News: Philanthropy

September 20, 2021

Keith Mardak, Mary Vandenberg Donate $5M to Milwaukee Youth Arts Center

The Milwaukee Youth Arts Center has announced it will name its primary building, located at 325 W. Walnut Street in Milwaukee, the Mardak/Vandenberg Building…

September 13, 2021

Music & Arts, Make-A-Wish Grant Wish of 12-Year-Old Recipient

Music & Arts was recently brought in to partner on a musical “wish reveal” spearheaded by Make-A-Wish Mississippi and Mississippi Baptist Medical…

September 07, 2021

Nominate Your Employee for the Bernice Ash Memorial Award

The Bernice Ash Memorial Award honors the life and legacy of Bernice Ash, a music retail visionary who spearheaded the expansion of the Sam Ash family-owned…

September 07, 2021

Fender Play Foundation, Billie Eilish Team to Benefit LAUSD Students

The Fender Play Foundation announced, alongside Grammy winners Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas, it will expand the reach of its youth music education…

August 23, 2021

Reverb Awards Latest Round of Musical Instrument Grants

Reverb has announced it has issued a new round of musical instrument grants through its Reverb Gives initiative. Twenty-one organizations have received grants…

June 26, 2021

Guitar Center Donates $2K Gift Card to Nurse Who Sings, Plays for Patients

Shondra Diggett, a nurse at Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park, Florida, plays guitar and sings for her patients every night. When Ron Japinga, CEO of…

June 17, 2021

Casio Donates 25 Keyboards in Support of Make Music Day

Casio America has announced it’s donating 25 Casiotone CT-S200 Portable Keyboards in support of Make Music Day, a festival of music celebrated each year on…

May 24, 2021

Blues Angel Music Foundation Seeks to Donate Ukes to Schools

The Blues Angel Music Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit supporting music education and therapy, is currently seeking music teachers in Escambia and Santa Rosa…