Enhancing Our Communities Through Music

The Donovan teaching and presenting book to students .

About Us

The Donovan’s Venom is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our goal is to bring music and arts education to underserved communities. Since 2014, we’ve been actively working to provide music scholarships for free music lessons, as well as hosting toy drives and benefit concerts to improve the morale of our communities.


3.6 million

The number of students who currently do not have access to arts education at school


The number of schools in America that cannot provide music education to students

Music Scholarships

We provide scholarships for free music lessons to eligible community members. With our support, students have been able to learn skills such as piano, guitar, and music reading. 

A girl learning piano. Student sitting at a piano with book from The Donovan's Piano Room.

Community Service

We are committed to serving. With the help of local volunteers, we have hosted benefit concerts, toy drives, food drives, and more to give back to our wonderful communities.

The Donovan and friends at the toy drive.

How You Can Help


We are currently accepting donations via Paypal. Donations will go towards maintaining our scholarships, as well as community efforts such as our annual toy drive and benefit concert.



We would not be where we are without our wonderful volunteers. We’re looking for help in multiple positions with our organization. Click the link below to see our current openings.



We currently maintain a wishlist of items for our community projects. Please consider helping us by purchasing some items from our wishlist.


Candid’s Platinum Seal of Transparency

The Donovan’s Venom is pleased to announced that we have earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid’s Guidestar in 2023. This is the highest level that can be awarded and is given to less than 1% of nonprofits every year.

Our organization strives to operate with transparency and integrity. We make our finance, progress, strategies, and achievements available to all potential donors. Click on the badge below to view our detailed profile.

The Donovan’s Piano Room

The Donovan’s Piano Room is place designed to make learning music fun and accessible to everyone. We welcome students of all levels to come learn piano, guitar, music theory, vocals, and more.

We currently have music theory books from The Donovan’s Piano Room available for sale on our website. All proceeds from sales will be donated to our funds to maintain our scholarships and community efforts.

The Donovan's Venom

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