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									                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                             Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                              Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                       Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Seeks                  Seeks                  Seeks
              Name                           On the Web At                       Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteers            Instruments              Donations                                 Mission                                       What it Does                                               Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Donations welcomed via website.       To facilitate and unite organizations        Helps support and unify grassroots efforts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      actively supporting music education for      across the country by providing awards, grants,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      children who may not otherwise be            and recognition, and by creating and
Music For Life Alliance                                                                                  X                                               X                                                                                                                                                                  able to experience the educational,          maintaining a national database.                      X                    National                          X                            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      psychological, and social benefits of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      making music.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Funded through generous               Unite the music community by bringing        A semi-annual event at the NAMM conventions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                donations of music products           together guitarists from around the          featuring performances by some of the finest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                companies and other organizations     globe, to benefit the Music for Life         guitarists in the world. Generously supported by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Alliance and the Music For Lifelong          many companies in the music industry,
Muriel Anderson's All Star Guitar                                     P.O. Box 121634
                                                                      X                                                                                                        X                                                                                                                                                                  Achievement.                                 proceeds go to help fund the Music for Life           X                    National                          X
Night                                                                 Nashville TN 37212                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Alliance and other related organizations.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Premiums available to donors who      The preservation of blues music as a         Increases awareness of the role blues music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                support via membership at various     traditional and contemporary art form        has played in the development of popular
                                                                      Debbie Bond Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            levels:                               through interactive programs that            American music—with a special focus on
                                                                      712 25th Avenue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      educate and entertain.                       Alabama's contribution—with educational
The Alabama Blues Project               Northport, AL 35476                                          X                                                                 X                         X                                            X                                                                   nhelp.htm                                                                          programs, live performance, exhibits, and the                    X         Alabama, and beyond               X                            X
                                                                      205- 752-6263                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                development of archival and curriculum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  materials. Presents a wide range of blues
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   education programs, workshops, and school
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   residencies across Alabama and beyond.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dedicated to partnering with programs        Conducts annual Memorial Jam and donates
                                                                      Ernie Lisi                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      that provide assistance for students         proceeds to local charities supporting children’s
                                                                      401-451-1511                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    who would like to pursue a career in         music. local charities. New instruments, after
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Music Education, Composition, and            school programs and other access to music are
Alan J. Lisi Fund                           Dean Lisi                                                                                                                                    X                                                                                                                                                                  Performance.                                 just a few of the contributions made by the                      X         Providence, RI area
                                                                      410-802-4788                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 fund.


                                                                      Pegge Ealum, Executive                                                                                                                                                                                                            To assist with special                  Your donations are needed at     Provide education in the arts at                  Individual instruction, group lessons and
                                                                      Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                          events, office                 affordable rates to all interested                ensembles, after-school art and dance
                                                                      Amelia Arts Academy                                                                                                                                                                                                               operations, and art                     t/Support/cms.aspx               persons, regardless of age, race,                 workshops, programs for the disabled and
                                                                      Peck Community Center                                                                                                                                                                                                             reach. 904-277-1225                                                      religion, ethnic origin, financial means          disadvantaged, creative arts programs for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Amelia Island and Callahan,
Amelia Arts Academy                516 South 10th Street               X                                                                                          X                         X                                                                                                                                                 or level of ability.                              seniors, community entertainment, guest                          X         Florida Area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   performances, and more. 15–25% of students
                                                                      Fernandina Beach, FL 32035
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   on partial or full scholarship.
                                                                      Ms. Maida Santander, President                                                                                                                                                                                                    305-285-2303                            Financial and in-kind contributions   Create for our children, through music, Gives instruments, free instruction, and positive
                                                                      ACOP                                                                                                                                                                                                                              americanchildren@bell                   appreciated: 305-285-2303             an environment free of violence.        role models to disadvantaged children
American Children’s Orchestras      www.americanchildrensorchestras. 801 SW 3rd Ave, Suite 308                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     otherwise without resources. Individual and
                                                                                                          X                        X                               X                                                           X                                                                                                                                                                                              group instruction, public concerts and                                X         Miami-Dade area, Florida          X                            X
for Peace                                        org                 Miami, FL 33131
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              performances at schools, parks and other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                AMC's efforts and studies are         Dedicated to promoting the importance        Offers a very rich collection of children's music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                funded by members, volunteers and     of music, music-making and music             advocacy materials, including a guide,
                                                                      American Music Conference                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 instrument and financial donations.   education to the general public. AMC's       brochures, Power Point presentations, news
                                               www.amc-               5790 Armada Drive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Membership dues are available with    goal is to build credibility for music and   releases and research summaries.
American Music Conference                                                                                                                                          X                                                                                                                                                                            donations at various levels:          music education, especially at an early                                                            X                    National                                                       X
                                  Carlsbad, CA 92008
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                http://services.amc-                  age, and to expand that portion of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          population that enjoys and makes its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      own music.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ―Give a Day‖ volunteers                                                       Advance public awareness of the              Programs supporting the advancement of
                                                                      Michelle Hairston, President
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        sought, where the                                                             benefits of music therapy and increase       education, training, professional standards,
                                                                      American Music Therapy Assn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        presenter and/or host                                                         access                                       credentials, and research in support of the
                                                                      8455 Colesville Road, Suite                                                                                                                                                                                                       donate fees,                                                                  to quality music therapy services.           music therapy profession. Publishes Journal of
American Music Therapy
                                        1000                                                                                         X                                                                                     X                                              honorarium, space, etc.                                                                                                    Music Therapy, Music Therapy Perspectives,            X                    National                                                       X
Association                                                           Silver Spring, Maryland 20910                                                                                                                                                                                                     to AMTA in support of                                                                                                      and the Early Childhood Newsletter.
                                                                      301-589-3300                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the national growth of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         music therapy.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Via mail , and for donations in kind, Advance awareness and appreciation           Provides inter-active performances and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                contact                               of American roots music, its history,        educational programs for students in public and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and culture by providing educational         private schools and other organizations such as
                                                                      arme@americanrootsmusic.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        opportunities for people of all ages to      community centers and after-school programs,
American Roots Music Education                                                                   X                                                                                                                                        X                                                                                                         learn about these unique kinds of            primarily in the Middle Tennessee area. Also                     X         Middle Tennessee                  X                            X
                                                                      org                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             music.                                       produces and distributes written educational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   materials to teachers. Occasionally produces
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   public concerts and educational presentations.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Arts Council of Central Louisiana        Funds go directly to arts programs for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      promotes, develops, supports, and            20,000 evacuees. The Arts Council maintains
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      encourages cultural and creative             an online calendar of events presented by arts
                                                                      Arts Council                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    activities through collaboration,            and cultural organizations in Central Louisiana,
                                                                      Attn: Judy Ginsberg                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             volunteerism, and arts education.            an online Artist Registry of individual artists
Arts Council of Central Louisiana                                                                                                                                                    X                                                        X                                                                                                                                                      representing all the major arts disciplines, and a               X         Central Louisiana                                              X
                                                                      1101 4th St, Suite 201
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   directory of arts & cultural organizations with
                                                                      Alexandria LA 71301
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   links to web pages or web sites for each group.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      AEP is a national coalition of arts, and     Publishes research and variety of advocacy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      other, organizations that demonstrate        materials. Conducts forums, provides state
Arts Education Partnership                                                                                        X                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and promote the essential role of the        policy database, other organizing functions for       X                    National                                                       X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      arts.                                        its partner members.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                         Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                          Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                   Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Seeks                     Seeks                        Seeks
              Name                     On the Web At                        Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Volunteers               Instruments                    Donations                                Mission                                       What it Does                                                Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Dedicated to nurturing the music talent Provides grants, scholarships, and a variety of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ate.html                              of tomorrow, preserving the legacy of    other programs and services, many in support
                                                                 The ASCAP Foundation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The ASCAP Foundation                  the past and sustaining the creative     of children's music.
                                                                 One Lincoln Plaza                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   One Lincoln Plaza                     incentive for today's creators through a
The ASCAP Foundation            New York, NY 10023-7142                                                                                                         X             X                                                                                                                                     New York, New York 10023              variety of educational, professional,                                                              X                    National                           X                            X
                                                                 212-621-6219                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and humanitarian programs and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        activities which serve the entire music
                                                                 Lisa Suit                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Interested volunteers                            Via website or mail.                  Help the music programs within the          Conduct annual music conference, with a
                                                                 Baltimore Music Conference                                                                                                                                                                                                         please email:                                                                          Baltimore area public schools. To           portion of the proceeds raised through the
                                                                 PO Box 6066                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 promote Baltimore as a music center         event donated to the music programs of the
Baltimore Music Conference                                                                                                                                                              X                                                                                                                                                                           and help area musicians.                    Baltimore City School System. Works with                          X         Baltimore, MD
                                                                 Baltimore, MD 21231
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       several nonprofit groups in order to save the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       music and educate the children.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Private funding from individuals,     Berklee City Music provides                 Berklee City Music program provides
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     foundations and corporations          economically disadvantaged students         scholarships for students from urban areas to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     support this initiative. Outright     in urban areas with the opportunity to      attend the Five-Week Summer Performance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     donations or planned giving           learn basic musical skills and develop      Program. The students take private lessons,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     welcome. Described on website.        their love of music. The goal of City       instrumental labs, and music theory courses.
                                                                 Debbie Bieri                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Music Saturday is to reach out to at-       Eight graduating seniors were awarded four-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               risk young people interested in music       year full-tuition scholarships to attend Berklee
Berklee School of Music                                          (617) 747-3094                                                X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  X                    National                           X
                                            tml                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and to provide a challenging music          College of Music. An additional component is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           education curriculum throughout the         the Mentoring Program. The City Music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           school year geared towards putting          Saturday and After-School program is a year-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           them on par with students from              round, weekly classroom musical training and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           affluent school districts with strong       performance program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           music programs.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Many ways to give, including via      Encourage artistic excellence in a          Provides stringed instrument training program
                                                                 Catherine Weiskel, Executive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        web:                                  nurturing environment by providing the      serving students from Boston’s inner-city.
                                                                 Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        highest quality orchestral training and     Accepts students showing exceptional interest
                                                                 Boston Youth Symphony                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ways_to_give.cfm                      performance opportunities to qualified      in stringed instruments and provides them with
Boston Youth Symphony                                            Orchestras                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                musicians, grades K-12, while making        financial assistance for lessons, classes and
Orchestras-                                                      Boston University, College of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             its programs accessible to                  instrument rental. Once admitted into a BYSO
                                                                             X                        X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             X         Inner-city Boston, MA              X                            X
Intensive Community Program                                      Fine Arts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 underrepresented youth through              orchestra, ICP students receive tuition subsidy,
(ICP)                                                            855 Commonwealth Avenue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   financial aid and outreach.                 weekly lessons and use of an instrument until
                                                                 Boston, MA 02215                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      they graduate from high school. Over 20% of
                                                                 (617) 353-3348                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        BYSO’s student body comes from these
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Donations appreciated:           Presenting excellent live, small-group           Concert Theatre for Kids provides outreach-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     http://www.chambermusicmississau chamber music with events that                   educational, curriculum based, live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    educate and inform, that strive to be            performances featuring performers who are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      truly enjoyable to young and old. Seeks          professional musicians and actors.
                                                                 Peggy (McGuire) Hills                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to inspire a love and appreciation for
Chamber Music Society of      www.chambermusicmississauga.or Founder; Artistic Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               music and the arts in the community,
                                                                                                                               X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         X         Toronto, Canada Area
Mississauga                               g                  905-848-0015                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             especially among school-age children
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and their families.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    A variety of volunteer    Accept any and all     Via website or mail:                  Providing musical instruments on loan,      Major Charity Music programs include musical
                                                                 Roger A. Fachini                                                                                                                                                                                                                   opportunities including   Musical Instruments   at no charge, to individuals wishing to     instrument donations, concert ticket donations,
                                                                 Charity Music Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 conducting or             regardless of age or   html                                  explore their hidden musical talents,       music for our military "Notes Of Appreciation",
                                                                 14975 Congress Drive                                                                                                                                                                                                               promoting musical         condition. Also                                              helping to cultivate the next crop of       community service programs, charity music
Charity Music Inc.                                                      X                                                                                                                                                                                             instrument donation       anything that pertains                                       upcoming artists.                           concert tour, vintage instruments exhibit aqua
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              X                    National                                                        X
                                                                 Sterling Heights, MI 48313-4420
                                                                 586-247-7444                                                                                                                                                                                                                       drives and concerts in    to music such as music                                                                                   ICE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 your area, internet       books, sheet music,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    marketing, and other.     etc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ensuring that there are always funds        The fund supports programs that provide the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           available to encourage promising            earliest education for youngsters in Middle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           students as they pursue musical             Tennessee and added enrichment for those
Chet Atkins                                                      The Community Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  training.                                   wishing to pursue music as a career.
                                                                                                                                                                              X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         X         Middle Tennessee                   X
Music Education Fund                                             888-540-5200                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Beneficiaries are programs that provide music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       education both as an avocation and as a

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Guitars, keyboards,    Donations sought to fund music        Provide musical instruments and music       Provide musical instruments and music therapy
                                                                 Raffi Tachdjian MD                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           percussion             therapy sessions, musical             therapy to children with chronic and life   to children with chronic and life altering illness,
                                                                 Children’s Music Fund                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               instrument purchases, program         altering illness, and support research      and support research on the effects of music
                                                                 4619 Cartwright Ave.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                development. Contact Children’s       on the effects of music therapy.            therapy.
Children’s Music Fund                                             X                                                                                                                                              X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   X         Los Angeles, CA                                                 X
                                                                 Toluca Lake, CA 91602                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Music Fund.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Many volunteer                                   Membership and donation form at: To share songs and ideas about                   Our chapters work to support the creation and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    opportunities                           children's music, to inspire each other           dissemination of life-affirming, multicultural
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     m.htm                            about the empowering ways adults and             musical forms for, by, and with young people.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      young people can communicate                     Conducts national and regional gatherings were                              CMN regional chapters all
                                                                 P.O. Box 1341                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        through music, and to be a positive              we share songs, ideas, and resources, plus                                  around the country organize
                                                                 Evanston, IL 60204                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   catalyst for education and community-            teaching tools, songwriting techniques,                                     both local and regional
Children's Music Network                                                                                                            X                                                                                                        X                                                                                                             building through music.                          community building skills, and marketing tips.         X                    gatherings which are open to
                                                                 (847) 733-8003
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       In spontaneous song swaps and networking, as                                CMN members and non-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       well as in structured workshops and                                         members alike.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       presentations, we expand our knowledge and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       reignite our spirits. Other resources maintained
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       on website.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                        Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                         Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                  Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Seeks                     Seeks                        Seeks
             Name                        On the Web At                       Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Volunteers               Instruments                    Donations                                 Mission                                     What it Does                                              Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.childrensmusicproject.or Developing and implementing                  Provides children’s CDs, teacher’s guides,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    g/contributions.php                 educational and enrichment programs          lesson plans, discussion questions, classroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        in music and the humanities for              activities (easily adapted for home),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        children of all ages, to enhance their       reproducible song sheets, and a full music-
                                                                  The National Children's Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         lives through enjoyment and                  minus-one accompaniment CD. Includes songs
                                                                  Project                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               participation.                               teaching important basics like taking care of
The National Children's Music
                           (413) 232-0195                                                                                                                                                                                       X                                                                                                                                                             ourselves, gratitude and appreciation, and           X                    National                                                        X
Project                                                           PO Box 190                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         social skills – with a little history, geography,
                                                                  West Stockbridge, MA 01266                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and science thrown in for good measure! CDs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     by David Grover, host of PBS’ "Grover's
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Corner" and Jim Young, native American folk-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Join the CMW Team:                               Arts in Education Aid Council, Inc.    To help put music education back          Specializes in a variety of products and services
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   newman@childrensmu                               in partnership with Children’s Music   where it belongs — in the curricula of    including custom designed band and orchestra
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Workshop is seeking support for its    our public and private schools — by       method books, school site music instruction,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    music education and orchestra          providing a high quality, integrated,     instrument sales and rentals, music education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    programs in under served public        flexible and affordable music education   advocacy and more. Children's Music
Children’s Music Workshop (818) 98-MUSIC                                                 X                               X                                 X             X           X                                            X                                                                            elementary schools within the San      program for all students.                 Workshop currently coordinates instrumental                     X         Los Angeles area, California       X                            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fernando Valley -                                                                music programs at more than two dozen public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    http://www.childrensmusicworkshop                                                and private schools in the greater Los Angeles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    .com/aieac/index.html                                                            area.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Seeks music educators     Solicits donations of  Via website or mail:                   Mobilize community resources to           Increases public awareness of the importance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   for unfunded programs.    new and used           http://www.chime-                      promote and provide access to music       and current inadequacy of DC public school
                                                               Community Help in Music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Also seeks music          instruments:                education for all District of Columbia    music education. Lead advocacy campaigns,
                                                               Education                                                                                                                                                                                                                           mentors and volunteers    http://www.chime-                                             public schoolchildren during and          organize free ongoing in-school music
                                                               1789 Lanier Pl. NW - Suite 3                                                                                                                                                                                                        for many other roles:                                        outside of school.                        enrichment programs, provide after-school
Community Help In Music
                       Washington, DC 20009                  X                        X                               X                                                                                                                                    http://www.chime-         form.html                                                                                               music instruction, offer free live performances,                X         Washington DC                      X                            X
Education (CHIME)                                              202-232-2731                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          facilitate joint music projects between, organize
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ml                                                                                                                                free professional development workshops, help
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to take students to music performances, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     other valuable activities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Volunteers please                                Donations appreciated at:              Provide quality music instruction to      The school provides an opportunity for children
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   contact:                                                                                children from low income families         from low-income families, ages 6-18, to receive
                                                                  Kristina Mitten Sanders,                                                                                                                                                                                                         Kristina Mitten Sanders                          Community Music School                 in order to enhance their lives through   individualized instruction and guidance from
                                                                  Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                               919-832-0900                                     PO BOX 2545                            participation in the music community.     area professionals and instructors in most
                                                                  Community Music School                                                                                                                                                                                                           kristina@cmsraleigh.or                           Raleigh, NC 27602                                                                orchestral instruments in addition to piano and
Community Music School                PO Box 2545                        X                        X                                                                 X                         X                                                                        g                                                Attn: Development                                                                guitar. Each half-hour lesson costs the student                 X         Raleigh, NC                        X                            X
                                                                  Raleigh, NC 27602                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  only one dollar. Also provides and repairs
                                                                  919-832-0900                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Or contact Kristina Mitten Sanders                                               instruments for the students to use free of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    at 919-832-0900 or                                                               charge. The school has increased its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    enrollment to a total of 185 students.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   To help with special                             Via mail: 601 Bethlehem Pike, Fort     Not only to develop musical promise,      Weekly classes helping children preschool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   events and concerts.                             Washington, PA 19034 or                but to develop human promise through      children at risk with disabilities and
                                                              Linda Regan, Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                      Please contact at 215-                           online                                 music. Making a special effort to serve   disadvantages grow more capable and
                                                              Academy Of Community Music                                                                                                                                                                                                           233-3020                                         http://www.academyofcommunitym         people facing the challenges which        confident by using music. Serving more than
Crescendo Music Program
                                www.academyofcommunitymusic.o Inc                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             often come with cognitive and physical    1,200 children a year at Head Start and Early
The Academy of Community                                                                                                      X                                                                                           X                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                X         Philadelphia, PA area              X                            X
                                             rg               601 Bethlehem Pike                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           disability, aging, and economic           Intervention centers throughout the
Music                                                         Ft. Washington, PA 19034                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     disadvantage. Using music to              Philadelphia area.
                                                              215-233-3020                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 strengthen families and communities.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Various ways to contribute at:                                                   Provides music education through two
                                                                  Crowden Music Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           divisions: Crowden Center for Music in the
                                                                  1475 Rose Street (at                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              g/ways-to-give.htm                                                               Community, offering lessons, classes, and
                                                                  Sacramento)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        camps for students of all ages, and The                                   San Francisco Bay Area,
Crowden Music Center                     Berkeley, CA 94702-1255                                     X                                                                                           X                                                                                                                                                                                                          Crowden School, a unique day school for                         X         California
                                                                  510 559-6910                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       students in grades four through eight. Classes,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           workshops, rehearsals, concerts, and other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Instrument donations                                          Committed to inspiring and assisting      Provides grants for other organizations, some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             requested.                                                    the growth and appreciation of music      of whom focus on children's music, e.g., Little
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           throughout the world. The focus is in     Kids Rock. Grant application process described
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the areas of stringed musical             on website.
                                                                  (631) 439-3300                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           instruments as well as band and
D'Addario Foundation  
                                                                                                                                                                                                              X                                                                                                                                                                            orchestral instruments, primarily                                                              X                    National                                                        X
for the Performing Arts (The)         tion/foundation.html                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   through the support of educational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           programs and events, as well as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           performance based activities.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Supported by membership dues and Further the advancement and                     Operates as a is a professional organization
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    member’s donations.              development of music and movement               that supports the field of early childhood music
                                                                  ECMMA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              education for young children. Serve the         and movement through education, advocacy,
                                                                  805 Mill Avenue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    needs and encourage ongoing                     and networking. Conducts national and regional
Early Childhood Music &                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              professional development of educators           conferences, operates a web-based forum for
                                           Snohomish, WA 98290                                                                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           X                    National                                                        X
Movement Assn                                                     360-568-5635                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in music and other areas of early               membership, publishes bulletin on research,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     childhood education.                            and provides certification of teachers.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                           Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                            Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                     Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Seeks                     Seeks                          Seeks
             Name                         On the Web At                        Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteers               Instruments                      Donations                               Mission                                     What it Does                                              Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Associates lend their                              Via website, mail or phone:       Promote and support music instruction        Partners with elementary and middle schools
                                                                   Education Through Music                                                                                                                                                                                                            time, expertise and                       in disadvantaged schools in order to         serving disadvantaged populations. Ensures
                                                                   New York:                                                                                                                                                                                                                          resources to help raise                            elp/ways_to_donate                enhance students' academic                   that every child receives quality music                                   New York City, New York
                                                                   212-972-4788                                                                                                                                                                                                                       awareness and funds.                                                                 performance and general development.         education at least once a week. Guides the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Contact Emily Estock                                                                                                              integration of music throughout the academic                              affiliates in:
Education Through Music                                                                               X                                                                 X                                                                      X                           212-972-4788                                                                                                                      curriculum. Works toward building the cultural                  X         Louisiana                          X                            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      eestock@ETMonline.or                                                                                                              and financial capacity of partner schools to                              California
                                                                   LA:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                g.                                                                                                                                sustain music programs. Offers a wide range of
                                                                   310-739-6758                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         professional development services for teachers                            becoming more national
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and school leadership.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Via phone: (518) 366-2621          Inspire youth through the creative arts   Educational, instructional, and mentoring
                                                                   YATMA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Web or mail form:                  to recognize and develop their            activities. Consults with and trains other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       strengths while becoming self-            practitioners, teachers, and organizations with
                                                                   75 Jobys Lane, Osterville, MA
Educational Mentoring Through                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 motivated and personally responsible.     its’ techniques, protocols, and curriculums.                              Albany, NY
                                            02655-1326                                                    X                                                                 X                                                                      X                                                                                                                                                             Advocates for educational reform and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        X         Seattle, WA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     X                            X
Arts And Humanities                                                (508) 826-5963                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       implementation of new therapeutic

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Wide range of             Accepts donations of     Accepts monetary donations by       Provide abused and abandoned               Funds special services and programs that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      expertise sought:         various musical          credit card, check, cashier's check children an alternative method of          assist the needs of abused and disadvantaged
                                                                   Lynn Mabry, CEO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      http://www.elevatehope    instruments:             and money order:                    therapy through music and the arts.        children. Supports existing programs through
                                                                   Elevate Hope Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                            .org/support/volunteer.   http://www.elevatehope                                            monetary funding and in-kind donations e.g.
                                                                   3940 Laurel Canyon Blvd., PMB                                                                                                                                                                                                      php                       .org/support/index.php   index.php                                                                      musical instruments, art supplies, and work
Elevate Hope Foundation               1066                                 X                                                                                                        X                                     X                                                                                                                                                                                stations complete with computers, keyboards          X                    National                           X                            X
                                                                   Studio City, CA 91604                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and instructional software. Over 65 percent of
                                                                   (818) 783-5000                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       grant dollars will be invested at the local
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          community level.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Via website                          Contribute to music education in public Private and small group classes for kids whose
                                                                   Mark Fitchett                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              schools, and to serve as a resource for families cannot afford private music instruction.
                                                                   Everyone Gets Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        parents and educators.                  Brings instruction into schools with limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      music education programs. Helps students get
                                                                   6731 E. Wardlow Road
Everyone Gets Music                                                  X                        X                                                                                           X                                                                                                                                                                                                        music instruments.                                                X         Los Angeles area, California       X                            X
                                                                   Long Beach, CA 90808

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fueled by volunteers.     Dust off that            Donations gratefully accepted via    Making Music Accessible - dedicated to    Music lessons, after school programs, camp,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Join the movement by      instrument in your       mail or website:                     the promotion of music and music-         and other programs. Evens the educational
                                                                   Ethos Music Center                                                                                                                                                                                                                 volunteering your time    closet and give Ethos     http://www.ethos-                   based education for youth in              playing field by making music education
                                                                   10 N. Killingsworth Street                                                                                                                                                                                                         today. Volunteer          the tools to reach                 underserved communities.                  available to every student regardless of income.
Ethos Music Center                      Portland, Oregon 97217               X                        X                                                                 X                                                                      X                           newsletter available my   underserved youth.                                                                                      Programs available on a sliding scale so that                   X         Portland, Oregon                   X                            X
                                                                   503-28-ETHOS                                                                                                                                                                                                                       emailing:                                                                                                                         every child can participate. Free instrument
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          volunteer@ethos-                                                                                                                  rental is available for students on free or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      reduced lunch at school.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Contribute online:                                                           This Tucson, Arizona based regional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            partnership identifies students between the
                                                                   Fostering Arts-Mind Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         html                                                                           ages 6 – 18 who have a serious interest in
                                                                   Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Or mail to:                                                                    studying music and also show a financial need.
                                                                   4927 N. Sabino Gulch Court                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Fostering Arts-Mind Education                                                The Fostering Arts-Mind Education Foundation
FAME-Musiclink                                                                           X                                                                 X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    X         Southern Arizona                   X                            X
                                                                   Tucson, AZ 85750                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Foundation                                                                     pays for approximately 75% of the cost of
                                                                   520-861-3001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4927 N. Sabino Gulch Court                                                     musical study. The remaining 25% is paid by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tucson, AZ 85750                                                               the student’s family

                                                                   FAME                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Foster and perpetuate creativity          Provide the resources for elementary students
                                                                   PO Box 11843                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               through multicultural arts education.     to experience and participate in the creative via
FAME: Foundation for Art and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ongoing annual programs like the Visiting                                 Fort Wayne and Northern
                                         Fort Wayne, IN 46861-1843                                     X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      X                                                                         X
Music in Elementary Education                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Artists, Fusion Concerts, a Summer Arts Camp                              Indiana
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and regional festivals.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         No. Fidelity FutureStage is 100%     Support arts education in local           Donation of new instruments and other
                                                                   Fidelity Investments Media                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            funded by Fidelity Investments.      communities, helping to prepare and       equipment; teaching support from trained
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              inspire underserved middle and high       music educators who supplement the school
                                                                   Relations                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Chicago, Houston, Los
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              school students through in-school arts    music teachers; special school visits by
                                                                   617-563-5800                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Angeles, and
Fidelity FutureStage                                                       X                        X                                                                               X           X                                                                                                                                                                education.                                symphony musicians; and student field trips.                    X         Raleigh-Durham

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Volunteers invited to                              Via website:                        Provide opportunities for the enjoyment    Fine Arts Society Music Academy is a weekly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      contact Laura Warren                      of classical music in central and to       after-school music education program for
                                                                   Laura Warren                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          eFineArtsSociety/OnlineGiving.html encourage the understanding and             children. Scholarship-based keyboard lessons,
                                                                   Fine Arts Society Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   appreciation of this art through           music theory, and classical listening are
Fine Arts Society Music Academy           Academy                                                       X                                                                 X                                                                                                                                                                                         education                                  provided to Indianapolis' economically                          X         Indianapolis, IN                   X                            X
                                                                   317-788-3291                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         disadvantaged elementary age students.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Serves approximately 210 youth in 3rd through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7th grades (ages 8-13).

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                            Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                             Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                      Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Seeks                      Seeks                       Seeks
               Name                         On the Web At                       Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteers                Instruments                   Donations                                 Mission                                    What it Does                                               Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Contributions gratefully accepted via Promoting chamber music via its            Sponsors an annual Competition that brings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        website.                              annual National Competition and other      together the most talented young chamber
                                                                     Ann Divine, Executive Director
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              programs. Dedicated to enrichment          musicians in the nation; provides chamber
                                                                     Fischoff National Chamber                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                opportunities for regional community       music coaching. Engages its musicians in
                                                                     Music Association                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        children.                                  reaching more than 6,000 local children                                   South Bend and surrounding
Fischoff National Chamber Music                                      303 Brownson Hall                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   annually. Through free programs at schools,
                                                                                                                                        X                                                           X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          X         areas of Indiana and                                           X
Association                                                          University of Notre Dame                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            libraries and community centers, their outreach                           Michigan
                                                                     South Bend, Indiana 46556                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           programs have reached more than 43,700
                                                                     574-631-0984                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Michiana children and youth, ages 4-18, since

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Provide outstanding music education        • Music Training Classes for Children 4 and up
                                                                     Florida Music Compendium, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              for all ages, with an emphasis on a        • Private and Semi-private Voice Lessons
                                                                     13727 SW 152nd Street #259                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               community and family-based music           • Guitar classes for students 10 and up
The Florida Music Compendium,                                        Miami, FL 33177                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          program.                                   • Piano classes from students 7 and up
                                                                                               X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      X         Miami area, Florida                                            X
Inc.                                                                 786-970-4494

                                                                      Kelly Ramsey                                                                                                                                                                                                                     To provide music                                                                       Providing non-law related services to      Provides music lessons and other educational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       lessons.                                         Kelly Ramsey                          all wards of the court, by encouraging     experiences for children who are wards of the
                                                                      For the Seventh Generation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        For the Seventh Generation            and coordinating volunteer participation   court. Serves as a clearing house to match
                                                                      645 Griswold Suite 1356
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           645 Griswold Suite 1356               by community organizations and             those willing to volunteer their time, talent or
For the Seventh Generation                                            Detroit, MI 48226                                           X                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Detroit, MI 48226                     individuals.                               instruments with children in need. A program of                 X         Detroit area, Michigan            X                            X
                                               icId=768               (313) 961-6120                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (313) 961-6120                                                                   the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Provide a platform for the nation's        Via the NPR radio show, PBS television series,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              outstanding young classical musicians      in school programming, online media, and a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              to present themselves, share their         national tour of live events and outreach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              passion for music and the arts, and        programs, inspires the pursuit of excellence
                                                                     Jennifer Hurley-Wales CEO                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                develop into important cultural leaders.   and encourage participation in the arts. Training
                                                                     From The Top Inc                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and mentorship programs prepare young
From the Top                                                                                                                      X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                          musicians to connect with new audiences and          X                                                                                   X
                                         295 Huntington Ave, Ste 201                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         serve as positive peer role models. Provides
                                                                     Boston, MA 02115
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         deserving young musicians with scholarships.
                                                                     (617) 437-0707
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Young Composer Project honorees appear on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the radio show and are paired with a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         professional composer for a one-on-one

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Encourage the use of music, literature,    Uses music to cross cultural, generational, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and art as a means to help children of     ideological boundaries to raise awareness and
                                                                   The Foundation for Small Voices                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            all ages come to believe in themselves     funds for national and international music and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Contributions welcome via website     as capable, creative, and                  mentoring programs for children. Reaches
                                                                   60 West 87th street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        or via mail. Or, contribute via       compassionate individuals whose            children and their communities through several
The Foundation for Small Voices 1st floor                                                      X                                                                               X                                                                                                                                     purchase of Sounds of Small           contributions to society make a            programs: Songwriting workshops, annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              X                    National                          X                            X
                                                                   N.Y. 10024                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Voices CD at website.                 difference.                                holiday gift drive, composing and producing
                                                                   212-873-0121                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          CDs, sheet music, and concerts to benefit the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         work of nonprofits worldwide.

                                                                     Emily Fagan                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          To provide music education to young     Provides free music education to preschool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Via the website using Paypal:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          children who could not otherwise afford aged children.
                                                                     Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        it.
                                                                     The Groundwork Music Project                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       nate.htm or send donations to:
Groundwork Music Project            4201 Wilshire Pkwy.                                          X                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Groundwork Music Project                                                                                                                         X         Austin, Texas                     X                            X
                                                                     Austin, TX 78722                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   4201 Wilshire Pkwy
                                                                     361-646-5670                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Austin, TX 78722
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Provide funding and resources for          Provide grant aid to nonprofit music programs
                                                                    Guitar Center Music Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            music programs across America so           across America that offer music instruction so
                                                                    5795 Lindero Canyon Road                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Donations used to help buy musical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              that kids and adults alike will have an    that more people can experience the joys of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        instruments and fund musical
                                  www.guitarcentermusicfoundation.o Westlake Village, CA 91362                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                opportunity to experience the joys of      making music. Provides collection of articles on
Guitar Center Music Foundation                                                                           X                                                        X                                               X                                                                                                                                     education programs for kids, adults
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              music, and educate the public on the       the benefits of music                                X                    National                                                       X
                                                 rg                 (818) 735-8800, X 2112
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        and seniors. Donation appreciated
                                                                    info@guitarcentermusicfoundati                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            value of a musical education.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        via web or mail.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Coordinators to start    New or used guitars   • Cash contributions; may be        A Non-Profit Grant Program Bringing          GITC brings music into public elementary and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       regional programs                                directed in any way                 Music with Guitars into the Elementary       middle schools by offering regular classroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Services/time                                  • In-kind donations, e.g., musical  School Classroom                             teachers free guitar, music education, song
                                                                     Guitars in The Classroom                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           accessories, sheet music, supplies,                                              leadership, and music integration lessons
                                                                     405 Escalona Drive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 other items                                                                      through regionally based programs. Guitars in                             Headquartered in California
Guitars in the Classroom      Santa Cruz, CA 95060                X                                                        X                                                                                                        X                                                                                                                                                             the Classroom jumpstarts regional programs by        X                                                                                   X
                                                                     (831) 458-2239                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      providing guitar and music education                                      operates nationally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         curriculum, guitars, guitar accessories, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         ongoing guidance for GITC facilitators and

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Teachers to start guitar                         Obtains generous donations from                                                  Along with NAMM and MENC, provides
                                                                     GAMA The Guitar &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       programs in their                                member companies                                                                 program to train teachers to start guitar
                                                                     Accessories Marketing                                                                                                                                                                                                             schools.                                                                                                                          programs in middle and high schools. Provides
                                                                     Association                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         tuition for summer guitar workshop and a guitar
GAMA- Guitar & Accessories
                                     PO Box 757                          X                        X                                                                 X             X                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to teachers who start a guitar program in their      X                    National
Marketing Association                                                New York, NY 10033                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  school. Also provides grants to another
                                                                     212-795-3630                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        organization, Guitars in the classroom.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                          Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                           Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                    Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Seeks                       Seeks                           Seeks
              Name                         On the Web At                        Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Volunteers                 Instruments                       Donations                                  Mission                                     What it Does                                               Region Served
                                                                    Skip Chaples, President                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Focus on acoustic          Donate through Paypal on website      To provide opportunity,                    Teachs at-risk and underprivileged yhouth ages
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Start a state affiliate   guitars; also accept       or send your donation directly to                                                8-18 about the benefits of a music education;
                                                                    Guitars Not Guns                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              inspiration and empowerment to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     or county chapter           electric & other musical   Guitars not Guns PO Box 3562                                                     teaches them about music related career
                                                                    PO Box 3562                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   at-risk and underprivileged
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Teachers                  instruments                Peachtree City, GA 30269. $100                                                   opportunities, and provides them the
                                                                    Peachtree City, GA 30269                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Asst. Teachers                                                                             youth; to help instill in them the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            equips new student; any donation                                                 opportunity to learn how to play guitar.
Guitars not Guns                    (770) 487-8007                     X                        X                               X                                                                                                        X                           • Program Coordinators                                                                       confidence, character and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   X                    National                           X                            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Fundraising                                                                                discipline
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Other- See website

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Start a state affiliate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     To help in the office or Flute, violin, clarinet,      Via                                   To promote the healthy growth and          Private and group instruction in community and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     with concerts, field trips viola, trumpet, cello,   development of children through the        school (both regular classes and after-school)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and special events,        trombone                    eHarmonyProject/     study, practice and performance of         with orchestra participation. Also opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     with other special skills.                             ml                                    music, build healthier communities by      to for proficient students to become Music
                                                                    The Harmony Project                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           investing in the positive development of   Teaching Assistant
                                                                    817 Vine Street, Suite 204                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    children through music and develop
The Harmony Project                Los Angeles, CA 90038              X                        X                                                                                           X                                                                                                                                                                     children as musical ambassadors of                                                                          X         Los Angeles area, California       X                            X
                                                                    (323) 462-4311                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                peace, hope and understanding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                amongst people of diverse cultures,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  backgrounds and beliefs.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Community volunteers                                   Direct cash donation or via           Providing an opportunity for children      Conducts sessions in music and/or art therapy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     sought to work with the                       merchandise order via      with disabilities to participate in an
                                                                    Heartsong, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  children to help them                                  Heartsong website:                    activity that uses the enriching affects
                                                                    590 Central Park Avenue                                                                                                                                                                                                          handle instruments and                              of music and art therapy.                                                                                             Bronxville and White Plains,
Heartsong                                Scarsdale, New York 10583          X                        X                                                                 X                                                   X                                              provide assistance with                                                                                                                                                                                  X         New York
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           X                            X
                                                                    914.725.9272                                                                                                                                                                                                                     other activities.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Relies on assistance                                                                         Encourage the artistic skills and/or       Currently offering private and group lessons in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     from volunteers,                                                                             musical abilities of individuals,          violin, cello, guitar, and piano. Goals include
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     donors, and                                                                                  particularly those youth from              securing a location and providing children with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     cooperating community                                                                        disadvantaged backgrounds, so that         the opportunity to receive instruction, guidance,
                                                                    Ian Morris                                                                                                                                                                                                                       businesses and leaders                                                                       they may recognize and develop these       and encouragement from local professional
                                                                    120 Main Street                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               talents in a safe, intellectually-         artists and musicians, as well as area college
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  stimulating environment which              students and others who shall serve as
Homemade Genius                     Greenwood, SC.                                              X                                                                                           X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 X         Greenwood, SC                      X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  promotes tolerance and acceptance of       teachers. Styles ranging from classical to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  others.                                    fiddling to contemporary are taught during
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                weekly lessons as well as songwriting, note-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             reading, music theory, and some music history.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Students are encouraged to perform at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Homemade Genius events.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Active volunteer            You may donate any         Provide support by becoming a         Inspire underprivileged children by        Operates four programs: 1) Musical Instrument
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     program; see contact        used musical               member or donating online:            bringing positive musical and creative     Donation- to provide musical instruments to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     info.                       instrument to the      experiences into their lives.              individuals, schools, and community music
                                                                    Jeff Campbell, Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      program and receive a      m/support.htm#                                                                   programs who cannot afford them. 2) Concert
                                                                    Hungry For Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             tax-deductible receipt;                                                                                     Programs- to bring live music to people whose
                                                                    2020 Pennsylvania Ave, NW (#                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 call (202) 674-3000 for                                                                                     circumstances prevent them from enjoying live
Hungry for Music                    384)                               X                                                                                                                                                                 X                                                       more information.                                                                                           music performances—hospitals, homeless                X                    National                           X                            X
                                                                    Washington, D.C. 20006                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   shelters, schools, and community centers. 3)
                                                                    202-674-3000                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Workshops- to bring music appreciation to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             children. 4) Creativity Workshops- currently
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             under development.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Donations requested via mail-in       Promote the positive values and            Underwrites children’s attendance at various
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            donation card available at:           importance of music by providing           summer camps providing lessons and an
                                                                  I Love Music Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            opportunities, resources and education     overall understanding of the significance of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            /support/index.html                   for our youth. Provide opportunities       music education. Raises money to purchase
                         31 St. James Avenue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             that enhance a child’s life through the    instruments for local after-school music
                                                                  Suite 260
I Love Music Foundation            alter_Rocks_the_Roxy_for_the_-                                                                                                                                               X                                                                                                                                                                                 exposure of music, as well as to create    programs. Supports children’s music                              X         Boston area, Massachusetts         X                            X
                                                                  Boston, MA 02116
                                           118972-25.html         (617) 423-1187
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  an understanding that being involved in    programs, camps, lessons, and schooling.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  music is acceptable and admirable.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Via website                           Teach and enhance artistic                 Summer Music Institute operating for four
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  appreciation and expression in the         weeks for children ages 6-14. Wednesday
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  children of our community through          Night Music offering mix-media instruction.
                                                                    The Institute of Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        professional instructors and role          Also, classes offered in art, creative writing,
                                                                    for Children, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            models in a safe and nurturing             dance, creative movement, drama, English
Institute of Music for Children                                                                  X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 environment.                               handbells, harp, keyboard, music appreciation,                   X         Elizabeth, New Jersey                                           X
                                                                    780 Salem Avenue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             music skills, percussion, recorder, violin, multi-
                                                                    Elizabeth, NJ 07208
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             media and public speaking. Other services as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             well. Tuition waived for hardship

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Trumpets                                                         Promote communications among               Provides program to donate trumpets to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  trumpet players around the world and       exceptional trumpet students unable to obtain,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  to improve the artistic level of           for financial reasons, an instrument worthy of
                                                                    Trumpet Donations Program                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     performance, teaching, and literature      his/her demonstrated affinity toward the
International Trumpet Guild          trumpetdonations@trumpetguild      X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          associated with the trumpet.               instrument. The recipient will also receive a free    X                    National                                                        X
                                                                    .org                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     one-year membership to ITG.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                             Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                              Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                       Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Seeks                      Seeks                         Seeks
             Name                          On the Web At                         Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteers                Instruments                     Donations                                  Mission                                     What it Does                                              Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • For program and       Seeks musical              • Seeks donations via online, phone,   The International House of Blues           Foundation programs explore the history, art                              Hq in Hollywood, California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        office activities       instruments from           or mail. Details:                      Foundation (IHOBF) is dedicated to         and music of the blues and demonstrate the
                                                                      Intl House of Blues Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Musicians to provide corporate sponsors     bringing the arts to schools and           vast influence of the blues on contemporary                               chapters in:
                                                                      6255 Sunset Blvd., 18th Floor                                                                                                                                                                                                     special classes, share                             olvedDonate.html                       communities through programs that          music and culture. Supports youth participation                           Anaheim, California
                                                                      Hollywood, CA 90028                                                                                                                                                                                                               personal & professional                            • Sponsorship is also sought on        increase public awareness of African       in the arts by providing resources for music and                          Atlantic City, New Jersey
Intl House of Blues Foundation                                                     X                        X                                                                 X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            X                                                       X                            X
                                                                      323-769-4901                                                                                                                                                                                                                      stories.                                           local, regional and national levels.   American contributions to American         art programs for under served youth                                       Chicago, Illinois
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   culture                                    populations. Awards scholarships each year to                             Cleveland, Ohio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             college bound high school seniors.                                        Las Vegas, Nevada
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Los Angeles, California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       New Orleans, Louisiana
                                                                      James Burton International                                                                                                                                                                                                        nie Landry                                         Janie Landry                           Dedicated to raising money to provide      Conducts the James Burton International
                                                                      Guitar Festival                                                                                                                                                                                                                   (318) 222-7403                                     (318) 222-7403                         technical training, music lessons and      Guitar Festival, raising money to provide free
                                                                      James Burton Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                           jlandry@downtownshre                              free guitars to young musicians.           guitars, music lessons, and related training to
James Burton Foundation                                                 X                        X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    young musicians                                      X                    National                           X                            X
                                                                      714 Elvis Presley Avenue
                                                                      Shreveport, LA 71101
                                                                      (318) 424-5000
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Instruments donated by Giving children the opportunity to             Provide new musical instruments to children
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   companies or           m/donate.php                        discover enriching and creative outlets        who have an interest in learning to play, and
                                                                      James Marshall Hendrix                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       purchased via your                                         of expression through music and art.           who could neither afford an instrument, nor
                                                                      Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   donations                                                  Teaching the values of dedication and          lessons. Children choose an instrument and
Jimi Hendrix Foundation        PO Box 78689                        X                        X                                                                 X                                                                                                                                                                                        perseverance, instilling confidence in         take subsidized lessons at the JMH                   X                    National                           X                            X
                                                                      Seattle, WA 98178                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the children through positive                  Foundation. After six months, children who
                                                                      (425) 430-2800                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          reinforcement.                                 continue to practice and show improvement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             keep their instruments.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Online via credit card on website or   Dedicated to helping underprivileged       Awards: Musical education curriculums will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           mail to:                               children in their pursuit of originality   funded by the JEF. Competition winners will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           P O Box 07135                          and excellence in the field of music.      receive music scholarships, record contracts,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ft. Myers, FL 33919                                                               musical instruments or recording time in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           239-482-6880                                                                      major studio.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Fund Raising: Auctions featuring celebrity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             donations. Concerts, dinners and other
John Entwhistle Foundation             jefoundation @              X                                                                                          X             X                                                                                                                                                                                                                         celebrity driven events.                             X                    National                           X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Alliances: with instrument manufacturers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             recording studios, record companies, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             television industry, radio stations and schools
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             featuring a solid musical education program.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Volunteers needed for                     Provide quality music education        Lessons and instruments are provided to
                                                                      The Joy of Music Youth Music                                                                                                                                                                                                      musical instruction,                               r3/?id=w014802                     programs for financially disadvantaged disadvantaged and/or at-risk kids at no charge.
                                                                      School                                                                                                                                                                                                                            front desk,                                                                           youth.                                 A variety of programs including classes,
                                                                      1209 Euclid Avenue                                                                                                                                                                                                                maintenance, website                                                                                                         instruction, band, outreach, summer camp, and
                                                                      Knoxville, TN 37921                                                                                                                                                                                                               updates, graphic                                                                                                             other programs are offered.
The Joy of Music Youth Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            design, and other roles.
                                    (865) 525-6806                      X                        X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             X         Knoxville, Tennessee               X                            X
                                                                      Francis Graffeo
                                                                      Executive Director (x101)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   All instruments; See:  Online at:                                                                         Provides instruments to people who lost theirs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   www.katrinaspianofund                                                  in the Katrina flood.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   .org/ci/79/Donate_An_I nate/
                                                                      Juan LaBostrie                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               nstrument/
                                                                      Katrina's Piano Fund                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Or via mail to:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Katrina's Piano Fund
Katrina's Piano Fund               400 Main Street                     X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  X         New Orleans, Louisiana                                          X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Greenfield Savings Bank
                                                                      P. O. Box 1537                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Attn: Alexa
                                                                      Greenfield, MA 01302                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                400 Main Street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          P. O. Box 1537
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Greenfield, MA 01302

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        In exchange for the                                Donations appreciated via several                                                 The Fender Center currently offers professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        free lessons, parents)                             ways:                                                                             caliber performing arts education and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        either volunteer their                                                                                                               instruction to children, ranging in ages from 7 –
                                                                      Fender Museum of Music and                                                                                                                                                                                                        time or sell raffle                                                                          17 years old, through the Kids Rock Free®
                                                                      the Arts                                                                                                                                                                                                                          tickets.                                           ml                                                                                Educational Program. This program provides
Kids Rock Free- Fender Museum         Attn: Kids Rock Free® Program                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          free and low cost musical instruction education                           Corona, California
                                                                                                                                   X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         X         greater Los Angeles area
of the Arts Foundation                  fender-center.html            365 N. Main Street                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     including piano, guitar, bass guitar, vocal
                                                                      Corona, CA 92880                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       performance, drums and combo band.
                                                                      (951) 735-2576

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Band Instruments.                                                                                         LINKS gathers instruments and places them
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Donate your used                                                                                          with needy children in local elementary, middle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   instrument to a                                                                                           and high school bands and orchestras, as well
                                                                      Buddy Roger's Music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   promising young                                                                                           as with students in the College-Conservatory of
                        (513) 728-6000 ext.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          musician who cannot                                                                                       Music Preparatory Department. Qualified
                                                                      cwhyte@buddyrogers.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          afford to rent or                                                                                         students are identified by their school's music
LINKS: Lonely Instruments for    et_articles.asp?storeID=DGTACR6
                                                                             -or-                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                                        purchase one of their                                                                                     teacher and a LINKS scholarship application is                  X         Cincinnati, OH area                X                            X
Needy Kids                       70DVT8JWC5RL3RW5KCER34R University of Cincinnati                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  own. See website.                                                                                         submitted in the student's name. The
                                           49&MenuID=443              Conservatory of Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  instrument can be new, used, and even in
                                                                      (513) 556-2100                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         adequate condition. Buddy Roger's Music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             generously donates the time to carefully
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             restore, tune and clean each instrument.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                            Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                             Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                      Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Seeks                     Seeks                          Seeks
              Name                         On the Web At                        Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteers               Instruments                      Donations                                Mission                                      What it Does                                              Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Your time or            • Guitars               • Money; online by credit card,        Little Kids Rock knows that music is a     Pioneering innovative teaching methods that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       professional services     • Basses                phone, securities, or check (payable   critical component of a first-rate         are rooted in children’s knowledge of popular                             Hq in San Francisco area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Becoming a music        • Drums                 to Little Kids Rock to: 21 Oxford      education. We inspire children to          music forms such as rock, rap, blues, hip-hop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       mentor (full-time         • Keyboards             Street #2, Montclair, NJ 07042) ,      express themselves through music,          etc.                                                                      additional chapters in:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       educators in the public   • Amplifiers            • Items for auction                    building the creativity, confidence, and   Preparing practitioners such as teachers and                              New York City, New York
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       schools eligible for      • Microphones                                                  self-esteem that are critical to success   youth workers to offer classes utilizing our                              Newark, New Jersey
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       training)                 • Recording Equipment                                          in school and beyond.                      methods and materials.                                                    Memphis, Tennessee
Little Kids Rock                                                        X                        X                               X                                                                                                        X                                                                                                                                                               Providing free musical instruments and trained       X                    Nashville, Tennessee                                           X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Los Angeles, California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           instructors to children, especially to those
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           children who do not receive music education.                              Oakland, California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     West Contra Costa County,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     more planned

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Seeking volunteers to                             Direct donations and memberships       Maintain a vibrant organization            Creates and presents the annual Madison Area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       work on projects, be                              encouraged. The cost of becoming       committed to the expansion of all forms    Music Awards ceremony, with the purpose of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ushers and other roles.                           a member of the MAMAs is $5 and        of musical education in the Madison,       (I) raising public awareness of the need to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       To volunteer:                                     entitles the donor to participate in   Wisconsin metro area.                      preserve and support the existence of music
                                                                    Rick Tvedt                                                                                                                                                                                                                         608.250.2565.                                     the voting and nomination process                                                 education in our public schools, (II) encourage
                                                                    Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   100% of the $5 membership to the                                                  and promote the advancement of young
                                                                    836 East Johnson Street                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              MAMAs will be donated directly to                                                 musicians and others in the Madison area by
MAMA: Madison Area Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the Madison Metropolitan School                                                   recognizing their musical achievements, (III)
                                          Madison, WI 53703                                                                                                                             X           X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            X         Madison area, Wisconsin                                        X
Awards                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   District                                                                          provide an opportunity for young musicians who
                                                                    (608) 250-2565                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         are interested in pursuing careers in music to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           learn about the music industry, and (IV) provide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a forum for young musicians and others in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Madison area to participate in live
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           performances. Goal: contribute $25,000 for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           music programs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Advance music education by                 Provide information to help you locate other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                encouraging the study and making of        sources of funding and assistance for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                music by all.                              individuals, schools, and organizations. Along
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           with GAMA and NAMM, helps educate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           teachers who start guitar programs in their

                                                                    The National Association for
MENC: The National Association                                      Music Education
                                                                                   X                                                        X                                 X             X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             X                    National
for Music Education                                                 1806 Robert Fulton Dr
                                                                    Reston, MA 20191

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Funding via the generosity of the      National Guild advances high-quality,      MetLife Youth Music Project was developed in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         MetLife Foundation                     community-based arts education so          collaboration with MetLife Foundation. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                that all people may participate in the     program makes available free, private and
                                                                   National Guild of Community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                arts according to their interests and      group music instruction to middle school
                                                                   Schools of the Arts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          abilities. We support the creation and     children from underserved communities in 10
MetLife Music Project- National                                    520 8th Ave Suite 302                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        development of community schools of        cities. Instruction is provided by artist/faculty
Guild of Community Schools of                                      New York, NY 10018                                             X                                                                               X                                                                                                                                                                             the arts by providing research and         on a weekly basis during non-school hours            X                    National                          X
                                           etlifeyouth.htm         (212) 268-3995
the Arts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        information resources, professional        throughout the year. Each participating site
                                                                   jonathanherman@nationalguild.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                development and networking                 received a $10,000 grant to fund its activities,
                                                                   org                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          opportunities, advocacy, and high-         renewable for an additional two years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                profile leadership.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Charge via phone, or website        Providing high quality music education        Partners with approximately forty public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                programs to underserved children in           elementary, middle, and high schools
                                                                    Midori & Friends                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ate                                 New York City's public school system          throughout New York City, providing musical
                                                                    352 Seventh Avenue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     opportunities for children, regardless of their
                                                                    New York, NY 10001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ability, education, or economic background.
Midori & Friends                                                                                 X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                            Programs and projects are extensive, and                        X         New York City, New York           X                            X
                                                                    212 767-1300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           include basics of music, instrumental, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           vocal instruction in classroom, after-school, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           other settings. Activities include bands,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ensembles, and concerts and festivals.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Seeking volunteer         All types of instruments Your financial support, in-kind      To inspire students of all ages with a      • Set up free after-school music lessons for 8-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       music instructors                                  donations, and free online           lifelong appreciation for music making.     12 year old children who don't have music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          advertising help us inspire students                                             education during school hours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          to fall in love with making music.                                               • Give motivational music presentations &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tax deductible donations accepted                                                performances to high school and college
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          at                                                                               students.
                                                                    MIMA Music, Inc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Host group jam sessions, drum sessions, and
                                                                    P.O. Box 322                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          tm                                                                               performances for all ages (including adults)
MIMA Music                                                                                                 X                                                                                                                                        X                                                                                                                                                                                                                              X          Most active in NJ area                                         X
                                                                    Princeton, NJ 08542                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    at any location (including your home).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               • Reward our college volunteers with summer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           teaching fellowships abroad.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Specialize in making educational music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Publish our own curriculum, news, reviews,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           blogs, and children's books.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                         Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                          Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                   Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Seeks                     Seeks                        Seeks
             Name                        On the Web At                       Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteers               Instruments                    Donations                                  Mission                                      What it Does                                               Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     All contributions tax deductible and Bringing the universal value of music to      Hosts events (such as The Wee Rock Music
                                                                  Mission 4 Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    go to Guitars in the Classroom to    all generations.                              Festival) that raise awareness and funds to
                                                                  PO Box 83687                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       start a GITC program in San Diego                                                  invigorate music education in the public
Mission 4 Music                    San Diego, CA 92138                                                                          X                                               X                                                                                                                                     city schools.                                                                      schools.                                                        X          San Diego County, California                                    X

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • retail support                                 • online, using your credit or debit                                               Offers competitive grants to schools and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • press outreach                                 card via the Paypal system. Also                                                   nonprofit organizations with a programmatic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • media Watch                                    option to make a small monthly                                                     focus on music education for children. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • regional Support                               contribution via Paypal, supporting                                                Foundation's projects include the publication of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • brainstorming                                  music education without having to                                                  the Phish Companion, the definitive book on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • for details:                                   think about it:                                                                    the band, as well as the production of the Phish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    /www.mockingbirdfoun                             http://www.mockingbirdfoundation.o                                                 tribute album Sharin' in the Groove. All
                                                                  10 Railroad Place, Suite 502
Mockingbird Foundation (The)                                                                                                                                                X                                                                                                        rg/donations/                                                                      Foundation revenues support music education           X                    National                           X                            X
                                                                  Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • mail check or money order payable                                                for children and are donated to tax-exempt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      to the Mockingbird Foundation, to                                                  organizations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     c/o The Godards, 6948 Luther
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Circle, Moorpark, CA 93021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Donations appreciated at:               Funds arts education programs within       Supports three grant programs and two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     The Mayor's Arts Education Fund         Hillsborough County Public Schools.        scholarship funds. A matching fund raises
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     306 East Jackson Street                                                            money for musical instruments. Another offers
                                                                  Alicia Keim                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tampa, FL 33602                                                                    a full tuition music scholarship to the University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Or contact Alica Keim (813) 920-                                                   of South Florida to four talented Hillsborough                             Hillsborough County
The Molly Brown Foundation     (813) 920-1981                      X                                                                                          X             X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        X                                                                          X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1981                                                                               County public school graduates majoring in                                 (Tampa area, Florida)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        music or music education. Special scholarships
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        for the study of jazz. Other programs.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Your time at our        All instruments        • by check                              Getting instruments to kids who need       Supports music education and its many
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    office, or at events                             • by phone                              them                                       benefits through the donation and repair of
                                                                  15125 Ventura Blvd. Suite 204,                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Donate creative or                             • on-line                                                                          musical instruments to under-served schools,
                                                                  Sherman Oaks, CA 95060                                                                                                                                                                                                            professional services                            • fax                                                                              community music programs and individual
Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation                                                 X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       X                    National                           X                            X
                                                                  (818) 784-6787                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • for details:                                                                     students nationwide

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     To donate, see:          The Music for All Foundation is            Music for All invests in five primary areas:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 committed to expanding the role of         • Projects that expand access to public school
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             music and the arts in education, to        music and arts programs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             heightening the public’s appreciation of   • Scientific research that explores the benefits
                                                                  Music for All, Inc                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         the value of music and arts education,     of music education
                                                                  16 Mount Bethel Road, Suite                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and to creating a positive environment     • Advocacy and public awareness efforts to
                                                                  202                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        for the arts through societal change.      support music and arts education
                                                                  Warren, NJ 07059-5604                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Activities that encourage positive media
The Music for All Foundation                                                                                                    X                                               X                                                                                                                                                                                                                        coverage of the role music and arts education         X                    National                           X                            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        plays in society
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • National strategic efforts to create a positive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        environment to support music and the arts in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        education and our communities.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Donations are first recommended by their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        National Board of Advisors and then reviewed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        for approval by the Board
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    To help at hospitals                             Via website or mail:                Help lift the spirits of critically ill or     Hospital volunteers take a cart of musical joy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            financially underprivileged children by        throughout the wards and offer musical
                                                                  Aaron McKown - President                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ate.html                            giving them the gift of music, giving          instruments, CD players and CDs to the
                                                                  3901 Westerly Place Suite 201                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          inspiration, hope, and happiness.              children to use while they undergo treatment.
                                                                  Newport Beach, CA 92660                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Provides support for music therapy with
Music For a Cure                                                       X                        X                                                                                                                     X                                                                                                                                                                                  instruments and funding. Fulfills individual                    X          Los Angeles, California            X                            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        wishes regardless of location, facilitating
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     lessons, obtaining an instrument, and in other

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Coordinators to start     • Used musical         Money: tax-deductible cash              Dedicated to making the joy of music       Seeks the donation of used musical                                         Hq in St. Louis, Missouri
                                                                  Terry Perkins                                                                                                                                                                                                                     regional chapters         instruments from       donations will be accepted to pay for   accessible to every child. Collects and    instruments from individuals and new
                                                                  The Sheldon Concert Hall                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    individuals            the cost of instrument repair and       distributes instruments to music           instruments from manufacturers and                                         additional chapters in:
                                                                  3648 Washington Ave                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • New instruments      the purchase of musical                 programs for the underserved and at-       distributors. MFLA then refurbishes the                                    Columbia, Missouri
Music For Lifelong Achievement                                             X                                                                                                                                                                                                                       from Mfrs and distrs   accessories such as strings, reeds      risk children.                             instruments if necessary, and provides them           X                    Columbus, Ohio                     X                            X
                                                                  St. Louis, MO 63122
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and sheet music                                                                    free of charge to school and community music                               Eastern Tennessee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        programs serving disadvantaged young people.                               Hartford, Connecticut
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nashville, Tennessee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Northern California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteer music                                  Donations appreciated            Dedicated to nurturing in children a              Music For Minors docents (trained volunteers)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    docents needed. MFM                     lifelong love of music. Keep music                provide a weekly half-hour music lesson to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    trains adult volunteers                          m                                education alive in our schools by                 children in participating schools. Also has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in a course that                                                                  providing an innovative music                     "Roving Docents" which visit schools
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    includes music theory,                                                            education program in elementary                   introducing children to a variety of instruments
                                                                  Music For Minors                                                                                                                                                                                                                  history, education, and                                                           schools.                                          and give presentations that focus on their
                                                                  883 N. Shoreline Blvd. C120                                                                                                                                                                                                       classroom                                                                                                                           particular specialty, e.g., the physics behind
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   San Mateo and Santa Clara
Music For Minors                             Mountain View, CA 94043                                      X                                                                                                                                        X                           management                                                                                                                          instruments and acoustics called "Blow Bang &                   X          counties, California
                                                                  (650)237-9130                                                                                                                                                                                                                     techniques. Trained                                                                                                                 Twang".
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              volunteers are placed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in schools.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                            Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                             Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                      Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Seeks                      Seeks                          Seeks
               Name                       On the Web At                        Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Volunteers                Instruments                      Donations                                 Mission                                     What it Does                                              Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Many volunteer              All instruments at Bay   Donate online or via mail:         Music in Schools Today (MuST)                 A wide variety of programs including:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       opportunities:              Area instrument drop- supports, develops and promotes               • Percussion program as therapeutic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Professional              off points designated    0.shtml                            music education for youth in schools          intervention for at-risk youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       musicians                   on website.                                                 and in the community.                         • Classes in world music
                                                                   Music in Schools Today                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Classroom assistants                                                                                                                • Music mentor workshops online mentors
                                                                   582 Market Street, Suite 213                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Graphic artists,                                                                                                                    • Co-teaching with kindergarten through fifth                             San Francisco Bay area,
Music in Schools Today (MuST)                                                X                        X                               X                                 X             X                                     X                  X                           editors, formatters,                                                                                                                  grade classroom                                                X          California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            X                            X
                                                                   San Francisco, CA 94104
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Transcriber                                                                                                                         • Research-based curricular and assessment
                                                                   (415) 392-9010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Mentors                                                                                                                             practices
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Many other needs                                                                                                                    • Training workshops and courses music as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       E-mail or call us at 415-                                                                                                             therapeutic intervention.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       392-9010                                                                                                                              • Instruments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             • Scholarships & grants
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Volunteer at concerts       Stringed instruments,    By sending a check to: 232 St. John    Inspire and empower urban youth by        Guidance and training provided by the Vinca
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       or other events             bows, instrument         Street, 1st Flr, New Haven, CT         making music education and                String Quartet. Offers free in-school and after-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   cases, music stands,     06511                                  performance accessible to children        school programs for the youth of under-served
                                                                   Music Haven                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     accessories, or music.   or via the web at:                     from all socio-economic backgrounds.      neighborhoods in New Haven, CT. The Vinca
                                                                   232 St. John Street, 1st Floor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Provide an environment where at-risk      Quartet, teaches weekly violin, viola, cello, and
Music Haven                                                                X                        X                                                                                           X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             X          New Haven, CT                        X                            X
                                                                   New Haven, CT 06511                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      involved.html                          youth can expand their horizons,          chamber music lessons, offers diverse musical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   develop musical talent, thrive, and       workshops, mentors students, and organizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   succeed.                                  musical performances and social events

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Volunteer opportunities Seeks ukuleles or other      Donations appreciated:                 Use the power of music to heal,           With Jake Shimabukuro as key spokesperson,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       for musicians and for    musical instruments         http://www.musicisgoodmedicine.or      influence and inspire people to improve   provides programs including: school visits by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       those interested in fund (new or gently used)        g/?t=donations                         our community, maintain a healthy         artists, ukulele and other workshops, hospital
                                                                  Music Is Good Medicine                                                                                                                                                                                                               raising, outreach                                    Currently registered in the State of   lifestyle, and pursue their dreams with   visits, cultural exchange programs, and
                                                                  PO Box 10821                                                                                                                                                                                                                         programs, event                                      Hawaii and is seeking Non-Profit       a positive attitude.                      community outreach programs.
Music Is Good Medicine (MIGM)                                        X                        X                               X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               X                    National
                                                                  Honolulu, HI 96816                                                                                                                                                                                                                   coordination, marketing                              Organization and Tax Exempt status
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and administration.                                  with the Internal Revenue Service.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       MNS needs a lot of                                   Accepts tax-deductible donations       Expand access to music education and      In fall of 2009, MNS is piloting a ―musical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       help to get off the                                  online via Network For Good. By        improve youth achievement in              Peace Corps‖ MusicianCorps- After training,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ground. Contact via:                                 check or other means                   underserved public schools and            Fellows will begin a 10-month term of direct
                                                                   Via website:                                                                                                                                                                                                                        http://www.musicnation                         communities. Also expand the use of       service in high-quality music education and
                                                                                            X                               X                                                                                     X                  X                                               /contact.php                           music in health care and therapeutic      mentoring for at-risk youth – both in school and     X                                                         X                            X
Music National Service (MNS)                                       http://www.musicnationalservice.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Initially in pilot in CA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       hp                                                                                          settings for recovery and improved        afterschool. Fellows serve as teachers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   functioning, and the public domain for    mentors, band leaders, and other roles. In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   increased civic engagement, advocacy,     exchange for 1-2 years of service, Fellows
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   volunteerism and diplomacy.               receive a living stipend, health care and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             training. MNS also provides a music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            See website to contribute in 3 ways: An instrument replacement fund for          An initiative developed by U2's The Edge,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Direct monetary contributions via musicians of the Gulf Coast                  legendary producer Bob Ezrin and Gibson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            web                                                                              Guitar CEO Henry Juszkiewicz to raise funds to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Via purchase of Music Rising t-                                                replace the lost instruments and accessories of
                                                                   Music Rising Application                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 shirt                                                                            the musicians affected by the hurricanes that
                                                                   1904 Wedgewood Ave.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Via purchase of special edition                                                devastated the Gulf Coast region. Eligibility for                         Hurricane devastated Gulf
Music Rising                          Nashville, TN 37212                   X                                                                                                        X                                                                                                                                         Gibson guitar at Guitar Center                                                   Music Rising grants will be managed by the                      X         Coast region Louisiana
                                                                   (877) 626-2748                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MusiCares Foundation. Fund raising via direct
                                                                   (615) 327-0050                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            contribution, sale of Music Rising T-shirt, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             the sale of limited edition Gibson guitar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             available through Guitar Center stores.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Your time teaching, or Especially guitars and        Donations appreciated:          Expose youth to music education,         Guitar lessons, drum program, and other music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       contact them and let   drums                performance, business, artists and all education.
                                                                   Ferndale, MI 48220                                                                                                                                                                                                                  them know how you                                    tm                              elements of the music industry, thereby
Music Mentors                        586-292-4042                          X                        X                                                                                                                                                                    want to help:                                                                        enriching their lives and improving life                                                                         X         Detroit, Michigan area               X                            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       roger@musicmentors.c                                                                 skills. Dedicated to educating children
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       om                                                                                   in all aspects of music.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       In the office or at         New or used            • monetary donation                 Providing music therapy for children           Funding "out patient" music therapy programs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       benefit events              instruments sought for • online                            with illnesses or disabilities.                at the children's hospitals. They contract and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   auction                • making a purchase at the MSM                                                     employ board certified music therapists with a                            Currently active in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          store                                                                              primary focus on providing group therapy                                  Tampa Bay, Florida area.
                                                                   Ted Wagner
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • merchandise, new or used musical                                                 programs at dedicated children's hospitals. We
                                                                    6550 1st. Ave N. Suite F                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              instruments, services, and products                                                also provide children, who would not otherwise                            Long term plans: make
                                                                   St. Petersburg, FL 33710                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               for silent auction and for the MSM                                                 be able to afford them, with the special                                  instrument and music
Music Sweet Music, Inc                                                  X                                                                                                        X                                     X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    X                                                                           X
                                                                   (727) 381-9095                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         store                                                                              instruments used in music therapy.                                        therapy programs available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • donating a portion of proceeds                                                                                                                             to any of the forty-five or so
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          from anything you sell on eBay                                                                                                                               children's hospitals in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • for details:                                                                                                                                               country that currently do not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              have them.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       If you'd like to donate Contact Kristin                 Partner with elementary schools to        A weekly, 45 minute music education program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       your time or your know Thibedeau at 818-705-                                                provide students the opportunity to       designed to teach students how to recognize
                                                                   Kristin Thibedeau                                                                                                                                                                                                                   how, etc., then please 1754                                                                 make academic advancement through         and write musical notes, understand and
                                                                   The M.U.S.I.C. Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                           contact Kristin                                                                             studying music, with goals of teaching    duplicate rhythms, and play patterns on a
The M.U.S.I.C. Foundation              18745 Hatteras St., #48                                        X                                                                                                                                                                    Thibedeau at 818-705-                                                                       music as a discipline, integrating the    keyboard. Instructors are professional                          X         Los Angeles area, California         X                            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1754                                                                                        music curriculum with classroom           musicians and core classroom teachers are
                                                                   Tarzana, CA 91356
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   learning, and educate teachers so that    trained in how to use music in their classrooms
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   they can utilize music in their daily     to enhance overall learning.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Seeks active members                                 Donate: or        MusicFriends is a group of parents,       Provides details on what you can do to support
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            support by purchasing items from       community members, and other music        school music programs, along with a variety of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            online store:                          advocates working to support local        advocacy materials. Free membership includes
MusicFriends                                                                                           X                                                                                                                                                                                  school music programs through             newsletter to keep you current. Sponsored by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  X                    National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ml                                     grassroots initiatives.                   MENC.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                             Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                              Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                       Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Seeks                      Seeks                          Seeks
              Name                         On the Web At                       Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Volunteers                Instruments                      Donations                                 Mission                                      What it Does                                               Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Early childhood music education.           Provides curricula for children from birth to age
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              nine, offering parents a complete nine-year
                                                                    Dr. Lorna Lutz Heyge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              developmental plan. Holds multi-day teacher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              workshops throughout the year, all over the
                                                                    507 Arlington St.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         U.S. and Canada. After training, our teachers
Musikgarten                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    X                                                                                                                                                                                                                       X                    National
                                                                    Greensboro, NC 27406                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      form independent studios of their own to teach
                                                                    800-216-6864                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              children (and their parents) the benefits of early
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                childhood music and movement.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Volunteer teachers and All instruments              Online at:                        Link a student who shows the spark of           Provides long-term musical training and
                                                                    Dr. Joanne Haroutounian,                                                                                                                                                                                                            business partners                          musical promise with opportunities to           opportunities to promising students in financial
                                                                    Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                  interested in supporting                            rt.php4                           nurture this potential though music             need across the country. Nominated students
                                                                    1043 N. McKinley Road                                                                                                                                                                                                               MusicLink teachers                                                                    instruction or independent study.               who meet MusicLink eligibility criteria are linked
MusicLink Foundation                                                 X                        X                                                                 X             X           X                                                                        and students                                                                                                                          with professional music teachers who provide          X                    National                                                        X
                                                                    Arlington, VA 22205
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ongoing partial to full scholarship lessons for as
                                                                    (703) 534-9490
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              long as the child wishes to learn.

                                                                    NAMM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Unifying, leading and strengthening the Sponsors a number of affiliates and provides
                                                                    5790 Armada Dr                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 global music products industry and        grants to organizations that provide support for
NAMM - Intl Music Products Assn               Carlsbad, CA 92008                                                                                                                             X                                                                                                                                                                               increasing active participation in music. children's music education. Also supports              X                    National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             music/brain research.
                                                                    (760) 438-8001
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Donations welcomed via website.        Dedicated to developing and                Provides a body of music to help children learn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   implementing educational and               what our schools are trying to teach. Reading,
                                                                    The National Children's Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  enrichment programs in music and the       math, self-esteem, all of these subjects are
                                                                    Project                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        humanities for children of all ages, to    perfect to learn through music because songs
National Children's Music Project   PO Box 190                                                                                                                                                                                              X                                                                                                                      enhance their lives through enjoyment      contain three enormously important elements:          X                    National                                                        X
                                                                    West Stockbridge, MA 01266                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and participation.                         repetition, group participation and fun! Products
                                                                    (413) 232-0195                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            available via website.

                                                                    National Endowment for the Arts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Online or via mail:                    The National Endowment for the Arts      Provides grants to other organizations in
                                                                    1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         enriches our Nation and its diverse      support of many musical activities, some for
                                                                    Washington, DC 20506-0001                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      cultural heritage by supporting works of children.
NEA - National Endowment for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       artistic excellence, advancing learning
                                              202-682-5400                                                                                                                                   X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                X                    National
the Arts                                                  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   in the arts, and strengthening the arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   in communities throughout the country.
                                                                    Jonathan Herman, Executive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Your gift will directly support the    Advance high-quality, community-           Provides programs and services to community
                                                                    Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                programs and services to               based arts education so that all people    schools of the arts throughout the country,
                                                                    National Guild of Community                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             community schools of the arts          may participate in the arts according to   including training school executives and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            throughout the country. Donate         their interests and abilities. Support     trustees, providing support for start-up
                                                                    Schools of the Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            online at                              the creation and development of            institutions and offering grants and technical
National Guild of Community                                         520 8th Avenue, Suite 302
                                                                                                    X                               X                                               X                                                                                                                                 community schools of the arts by           assistance to strengthen member schools.              X                    National                                                        X
Schools of the Arts                                                 New York, NY 10018                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      .htm#HelpUs or call the Guild at       providing research and information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            212-268-3337.                          resources, professional development
                                                                    212-268-3337                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and networking opportunities,
                                                                    jonathanherman@nationalguild.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  advocacy, and high-profile leadership
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        For music instruction,     Virtually all working    Direct contributions may be made       Giving youth the opportunity to explore    Provides youth with free access to musical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        operating recording        instruments, recording   via check to Notes for Notes at main   and experience music, and providing        instruments, instruction, and music making
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        equipment, fundraising,    devices, computers,      address. Greatfully accepts            these children with positive, safe, and    environments. Provides the MusicBox centers:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        community event            and music software are   donations in form of advertising       inspiring environments to help direct      gathering places where youths access free
                                                                    Philip Gilley, Exec director                                                                                                                                                                                                        planning,                  needed and accepted.     space & design, website                their lives away from negative social      musical instruments, instruction, and record
                                                                    PO Box 90632                                                                                                                                                                                                                        administrative.                                     development and maintenance, and       situations.                                their own music. Staffed by expert musicians
Notes for Notes                      Santa Barbara, CA 93190               X                        X                                                                                           X                                                                                                                            other services.                                                                   and music technologists. Additional programs                     X         Santa Barbara, CA                                               X
                                                                    802-318-3657                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              to help share/sell recordings, write music,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      perform at local venues. ―Learn from a Legend‖
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              guest artist program.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Volunteers help with                                Donations support the educational      Teach and celebrate music and cultural     Provides financial aid support to over 300
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        administrative projects,                            programs, concert series, and          expressions rooted in the traditions of    children and their families for group classes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Resource Center                                     outreach initiatives. Details at       diverse American and global                and private instruction. No one is denied
                                                                    Bau Graves, Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                      staffing, helping at                                communities. Preserve and pursue the       instruction because of inability to pay. Forges
                                                                    Old Town School of Folk Music                                                                                                                                                                                                       concerts & special                                                                         awareness and education of folk music      partnerships with a range of communities that
                                                                    4544 N. Lincoln Ave.                                                                                                                                                                                                                events, etc. Visit                                                                         from around the world.                     are under-served and under-represented in the                              Chicago, IL, and sorrounding
Old Town School of Folk Music                                                                       X                                                                 X                         X                                            X                                                                                                                                  arts. Conducts Field Trip Concert Series, a                      X         region.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            X                            X
                                                                    Chicago, IL 60625
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        /volunteers/ or contact                                                                                                               variety of culturally specific educational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tim Harkins (773)751-                                                                                                                 performances, serving 9,000 students and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     3342 or                                                                                                                               teachers. Other valuable programs.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Your time at our                                  • Credit Card via                      Provides quality music instruction and     Provides In-School, After-School, and Teacher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        office, or at events                                       teacher development in an                  Education programs. the After-School Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • Donate creative or                                • Check made payable to Opus 118       environment that nurtures excellence       is open to adults and pre-schoolers. Tuition
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        professional services                               (send to: 103 East 125th Street, 7th   and creativity.                            and fees are based on a ―Sliding Scale.‖ Over
                                                                    Opus 118 Harlem School of                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Become a corporate                                Floor                                                                             75% of our students received more than 50%
                                                                    Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                               partner and adopt a                                 • New York, NY 10035)                                                             financial aid in the After-School Program. For
Opus 118                                   103 East 125th Street, 7th Floor                               X                                                                 X                         X                                                                        school or several                                   • Donation of Stock or Securities                                                 the more than 500 students in our In-School                      X         New York City, New York            X                            X
                                                                    New York, New York 10035                                                                                                                                                                                                            schools                                             • Matching Gift through your                                                      Program, the cost of their lessons is completely
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Employer                                                                          free.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Endowed fund or scholarship,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Participate as a corporate sponsor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Planned gift via estate planning

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                            Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                             Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                      Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Seeks                      Seeks                            Seeks
               Name                       On the Web At                        Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Volunteers                Instruments                        Donations                              Mission                                      What it Does                                              Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Use music to effect social change and      Created and led by the Baltimore Symphony
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 nurture promising futures for youth in     Orchestra, OrchKids conducts an after-school
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Baltimore City’s low-income                program providing music education,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 neighborhoods.                             instruments, and mentorship to Baltimore’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            neediest youngsters. The BSO partners with
                                                                    Eileen Andrews Jackson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the Baltimore City Public School System, The
OrchKids (Baltimore Symphony                                        410.783.8020                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Peabody Institute, Arts Everyday, Baltimore
                       ,3                                         X                        X                                                                                           X                                            X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                X         Baltimore, MD                       X
Orchestra)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   School for the Arts and The Family League.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Provide opportunities for young people     Now providing music education and mentoring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to reach their unlimited potential. The    to a limited number of children and youth. As
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 long-term goal for each child in the       'Our Conservatory' continues to grow, it will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 program is the formation of a young        contain a library of musical instruments with
                                                                    Mr. Neil Trama, Founder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 person with life and leadership skills,    opportunities for participants between the ages
                                                                    Our Conservatory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 educational and career aspirations, and    of 8 and 18 to receive free lessons. It is
                                                                    1410 Turk St                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a passion for music.                       anticipated that after two years of consistent                            San Francisco's Fillmore
Our Conservatory                                                        X                        X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         X         District
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          X                            X
                                                                    San Francisco, CA 94115                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 attendance and commitment to the program,
                                                                    (415) 440-1830                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the instrument will be given as a reward to the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Electric Guitars, Amps, Design and deliver ongoing,                     Provides a program, utilizing a team of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Drums, Harmonicas,      elpDonate.aspx                     interdisciplinary educational                   performers and teachers to demonstrate the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 other equipment                                            experiences for young students (K-12)           role of the blues in the history and development
                                                                    James Curley Cooke, Executive                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           that will teach American history and            of American culture. Implements a curriculum,
                                                                    Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                heritage through the indigenous                 utilizing a comprehensive program with student
                                                                    Pacific Northwest Blues In The                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          African/American art form, the blues.           participation, teaching a basic understanding
Pacific Northwest Blues In The                                      Schools                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and knowledge of the blues. Students learn the                            Washington, Greater Puget
                                                                      X                        X                                                                                           X                                            X                                                                                                                                                                skills necessary to create and perform the                      X         Sound area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          X                            X
Schools                                                             PO Box 3941
                                                                    Federal Way, WA 98003                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   blues. Provides an opportunity to regularly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            perform the blues, utilizing periodic "jam"
                                                                    (253) 945-7441
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            sessions and performances, to maintain an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ongoing level of student interest and skills.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Transform individual lives and             Advances mission through the four program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 strengthen communities by fostering        areas:
                                                                    Paul G. Allen Family Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              innovation, creating knowledge, and        •Nurturing the arts and cultural endeavors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Pacific Northwest, including:
                                                                    505 5th Avenue South, Suite                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  promoting social progress.                 •Engaging children more deeply in the learning                            Alaska
The Paul G. Allen Family                                            900                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          understanding of the universe              process                                                                   Idaho
                                                                                                                                                                                  X                                                                                                                                                                                                                         •Responding to the needs of vulnerable                          X
Foundation                                                          Seattle, WA 98104                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Montana
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            populations                                                               Oregon
                                                                    206.342.2030                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            •Advancing scientific and technological
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            discoveries that expand our understanding of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the universe

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Parents and students                                  Funded by Chicago foundations,      The People's Music School provides         Classes, group and private instruction, recital,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       provide significant                                   corporations, and city and state    free, high quality music instruction and   and other performance opportunities. Our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       volunteer labor for the                               grants                              performance opportunities for personal     programs are open to everyone, especially to
                                                                    931 W Eastwood Ave                                                                                                                                                                                                                 school’s operations                                                                       and professional growth, and cultivates    those who have little opportunity for musical
                                                                    Chicago, Il 60640                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            an informed and appreciative audience      instruction. Interactive study guide provided to
People's Music School (The)                                                                     X                                                                                           X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             X         Chicago, Illinois
                                                                    (773) 784-7032                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               for classical music.                       all on website

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Support from both individuals and   Provide high quality music                 Outreach programs that integrate music and
                                                                 PO Box 1163                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 enterprises sought at:              development programs, experiences          education for community members including
                                                                 Litchfield Park, AZ 85340                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   http://www.phoenixconservatoryofm   and education to communities, and is       families, special needs students, at risk youth,
                                 www.phoenixconservatoryofmusic.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               open to all interested persons             and lifelong learning participants. PCM serves
Phoenix Conservatory of Music                                    602-353-9900                                                     X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             X         Phoenix, Arizona                    X                            X
                                              org                info@phoenixconservatoryofmu                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    regardless of age, race, religion,         over 2,800 community members every year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 nationality, income, or ability.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Their many projects are united by a        Wide variety of programs and services
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 single goal: to use the healing power of   including: free concerts and one to one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 music and personal contact to improve      entertainment for seriously ill children in 12                            National in scope, but area-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the lives of kids and teens.               hospitals nationwide; songwriting program for                             by-area implementation.
Pickleberry Pie, Inc                                                                                                              X                               X                                                                                     X                  X                                                                                                                                                                teens living with cancer; public radio
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 X                                                        X                            X
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            programming for children; music resources for                             Check website.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            children and those who serve children.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Volunteers welcome to     Looking for quality         Contact Mary Jaffee, Executive      Project STEP (String Training and          Primary initiative trains talented children of
                                                                    Ms. Leigh Creighton, Executive                                                                                                                                                                                                     assist with events to     fractional-sized            Director, by phone at 617-267-      Educational Program for Students of        color ages 6-18 as violinists, violists, cellists
                                                                    Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                           help arrange              instruments - half-sized    5777, or                            Color) prepares highly talented            and bassists. Another program augments and
                                                                    Project STEP                                                                                                                                                                                                                       refreshments, welcome     violins, and small violas         students of color for careers in the       enriches the music education program in the
                                                                    Symphony Hall                                                                                                                                                                                                                      guests at the door, and   and cellos. Contact                                             classical music profession. The            Boston Public and Catholic schools for
Project STEP                                                               X                        X                                                                 X                         X                                                                        hand out programs and     Jennifer Lee, Program                                           program identifies, trains, educates       approximately 80 kindergarten students each                     X         Greater Boston MA area              X                            X
                                                                    301 Massachusetts Avenue
                                                                    Boston, MA 02115                                                                                                                                                                                                                   other materials.          and Development                                                 and guides students for careers as         year, and identifies promising young students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Contact Jennifer Lee at   Coordinator, at 617-                                            classical music soloists, teachers,        of color and encourages them to begin music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       617-267-5777 or           267-5777, or                                                    chamber music performers and               lessons at an early age.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        orchestra members.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                     Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                      Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                               Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Seeks                        Seeks                           Seeks
             Name                     On the Web At                         Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Volunteers                  Instruments                       Donations                                  Mission                                     What it Does                                              Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Primarily violins and      Donation form:                         Expand awareness of and appreciation Provides services and funding for classical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            other stringed         for classical music                  music education, research, performances, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            instruments                                                                                            artists. Current projects include an instrument
Rachel Elizabeth Barton                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            loan program, grants for education and career,
                                                                            X                                                                                                        X                                                        X                                                                                                                                                                                                                         X                    National                                                         X
Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         and creation of a supplemental curriculum of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   music for strings by composers of African

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Participate as a music      Needs instruments-        Via the website at                      Changing kids' lives through the power Provides private lessons at a certified music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                instructor, mentor,         esp. electric guitar,           of music.                              store in the student’s local area. Financial
                                                                 Jonathan Jacobs                                                                                                                                                                                                                fundraiser, event           acoustic guitar, electric                                                                 support to eligible students enrolled in an
                                                                 Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                             volunteer, business         bass, drums and                                                                                          accredited college program related to a musical
                                                                 Rawkstars, Inc                                                                                                                                                                                                                 advisor, grant writer, or   keyboards. Old, new,                                                                                     discipline.
Rawkstars                                                              X                        X                                                                 X             X                                                                                    in a some other way:        novice, advanced,                                                                                                                                                 X                    National                            X                            X
                                                                 P.O. Box 2732
                                                                 Quincy, MA 02718                                                                                                                                                                                                          slightly-used or well
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   worn — no donation
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            will go unused.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Unused instruments or      Financial support in a variety of      To promote and facilitate music             An umbrella funding organization in support of
                                                                 Reading Musical Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 pledges in support of      forms, from directly funding a young   education and appreciation in order to      music education and outreach programs, music
                                                                 P.O. Box 14835                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             instrument purchases       musician’s summer camp tuition to      preserve and develop musical                presenters and concert events in Berks County.
                                                                 Reading, PA 19612                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          are sought.                planned giving is sought.              experience and culture within the Berks     RMF is by far the largest source of financial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              County, PA community.                       assistance for committed Berks County, PA,                               Berks County, Pennsylvania
Reading Musical Foundation                                    X                        X                               X                                 X             X           X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 X         (Reading)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       X                            X
                                                                 Tammy Mitgang                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Tammy Mitgang                                                                      music students who audition on merit or
                                                                 President                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             President                                                                          demonstrate financial need.
                                                                 610-376-3395                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          610-376-3395

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Online at                            Improving music education in                  Conducts annual benefit including founder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              America's public schools.                       Chely Wright and prominent country artists who
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       =10066 or mail a check to P. O.                                                    donate their performances in concert to raise
                                                                 Reading, Writing & Rhythm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Box 1605,                                                                          awareness of the importance of music
                                                                 PO Box 1605                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Belton, MO 64012. A portion of                                                     education for our nation's youth and raise funds
Reading, Writing & Rhythm                Belton, MO 64012                 X                        X                                                                               X                                                                                                                                           proceeds from Chely Wright                                                         for grants providing instruments, software,         X                    National                                                         X
                                                                 816-322-1337                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          calendar support RW&R:                                                             sound systems, band uniforms and services to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              http://chelywright.musiccitynetworks                                               schools.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Volunteers wishing to                                  Donations sought either online via     Empowers people with various                Educational program for people with disabilities
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                become TRAP                                            website, or via mail at contact        disabilities to succeed in the world,       employing drums and percussion. Teaches and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                facilitators are sought.                               address. Non-profit Tax ID # is        integrate drums and percussion              enhances basic life skills: maintaining focus,
                                                                 Eddie Tuduri, Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                available to donors. You may also      instruments as creative learning tools      using memory, taking turns, developing
                                                                 The Rhythmic Arts Project                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             donate your car, boat, mobile home,    that address life skills and enhance the    leadership, using numbers, using prepositional
                                                                 PMB#144 1072 Casitas Pass                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             or designate United Way Funds to       mind, body & spirit.                        concepts, following instructions, and modeling.
                                                                 Rd.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   go to The Rhythmic Arts Project.                                                   Also addresses spatial awareness, fine and
The Rhythmic Arts Project
                                     Carpinteria, CA 93013                                     X                                                                                                                     X                  X                                                                                  Details on website.                                                                gross motor skills, and speech. Participants        X                    Also international scope.           X                            X
(TRAP)                                                           (805)745-8280                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            develop improved confidence and a more
                                                                 (805)680-4219                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            positive self-image. Also works with people in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             various therapeutic and health care situations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          including stroke, traumatic brain injury, mental
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          illness, Alzheimer¹s disease and other

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Donations help provide scholarships    To help students define and                 Varied music options including Rock University
                                                                 The Riekes Center for Human                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           to needy students, cover operating     accomplish their goals and interests        and Academy of Hip Hop. Programs include
                                                                 Enhancement                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           expenses, and purchase equipment       through Athletic Fitness, Creative Arts,    song writing, improvisation, recording,
The Riekes Center for Human                                      3455 Edison Way                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to help more students. Donations       and Nature Awareness; and to improve        performance, production, and other topics.                               San Francisco Bay area,
                                                                                                   X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                                               appreciated via mail, web, etc. See:   their character, self-confidence, and       Group and private programs, summer camps,                      X         California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       X                            X
Enhancement                                                      Menlo Park, Ca. 94025
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                peer relationships.                         and recitals.
                                                                 650-364 - 2509

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                For support of our          Guitars, drumsticks...     Support Rock For Kids via a            Rock for Kids provides support,             Youth Jam program brings quality music
                                                                 Rock For Kids
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                events, programs and        you name it, we want it.   monetary donation, and/or sponsor      inspiration and assistance to children      education to homeless and underprivileged
                                                                 314 W. Institute
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                organizational needs.       Call Rock For Kids at      a kid in Youth Jam:                    that are homeless or in need.               children by providing free music lessons in a
                                                                 Chicago, IL 60610                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          312.255.9454          Committed to the dignity of our             safe and constructive environment. Youth Jam
                                                                 312.255.9454                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          htmlSponsor a Child                    children, Rock For Kids works with          provides opportunities for children to improve
Rock For Kids                                                        X                        X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             X         Chicago, Illinois                   X                            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              families and organizations to positively    their self-esteem and gain confidence while
                                                                 Michael Nameche                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              impact and celebrate young lives.           having fun and expressing themselves through
                                                                 Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       music.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Most band instruments      Happy to accept donations at     Assist the New Orleans education                  Provides free music education in history,
                                                                 Derrick Tabb                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               needed:           system in providing a well-rounded arts            theory, instrumental instruction and ensemble
                                                                 The Roots of Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         www.therootsofmusic.c      ate.htm. You may also sponsor a  curriculum with academic support.                 performance. Academic tutoring is offered to
                                                                 929 Euterpe Street                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         om/donate/donate-          child at                                                                           ensure the students maintain at least a 2.5
The Roots of Music                                               X                        X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                    instruments.htm                                                     GPA. Serves almost 100 students, making up a                   X         New Orleans area                    X                            X
                                                                 New Orleans, LA 70130
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ponsor-a-child.htm                                                                 full marching band that is successfully parading
                                                                 (504) 460-2611
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          the city since Mardi Gras 2009.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Event planning,             New or gently used         Online:                                Provide under-served youth of greater       Group and private lessons at no cost to under-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                maintenance,                instrument donations     Phoenix with the gift of music,             served youth in string instruments, piano,
                                                                 Rosie's House: A Music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                decorating,                 also sought; contact       ns.asp                                 enhancing their daily lives by providing    guitar, brass, and woodwind instruments, a
                                                                 Academy For Children                                                                                                                                                                                                           landscaping,             Or by mail.                            direction, stability and tools for future   variety of ensembles (including chorus), and, in
                                                                 527 W. Pima Street                                                                                                                                                                                                             organizing, grant                                       Rosie’s House                         success                                     addition, performance opportunities for all.
Rosie's House                                                        X                        X                                                                                           X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 X         Phoenix, Arizona                    X                            X
                                                                 Phoenix, Arizona, 85003                                                                                                                                                                                                        writing, event hosting,                                 527 West Pima Street                                                              Instrument loans are provided to each student.
                                                                 (602) 252-8475                                                                                                                                                                                                                 corporate networking,                                   Phoenix, AZ 85003
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and individual

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                                                                                                                                                             Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                              Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                       Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Seeks                      Seeks                         Seeks
             Name                           On the Web At                        Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteers                Instruments                     Donations                                  Mission                                       What it Does                                               Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The Community Foundation of            Provide assistance to children enrolling     Provides Kindermusik At Home Materials
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Greater Greensboro, a non-profit       in Kindermusik. Kindermusik is a             and/or tuition to children who are physically or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           permanent fund, is the vehicle by      corporation offering music classes           emotionally challenged, who are financially or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           which donors contribute to and         structured around singing, games,            educationally disadvantaged, who have physical
Ruth D. Anderson Kindermusik®                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         support the Ruth D. Anderson           movement to music, and listening             disabilities, or who have lost a parent.
                                                                   Via website                                                     X                                                                 X                                                                      X                                                                                                                                                                                                                        X                                                      X                            X
Children's Fund                          w/ruthChildFund.asp                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Kindermusik Children's Fund:           activities for all age groups (and their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Community Foundation of Greater       parents) between birth and 7 years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PO Box 20444
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Greensboro, NC 27420
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Help music teachers protect their            Maintains a school music advocacy resource
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  school music programs                        web site designed and maintained by Plank
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Road Publishing, publishers of Music K-8
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               magazine. Offers many resources: ideas from
                                                                     http://www.schoolmusicmatters.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            peers on promoting school music, downloads,
School Music Matters                                                                                                           X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 X                    National                          X                            X
                                                                     com/resources/contact.tpl                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 incl. graphics for newsletters and music, facts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               to help convince the uninformed, links to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               advocacy and resource sites, and quotations on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               music, education, and life.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Volunteers active in                               Via phone, online:                                                                  Youth symphonies with four full orchestras,
                                                                     Dan Petersen , Exec Director                                                                                                                                                                                                       SYSO. See Contact.                                                                          three summer programs, and partnerships with
                                                                     Seattle Youth Symphony                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                or mail:                                                                            local public schools. The SYSO-in-the-Schools
                                                                     Orchestras                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                program serves over 170 students by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Josef Krebs                                                                         partnering with 13 Seattle-area public schools,
                                                                     11065 Fifth Ave NE, Suite A
Seattle Youth Symphony                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Seattle Youth Symphony                                                              including schools with large numbers of
                                              Seattle, Washington 98125                                     X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                X         Seattle, WA area                  X                            X
Orchestras                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Orchestras                                                                          minority and low-income students. Offers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           11065 Fifth Avenue Northeast,                                                       $120,000 in scholarship and work study money
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Suite A                                                                             to students; with over 25% of students
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Seattle, WA 98125                                                                   receiving financial aid. SYSO effectively
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               subsidizes tuition for all students by about 45%.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Please send your contribution to:      Dedicated to helping at-risk youths gain     Foundation will identify organizations which are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  access to, and expression through, the       familiar with at-risk youths and provide the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Sheila Fortune Foundation              performing arts. Our mission is to           youths with a stabilized setting, and the
                                                                     Sheila Fortune Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             P.O. Box 20590                         further the interests of abused and at-      Foundation will grant support in order to enable                           Colorado
                                                                     P.O. Box 20590                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Boulder, CO 80301                      risk youths by providing them exposure       these organizations to develop and administer                              Indiana
Sheila Fortune Foundation  Boulder, CO 80301                                                                                                                              X                                                                                                                                                                              to educational activities in the arts. Our   programs promoting the interests and abilities                   X                                           X                            X
                                                                     (303) 443-5348                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               goal is to provide and encourage these       of these youths in the arts. Foundation will limit                         New Mexico
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    youths to explore their opportunities.       its activities to a few select programs.

                                                                     Jennifer Rey                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Donations requested               Facilitate basic music education for the Private music lessons. Scholarships with
                                                                     Silverlake Conservatory of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   youth of the community.                  instruments provided for children in need. Also
                                                                     Music                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 nate.html                                                                  ensembles, recitals, and summer music camps
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Silverlake area of Los
Silverlake Conservatory of Music   3920 Sunset Blvd.                    X                        X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                X                                           X                            X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Angeles, California
                                                                     Silverlake, CA 90029
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Donate online or via pledge:           Improve the quality of life in the           Promotion of early music education through the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Americas through Suzuki education.           Suzuki method of instruction, education of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               parent and teacher members, publication of the
                                                                     Suzuki Association Of The                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 American Suzuki journal, audio visual rentals,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               teacher training programs, concerts and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               conferences. Training available from registered
Suzuki Association Of The                                            PO Box 17310
                                                                                                   X                                                                 X                                                                      X                                                                                                                                                                  Teacher Trainers in violin, viola, cello, bass,       X                    National                                                       X
Americas                                                             Boulder , CO 80308                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        piano, flute, recorder, guitar, and harp.
                                                                     303-444-0948                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Scholarships available to assist teachers
                                                                     888-378-9854                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              attending SAA-approved training. Teacher
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               location services.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        To gather, personalize,                            Please give by purchasing music at: Encourage the use of music, literature,         There are three areas of work through which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        wrap, and deliver gifts                            http://www.soundsofabetterworld.or and art as a means to help children of           we reach children and their communities:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        to children and families                           g/oldsite/mus/hom.htm               all ages come to believe in themselves          • Songwriting Workshops
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        in need in the greater                                                                 as capable, creative, and                       • Annual Holiday Gift Drive- for children and
                                                                     Jim Papoulis                                                                                                                                                                                                                       New York area.                                                                         compassionate individuals whose                 families in need
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               contributions to society make a                 • Composing and producing CDs, sheet music,
Foundation for Small Voices                                           X                                                                               X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 X                    National                                                       X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               difference. Dedicated to using music to         and concerts to benefit the work of nonprofits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               cross cultural, generational, and               worldwide.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               ideological boundaries to raise
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               awareness and funds for national and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               international music and mentoring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               programs for children.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   We'll use your old or   Donations appreciated via website. Develop and teach a popular and                  Contemporary musical training and exposure to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ignored musical gear:   Corporate Sponsors, sponsor our     contemporary music program that                 popular musical studies for youth in the
                                                                     Sound Art                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Guitar                program at underserved public       encourages creativity, responsibility           underserved areas of Los Angeles. Provides
                                                                     11110 Ohio Ave. Suite 109                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Bass                  schools in Los Angeles for a year!  and self-esteem in underserved youth.           inner-city youth with high quality musical
                                                                     Los Angeles, CA 90025                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Keyboards                                                 Long Term, Sound Art has created                training in both the studio and on instruments.
Sound Art                                                                     X                        X                                                                                                                                                                                               • Amplifiers                                                replicable model for contemporary               Also provides Bridges, a program for students                    X         Los Angeles, California           X                            X
                                                                     310.479.2676                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Studio equipment                                          music education that serves schools,            looking to further their education via
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Microphones                                               after-school programs, community                internships, mentoring, and apprenticeships,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Drum sets                                                 centers and other youth organizations           college coursework and permanent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Computers                                                 in underserved urban neighborhoods.             employment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Studio Monitors

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                            Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                             Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                                      Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Seeks                       Seeks                            Seeks
             Name                         On the Web At                       Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Volunteers                 Instruments                        Donations                                 Mission                                     What it Does                                              Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sphinx collaborates         Online at:                             To increase the participation of Blacks   Nationally provides numerous educational and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  with Instrument        & Latinos in music schools as             community outreach activities through its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sponsors who donate         /givenow.html                          professional musicians, as classical      Sphinx Competition, Musical Encounters,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the instrument for use      By check via mail::                    music audiences, and to enhance K-12      Classical Connections, Sphinx Preparatory
                                                                   400 Renaissance Center, Suite                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  by a competition Semi-       Sphinx Organization                   music education.                          Music Institute (Sphinx Prep) and its Recital
                                                                   2550                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Finalist for at least one    400 Renaissance Center, Suite                                                   Series. Sphinx is committed to providing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  year. For more              2550                                                                             educational activities that reach under served
                                                                   Detroit, MI 48243
The Sphinx Organization, Inc.                                               X                        X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                   information on the           Detroit MI 48243                                                                populations throughout the nation. On an             X                    National                         X                            X
                                                                   Phone: 313-877-9100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sphinx Instrument                                                                                            annual basis, its in school programming
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fund or how to              For general information on donating                                              reaches over 20,000 students in over 60
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  become a sponsor, e-        contact: Teresa Clark, Director of                                               schools around the country. Through its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  mail                        Development                                                                      national broadcasts on PBS and National Public
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Radio, Sphinx reaches over 2 million individuals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (313) 877-9100 ext 701                                                           on an annual basis.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Yes. Contact Alicia        Yes. Contact Alicia                                                Provide grants to advance the joy in      Provides financial assistance to needy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Jorgensen                  Jorgensen                                                          music through education, training, and    individuals and schools for many musical
                                                                   Spread The Music Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       supplies that are required for a          endeavors, including: purchase or rental of
                                                                   Alicia Jorgensen                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  successful musical experience.            musical instruments, instrument or voice
                                                                   Associate Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          lessons, concerts so that entertainers can
Spread The Music Foundation      P.O. Box 366                          X                        X                                                                 X             X                                                                                                                                                                                                                            perform before a live audience, scholarships for                X         Grand Haven, Michigan area       X X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               music camps and music workshop,
                                                                   Grand Haven, MI 49417
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               miscellaneous items, such as music books,
                                                                   (616) 844-2138
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               instrument cases, and uniforms, and an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          endowment to ensure the Foundation's future

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Via web form:                     The mission of the String Academy of           The purpose of the String Academy's Inner City
                                                                  Ms. Darcy Drexler                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           http://www.stringacademyofwiscons Wisconsin is to train string players           Music Program is to seek out, enroll, and retain
                                                                  Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 between the ages of 4 and 18 to reach          at-risk children from Milwaukee's central city
                                                                  The String Academy of Wisc.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   their fullest musical and personal             area and to integrate them into the professional
                                                                  at the University of Wisc-                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    potential, and to make this training           environment of the String Academy. This
String Academy of Wisconsin at                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               available to talented, hard-working            program provides instruction in violin, viola and
                                                                  Milwaukee                                                       X                                                                 X             X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            X         Milwaukee, Wisconsin             X X
UWM                                        /donation.html         P.O. Box 11941                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                children regardless of their financial         cello.
                                                                  Milwaukee, WI 53211
                                                                  (414) 963-4729

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Volunteer your skills,                               • By sending a check to: Strings for   To inspire students toward a lifelong     Philadelphia's finest professional musicians
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       become a                                               Schools, 2001 Market St., Suite        involvement in music, with live,          perform 45 minute to one hour concerts and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       representative at a                                    3100, Phila., PA 19103-7044            interactive one-hour concerts and         workshops inside schools. Considerable
                                                                   Strings for Schools                                                                                                                                                                                                                 school, write a grant,                                 • Personally "adopt" one or more       workshops featuring classical, jazz,      emphasis is placed on reaching young people
                                                                   2001 Market Street , Suite 3100                                                                                                                                                                                                     assist at concerts, help                               schools at a cost of $650 per          classic popular and/or multicultural      in schools most musically deficient. All                                  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Strings for Schools             Philadelphia, PA 19103-7044                                    X                                                                                                                                        X                           at workshops, host                                     program                                music.                                    performances are live, educational, and                         X         area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          X X
                                                                   215-829-9522                                                                                                                                                                                                                        artists, other options,                                • Via the web, and other options at:                                             interactive.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   call 215-829-9522                            

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Via website:                           Create an environment where students      Supports an develops arts programming at
                                                                   Success Through the Arts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of all ages who have been traditionally   Washington Preparatory HS and the Inner City
                                                                   Foundation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 m or sponsor a student:                underserved by the public schools,        Education Foundation (ICEF) through an array
                                                                   4600 Don Lorenzo Drive, Suite                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          underrepresented in higher education,     of programs, including: Kids Helping Kids
Success Through the Arts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      nt_sponsors.htm                        and deprived of opportunities could       teaching and mentoring, in after school,
                                            43                                    X                        X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                X         Los Angeles, CA area             X X
Foundation                                                         Los Angeles , CA 90008                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            learn to appreciate and produce music     weekend, and summer sessions; Jazz Band,
                                                                    (323) 755-1313                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and art.                                  Gospel Choir, Marching Band, Summer Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Camp, composition, song writing, and others.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Building a proactive and unified is a public service initiative
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     approach to federal, state and local      that impacts resolve and support for music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     level advocacy for music education as     education in local communities around the
                                                                   Sandra Kilpatrick Jordan                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          a core academic subject in schools.       United States. This advocacy effort now unites
                                                                   5790 Armada Dr                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              over 80 national and regional organizations
                                                                                                                                                                  X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            seeking to improve access and opportunity in         X
Support Music                        Carlsbad, CA 92008                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    National
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               music and arts learning.
                                                                   (760) 438-8007 x231
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               provides successful approaches and relevant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               research that substantiate the importance of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               music and the arts as part of learning.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       To help coordinate and                                 You can make a donation, or            Strengthen and restore music              Conducts the "Don't Mess with Texas Music"
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       implement music                                        support TMP by purchasing "Don't       education to Texas schools. Raise         public awareness/education program which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       education awareness                                    Mess with Texas Music" CDs or T-       awareness of the benefits of music        includes our exclusive series of CDs;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       and fundraising efforts                                shirts. With any donation you will     education and the related needs of        distributes grants for music education to
                                                                   Michael Clay, Executive Director                                                                                                                                                                                                    in your local                                          receive a free ―Don’t Mess with        schools; build capacity and funding for   schools and communities in need; consults and
                                                                   Texas Music Project                                                                                                                                                                                                                 community. Contact:                                    Texas Music‖ CD.                       music education in local communities      plans with local communities to build longer-
Texas Music Project                                                                                                            X                                               X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            X         All Texas                                                 X
                                                                   817-329-2039                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Volunteer@texasmusic                                                                          and schools; and enable more              term programs to sustain music education in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            informed decision-making among            schools; and creates customized events and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     decision makers at both the state and     programs for companies interested in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     local levels.                             supporting music education while building their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               brands through Texas music marketing.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Seeks advocates to                                     Accepts donations online at            Dedicated to improving the quality of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       educate their                                          website.                               education in America’s public schools
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       communities and solicit                                                                       by restoring music programs in cities                                                                               Works with its partners in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               local support for music                                                                       across the country, and raising public                                                                              identifying cities to
VH1 Save The Music Foundation                                            X                                                        X                                                                                                                                    education. Provides a                                                                         awareness about the importance of                                                              X                    participate in the program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       depth of advocacy                                                                             music participation for our nation’s                                                                                each year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       materials.                                                                                    youth.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                    Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                     Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                              Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Seeks                    Seeks                          Seeks
            Name                     On the Web At                      Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Volunteers              Instruments                      Donations                                 Mission                                     What it Does                                              Region Served
                                                             Lynn Adelman                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Musician volunteers to                            By mail or web; see                   Making quality music instruction            Instruction provided by volunteer faculty of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               donate teaching time                         available to children from low income       musicians from the Nashville music scene.
                                                             W.O. Smith
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and efforts.                                                     families. Encouraging student               Over 500 courses, including introductory
                                                             Nashville Community Music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 local/             participation in the cultural life of the   classes, individual and group lessons in all
                                                             School                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    community.                                  band and orchestra instruments, piano, guitar
                                                             1414-1416 Edgehill Avenue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and voice. Provides computer assisted
W. O. Smith Music School                                                                         X                                                                 X                         X                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           X         Nashville area, Tennessee          X X
                                                             P.O. Box 121348                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       instruction. Three choirs, string ensemble, wind
                                                             Nashville, TN 37212                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   band, and other performing groups for
                                                             (615) 255-8355                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ensemble experience. A week long resident
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   summer music camp.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Piano/keyboard, violin, Accepts donations online at                                                        During the String Academy's first decade, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        viola, cello, string bass, website:                                               Inner City Music Program has funded
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        flute, piccolo, clarinet,                                                                                  approximately 15 to 30 students annually.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        bass clarinet, Eb                                                                                          Outreach programs in two inner city schools
                                                             310-859-7668                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               clarinet, alto clarinet,                                                                                   (Albert Kagel and Wisconsin Avenue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        oboe, English horn,                                                                                        Elementary Schools) bring music training
Young Musician's Foundation             195 South Beverly Dr Suite 414      X                                                                                          X                         X                                            X                                                                                                                                                                                                                              X         Southern California                X
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        bassoon, contra                                                                                            directly to the children.
                                                             Beverly Hills, CA 90212                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    bassoon, French horn,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        trumpet, trombone,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        tuba, and all

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Yamaha Cares is an employee-based           Requests are evaluated and decided upon by a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       initiative dedicated to charitable works    committee of employees based on giving
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to promote education, arts, health and      guidelines. Approved assistance may be in the
                                                          Yamaha Corporation of America
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       human services, and community               way of employee volunteers, financial                                    US - National with an
                                                          P.O. Box 6600
Yamaha Cares                                                X                                                                                          X             X                                                                                                                                                                            development in the areas where its          assistance, or possibly product donation.          X                     additional focus on Southern
                                                          Buena Park, CA 90622-6600                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    employees live and work, as well as to                                                                               California CA
                                                          (714) 522-9011                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               spread the gift of music to people
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       throughout the U.S.

To be continued…

Total Organizations:                       130                                                60 79 28 43 41 38 11 29                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 54 76                                                76 ##

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                                                                               Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Optional 2-Ltr State Abrev (or US)
                                                                                                                                                                                         Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                             Performance Opportunities
                         Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                         Music Therapy
Check Criteria Here                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Enter 2 Letter State (or US)
     Organization                                         Services/Functions                                                                                                                               Mission                                                          What it Does                   Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                             Advance awareness and                                            Provides inter-active performances
                                                                                                                                                                                             appreciation of American roots                                   and educational programs for
                                                                                                                                                                                             music, its history, and culture by                               students in public and private schools
                                                                                                                                                                                             providing educational                                            and other organizations such as
                                                                                                                                                                                             opportunities for people of all ages                             community centers and after-school
American Roots Music
                                                 X                                                                                                                                         X to learn about these unique kinds                                programs, primarily in the Middle      Middle Tennessee
     Education                                                                                                                                                                               of music.                                                        Tennessee area. Also produces and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              distributes written educational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              materials to teachers. Occasionally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              produces public concerts and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              educational presentations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Ensuring that there are always      The fund supports programs that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          funds available to encourage        provide the earliest education for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          promising students as they pursue   youngsters in Middle Tennessee and
     Chet Atkins                                                                                                                                                                                                          musical training.                   added enrichment for those wishing
                                                                                                                                    X                                                                                                                                                                 Middle Tennessee
Music Education Fund                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          to pursue music as a career.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Beneficiaries are programs that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              provide music education both as an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              avocation and as a vocation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Provide quality music education     Lessons and instruments are provided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          programs for financially            to disadvantaged and/or at-risk kids at
The Joy of Music Youth                                                                                                                                                                                                    disadvantaged youth.                no charge. A variety of programs
     Music School
                          X                      X                                                                   X                        X                                                                                                               including classes, instruction, band, Knoxville, Tennessee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              outreach, summer camp, and other
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              programs are offered.

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                                                                                                                                                                                       Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                              Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                           Performance Opportunities
                       Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                       Music Therapy
Check Criteria Here                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Enter 2 Letter State (or US)
     Organization                                       Services/Functions                                                                                                                                 Mission                                                        What it Does                     Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                           Little Kids Rock knows that music                                Pioneering innovative teaching           Hq in San Francisco area
                                                                                                                                                                                           is a critical component of a first-                              methods that are rooted in children’s
                                                                                                                                                                                           rate education. We inspire children                              knowledge of popular music forms         additional chapters in:
                                                                                                                                                                                           to express themselves through                                    such as rock, rap, blues, hip-hop etc.   New York City, New York
                                                                                                                                                                                           music, building the creativity,                                  Preparing practitioners such as          Newark, New Jersey
                                                                                                                                                                                           confidence, and self-esteem that                                 teachers and youth workers to offer      Memphis, Tennessee
   Little Kids Rock     X                      X                               X                                                                                                         X are critical to success in school                                classes utilizing our methods and        Nashville, Tennessee
                                                                                                                                                                                           and beyond.                                                      materials.                               Los Angeles, California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Providing free musical instruments       Oakland, California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and trained instructors to children,     West Contra Costa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            especially to those children who do      County, California
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            not receive music education.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     more planned
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Dedicated to making the joy of      Seeks the donation of used musical       Hq in St. Louis, Missouri
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        music accessible to every child.    instruments from individuals and new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Collects and distributes            instruments from manufacturers and       additional chapters in:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        instruments to music programs for   distributors. MFLA then refurbishes      Columbia, Missouri
  Music For Lifelong                                                                                                                                                                                                    the underserved and at-risk         the instruments if necessary, and        Columbus, Ohio
    Achievement                                                                                                                                                                                                         children.                           provides them free of charge to          Eastern Tennessee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            school and community music               Hartford, Connecticut
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            programs serving disadvantaged           Nashville, Tennessee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            young people.                            Northern California

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Optional 2-Ltr State Abrev (or US)
                                                                                                                                                                                           Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                  Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                               Performance Opportunities
                           Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                           Music Therapy
 Check Criteria Here                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Enter 2 Letter State (or US)
      Organization                                          Services/Functions                                                                                                                                                           Mission                                What it Does                  Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fund music education and art          A program of the Tennessee Artist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            enrichment programs.                  Guild. Develops and support music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  programs within Nashville area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  schools. Raises money to ensure
    MUSIC4TNKIDS                                   X                                                                                  X                                                                                                                           elementary schools offer music         Nashville area, Tennessee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  programs. Organizes the Cool
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Strings” after school guitar program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  (sponsored by Guitar Center and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Middle TN Electric)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Making quality music instruction      Instruction provided by volunteer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            available to children from low        faculty of musicians from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            income families. Encouraging          Nashville music scene. Over 500
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            student participation in the cultural courses, including introductory
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            life of the community.                classes, individual and group lessons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  in all band and orchestra instruments,
W. O. Smith Music School                           X                                                                   X                        X                                                                                                                 piano, guitar and voice. Provides      Nashville area, Tennessee
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  computer assisted instruction. Three
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  choirs, string ensemble, wind band,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and other performing groups for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ensemble experience. A week long
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  resident summer music camp.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Music for Life Alliance

                                                                                                                                                  Advocacy, Info, Networking, Support

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Music Ed. Programs & Curricula
                                                                                                                   Provides Instruction/Classes

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 At-Risk/Under-served Youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Performance Opportunities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tax- Deductible Non-Profit
                                                                                            Provides Instruments

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Music Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Seeks                    Seeks                  Seeks
             Name                   On the Web At                         Contact                                                                                                                                                                                                                Volunteers              Instruments              Donations                                 Mission                                      What it Does                                              Region Served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Via mail, email, or phone. See        Fund music education and art                A program of the Tennessee Artist Guild.
                                                                Jeff Smagacz, President                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Contact info                          enrichment programs.                        Develops and support music programs within
                                                                MUSIC4TNKIDS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Nashville area schools. Raises money to ensure
                                                                9123 Concord Hunt Circle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 elementary schools offer music programs.
MUSIC4TNKIDS              858                                                            X                                                                               X                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Organizes the Cool Strings‖ after school guitar                X          Nashville area, Tennessee                                      X
                                                                Brentwood, TN 37027
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         program (sponsored by Guitar Center and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Middle TN Electric)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Delivering music education to children      Provides, via a paid 'internship' opportunity for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and teens and connecting exceptional        our aspiring Music/FA educators, music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             music educators with children and teens     instructors from academic institutions into
                                                                MusicForSuzy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 in child care and youth development         childcare centers and Boys and Girls Clubs.
                                                                P.O. Box 9186                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                centers.                                    Utilizes existing academic institutions and their
                                                                                                                       X                                                                 X                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Music/Fine Arts programs. MFS is funded in                     X                                                                         X
Music For Suzy            860     Scottsdale, AZ 85252-9186                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          metro Phoenix area, Arizona
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         part by the National Association of Music
                                                                 (602) 617-6577 phone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Merchants (NAMM), the Arizona State
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          University Herberger College of Fine Arts, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         GENZ BENZ Enclosures, Inc

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             We need your help for                     Donations can be made conveniently Create an environment in which all             Main activities: 1) Our General Music Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             particular events as well                 via charge card at the YMOC        young individuals and their families have      Program 2) Neighborhood Program and 3)
                                                             Nina Krane Barber                                                                                                                                                                                                               as on ongoing day-by-                     website.                           the opportunity and support to obtain          Grandchildren to Grandparents Program, a fund-
                                                             President                                                                                                                                                                                                                       day operations. Please                                                       music education, develop and polish            raising performance event.                                                Corona, California
Young Musicians Opportunity of
                                  1820 7620 E. Cornell Avenue                                    X                                                                                            X                                                                        contact us by e-mail                                                         their musical talents, and contribute                                                                          X         greater Los Angeles,                                           X
Colorado                                                     Denver CO 80231                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       California area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    or by                                                         acquired skills to the community.
                                                             (720)-810-5440                                                                                                                                                                                                                  phone (303) 750-1553
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             to apply.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       For information on Giving Programs The EMMA exists to provide residents           EMMA programs provide quality music
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       for your organization, please contact of the East Metro, St. Paul, Minnesota      education at affordable rates regardless of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       EMMA directly at 651-292-3392         region with opportunities to hear, study,   financial means, race, age, gender, or level of
                                                                East Metro Music Academy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and perform music. We value                 ability. Teaches at 10 locations, including
                                                                1702 Suburban Avenue                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         neighborhoods, education, students,         churches, schools, park and recreation centers
East Metro Music Academy      230                                                            X                                                                 X                                                                                                                                                                                   opportunities, faculty, assistance,         and social service centers. Provides arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         X         St. Paul, Minnesota               X                            X
                                                                St. Paul MN 55106
                                                                651-292-3392                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 diversity.                                  education to all persons, regardless of financial
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         means or level of ability. Some music lessons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         are provided in a bilingual format.

To be continued…                                        99999

Total Organizations:                      4                                                     0                       4                                0                                2             1            1                        0                   0                                                                                                                                                                                                           4          0         4                                  1                             4

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