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November 6, 2017

Be an Enabler—of the Possible

Born to a home-based piano teacher mother, and an amateur violinist father, we three children knew we had to learn to play an instrument as a basic life skill. To their credit, we were never driven by our parents to excel, just left to enjoy music as a language of togetherness and family expression. I […]

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December 1, 2016

#NAfME2016 Shines a Light on Music Education!

Each year, the Give a Note Foundation is challenged to come up with innovative ways to raise funds to further its mission. At National Association for Music Education’s (NAfME) 2016 National Music Education In-Service Conference, Give A Note debuted its newest initiative to SHINE A LIGHT ON MUSIC EDUCATION by way of flashy LED pens. […]

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November 2, 2016

Give a Note Foundation Honored as 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit

In October the Give a Note Foundation, an affiliate of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), earned a prestigious 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofits award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations.  “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2016 Nonprofit,” said Jane Mell Balek, Give a Note Foundation’s Chief Executive […]

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June 10, 2016

Give a Note Foundation Wins Award, Names New Executive Director/CEO

2016 marks the milestone fifth anniversary of the founding of Give a Note Foundation. Give a Note was created in 2011 by the National Association for Music Education with a vision of giving every child the opportunity to participate in school music programs. Its first five years of strategic collaborations and growing reach in the […]

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April 12, 2016

Arthur Murray Dance Centers—Boston Dances for Music Education

  During the 31st annual Music in Our Schools Month®, the Boston area Arthur Murray Dance Centers put on a dance marathon to raise money for music education. Decked out in their favorite dancing attire, participants young and old came together and raised $3,150 for the Give a Note Foundation.   On March 6, the […]

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November 30, 2015

Day 11: Twelve Days of Giving Thanks

It’s Day 11 of Our Giving Thanks Celebration. 2016 will be THE most exciting year yet! In October 2015, CMA Country Music Association Foundation announced a $150,000 ‪‎music education‬ research grant to Give a Note to help expand the reach of philanthropic giving to the areas that need it most. Please donate today to help […]

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November 27, 2015

Day 8: Twelve Days of Giving Thanks

It’s Day 8 of Our Giving Thanks Celebration. During the 2015 Music In our Schools Tour, 5 schools received $5,000 in ‪#‎musiceducation‬ grants! Learn more and please partner with us to raise $10,000 by December 1. #‎igiveanote‬ ‪#‎GivingTuesday

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