Resources

Here’s a list of potential funders for teaching artists and organizations. Know a good one that’s not on the list? Please email us at info@jubilationfoundation.org. Thanks!

National funders
Creative Capital
creative-capital.org 

D’Addario Foundation
www.daddariofoundation.org 

Fender Music Foundation
www.fendermusicfoundation.org 

Herb Alpert Foundation
herbalpertfoundation.org 

Little Kids Rock
www.littlekidsrock.org 

Mr. Holland’s Opus
www.mhopus.org 

Mockingbird Foundation
mbird.org 

Sparkplug Foundation
https://sparkplugfoundation.org 

Spread Music Now
https://www.spreadmusicnow.org 

VH1 Save the Music Foundation
http://www.vh1savethemusic.org 

If you are a teacher or lead an in-school music education program, check out DonorsChoose.org 


Regional funders (Washington and Oregon)
Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA)
www.arts.wa.gov 

Artist Trust
artisttrust.org 

4Culture: King County Cultural Services
4culture.org 

Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
www.seattle.gov/arts 

Oregon Arts Commission
www.oregonartscommission.org 

Regional Arts & Culture Council (Oregon)
racc.org 

Oregon Cultural Trust
culturaltrust.org/ grants/ 

Multnomah County Cultural Coalition
multcoculturalcoalition.org/awards/ 


Community and professional development for teaching artists
Association of Teaching Artists
www.teachingartists.com 

National Guild for Community Arts Education
nationalguild.org 

Teaching Artists Guild
teachingartistsguild.com 

The Teaching Artist Studio
http://www.ya-or.org/for-artists/the-teaching-artist-studio 

Videos from a Jubilation Fellows Retreat about the artistry of teaching
vimeo.com/user8439536 

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Many have found funding through local community and family foundations with broader missions (such as education, health and well-being). Scope them out – and good luck!
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