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Music Forward is unyielding in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
For over 29 years, Music Forward Foundation has impacted 1 million young lives and invested $29 million towards providing transformational experiences to youth from under-resourced communities. Each year, we activate our significant network to impact over 16,000 individuals nationwide.
The Artist Development pathway inspires musical careers by cultivating and celebrating emerging artists, connecting them to industry insiders, and showcasing their talent.
The Career Development pathway connects young people’s passions to professions off the stage. Programs reveal careers that make the industry thrive and chart individual pathways to success.
Music Forward partners to increase opportunity for reaching educational heights for a diverse range of students pursuing music industry careers.
Blues SchoolHouse traces the history, evolution, and impact of blues music, highlighting the role music plays in reflecting the human condition and driving social change.
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By joining the Music Forward Alliance, you get the opportunity to commit your personal time and dollars while aligning your values with our shared mission to empower the next generation and champion a more inclusive music industry.
Amplify awareness and connect your brand to something bigger. Be a visible force in transforming lives by providing support to make our programs possible in communities nationwide.Learn More
Each year, Music Forward relies on our expansive partner network of businesses, nonprofits, schools, and industry players to bridge community and industry.Learn More