OUR METHOD

There are thousands of music nonprofits; we find the best-in-class across Education, Health and Wellness, and Underserved Communities.

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    RESEARCH & CONNECT

    WAAM connects to important nonprofit music organizations across the US. We obtain information on their programs through a detailed application process, with responses captured in our proprietary database.

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    EVALUATE & ALLOCATE

    WAAM applies a systematic process to comprehensively evaluate grant applicants. We allocate funds based on quantitative and qualitative analysis of metrics including:

    — Leadership quality and experience

    — Program implementation and impact

    — Application of tangible measurement processes

    — Organization and program scalability

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    SUPPORT & PARTNERSHIP

    WAAM provides financial support to our grantees, as well as the opportunity to collaborate on new initiatives. We shine a spotlight on our partners and provide a stage to grow together.

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    MONITOR & REPORT

    WAAM is in regular communication with grantees. We monitor and assess the deployment of funds and the implementation of strategic plans. We value a high degree of integrity and accountability as well as our ability to provide transparency to our donors.