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

Nonprofit Management Institute at The NAMM Show

Nonprofit Management Institute at The NAMM Show

The Nonprofit Management Institute provides organizations with resources to grow and succeed. The program provides a certificate of completion to partner and grantee organizations, as well as to music and arts education nonprofits that complete the series. Certifications are sent in mid-June.

Who Participates

  • Music and arts education nonprofit organizations
  • NAMM Foundation Partners
  • NAMM Foundation Grantees

Benefits of Attending

Discover the many opportunities to equip yourself with the latest industry trends, products and tools relevant to today's music and arts nonprofit organizations. 

  • Experience the reunion of the century
  • Access thousands of brands
  • Explore educational sessions
  • Connect with your community at networking events, awards shows and more
  • Experience hundreds of concerts & performances
  • Be part a historic gathering to get our industry moving forward together again
  • Help enable a future filled with more music
  • Enjoy all the attractions around Southern California 

Believe in Music 

January 20-21, 2022

The online global gathering to unify and support the people who bring music to the world. The virtual event was open to members, industry professionals from across the music instrument, pro audio and event technology segments, along with music educators, college music students and faculty, nonprofit music organization leaders, media, artists and brand fans. 

 Watch On-Demand

Believe in Music Week

Week of January 18, 2021

Believe in Music Week, a virtual event and global gathering, unified and supported people who bring music to the world. 

Watch On-Demand


 Watch on-demand content from previous Nonprofit Management Institute sessions. 

Listen to audio recordings from education sessions: 2020 NAMM Show | 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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