Grantees

Music has the power to change lives, especially with data! Our partnership with Hello Insight brings Social Emotional Learning measurement to music nonprofits promoting critical future success indicators for our youth Hello Insight has already helped WAAM grantees, like Guitars Over Guns (featured in this video), use impact analysis to tailor programming and promote how their work is improving young lives. We invite the music nonprofit community...

Concerts in Motion provides personalized, community-based performances for socially isolated, hospitalized, and homebound adults including veterans, cognitively and/or physically disabled adults, immigrants, and those experiencing housing or food insecurity in NYC. This is one of many events that serve their Cerebral Palsy community. Supporting WAAM supports this vulnerable population. ...

Last week was nothing short of legendary at the Hip Hop Public Health Gala! WAAM was proud to sponsor this event and support the mission of hip hop public health. It was an unforgettable fusion of music and wellness, reminding us that music has the power to inspire and unite! ...

WAAM is proud to fund and support music programs making a tangible difference in children’s lives. Here are a few of the notable achievements from our grantees! - 85% of students report enhanced self-confidence, teamwork, creativity, and leadership skills (Jazz House Kids)- 70% improvement in self-expression (Music Will)- 76% of students report improvement in key areas of Social Emotional Learning (Rock to the Future) ...

WAAM is proud to continue partnering with Music Haven for another year. Music Haven empowers and connects young people through exceptional tuition-free music education, mentoring, and performance. With the Haven String Quartet at the center of their education programming, workshop offerings, and performances throughout the region, each of their students (and their family) is part of a vibrant community of musicians. ...

WAAM is thrilled to be working with Musicians on Call for another year. Musicians on Call connects musicians to hospitals, bringing the healing power of music, through live and virtual performances, to the bedsides of patients battling illness and injury across the country. MOC also provides patients with the opportunity to write and record their own original music and to celebrate their accomplishments with family, friends and...

This week, we’re highlighting another original grantee that WAAM is excited to be partnering with again — Atlanta Music Project! Atlanta Music Project believes the pursuit of musical excellence leads to the development of confidence, creativity and ambition, thus sparking positive social change in the individuals and communities they serve. AMP’s mission is to empower underserved youth to realize their potential through music. ...

WAAM is proud to partner with Music Will (formerly Little Kids Rock), another original WAAMily member. Music Will transforms lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in our schools. Reaching over 1M students, their program empowers teachers to build music programs as diverse as the kids they serve in K-12 across 48 states. ...

WAAM is also excited to continue partnering with original inductee Jazz House Kids. Jazz House Kids' mission is to transform lives by helping students gain an artistic edge through music, mentoring, education and apprenticeship. Through year-round jazz education and performance programs, JHK teaches children ages 8 to 18 to become lifelong learners, communicators and innovators, regardless of their financial circumstances. ...

Another grantee WAAM is proud to keep supporting is Education Through Music. Education Through Music partners with under-resourced elementary and middle schools to integrate music into the core curriculum. Reaching over 40K students, ETM’s philosophy is that music is a catalyst to improving academic achievement, increasing motivation for school attendance and strengthening / developing self-confidence. ...