the ELMA music foundation

Focused primarily in the United States, The ELMA Music Foundation has a dual purpose: to invest in organizations that use music to improve outcomes for children and youth and to assist members of the music community undergoing financial or personal hardship.

The ELMA Music Foundation focuses on expanding its portfolio 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