We work with artists and nonprofits to identify and fund afterschool music programs across the country – helping to foster the next generation of artists.
ARTIST AMBASSADOR PROGRAMS
We believe working with artists - most of whom have benefited greatly from music education programs - is the most effective way to achieve our goal of providing music education for every child in America. In November of 2018, we made a commitment to partner with festival artists to donate to music education causes of their choosing. By summer of 2019, our foundation will have made over 70 grants to music education programs in America on behalf of artists on our festival lineups.
For a full list of donations, click here.
Turnaround Arts (Valerie June)
Seattle Music Partners / Looking Out Foundation (Brandi Carlile)
GIRLS ROCK RI
In 2018, Newport Festivals Foundation provided funding for Girls Rock! RI to create the Band Booster program. Band Booster gives young, female musicians from Providence the support of band coaches to provide instruction for songwriting, band dynamics, booking, promotion and live performances.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
We fund the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County’s after-school music program year round and provide opportunities for participants to attend the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals and meet festival artists.
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