The GSI FOUNDATION is a non-profit organization based on the simple idea that every child deserves a music education.

We contribute to this endeavor by providing public schools with the instruments, teaching services, and musical events needed to inspire today’s youth.


We provide music programs with high-quality instruments that make the process of learning enjoyable.


We hire knowledgable and inspiring teachers that actively engage students in the process of learning.


We facilitate inspiring live and recorded performances ranging from student ensembles to world-renown soloists.


Submit your video and participate with us in the Lead Guitar Virtual Showcase!

GSI Foundation in partnership with Lead Guitar and Cordoba Guitars are introducing a new project that everyone can participate in! Normally in April and May, Lead Guitar students in Los Angeles, Chicago, Arizona, Oklahoma and Colorado would be performing in […]

Keeping Music Alive During the COVID-19 School Shutdown

As many of you know, most schools around the world are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These difficult circumstances are forcing schools to adapt very quickly. Fortunately, many of them started providing online lessons so that students won’t be […]

Benton Middle School students perform to thank the GSI Foundation

At the end of 2019 Benton Middle School reached out to us asking for help as their old stock of guitars used by their classical guitar ensembles had been dwindling and many of their instruments needed repairs or replacement. Hearing […]

We Support Underfunded Music Programs Around The Country

How Can You Help?

Our primary method of raising money comes from selling guitars that are donated to the GSI FOUNDATION. If you have a guitar you wish to donate, please contact us! We will assist you with packing and shipping the instrument and of course cover all expenses. You will then be provided with a tax-deductible donation letter for the year the donation was made.

On the other hand, if you would like to make a monetary donation, you can do so by clicking the button below which will take you to our DONATE page where we have information on our various methods of receiving funds.