Connect with us

Synthesizer News

The Alan R. Pearlman Foundation Granted 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Status



Alan R. Pearlman Foundation logo

Celebrate the synth designer and founder of ARP Instruments with your generous donation.

The Alan R. Pearlman Foundation is excited to announce it is now officially a public charity with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. Contributions donated to the Alan R. Pearlman Foundation are fully tax-deductible, retroactive as of June 14, 2019. The Alan R. Pearlman Foundation is also now eligible to apply for government and foundation grants, That will further broaden its access to resources and strengthen its ability to serve students that are seeking a degree in synthesizers, electronic music and electronic engineering.

Dina Pearlman, the Foundation’s president, executive director, and founder states, “Obtaining 501(c)(3) status is a major milestone for the Alan R. Pearlman Foundation. This opens many doors for us to expand fundraising activities and fully realize our goals as a charitable organization.”

The foundation intends to provide scholarships to institutions that have instruction in electronic music and electronic engineering. They will facilitate sponsorships to artist-in-residences, as well as grants and residencies for musicians and engineers. They will also collect artifacts designed by or inspired by Alan R. Pearlman and ARP Instruments, both new and old.

The Alan R. Pearlman Foundation Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 84-2221450. The IRS letter granting The Alan R. Pearlman Foundation its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status is available upon request. Donation inquiries can be sent to

Alan R. Pearlman

About the Alan R. Pearlman Foundation

The mission of the Alan R. Pearlman Foundation is to celebrate the legacy of inventor, musician, entrepreneur and engineer Alan R. Pearlman, by making his innovative inventions publicly accessible, and by inspiring future generations to imagine and create. As a 501(c)(3), the foundation accepts tax-deductable donations to pay for scholarships, grants and other activities that support its mission.

For more information, please visit the Alan R. Pearlman Foundation online online or contact Dina Pearlman at You can read more about the foundation and its mission here.

Continue Reading