Fundraising, Advocacy & Partnerships
COVID relief funding is sending billions of dollars to K-12 education. Learn what that means for your school and how you can use this money for the music classroom. Explore other options for funding your music program and learn how to implement advocacy action plans.
Check out our new blog post featuring three categories of the most effective music fundraising ideas, whether for band or any other music program, plus links for further research.
Arts ARE Education is a national campaign in support of arts education for all students taught by certified professional arts educators in partnership with community arts providers. Resources are free and available to the public – suggested talking points for arts education advocacy, sign and share the pledge, and more.
Arts Ed Newark is an alliance advocating for equity in high-quality arts education for all youth in Newark, New Jersey. The alliance is composed of arts education champions who believe in the power of arts education, its ability to transform young people and help them thrive.
The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) is a national network of more than 100 organizations dedicated to advancing arts education. AEP is the nation’s hub for arts and education leaders, building their capacity to support learning environments.
Create CA is fighting for equitable and relevant arts education for the students who don’t have access or don’t see themselves in the curriculum. All students deserve the social-emotional benefits of a full and relevant arts education. Check out CreateCA.org today to find resources for advocating for a full and relevant arts education.
Led by long-time champion for arts education Laurie Schell, ElevateArtsEd is a blog site featuring articles on how to be an effective advocate for arts education, including coalition building, strategic communications, cultivating influence, using research and data, sustainability, and funding.
This nonprofit donates musical instruments to schools nationwide with a focus on low-income communities. In collaboration with committed school districts, the Foundation’s investments are strategically placed as part of K–12 district-wide plans.
The NAMM Foundation promotes and supports music education and music making for people of all ages and abilities, actively supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is one of the largest arts education providers in America. Experience the joy of jazz, dance, acting, musical theater, film and hip hop taught by inspiring artists. See opportunities for the classroom in virtual school programming and a diverse calendar of professional development sessions for teachers.
This service organization comprised of a community of arts education practitioners shares information, provides professional development, and communicates with the public to promote arts in schools.