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.


Guitar Students Stuck at Home Receive Free Córdoba Guitars from the GSI Foundation!

Over the past few months we’ve been sending out multiple shipments of free Córdoba C3M guitars to Lead Guitar students stuck at home without a guitar. We’ve managed to successfully deliver over 50 guitars to students in need. These donations […]

GSI Foundation and Lead Guitar donate 10 additional Córdoba C3M guitars.

In order to make the first two editions of the Lead Guitar Virtual Showcase possible, the GSI Foundation has donated over 50 Córdoba C3M guitars to students in the Chicago area who were left at home without an instrument on […]

Highlights of the 2nd Lead Guitar Virtual Showcase with Zach Filkins. Watch the full video!

Thanks to everyone who tuned in to the 2nd Lead Guitar Virtual Showcase last Saturday (May 23, 2020). We’re incredibly happy to be a part of this unique project that allows Lead Guitar students from many different states to perform […]

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.