Nonprofit Management Institute

"It's great to connect with other like-minded organizations as well as NAMM members who are all working together for advocacy of music education." - Chiho Feindler, Director of Grants and Compliance with VH1 Save the Music Foundation
Nonprofit Management Institute at The NAMM Show

Providing Music Nonprofits Resources to Grow and Succeed

The Nonprofit Management Institute at NAMM's Believe in Music Week provides music nonprofits resources to grow and succeed. The institute offers a series of sessions that cover best practices, fundraising and governance and more. The program provides a certificate of completion to partner and grantee organizations, as well as to musical nonprofits that complete the series. 

Who Participates

Representatives of music nonprofit organizations that advance active participation in music making (and create music makers).
NAMM Foundation Partners and current Grantee organizations

Believe in Music Week

Week of January 18, 2021

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Fall Webinars

NAMM Foundation programming for Believe in Music includes fall webinars (Sept.-Dec.) for college faculty and students, music educators, music service organizations, music makers and more. 

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Contact Jessica Cortez.


Video: Title IV, Why It Should Matter to You

Listen: Educational sessions at The 2020 NAMM Show
Listen: Educational sessions at The 2019 NAMM Show

Listen to Podcasts?

Talking Up Music Education is a podcast of The NAMM Foundation. The episodes below feature music nonprofits and NAMM Foundation Partners/Grantees.

 Guest: Joshua Simonds, Executive Director of the Percussive Arts Society

Guest: Arabian Prince, co-founder of N.W.A. and his philanthropic project, Open Labs.

Guest: David Dik, National Executive Director of Young Audiences Arts for Learning

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