How can I become a member of the Friends of DCI?

Glad you asked! Drum Corps International is especially thankful for the fans whose contributions ensure that more young talented performers can continue to experience life changing opportunities. To enroll in the exclusive inner circle of the Friends of DCI, you can visit our online registration area, or email us at friends@dci.org or call 317.275.1212.

How can I make a contribution to Drum Corps International without becoming a member of the Friends of DCI?

Contributing to Drum Corps International supports the young talented musicians who spend their summers every year as members of the world's most elite and exclusive marching music ensembles. Your gift of any amount will benefit tremendously and is also tax deductable. If you would like to make a donation to Drum Corps International please call us at 317.275.1212, or use our online interface.

How do I enroll as part of the Friends of DCI online?

Enrolling as a Friend of DCI online can be done through our online store interface. When visiting the store, there will be three options:

  1. Enroll as a Friend of DCI
  2. Contribute to Drum Corps International
  3. Give to the Friends of DCI scholarship

To become a Friend of DCI, simply chose which level you'd like to join at. The minimum donation amount for each level will automatically be added to your shopping cart when clicking the "Buy Now" button.

If you want to give more than the minimum donation amount, simply select the "Keep Shopping" button in the lower left of your shopping cart screen, and then navigate back to the page with the three options for giving. Next, you may select to contribute more to Drum Corps International or give to the Friends of DCI scholarship. Each time you click the "Buy Now" button; your contributions will be added to your overall total. Finally, when you have made your selections, you can checkout and a summary of your contributions will appear.

How do I give more than the minimum membership level amount when enrolling online for a Friendship?

When enrolling as a Friend of DCI online, the interface will automatically add the minimum donation amount to be enlisted at the level you choose. If you want to give more than the minimum amount, that's great! Select the "Keep Shopping" button in the lower left of your shopping cart screen, and navigate back to the main page where you have three options for giving. There you can select to contribute more to Drum Corps International or give toward the Friends of DCI Scholarship. Each time you click the "Buy Now" button, it will add those donations to your overall contribution.

What is the Friends of DCI Scholarship, and how can I contribute to it through the Web?

The Friends of DCI Scholarship recognizes outstanding corps members who step off the field in mid-August and return to the classroom pursuing their own higher educational goals. If you wish to give a donation toward the Friends of DCI Scholarship fund you may do so with the online store interface. If the amount you wish to donate is not listed, feel free to give us a call at 317.275.1212.