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Music & Youth Initiative is proud to support innovative after-school music programs in nonprofit organizations and private or public schools that have a proven track record of youth development focused predominantly on underserved middle and high school-aged youth.

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The Catalyst Innovation Grant provides funding to support new or existing innovative programs that use music as a vehicle for youth development.  Grants ranging from $2,500 – $10,000 will be considered based on the strength of your application, follow-up discussions, and possible visits with your organization.

Please submit the following application to Gary Eichhorn at

About Music & Youth Initiative

Music & Youth Initiative provides funding and program support for select qualified nonprofit youth development organizations that wish to create or expand music programs for underserved teens. Our organization was established in 2004 with the goal of providing financial donations, equipment grants, and programmatic support to organizations that are committed to a sustainable music program for their organization.