Research proves that the arts have a unique power to inspire and motivate children's success in school and life. Momentum's unique methodology prepares children for learning in the classroom, ultimately resulting in academic success and increased self-esteem. Help us continue to build Momentum for the future children of Columbus and give a gift that’s meaningful to you. Thank you!
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“Momentum is very positive and inspirational. A few times I’ve gotten emotional, because I look at Thomas and think of the future. What might he become because of Momentum? How will it help us grow as a family?”
—Tara, Thomas’ Mom
45 minute class for two students
Live music in a class for a month
A year of Momentum for one student
A week of Momentum in a school
Cost of the 30-week program for one school
Momentum has impact, and our research helps us measure our impact. Review some key highlights of our program evaluation reports conducted by Sheri Chaney Jones and Erin Gerbec of Measurement Resources, 2013 through 2015.
100% of teachers and parents would recommend Momentum to a peer
9 of 10 students would participate in Momentum again
100% of teachers and principals reported strong agreement that Momentum is a partner in educating the whole child
Momentum students rank higher in feeling “healthy and strong,” compared to their peers.
Our donors are our lifeline. More than 80% of Momentum’s revenue is made from grants and donations, which keeps our fees low and our programs accessible.