The VH1 Save The Music Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids realize their full potential through the power of making music. Since 1997, STM has donated over $53 million worth of new instruments to over 2,000 public schools in 251 school districts around the country – impacting the lives of millions of students. The Foundation raises awareness about the importance of music as part of each child's complete education, and restores comprehensive instrumental music programs in America's public schools – giving children the tools and confidence to excel in academics and in life.
How They Do It
- They provide the capital investment of instruments, technology and other resources to start and build school music programs.
- They support music teachers with professional development, research and classroom content.
- They advocate at the local, state and national levels for music as a necessary component of every student's education.
For more information on the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, please visit www.vh1savethemusic.org.