What Does HMDPA do?

As a qualified 501c3 educational foundation, HMDPA is able to solicit tax deductible donations that directly support music education at Hillsdale Middle School.  

Monetary donations of $75 or more will be recognized with a letter for tax documentation purposes.


  • Maintains over 250 student accounts
  • Provides students with fundraising opportunities to pay for their own activities and concert attire
  • Provides instruments and concert attire at no cost to students experiencing financial hardship
  • Provides funding for an assistant band director, piano accompaniment and individual instrumental coaches and  supplemental choral instruction
  • Coordinates classroom and special event volunteers
  • Assists with planning overnight performance trips
  • Hosts fundraising events to fund program goals
  • Provides opportunities to support music education through financial contributions and volunteer service