The NAMM Foundation supports teachers, parents and community leaders with resources and programs to advance music making for all.


Community Spotlight

From the Ash family to the Gretsch family and the whole industry in general, we thank you so much for this initiative; we will not let you down. My mom is probably looking down on us with a huge smile
- Sammy Ash, Chief Operating Officer, Sam Ash Music Stores

Application Period Now Open

Now in its 23rd year, the Best Communities for Music Education award program offers national visibility for school music programs and honors the efforts of educators, administrators, students, and community music education champions who share in the common goal to ensure access to music for all students as part of a well-rounded education.

District officials, music educators, and school staff in the domestic United States are invited to complete the short survey by January 31, 2022.  


SupportMusic Coalition

The SupportMusic Coalition is a signature program of The NAMM Foundation that unites non-profit organizations, schools, and businesses working to assure that music education is supported in communities everywhere, and that all children have the opportunity to learn and grow with music.

Speak up for music education. Become an advocacte. Contact us today.