Why we need you
The Playing For Change Foundation relies entirely on the contributions and donations of its supporters to keep its mission alive. These donations directly help to build, staff and equip new and existing music schools in communities in need of hope and inspiration.
Our mission is grounded in inspiration, and in addition to your monetary support, we need your inspiration too. We strive to connect the world through music and in so doing, we also strive to connect our advocates with our cause. Our growing community of sponsors, from the individual to the corporation, has the opportunity to be creatively involved and linked to the growth and spirit of our cause.
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Create your own campaign
Building awareness and raising money for the Playing For Change Foundation can come in infinite forms. Use your unique talents, or brainstorm with your peers for a fundraising idea in partnership with us. Many individuals and corporations alike have found a causal link with their capabilities and our mission. The collective vision of our musicians inspired us; how can our cause to support them inspire you to plan and execute a successful campaign?
Host a concert or event
Planning a nonprofit music benefit concert or event will take organization and time, but it can be a rewarding experience for everyone involved. There are many people, such as performers in the arts, who are willing to provide their services in support of a cause. Perhaps you are a musician and would like to host a concert for one of our schools? Would you like to screen Playing For Change videos with your community and raise money for our Foundation? One of the best ways to spread the word and raise money for our cause is the creation of benefit musical events of any size.
Playing for Change Day 2016
On September 19th musicians and music lovers around the world gathered on stages, street corners, and schools for a Global Day of Action to bring music into the lives of children and to promote positive social change everywhere. With over 300 events in 52 countries, the donations are still rolling in. It's not too early to start planning your event for next year's PFC Day, on Saturday, September 24th!