Community Education and Outreach

Donate an Instrument

To donate an instrument, please click on the drop-down menus below to read the eligibility requirements.

Have a piano to donate?
  • Pianos must meet the following conditions:
    • Studio, vertical or upright pianos from 43″-52″ (118-132cm) tall, overall height from floor.
    • Grand pianos from 5′ 1″ – 7′ (156-215cm) long from front of keyboard to tail.
    • In good playing condition .
    • Well maintained.
  • All pianos that meet the eligibility requirements above will be examined by our partners at Steinway Piano Gallery Cleveland in person* to ensure the quality of the instrument before the donation is accepted.
  • All donors of accepted instruments will receive a letter for tax purposes. If the piano is estimated to be worth over $5,000, it will be the responsibility of the owner to have the instrument appraised by our Steinway partners at the cost of $150.

*Any in-person inspections will strictly follow local health and safety guidelines with masks required

Donate a Piano

Have a digital keyboard to donate?
  • Keyboards must be in good working and physical condition and have 88 weighted keys. Please note: we do not accept keyboards that are less than 88 keys or are un-weighted.
  • All eligible keyboards will be examined by a staff member of Piano Cleveland before the donation is accepted. This may happen virtually or in person.
  • All donors of accepted instruments will receive a letter for tax purposes.

Donate a Keyboard

logo popup

Important Message

Due to the high volume of donation requests and the current
presentation of the Cleveland International Piano Competition, we are
unable to process any new requests until August 15, 2021.

Thank you for your understanding!