Supporting Music Education

THE MUSICIANS FOUNDATION

Awarding over $650,000 in scholarships and grants to music college students in Los Angeles, since 2004

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ABOUT US

The Musicians Foundation (a non-profit 501(c)3 organization established in 2004) is primarily dedicated to providing scholarships to talented and/or financially challenged students at Musicians Institute (MI) College of Contemporary Music– in order to help them achieve their educational goals.

We also support and fund several opportunities and resources for music education in the Los Angeles area, most notably our ongoing class series for LAUSD high school students at The Grammy Museum.

Donations to the Musicians Foundation are fully tax-deductible and 100% of all funds received are applied directly to student scholarships and music education classes.

Our Federal Tax ID # is: 20-1799730
We are a GuideStar Platinum Certified Charity


 

 

 

OUR MISSION     

The mission of The Musicians Foundation is to support contemporary music students in the Los Angeles area who exhibit talent and/or are financially challenged to help them achieve their educational goals at the college level. The foundation engages in (and sponsors) the creation, development, administration and funding of post-secondary music education scholarships as well as fostering relationships, building partnerships, expanding public awareness, and providing educational opportunities in support of post-secondary music education.


Vocal Scholarship
Stanley Clarke 2019 Scholarship
Guitar Scholarship
Grammy Museum Class on Songwriting
Donated Software to HWD High
Audio Engineering Scholarship
Grammy Museum Class on Drumming
Grammy Museum Class on DJ Techniques
Fender Gear Donation
Guitar Scholarship
Guitar Scholarship
Scholarship Winners with Stanley & Judges
Grammy Museum Class on Foley
Make Music LA Day in HWD
Guitar Craft Scholarship
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WHAT WE DO

A Word from Our Chairman of the Board, Hunter Scott:

OUR SPONSORS AND DONORS

Previous and Current Donors (partial list)

The David Geffen Foundation
Stanley Clarke Foundation
The D’Addario Foundation

Make a Noise Foundation (Steve Vai)

Keeping the Blues Alive Foundation (Joe Bonamassa)

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation

The Pat Hicks Charitable Trust

Seymour Duncan Pickups and Pedals
ESP Guitars
Schecter Guitars

Fender Guitars
Carvin Guitars
Takamine Guitars
Yamaha Guitars
P.R.S. Guitars

Pajwell Foundation

Rich Buchanan/James Chesser (in honor of George Duke)
W. Crane Guy Memorial Fund
Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood
Gilt City LA
Paiste Cymbals
Mitch Faber Memorial Fund

Liquid Cinema
Sennheiser Microphones
Mojave Audio

RockStar Mayhem Festival Metal of Honor

HOSA Technology
MI 35th Anniversary Alumni Scholarship Fund
Daisy Rock Girl Guitars
Guitar it up for Girls
Universal CityWalk Hollywood
City National Bank

Hisatake Shibuya

Jennifer Batten
Kevin Lyman

LA Breakfast Club Foundation

Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) 

Anonymous Musicians Institute Alumni
In Memoriam
Individual donors like you


100% of all donations directly fund scholarships for music college students and our programs at The Grammy Museum. Your donation is 100% tax-deductible. When you give to the Musicians Foundation, you not only provide support to individual students, you also support the future of music education.

ADVOCACY

At The Musicians Foundation, we are dedicated to supporting individuals through our various music education scholarships and initiatives. We also work on behalf of the the interests of the music industry and community by advocating for musicians and songwriters rights.

OUR NON-PROFIT PARTNERS

We are proud to work with these exceptional organizations.

Little Kids Rock

D'Addario Foundation
The Grammy Museum
The Recording Academy
Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Community Foundation
Notes for Notes
L.A.C.E.R.

 

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS & OFFICERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HONORARY BOARD

Stanley Clarke - Legendary Musician, composer, producer, philanthropist. Honorary Board Member Emeritus

Sheila E. - Legendary Musician, composer, producer, philanthropist. Honorary Board Member Emeritus

ADVISORY BOARD

IMM. PAST BOARD CHAIR: James Leach - Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations SESAC

Dan Kimpel -Music Industry authority, author, educator, producer, musician, songwriter, consultant

Michael Molenda - President, West Coast A&R Rock & International A&R Guitar at Mi5 Recordings/Universal Music Group, Editor in Chief Emeritus | Guitar Player Magazine, musician, studio owner, producer

Alex Skolnick - Highly respected metal and jazz guitarist, writer

Paul Youngblood - Director of Product Marketing at Tascam, Vice President of Cherub/NU>X

CONTACT THE MUSICIANS FOUNDATION

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2019 Stanley Clarke Scholarship Concert Video ($24,000 in scholarship awards)

June 17, 2019

Beyond bucks: We are here to pave the path to a brighter future

October 2, 2018

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THE MUSICIANS FOUNDATION

(323) 860-1161

6752 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028, USA

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