Columbia Bands Funding

Columbia Bands, Inc. funding comes from various sources:
  • CBI is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council (
  • CBI also receives grants from the Howard County Arts Council ( and the Community Foundation of Howard County (
  • Annual dues from band members
  • ‚ÄčBand performance fees
  • Donations from the public, band members, and matching contributions

Donating to Columbia Bands will help us provide our fans and the public with more great performances, and will support the arts as a whole. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit entity, which means your donation is tax-deductible. Receipts are available upon request.