the ELMA music foundation

The ELMA Music Foundation supports organizations that use music to improve children and youth outcomes and assist members of the music community in the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of South Africa.

The ELMA Music Foundation is currently focused on expanding its portfolio in the United States in the following areas:

  • Improving the quality of and access to after-school music programming that attracts and retains low-income youth into comprehensive youth development programs
  • Improving, expanding or sustaining school music programs linked to education outcomes
  • Providing job opportunities and safety net services to members of the music community undergoing financial or personal hardship