Get Started With Music - VH1 Save The Music Foundation

Get Started With Music

PreK – Grade 5


Bring elementary music to your school for all students, establishing foundational music skills.

Our Intro To Music Grant includes everything a music teacher needs to provide all PreK-5 students with sequential standards based general music instruction focused in active music making and engagement for all students. The grant package includes $22,000 worth of developmentally-appropriate and culturally-relevant instruments and resources, including a digital piano, acoustic guitar, Orff Instruments, world drums, recorders, hand-held percussion, Boomwhackers, a classroom set of ukuleles, method books, and program support for 10 years.

Intro To Music Grant Requirements:
  • Be a traditional public elementary school
  • Hire at least one full-time certified music teacher and schedule general music as part of the regular school day
  • Schedule a minimum of 45 minutes of instruction per week
  • Have adequate, secure storage space for the instruments and a room dedicated for music instruction
  • Complete annual progress reports about the instrumental music program and allow representatives from the Foundation to visit
  • Accept full responsibility for the maintenance for the donated instruments and equipment

To learn more about our granting process, please visit our FAQ page.