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Why are Schools Cutting Music Programs?

By Henry Donahue

When Save The Music started in 1997, music education funding cuts in public schools were on the rise. School boards and superintendents often cited economic strain as a justification for schools cutting music programs from the regular schedule and relegating music and...

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Federal Relief Funding for the Music Classroom

By Rebecca Hof

This article was updated on June 23, 2021 The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, also called the COVID-19 Stimulus Package, is a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill passed by Congress and signed into law on March 11, 2021. The bill includes over $120 billion for K-12...

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Save The Music The Leading Music Charity for Children

Who We Are Today: The Leading Music Charity for Children

By Lia Peralta

Since 1997, Save The Music has been one of the leading music charities for children. If you’re mostly familiar with our program history, a lot has changed over time. Most of our supporters are foundations and other philanthropic funders focused on the communities we serve. Our grants now cover a full sequential offering for K-12 […]

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Band Fundraisers

By Lia Peralta

updated 08/14/2023 Save The Music loves school bands! As an organization dedicated to the vision of every student in every school making music as part of their school day, bands are our life. That being said, Save The Music doesn’t make grants to or raise money or...

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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

By Lia Peralta

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (the “SDGs”) are the world’s shared plan to end extreme poverty, reduce inequality, and protect the planet by 2030. Adopted by 193 countries in 2015, the SDGs emerged from the most inclusive and comprehensive negotiations in UN...

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