We are so grateful for our community.
An anonymous family foundation has agreed to match all contributions from our community given through February 2024, up to $10,000!
Let’s make quality music education accessible to low-income families in Detroit & Marquette! YV’s Equitable Tuition Fund is supported by individual donors and small grants. Together, we are nurturing beautiful humanity & beautiful talent in Michigan string-players ages 4-18!
100% of YV students benefit from our mixed-income, multicultural classroom environment. This is where young musical changemakers get to practice creative collaboration with people of various backgrounds!
THANK YOU for supporting our musical changemakers!
Help us earn a $10,000 match!
1 year of Youth Volume includes:
Student Demographics in Detroit + Marquette
100% of musical changemakers in the Youth Volume classrooms benefit from creative collaboration with people of various backgrounds!
SUSTAINERS are fans who give MONTHLY, QUARTERLY or ANNUALLY.
So far Youth Volume has about 20 Sustainers who give between $5 and $100 each month. Fans can sign up to give quarterly, annually, or monthly.
"Recurring giving" is an innovative method of supporting community arts. It stretches donors' capacities while allowing our small organization to more accurately predict how much $ will roll in each month to subsidize tuition for families who could not access quality music education otherwise.
Pledge your love to young musical changemakers who need you!
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Participate in giving brilliant teachers the tools they need to change the world!
Youth Volume's founding Director Clara Hardie has created framework of social justice teaching & studio practices. She's shares them 2-3 times a year during a 6-week virtual "Course of Action" called "Growing Equitable Music Studios".
Similar to the YV studio, around 40% of each GEMS teachers' cohort receives financial aid.
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PLEASE NOTE NEW ADDRESS: Checks must be written to our fiscal sponsor, Allied Media Projects, with "Youth Volume" in the memo. Thank you!
c/o Allied Media Projects
4731 Grand River Avenue, Suite 400
Detroit, MI 48208
In-kind donations can be mailed or dropped off by appointment at Cathedral Church of St Paul in Detroit, or Old City Hall in Marquette. You may also schedule a visit to a group lesson if you'd like to see the program in action!
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