Support the Mission of AAM: Serving the Episcopal Church

2019–2020 Gerre Hancock Intern, Isaac Drewes, plays a recital at Bruton Parish during the 2022 Richmond Conference.

The Association of Anglican Musicians is a non-profit organization. We operate on membership dues and depend on additional donations for our grants and member programming. There are a few ways to give to AAM, all of which are fully tax-deductible.

The Annual Fund

Our Annual Fund ensures that the Association is able to live into a full future, supporting Episcopal church music and its musicians.

The Endowment Fund

The AAM Endowment Fund was established to receive, invest, and administer bequests and gifts to the Association. The Fund currently stands at over $1.2 Million. Since it began disbursing funds, nearly $250,000 has been awarded through AAM Endowment Grants.

Programs of the Endowment Fund

The James Litton Grant for Choral Training

Honoring one of the co-founders of the Association of Anglican Musicians, the James Litton Grant for Choral Training will be given to an AAM member for the purpose of further developing their own choir training skills, building a chorister program for young singers, or for another endeavor which lives into the spirit of creating excellent choral experiences within the Episcopal Church.

The Raymond Glover Grant for Episcopal Liturgical Music

Honoring Raymond Glover, a founder of the Association of Anglican Musicians, this professional development grant of $3,500 is given annually to an AAM member for the purpose of further developing their skills in the area of music and its integral connection to the liturgies envisioned by the Book of Common Prayer and other liturgical materials authorized by The Episcopal Church.

The Gerre Hancock Internship

Honoring Gerre Hancock, a founder of the Association of Anglican Musicians, this 10-month paid internship offers a young church musician the opportunity to be mentored within one of the Episcopal Church’s great music programs.

Planned giving

The Founders’ Society

The Association of Anglican Musicians Founders’ Society was officially established at the Boston Conference in July 2019 to honor the work and legacy of AAM’s co-founders and first three presidents, Dr. James Litton, Dr. Raymond Glover, and Dr. Gerre Hancock. Its members ensure AAM’s continuation by including the Association in their estate plans. The Founders’ Society is recognized annually in the Conference Program Book and is invited to a special reception at each Annual Conference.

Levels of Giving

Underwriter • $10,000+
Angel • $5,000 – $9,999
Guarantor • $2,500 – $4,999
Patron • $1,000 – $2,499
Benefactor • $500 – $999
Sustainer • $250 – $499
Supporter • $100 – $249
Friend • $1 – $99
You may also mail a check (made payable to Association of Anglican Musicians) to:

AAM Giving
c/o Joe Galema
2672 Hatch Cir.
Colorado Springs, CO 80918-6020

Contributions to the AAM Endowment Fund and its designated funds are considered temporarily restricted and will be used for projects that are reviewed by the Grants Committee and given final approval by the Association’s Executive Board in accordance with AAM’s Resource Use Policy. Contributions to the Annual Fund are unrestricted. All donations are acknowledged publicly in the March issue of the Journal of the Association of Anglican Musicians. (If you wish your gift to remain anonymous, please email