How we work

Save The Music partners with local communities and school districts to build sustainable music programs

Thanks to our donor and community partnerships, we were able to provide music programs to every district school in need in Trenton, NJ.

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1. We Invest In Schools

We donate instruments, music technology and other equipment to jumpstart public school music programs.

2. We Support Teachers

We support music teachers with professional development, ongoing program support and other resources.

“It is viral and inspirational. I can use the positive example for my own classroom settings to motivate students.”

— Music Teacher at Workshop Clinic

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In May of 2017, we participated in the Annual NAMM Fly-In. During this event, music education supporters unite on Capitol Hill to advocate and discuss policy issues with elected officials.

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3. We Advocate For Music Education

We advocate at the local, state and national levels to ensure music is part of a well-rounded education.

WE’VE HELPED OVER 2,000 SCHOOLS START MUSIC PROGRAMS IMPACTING MILLIONS OF CHILDREN

Use the map to see our impact and discover if we are in your district. Current Partner Community List

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Accountability

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72% of our spending goes to support music programs.

22% of our budget goes to fundraising costs, primarily development staff compensation and events. 6% goes to cover administrative costs such as legal and accounting.