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Thank you for your support! We are so grateful.