D’Addario Foundation presents grant checks to six southern CA nonprofits
December 6th at Nick Rail Music in Agoura Hills
December 7, 2017
The D’Addario Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing monetary and product support to ensure that all children have access to the profound impact that music can have on their education and well-being, held a special ceremony to award six Los Angeles-area nonprofits grant support for their impactful efforts to deliver transformative music education in underserved communities. The presentation took place at 1 PM on Wednesday, December 6th at the Nick Rail Music store in Agoura Hills, CA.
Suzanne D’Addario Brouder, Executive Director of the Foundation, presented the checks alongside Nick Rail, owner of Nick Rail Music. Recipients included The Harmony Project, Neighborhood Music School Association, SAPPA (Scholarship Audition Performance Preparatory Academy), Fender Museum of the Arts Foundation, Pasadena Conservatory of Music, Richardson Prep Hi/San Bernadino Teen Music Workshop and Elemental Music. The Foundation presented $18,000 to these organizations and has additionally given away over $78,000 to a diverse range of organizations in California dedicated to providing access to quality, immersive music education this year.
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About the D’Addario Foundation: The D’Addario Foundation finds, funds, and partners with the most effective grassroots, community based organizations that are greatly improving outcomes of marginalized and impoverished children through immersive music education. D’Addario believes in the power of music to boost self-confidence, unlock creativity and improve academic and social outcomes. By making music education accessible, we positively affect social change and fosters better citizens of the world. The D’Addario Foundation has dedicated millions of dollars over the last 30 years, making it possible for countless numbers of children to have a meaningful and long-lasting music education. For more information go to DAddarioFoundation.org