Ways to Support IAWM

There are many ways to support women in music. We appreciate your support. 


Your donations and support enable IAWM to fulfill its mission and vision. With your generous gifts, our programs continue to cultivate diversity and inclusivity throughout the world of classical music in countless facets. Our awards, grants, and advocacy efforts bring greater equity and awareness of the contributions of women in music.



Any amount helps to fund our concerts, conferences, the Journal of the IAWM, grants, and all of our member services.

The International Alliance for Women in Music is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, incorporated in the State of Delaware, USA, with a federal identification number 52-1928872. The full amount of your gift may be deductible for federal income tax purposes to the extent of U.S. laws. Just click the DONATE button below to give via credit card or PayPal. You can also write a check. The payments address is located at the bottom of this page.

Planned Gift

If you would like to include IAWM in your estate planning, IAWM can set up Restricted or Unrestricted Endowments. Contact [email protected]  for more information.

In-Kind Support

If you can provide time and/or services rather than funding to support IAWM, please contact Christina Rusnak at [email protected]  for more information.



Sponsor a concert, conference, webinar, award, or more. You will make a difference and reach diverse musician members globally. Contact Christina Rusnak at [email protected] for more information.

The cost to sponsor an annual student membership is $30, and a professional membership is $65. Each sponsored membership enriches the recipient’s understanding of Women in Music and allows them to apply for all competitions and awards. They will also receive all issues of the Journal of the IAWM. Please contact [email protected] for more information.



IAWM offers internship opportunities to assist the board and staff in operations, tailored to the skills of the individual and the needs of IAWM. Internships are unpaid, but provide a small fixed expense stipend. If you have an interest in applying for an internship, please contact [email protected].



The ads in our journals reach hundreds of members and music institutions. Members and non-members can advertise in the IAWM Journal. As a benefit of membership, you can place an ad at a reduced rate! Deadlines are quarterly, March, 30, June, 30, September 30, and December 30. (LINK TO Journal PAGE for Advertising). with both mailing, credit card and paypal payment options – You may make your payment via Paypal – please direct the donation to [email protected])



If you are paying for a sponsorship, advertisement, or are just need to send a payment to the IAWM outside of membership and donation? Simply enter the payment description and the amount in the form to the right (or below, if on mobile) and the IAWM Treasurer will attach the payment to your account. You can also send a check. Please see the payments address at the bottom of this page.



IAWM seeks engaged, dynamic, and diverse board members as we pivot into the biggest transition in our 25-year history. Our vision is to be the world’s leading organization devoted to the equity, promotion and advocacy of women in music across time, cultures, and genres.

The annual process begins each June, with applications due in late August, but opportunities occasionally arise during the year. We are especially seeking board members with skills in fundraising, marketing, membership, finance, website technology, global initiatives, equity, advocacy, and relationship building.


• Shape and carry out the mission and vision
• Provide expertise and access for organizational needs
• Provide organizational, operational, and programming effectiveness to serve the mission and achieve the goals

• Ensure legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability
• Ensure adequate financial resources and fiscal management
• Enhance the organization’s industry, recognition, and public standing
• Embrace accountability to ensure IAWM’s goals are met