Bank of America awards Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra $45K to support the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra was recently awarded a $45,000 grant from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation to support the work of the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, the ISO’s youth and family development program. 

James Johnson, CEO of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

“We are grateful to Bank of America for this partnership in support of the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra,” says James Johnson, CEO of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. “This grant from Bank of America helps us to support the mission of the MYO, which is to develop life skills through the rehearsal and performance of music.” 

The grant is part of the first round of grants that Bank of America will provide to local nonprofits this year. This round addressed economic mobility for individuals and families, which includes investing in jobs and health. These grants are part of the Bank’s commitment to responsible growth as it works to improve the financial lives of individuals and families. Philanthropic and volunteer investments play a key role in this effort to build thriving communities. 

Andy Crask, president of Bank of America Indianapolis

“Addressing community needs through our philanthropic investments is just one way to help build a more sustainable community,” said Andy Crask, president of Bank of America Indianapolis. “We’re honored to partner with nonprofit organizations such as the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra that are helping to advance economic and social progress, in particular for vulnerable populations.”