We’re proud to pass along this update from our grantees, hard at work this weekend in Boulder as folks gather for the Dead & Company shows. Positive Legacy and Conscious Alliance have joined forces to encourage folks to Feed the Hungry. They gathered enough volunteers to assemble thousands of healthy meals this weekend, but you […]
HeadCount interviews Cameron Sears about Rex. If you’re planning to catch any of the Fare Thee Well shows in Santa Clara or Chicago, we hope you’ll stop by the Rex table and say hello. We’ll be in Participation Row, where Rex grantee HeadCount has gathered a fine bunch of Dead-related charities for you to check out. Be […]
HeadCount is a non-partisan organization that works with musicians to promote participation in democracy. We stage voter registration drives at concerts and run programs that translate the power of music into real action. By reaching young people and music fans where they already are – at concerts and online – we make civic participation easy and fun. We’ve registered over 300,000 […]
This just in from Andy Bernstein, Executive DirectorÂ of Rex grantee HeadCount: Hi Sandy! I just wanted to thank you and everyone on the Rex board for supporting HeadCount this year. It turned out to be our BEST YEAR EVER.Â We registered 103,307 peopleâ€”about one third in the field and the rest online. I just found […]
Arts and Healing Initiative 2626 33rd Street Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-452-1439 Uclartsandhealing.net The mission of Arts and Healing Initiative (AHI) is to facilitate the use of the arts in the community as a vehicle for empowerment and transformation. Arts-based therapeutic programs offer accessible, nonverbal and universal tools for improving health by reducing stress and […]
The 2008 Rex Awards and September 2008 Grants were announced. Please check them out to learn about these great organizations and their causes.
Ali Akbar College of Music 215 West End Avenue San Rafael, CA 94901 www.aacm.org 2008 RALPH J. GLEASON AWARD. The mission of the Ali Akbar College of Music is to teach, perform and preserve the classical music of North India, specifically the Seni Baba Allauddin Gharana (tradition), and to offer this great musical legacy to […]
HeadCount Gets Out the Vote: Nonpartisan group goes where the audience is to register 100,000 young voters this year.
“Our goal is to transform culture in America. We want to use the power of music to make the world a better place. It sounds really cheesy, but it’s true. That’s what we want to do.” – Andy Bernstein
JazzMasters Workshop (2007 Jerry Garcia Award) $10,000 Allen Toussaint(2007 Ralph J. Gleason Award) $10,000 Hearts of GoldÂ $5,000 NextcourseÂ $3,500 Rhythmix Cultural WorksÂ $3,000 Seeing PeaceÂ – Richard Kamler, ArtistÂ $2,500 Family of Woodstock $774 HeadCount $5,000 KindTree Productions $3,600 Morgantown High School Music DepartmentÂ $1656 Plumas County Save our Schools Program (SOS)Â $2,689 University High School Music Department $1,657 Ali […]