National Education Policy & Funding

Dive deeper into advocacy with these tools – familiarize yourself with federal, state, and local education funding and engage in policies related to music education.

NEW! COVID Relief Funding in the Music Classroom – this funding, passed by Congress in December as part of a COVID-19 relief bill, amounts to approximately $54.3 billion of support for K-12 schools.


NAfME Civic Action Field Guide

Better understand the processes behind how public education is governed and funded, with an eye toward supporting high-quality music education in districts across the country.

Title IV-A Coalition

Advocating for maximum funding of the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grants under Title IV-A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

NAMM Advocacy Summit

Stakeholders in music education gathered online for advocacy briefing and training to contact Members of Congress, as well as state and local officials, about the essential role music learning plays in every child’s education.

Grassroots Action Center

Add your voice to the legislative process and support music education in federal policy by contacting your congress person.