-Beyond the Grade is happy to announce that we are a recipient of a grant from the Mockingbird Foundation.  The Mockingbird Foundation is operated completely by volunteer fans of the band Phish.  BtG was one of 15 grantees awarded of 966 applications submitted.  Our award was matched by the Kristy Anastasio Manning Memorial Fund (KAMM) a fund in honor of guitarist Trey Anastasio’s sister.  Visit the full press release here.
Please visit the Mockingbird Foundation’s website, and for more information about Phish, see the official Phish.com or Mockingbird’s own fan-run Phish.net.

-Beyond the Grade is proud to be supported by the D’Addario Foundation!  They support programs that bring music back into communities and schools and get kids playing as early and as frequently as possible. The D’Addario Foundation believes in the transformative power of music and that mentoring and building communities through music can positively affect social change.  Watch this amazing video to learn more about their work.

Please visit D’Addario’s website to see a full list of products.

 -City of Austin Cultural Arts DivisionAustin, Texas

The Cultural Arts Division of the Economic Development Department provides leadership and management for the City’s cultural arts programs and for the economic development of arts and cultural industries.

Texas Commission on the Arts

The mission of the Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) is to advance our state economically and culturally by investing in a creative Texas. TCA supports a diverse and innovative arts community in Texas, throughout the nation and internationally by providing resources to enhance economic development, arts education, cultural tourism and artist sustainability initiatives.

A Glimmer of Hope

A Glimmer of Hope Austin is a vehicle for Austinites to engage in philanthropy without having to do the burdensome task of sourcing, vetting, and monitoring non-profits they would like to contribute to. Donors can partner with Glimmer and rely on Glimmer Austin’s experienced staff and proven results to make sure their funds go entirely and directly to areas where they will have the most impact.

Laird Norton Family Foundation – Sapling Fund

The Laird Norton Family Foundation is a private foundation based in Seattle, WA.  The Foundation works to honor, support and reflect the values of the Laird Norton family through philanthropic giving. After decades of giving together, our family’s commitment to our communities has never been stronger.